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Elon Musk Announces New Price Increase For Tesla's Full 'Self-Driving' Feature

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted early this week that the price forTesla's full 'self-driving' package will increase by $1,000. According to Musk, Tesla cars would be operating as autonomous cars by the end of 2020.

Car Tech July 19, 2019

You’ll Be Able To Play ‘Cuphead’ … On Your Tesla

Add 'Cuphead' to the list of playable games on your Tesla. Elon Musk has confirmed that the acclaimed side-scrolling platformer is coming to Tesla cars sometime this summer.

Video Games June 3, 2019

Tesla Model S Emits Smoke Then Explodes In Shanghai

Can a Tesla Model S just spontaneously start burning on its own for no apparent reason? One online video posted by a Chinese user via Twitter shows that indeed it can.

Car Tech April 25, 2019

Tesla Might Launch A Ride-Sharing App For Self-Driving Robotaxis As Early As 2020

At Tesla’s Autonomy Day, Elon Musk shared his vision of a robotaxi network that could launch as soon as 2020. It would involve having a million self-driving cars on the road ready to take people where they need to go.

Car Tech April 23, 2019

Hackers Who Cracked Tesla Model 3 Security In Competition Win Electric Car And $375K

Tesla awarded a group of hackers an electric car and $375,000 after it successfully exposed the vulnerabilities of the Tesla Model 3. The hackers used a JIT bug in the renderer to penetrate the infotainment system of the vehicle.

Car Tech March 24, 2019

SpaceX Ready To Test Heat Shields That Will Protect Interplanetary Starship During Re-Entry

Starship, SpaceX's interplanetary hopper, tested its new Raptor engine and heat shields. Test hops are underway for the space vehicle that aims to transport humans to Mars.

Space March 20, 2019

Elon Musk Unveils Tesla Model Y: 300 Miles On Single Charge, $47K Price Tag

Tesla debuted its latest creation, the Model Y, at an event in Los Angeles this week. The new all-electric SUV is capable of reaching 300 miles on a single charge.

Car Tech March 15, 2019

SpaceX Starman And Tesla Roadster Could Crash Back Into Earth

There is a 6 percent chance that Starman and its Tesla Roadster will crash into Earth, according to a study. However, it will not happen until 1 million years later.

Space February 19, 2019

SpaceX Tesla Roadster Now Beyond Mars Orbit

Starman reached the point past the orbit of Mars. The astronaut mannequin aboard a Tesla Roadster launched by SpaceX in February continues its voyage in space.

Space November 6, 2018

Elon Musk Refutes Report James Murdoch May Replace Him As Chairman

Tesla and SEC have urged a Manhattan court judge to approve a settlement reached by the parties. This comes after Elon Musk refuted a report that James Murdoch is in line to replace him.

Business Tech October 16, 2018

Why Investors Are Suing Elon Musk Over His Tesla Tweets

Elon Musk is facing lawsuits due to his tweet about making Tesla a private company. If the CEO will not be able to prove that he has secured funding for such move, he will be forced to pay shareholders reparation.

Business Tech August 15, 2018

Upcoming Tesla Software Update Will Bring Atari Games To Your In-Car Display

Soon, Tesla cars will get a number of Atari games, and some of them might even incorporate the actual steering wheel. CEO Elon Musk is planning to develop new first-party games as well.

Car Tech August 2, 2018

Pininfarina PFO Electric Hypercar Will Reach Top Speed Of 250 MPH: Will It Beat The Tesla Roadster?

The Pininfarina PFO electric hypercar will feature a top speed of 250 miles per hour, a zero to 60 miles per hour time faster than 2 seconds, and a range of 300 miles. Will it beat the new Tesla Roadster?

Car Tech July 16, 2018

Tesla Is Done ‘Anti-Selling’ The Model 3 Now That Production Goals Are Met

With production difficulties in assembly line problems solved, Tesla is now promoting sales of the Model 3. Store advisors are now given a $300 commission incentive for each Performance variant sold.

Car Tech July 9, 2018

Elon Musk’s Kid-Size Submarine For Thai Cave Rescue Arriving In 17 Hours

In a series of tweets, Elon Musk showed the kid-size submarine his team of engineers built to help rescue the boys trapped in Thailand cave. On Sunday, he tweeted that the submarine is arriving in Thailand in about 17 hours.

