Ferrari Says Never to Self-Driving

Ferrari Says Never to Self-Driving

Photo: Ferrari Italian icon Ferrari outlined its vision for the future yesterday, a future that will never include a self-driving supercar. Also, Porsche was ordered to cough up over allegations of fuel economy fixing and VW bumps questioned America’s capacity for battery manufacturing. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 17, 2022. … Read more

Elon Musk Pegs July for First Orbital Launch of Starship

Elon Musk Pegs July for First Orbital Launch of Starship

Starship is designed to carry astronauts and cargo to the Moon, and maybe even further destinations like Mars.Photo: SpaceX Yesterday, Elon Musk said Starship will be ready for its first orbital launch next month, followed by monthly liftoffs from the company’s south Texas base. It’s an ambitious timeline, but the private space company has not … Read more

Goodyear Finally Recalled ‘The Worst Tire Made In History’

Goodyear Finally Recalled 'The Worst Tire Made In History'

Photo: PA (PA) Goodyear recalled a terrible tire, Lynk & Co has a new concept called The Next Day, Elon Musk is perturbed, and the US is asking questions about workers’ rights at a Stellantis plant in Mexico. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 7, 2022. 1st Gear: Goodyear G159 Years … Read more

Elon Musk’s Plan to Send a Million Colonists to Mars by 2050 Is Pure Delusion

Elon Musk’s Plan to Send a Million Colonists to Mars by 2050 Is Pure Delusion

Artist’s conception of a Martian colony, with SpaceX Starship rockets in the background. Image: SpaceX In a recent interview, Elon Musk repeated his stated goal of wanting to transport one million people to Mars by 2050. The SpaceX founder says the future of humanity is at stake, which, okay, but the timeline he offers is … Read more

Elon Musk Roasted By Video Game Site Over Stolen Twitter Meme

Elon Musk Roasted By Video Game Site Over Stolen Twitter Meme

Photo: Maja Hitij (Getty Images) When I was six, I peed my pants in class because I was too proud to use my public school bathroom. Similarly, suave billionaire and alleged sexual harassment Elon Musk peed his proverbial pants after a Twitter scuffle with the satirical video game site Hard Drive. Neither Musk nor Hard … Read more

Here’s the Latest Prototype of SpaceX’s Giant Starship

Here's the Latest Prototype of SpaceX's Giant Starship

A video posted to NASASpaceflight’s YouTube channel showed the new prototype being rolled out to the testing area.screenshot: Gizmodo It’s been nine months since we last saw a new Starship prototype exit the SpaceX factory in Boca Chica, Texas. The unfinished rocket, designated S24, is slated for qualification testing, but the Elon Musk-led company still … Read more

SpaceX COO Doesn’t Buy Elon Musk Sexual Harassment Allegations

SpaceX COO Doesn't Buy Elon Musk Sexual Harassment Allegations

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk poses on the red carpet of the Axel Springer Award 2020 on December 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.Photo: Hannibal Hanschke-Pool (Getty Images) SpaceX’s COO defended Elon Musk in an email to all employees after year allegation of sexual misconduct against the CEO surfaced last week. Gwynne Shotwell, the … Read more

Elon Musk Meets With Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro

Elon Musk Meets With Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives at a resort hotel where he is expected to meet with Elon Musk in Porto Feliz, Brazil on Friday.Photo: Andrew Penner (PA) There’s a lot of hitting scandals Tesla CEO Elon Musk all at once, but at least he knows he has a friend in Brazil’s deforester-in-chief Jair Bolsonaro, a … Read more

Elon Musk Allegedly Exposed His Erect Penis to SpaceX Employee

Elon Musk Allegedly Exposed His Erect Penis to SpaceX Employee

Elon Musk attends The 2022 Met Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City.Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic (Getty Images) Elon Musk exposed his erect penis to a flight attendant employed by SpaceX in 2016 and offered to buy her a horse in exchange for sex, according to allegations in … Read more

Cars With Active Driving Assistance Tech Crash During AAA Test

Cars With Active Driving Assistance Tech Crash During AAA Test

Photo: Harold Cunningham (Getty Images) The long road towards autonomous vehicles just hit another speed bump. Despite lofty performance promises from carmakers seeking an autonomous future, recent testing from AAA revealed “inconsistent performance” with more basic active driving assistance (ADA) that resulted in vehicles crashing repeatedly into cars and a bicycles. Head-on collisions occurred during … Read more