Automotive

Tesla comes when called, but can fray nerves

Roddie Hasan loves his Tesla, but after a fright using a feature that lets him summon the car as he might a dog, he says he will be walking to get it.

Consumer & Gadgets

Columnist: Your smart watch can assist if you fall

Last week I wrote about setting up Amazon Echo devices to enable making phone calls with your voice, which could be helpful in an emergency. I mentioned falling and not having a phone within reach to call for help.

Energy & Green Tech

'A necessity': Lebanon's forced conversion to solar

Thanks to solar energy, residents of the northern Lebanese village of Toula are finally able to enjoy ice cream again—a treat in a sun-baked country plagued by power cuts.

Consumer & Gadgets

Disneyland car finder helps remember where you parked

A new smartphone app will help forgetful Disneyland visitors remember where they parked their car after a long day at the Anaheim, California theme park resort—as long as they don't forget to use the app when they first ...

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.

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