Roberto Escobar alleges that Elon Musk's "Not-A-Flamethrower" copies his design. He's threatening to sue unless Musk gives him $100 million in cash or shares of Tesla.
The technology billionaire, known for leading SpaceX and Tesla, sparked confusion, intrigue and a slew of memes in response to his latest Twitter escapades.
A witness who recorded the video said he called 911 after spotting the driver. Tesla has stressed autopilot is not fully autonomous, describing it as a "driver assistance system."
The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket currently in operation.
"We were going about 75 mph on the highway, and he was just totally out," the man who recorded the video has claimed.
In an earnings call, Musk conceded that Tesla profits were unlikely for Q1 this year.
Elon Musk's brother and Tesla board member, Kimbal, was booted off Fox Business Thursday after a bizarre interview touting "Plant A Seed Day" next March.
Tesla said "the matter should be quickly resolved."
"He's the best thing we've had since Thomas Edison."
The potential attack likely affects other manufacturers as well, including McLaren, Karma and Triumph.
The billionaire technologist appeared on "The Joe Rogan Experience," saying: "I think people should be nice to each other."
The Tesla and Space X CEO was embroiled in a Twitter back-and-forth with users who were critical of a previous outburst.
"I was not on weed, to be clear," Musk said while discussing the sending of a controversial tweet about Tesla.
Martin Tripp, 40, is currently embroiled in a high-profile legal battle with his former employer.
The rapper said she had been snubbed over the weekend after being invited to Musk's home to record music with his pop star girlfriend Grimes.
Billionaire technologist Musk said multiple meetings with a Saudi wealth fund, which recently bought almost 5 percent of Tesla stock through the public markets, had taken place over the past two years.
Tesla executives say the company will produce 50,000 to 55,000 Model 3 vehicles in the coming months.
One journalist, Elon Musk complained, had sent him a "mean tweet" on his birthday.