Tesla Wants to Hire Hacks at DEFCON

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, was recently spotted at DEFCON in Las Vegas. The conference draws in hackers from across the globe to this convention, which is based on cyber security and finding vulnerabilities in big-name companies. Musk has been very vocal about his cars' software security, and plans on hiring hackers he's… » 8/22/14 11:30am 8/22/14 11:30am

Dear Tesla: Bypassing Environmental Laws Is Bad For Everyone

Tesla is planning a so-called Gigafactory, an enormous battery plant to supply the company's upcoming high-volume Model 3. California wants that factory bad, offering to waive its environmental regulations to win it. That's bad news—for Tesla, for California, for you and me, and for the future of electric cars. » 8/12/14 3:46pm 8/12/14 3:46pm

60 Minutes Admits Dubbing Engine Noises Over Tesla Footage

Yesterday's 60 Minutes included a segment on Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. It also included footage of a Model S making some very uncharacteristic engine noises that seemed suspiciously overdubbed. Today, CBS admitted in a statement to Fox News that the noises were the result of an "audio editing error." » 3/31/14 6:59pm 3/31/14 6:59pm

Why Is 60 Minutes Dubbing Motor Noises Over Tesla Footage? (Video)

Anyone watching 60 Minutes' interview with Elon Musk? They keep dubbing motor noises over driving footage of the Model S. It sounds like they recorded a motorcycle engine and used it to spice up the car footage. Whatever it is, it's not the sound of a Tesla. (Update: 60 Minutes admitted to dubbing the sound) » 3/30/14 7:50pm 3/30/14 7:50pm