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Ford experiments with self-parking car

Ford experiments with self-parking car

Volvo and Audi not the only automakers looking toward a future where vehicles can safely park themselves.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

Tesla CEO says fiery crash proves car is safe

SEATTLE, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk says a fiery crash involving a Tesla Model S car in Seattle proved his cars are safe.
Elon Musk reveals details of high-speed 'Hyperloop' transit system

Elon Musk reveals details of high-speed 'Hyperloop' transit system

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Elon Musk has revealed details of his solar-powered, elevated transit system he says could take people and cars from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes.
Electric car maker Tesla debuts quick battery swap system

Electric car maker Tesla debuts quick battery swap system

LOS ANGELES, June 21 (UPI) -- Tesla Motors has introduced a system is says will allow a swap of a car's battery pack in less time than it takes to fill up a traditional car's gas tank.
Elon Musk says he's not dating Cameron Diaz

Elon Musk says he's not dating Cameron Diaz

LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Tesla Motors businessman Elon Musk has denied media reports claiming he is dating Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz.

Tesla Motors pays off $452 million owed to U.S. government

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 22 (UPI) -- Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Wednesday it has sent $452 million to the U.S. Department of Energy to pay off a loan it took out three years ago.

Fwd.us draws criticism from defector Musk

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 (UPI) -- Prominent Silicon Valley businessman Elon Musk said the political group Fwd.us was going about its support of immigration reform the wrong way.
Time magazine announces 100 most influential list

Time magazine announces 100 most influential list

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Rapper Jay-Z, tennis star Li Na and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., are on Time magazine's list of the world's most 100 most influential people, announced Thursday.

Gore critical of American leadership

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Al Gore offered a harsh critique of American governance in a speech at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Musk: 'I'd like to die on Mars'

AUSTIN, Texas, March 9 (UPI) -- SpaceX founder Elon Musk told the crowd at the South by Southwest festival in Texas Saturday said he'd like to fly to Mars before he dies.

Thrusters on Dragon working properly

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 2 (UPI) -- All of the thrusters on Dragon spacecraft launched by private U.S. company SpaceX are now working properly, officials said.
Space station mission fixes orbit problem

Space station mission fixes orbit problem

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 1 (UPI) -- NASA says a Dragon capsule that experienced problems in orbit after its launch from Florida Friday morning atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is now back to normal.

Tesla wins coveted Car of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Motor Trend said that without reservation the magazine's Car of the Year for 2013 is the Tesla Model S, an all-electric car made in California.

SpaceX to resupply space station

HAWTHORNE, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- SpaceX is ready to launch a Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral, Fla., the first of 12 cargo missions to the International Space Station, company officials said.

SpaceX tests new engine in Texas

MCGREGOR, Texas, June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. commercial space company SpaceX says it has successfully tested the next-generation rocket engine for its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets.
SpaceX faces tricky tests in launch to ISS

SpaceX faces tricky tests in launch to ISS

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 18 (UPI) -- A private spacecraft set for launch faces a series of tests and maneuvers before it will be allowed to dock with the International Space Station, officials say.
SpaceX announces mission launch delay

SpaceX announces mission launch delay

HAWTHORNE, Calif., April 24 (UPI) -- Space Exploration Technologies says it needs an additional week to prepare for its trial run to the International Space Station, pushing the launch into June.
SpaceX names safety panel

SpaceX names safety panel

HAWTHORNE, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- Commercial space company SpaceX says an independent panel of former NASA astronauts and officials will oversee its efforts to develop safe human spaceflight.
Private rocket assembled for space launch

Private rocket assembled for space launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- A private spaceship is close to heading to the International Space Station as SpaceX's Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket have been joined, the company says.

SpaceX tests capsule engines

MCGREGOR, Texas, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- SpaceX says it has successfully test fired its SuperDraco engine, which will provide its Dragon spacecraft with maneuvering and escape capabilities.

SpaceX competing for U.S. launches

HAWTHORNE, Calif., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Space Exploration Technologies plans to compete for U.S. Department of Defense space launches, the company announced.

SpaceX launches rocket in successful test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 4 (UPI) -- The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into orbit Friday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, opening what could be a new era of private space flight.

Failed rocket launch disappoints experts

HAWTHORNE, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The founder of a privately funded space transportation company in California says he is disappointed by its third consecutive failed rocket launch.

Mogul breaks ground on Fla. spaceport

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Space Exploration Technologies has broken ground on a commercial launch complex at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

New satellite launch attempt crashes

MAJURO, Marshall Islands, March 25 (UPI) -- An attempt to launch an experimental rocket with a U.S. Air Force Academy satellite on board was destroyed a minute after takeoff. Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX's Falcon 1 was designed to be a low-cost satellite launcher but officials sa
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