Elon Musk and thousands of Tesla Inc’s die-hard fans and customers are in an uproar about NHTSA’s new pick as its senior safety advisor.
Their target is Mary "Missy” Cummings, a Duke University professor critical of Tesla’s Autopilot software who was chosen this week for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration role. The former US Navy pilot is also on the board of Veoneer, a Swedish company that is being acquired by Qualcomm Inc. Musk, Tesla’s chief executive officer, has scorned the laser-based technology called lidar that’s promoted by Veoneer and has been adopted by rival automakers.
"Objectively, her track record is extremely biased against Tesla,” Musk wrote in a Twitter post Tuesday.
By Wednesday afternoon, more than 1
(Reuters) - Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama made a sizzling start to the Zozo Championship on Thursday, firing a bogey-free six-under-par 64 to take a share of second place a shot behind leader Hiroshi Iwata at the end of the first round.
The biggest draw as the U.S. PGA Tour event returned to Japan at the Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Matsuyama delighted the galleries by snaring three birdies either side of the turn in perfect conditions.
Chilean Joaquin Niemann matched him for a 64 which gave the pair a one stroke lead over Britain's Matt Wallace with American Brendan Steele after further shot back in fifth after a 66.
Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele picked up three shots on his first five holes but plummeted down the leaderboard to a