11/08/2016, 01:11 pm
While Apple is still deciding whether or not to design its own electric car, Tesla has announced its acquisition of Grohmann Engineering, which could help dramatically increase output of the Model S, X, and 3.
10/21/2016, 12:10 pm
Tesla has let slip some more information on its upcoming ridesharing program, which will eventually let the company's cars pick up fares while their owners stay at home or at work, cutting the cost of ownership.
06/08/2016, 04:06 pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation will reportedly be laying out new guidelines on self-driving cars in July, hoping to improve the speed with which companies like Apple and Google can deploy their technology.
04/22/2016, 01:04 pm
Apple has picked up two more workers from the auto industry, both of whom are now believed to be at the company's "Product Realization Lab," where prototype hardware is developed.
04/19/2016, 10:04 am
Apple has reportedly recruited Tesla's former VP of Vehicle Engineering, Chris Porritt, to work on "special projects" at the company -- possibly to replace Steve Zadesky, the one-time head of Apple's electric car project, codenamed Titan.
04/15/2016, 09:04 am
The store leader of Apple's Third Street Promenade store in Santa Monica, Calif. is leaving to assume a more significant role at Tesla, taking charge of a host of showrooms in Los Angeles County, according to a tip received by AppleInsider.
04/01/2016, 01:04 pm
Tesla on Thursday night unveiled the long-awaited Model 3, its first electric car to be priced for the general public instead of rich sports and luxury car buyers.
01/14/2016, 04:01 pm
The U.S. Transportation Department may waive some safety rules to make it easier for automakers to test self-driving vehicles, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced at a Thursday event in Detroit.
01/05/2016, 09:01 pm
The existing giants of the auto industry are better equipped to produce self-driving cars, at least when considerng the amount of patents they control, a study said on Tuesday.
12/29/2015, 02:12 pm
Tesla Motors is reportedly planning to hire another 4,500 workers in California alone in the next four years, in the face of impending competition from companies like Apple and Google -- particularly in the realm of self-driving cars.
10/09/2015, 07:10 pm
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Friday to conduct a bit of damage control after making seemingly disparaging comments about Apple's automotive ambitions and hiring practices.
Apple's 'Project Titan' car initiative negatively impacting Tesla's product development, source says
09/14/2015, 02:09 pm
The number of Tesla employees leaving the electric carmaker for positions in Apple's own vehicle group is beginning to affect Tesla's future product roadmap, AppleInsider has learned.
09/01/2015, 05:09 pm
In recent weeks Apple has continued to hire more people likely working on Project Titan, its secretive automotive effort, profiles discovered on LinkedIn suggest.
08/21/2015, 04:08 pm
The alleged hiring war between Apple and Tesla continues behind the scenes, with one of the electric carmaker's top engineers switching sides and joining Apple, presumably to bolster its rumored automotive project.
03/13/2015, 07:03 pm
Apple now lists every major carmaker as a "committed partner" for CarPlay, including every company that produces more than a million cars per year--with the notable exception of China's state owned, "big four" vehicle producers (and those manufacturers largely sell models in joint ventures with Apple's CarPlay partners).
02/25/2015, 12:02 pm
One of the top designers in the world and the leader in electric car technology were spotted engrossed in private conversation this past Sunday at an exclusive Academy Awards afterparty, amidst a flurry of rumors surrounding Apple's rumored plans to build its own electric, autonomous car.
02/09/2015, 05:02 pm
Apple is supposedly working on a vehicle-related project that is "too exciting to pass up" for potential hires, according to a new report, and is said to have employees from electric carmaker Tesla "jumping ship" in order to take part.
02/05/2015, 06:02 pm
According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Apple has made a major push to recruit talent from the electric carmaker, offering massive bonuses and significant salary bumps for those willing to come to work in Cupertino.
03/05/2014, 02:03 pm
Silicon Valley carmaker Tesla is conspicuously absent from the consortium of automotive manufacturers that have pledged support for Apple's CarPlay initiative, an omission made more glaring -- and puzzling -- by recent news of high-level talks between the two companies.
02/18/2014, 02:02 pm
With word recently leaking that high ranking officials from Apple and Tesla have met, observers have been whipped up into a frenzy about what the two parties, from two very different industries, could have discussed. But there is one major tech component that is especially crucial to both Tesla and Apple: Batteries.