Robotics July 9, 2018

Tesla Model S vs. Dodge Challenger Drag Race Ends With Expected Winner

The Tesla Model S and the Dodge Challenger going head-to-head in a drag race was captured on video by YouTube channel Wheels. Who finished the quarter mile first between the electric family sedan and the muscle car?

Car Tech July 8, 2018

Tesla To Start Charging For ‘Premium’ Internet On New Vehicles: Will You Be Affected?

Tesla will start charging customers for internet connectivity on their electric vehicles. Existing owners are exempt from the new pricing, however, while those who buy a Tesla vehicle after July 1 will have to choose between free or premium tiers.

Car Tech June 26, 2018

Tesla Might Let You Help Build Cars, Sort Of

Elon Musk took to Twitter to reveal that he's considering allowing car owners to build their own Tesla vehicles. The Tesla CEO is thinking about offering a factory tour where owners can help build part of the vehicle.

Car Tech June 23, 2018

Tesla Sues Former Employee For Allegedly Hacking Company Data And Leaking It To Media

Tesla has filed a lawsuit against former company technician Martin Tripp. The company accused Tripp of allegedly stealing vital company information and leaking it to both the press and third parties.

June 21, 2018

Tesla Mobile App Allows Owners To Limit Car's Speed And Acceleration Remotely

Tesla's mobile app received a new software update that allows owners to control the car's speed and acceleration directly from the app. Owners can set the speed between 50 and 90 mph remotely.

Car Tech June 21, 2018

Tesla Model 3 Production At 3,500 Per Week, According To Elon Musk

Tesla confirmed that its Model 3 production is now at 3,500 units every week. During the company's shareholder meeting, Elon Musk claims that everything is on track to meet the targets set for each month.

Car Tech June 6, 2018

Ooops! Tesla Model S In Autopilot Hits Parked Police SUV In California

A Tesla model S in Autopilot mode crashed into a parked Laguna Beach Police Department vehicle on Tuesday, May 29. Luckily, the officer was not inside the police SUV at the time, however, the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries.

Car Tech May 31, 2018

Tesla Model 3 International Rollout Delayed Into Early To Mid-2019

Heads up, international Tesla fans. Model 3 orders for Asia and Europe have been delayed, so don’t expect the electric car to arrive until early or mid-2019.

Car Tech May 30, 2018

Elon Musk Teases When Tesla Might Unwrap Model Y SUV

A new tweet from Elon Musk hinted a date for the official reveal of the Tesla Model Y. Industry analysts scrutinized all available information and agreed that the schedule seems to check out properly.

Car Tech May 26, 2018

You Can Now Order The Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor All-Drive

Elon Musk finally announced the highly anticipated dual-motor, all-wheel drive, and performance versions of the Tesla Model 3. The Tesla CEO made the announcement via a series of tweets on Saturday, May 19.

Car Tech May 21, 2018

iPhone X Tesla Has A Built-In Solar Panel, But You'll Need $4,500 To Buy It

Russian accessory maker Caviar has started selling the iPhone X Tesla with a $4,500 price tag. The product is basically the Apple handset equipped with a high-end case that provides solar charging.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 16, 2018

Tesla Model S Driver Was On Her Phone In Latest Autopilot Crash: Elon Musk Fires Back At Critics

The driver in the latest Tesla Model S crash revealed that Autopilot mode was activated, but admitted that she was looking at her phone at the time of the accident. Tesla CEO Elon Musk defended the technology amid renewed criticism.

Car Tech May 14, 2018

NTSB Investigates Tesla Model S Fatal Crash In Florida That Killed 2 Teens

The NTSB has opened an investigation into a fatal car crash involving a Tesla model S that killed two teenagers in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, May 8. The agency said that the investigation will focus on the electric vehicle battery fire.

Car Tech May 10, 2018

Tesla Model 3 Production Temporarily Halted In 'Planned Production Pause' - Why?

The Tesla Model 3 is already facing delays, and its production is now temporarily halted again. This is the second such shutdown in three months, but the company says it's a 'planned production pause.'

Car Tech April 17, 2018

Tesla Recalls 123,000 Model S Cars Over Steering Issue

Tesla issued a worldwide recall of its Model S cars due to a possible issue involving the power steering bolts. The problem mainly affects cars in cold harsh weathers, but Tesla is recalling every model, nonetheless.

