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Waymo Accuses Uber of Stealing its Driverless Vehicle Tech

Waymo, Google’s self-driving car division, has filed a lawsuit that claims a former engineer and current executive at Uber stole 14,000 confidential documents that were used to build Uber’s self-driving vehicles. The suit specifically points to Anthony Levandowski, who was influential in Google’s self-driving car efforts and later left the company to co-found Otto, a …
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Tesla GigaFactory Costs Cross $1B

Construction costs for the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada have crossed $1 billion, according to public records. BuildZoom, a site connecting construction contractors with homeowners, has been tracking permits filed for the project, which is expected to exceed $5 billion in total. Tesla has been issued 153 building permits from Storey County Community Development. The largest …
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Tesla to Repair Hero’s Car

Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter that Tesla will repair a car sacrificed by its owner to bring a car with an unconscious driver safely to a stop. German newspaper Muenchner Merkur reported that 41-year-old Manfred Kick noticed a Volkswagen driving erratically on the Autobahn near Munich. When Kick discovered the driver was unconscious he pulled …