August 26, 2019

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Tesla Changes Strategy: Will Raise Prices And Reduce Store Closures

Apparently, the initial strategy isn’t going to work? Tesla just announced that during further evaluation of its plan to close many stores, it has come to a new conclusion. The automaker now plans to leave “significantly more stores” open so that it can continue to evaluate the situation. Tesla points out that the stores it previously […]

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Autopilot debate: Enabling ‘stupid’ drivers or reducing danger on the road?

Passed out Tesla driver stopped by CHP sparks social media debate over autopilot There’s been a lively social media debate over technology-assisted driving since the Highway Patrol busted a Tesla driver officers said was passed out drunk while the electric car cruised 70 mph on Autopilot down Highway 101 last month in Redwood City. Some say […]

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Tesla releases a mobile app update with new charging feature

In recent months, Tesla has been increasingly releasing features for owners to take better advantage of their mobile app. Now a new update brings charging options straight from the app. As Tesla’s fleet grows, the Supercharger network is becoming increasingly busy and it is becoming useful to know how many stalls are available at stations […]

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With “Navigate on Autopilot,” a Tesla Can Take a Highway Exit All by Itself

It seems like every few months now, I get to experience some sort of first in vehicular autonomy. There was the 2010 Lincoln MKT that could parallel park itself, the Volvo XC90 that could handle speed and steering in stop-and-go traffic, and the Cadillac SuperCruise hands-free highway system. there’s wonder aplenty when it comes to […]

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Watch a Tesla Model X becoming a police vehicle

Tesla vehicles are becoming increasingly popular with police departments around the world and now a fleet of Tesla Model X electric SUVs is being converted to patrol vehicles in Switzerland. They are showing us how they are doing it with some interesting videos and images. It can raise some eyebrows when a police service buys […]

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ELON MUSK TRIED TO BRING “MARIO KART” TO YOUR TESLA MODEL 3

You know what’s really missing from your $35,000 Tesla Model 3? More video games. That’s at least what Elon Musk thinks, anyway. In a tweet yesterday, the Tesla CEO revealed that Teslas are about to get an update chock full of new features like “romance mode, toilet humor,” and, of course, “more video games.” In a […]

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Final Chance To Order Tesla Model 3, S, X For Full Tax Credit

We’re down to only a few days left here. Not too long ago, Tesla guaranteed that all Model 3 vehicles ordered by November 15, 2018 would be delivered prior to the end of the year and would be eligible for the full U.S. federal EV tax credit. This announcement came not long after Tesla revealed […]

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Tesla was within weeks of dying because of Model 3 delays, says Elon Musk

It was clear that Tesla’s difficulties ramping up Model 3 production were extremely hard on the company, but now CEO Elon Musk has revealed that the automaker was at one point within weeks of dying. During an interview with Axios On HBO, Musk said: “Tesla faced a severe threat of death due to the Model 3 […]

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Tesla Supercharger network gets a rough test with Thanksgiving travels

Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time in the US and it serves as a great stress test for electric vehicle charging architecture, like Tesla’s Supercharger network. It is especially important this year with the rapid expansion of Tesla’s fleet due to Model 3, which is putting even more pressure on the network. Tesla CEO Elon Musk […]

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Tesla driver unsuccessfully tries to get out of tickets using Autopilot defense

A Tesla Model X driver in the Netherlands tried to use Autopilot as a defense in court to get out of tickets for driving while using a mobile device. A judge has ruled against him confirming that the driver is responsible even when driving with Tesla’s Autopilot on. The situation involved not one but two […]

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