Car Tech March 31, 2018

#DeleteFacebook: Elon Musk Takes Down Tesla, SpaceX Pages On A Dare

On March 20, Whatsapp cofounder Brian Acton has started a viral #DeleteFacebook campaign. Three days later, SpaceX and Tesla's pages just disappeared on Mark Zuckerberg's social media platform.

Apps/Software March 24, 2018

What Happens When Tesla Roadster Contaminates Mars (Or Other Planets) With Bacteria From Earth?

Some scientists fear that the bacteria from planet Earth brought by Elon Musk's Tesla into space may contaminate other worlds. What would be the problem if this happens?

Space March 5, 2018

Goodbye, Starman: Floating Tesla Roadster Now Heading Toward The Asteroid Belt

Starman has officially gone dark. The mannequin astronaut riding a Tesla Roadster through space is now heading toward the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Space February 8, 2018

Anthony Levandowski Accused Of Stealing Trade Secrets From Tesla

Anthony Levandowski who was previously accused of stealing trade secrets from Google for Uber has now been charged again. In a lawsuit filed by his former nanny, he allegedly paid a Tesla employee for trade secrets.

Car Tech January 17, 2018

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Really Send Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster To Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk previously said that the Falcon Heavy rocket will carry his own Tesla Roadster to Mars. New images reveal that Musk wasn't kidding, as the electric vehicle is being prepared to hitch a ride to space.

Space December 28, 2017

Thanks, Elon Musk: Australia Turns On Biggest Lithium-Ion Battery In The World

Elon Musk's largest lithium-ion battery installation in South Australia is now up and running. The clean energy project is set to provide power to not less than 30,000 homes across the region.

Business Tech December 2, 2017

Tesla Beats 100-Day Deadline To Make World's Largest Lithium Ion Battery (And Elon Musk Wins $50M Bet)

Tesla's Elon Musk has won the bet to create world's largest lithium-ion battery power project in South Australia. With this Elon Musk has kept his promise and will take home $50 million for the completed project.

Business Tech November 24, 2017

The Tesla Powerbank Charges Smartphones With Model S Tech, But Is It Worth $45?

Tesla quietly launched the Tesla Powerbank alongside the Tesla Semi electric truck and the new Tesla Roadster. The portable battery pack features an eye-catching design and built-in cables, but is it really worth $45?

Gadgets November 21, 2017

The New Tesla Roadster Will Be The Fastest Production Car Ever Made, But It Might Not Arrive On Time

The new Tesla Roadster was unveiled after the Tesla Semi electric truck, and the electric supercar stole the show. It will be the fastest production car ever made, but the question is if it would arrive on time.

Car Tech November 18, 2017

Tesla Electric Truck Revealed: Here Are All The Things We Know About The Tesla Semi

Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the Tesla Semi, an electric truck with an impressive range of 500 miles and a maximum load capacity of 80,000 pounds. Musk also announced the new Tesla Roadster, the fastest production car in history.

Car Tech November 17, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Delay Getting Worse As Q3 Loss Widens To Largest Ever At $671 Million

The Tesla Model 3 production delay has gotten worse amid various issues and bottlenecks. Tesla also booked its largest ever quarterly loss of $671 million in the third quarter, bringing more bad news to the company.

Car Tech November 2, 2017

Tesla Inks Deal To Build EV Factory In Shanghai, China: Report

Wall Street Journal sources say that Tesla has struck a deal with China to build a factory in Shanghai's free trade zone, which will increase the electric car maker's declining sales in the country.

Business Tech October 23, 2017

Is Tesla In Trouble? Hundreds Of Workers Fired Amid Crucial Model 3 Production Ramp-up

Tesla has struggled with its ramp-up of Model 3 production, which makes the firing of hundreds of workers an interesting development. Is Tesla in trouble, or is this part of a plan to address the company's manufacturing problems?

Car Tech October 14, 2017

Tesla Recalls 11,000 Model X For Seat Issue: Here's What You Should Know

Tesla voluntarily recalls 11,000 Model X SUVs to fix a potential safety issue with second-row rear seats which might shift in a crash. The recall involves SUVs with fold-flat second-row seats.

Car Tech October 14, 2017

Elon Musk Offers To Rebuild Puerto Rico Power Grid With Solar: Will This Really Happen?

Elon Musk has offered to rebuild the Puerto Rico power grid using solar panels. There are many challenges to such an ambitious project, but it will be a massive triumph for alternative energy if it pushes through.

Business Tech October 7, 2017

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