Elon Musk’s first Tesla-donated Medtronic ventilators go online in NY hospitals

Elon Musk has shared the first image of a Medtronic ventilator unit from Tesla being used in a hospital facility in New York, an area that has become recognized as the US epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis. Musk’s announcement comes only a week after Medtronic’s CEO Omar Ishrak confirmed that Tesla was among one of […]

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Tesla looks to roll out Autopilot with traffic light & stop sign capabilities to US market in coming weeks

Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave updates on the company’s plan to release traffic light and stop sign detection to US cars within the next few weeks. Musk also added that the feature would be available worldwide “probably in Q3,” as the variations in traffic rules and signage require more work before its wide release. “Very […]

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Tesla is aiming to release Autopilot for intersections in just weeks in the US, will take months for other markets

Tesla is aiming to release the ability for Autopilot to navigate intersections in just weeks in the US, but it will take months for other markets. more…
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NASA’s Mars helicopter is ready for launch

NASA’s next Mars rover, recently dubbed Perseverance, is currently undergoing launch preparations at its launch site, the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. To that end, a key piece of hardware — the Mars helicopter — was just tested for the last time on Earth. Weighing in at just under 4 pounds (1.8 kilograms), the […]

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Elon Musk’s ventilator donations can be used for severe COVID-19 cases, doctor explains

A doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City has clarified that CPAP/BiPAP ventilators, such as those donated by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to hospitals in the United States, can be converted to “critical care-capable machines.” The clarification comes after Musk’s ventilator donations to hospitals in need drew criticism from some of the CEO’s […]

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Tesla is poised to survive 2020’s worst economic shocks; other automakers, not so much

Just before being proven wrong by Tesla’s first-quarter delivery and production numbers, TSLA bears were hard at work, spreading the now-aging narrative that the company’s electric cars will soon see a drop in demand. Hours before Tesla released its numbers, short-seller Jim Chanos even remarked that he remains “maximum short TSLA,” arguing that the company […]

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