Automotive

The troubled California factory at Tesla's core

Tesla can hardly make enough electric vehicles to meet booming demand, but behind the world's most valuable auto brand is its troubled California factory that makes most of those cars.

Business

Tesla hit by string of US sex harassment lawsuits

Six women sued Tesla on Tuesday, alleging a culture of sexual harassment at the electric carmaker's California plant and other facilities that included unwanted touching, catcalls and retaliation for those who complained.

Automotive

The electric vehicle invasion is already here

Until recently, car companies not named Tesla had a general stance on electric vehicles: We'll start making them en masse, when people start buying them en masse.

Energy & Green Tech

Using heat from underground parking lots to warm apartments

Over a third of the energy used in Switzerland each year goes to heating. And nearly 60% of the heating used in Swiss residential buildings originates from fossil fuels—making Switzerland the biggest such consumer in Europe. ...

Robotics

Hyundai TIGER vehicle rolls smoothly, walks around obstacles

Autos today warn us of potential collisions, park themselves in tight spots, drive up to us from the parking lot to where we exit from a store on a rainy day, and they steer and change lanes for us as we coast along major ...

Business

Google offers facilities for US vaccination sites

Google said Monday it would make its facilities available for Covid-19 vaccination sites as part of a new initiative to help speed the rollout of inoculations in the United States.

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