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Tesla Cybertruck prototype spotted with a ludicrously long windshield wiper

Cutting corners: A new prototype of the Tesla Cybertruck was captured in drone footage last week, prompting Elon Musk to criticize the concessions his company has made to make the vehicle street legal. Its enormous windshield, which is taller than it is wide, apparently requires a ludicrously long wiper to keep the rain off. A…

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New Tesla Cybertruck prototype gives Elon Musk “troubles”

Tesla’s blocky, futuristic Cybertruck — the vehicle that looks like a low-poly model in real life — was recently spied going for a spin on the company’s Fremont, California, track. Drone footage captured Tesla’s prototype truck from multiple angles, revealing one new addition to the model that even Musk is unhappy about. Mike Mareen/Shutterstock Vehicles…

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Tesla positioned to cash in on Biden’s $7.5 billion handout for building EV charging stations

As Congress was putting the finishing touches on its infrastructure bill this fall, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla announced it would soon change its business model and make all its charging stations open to autos from all manufacturers, not just its own cars. It turns out that platform neutrality is a key requirement of the new…

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Tesla Is Bringing Smart Home Tech To Your Car

News @andrew_andrew__ Dec 5, 2021, 4:04 pm EST | 1 min read TeslaThe latest version of Tesla’s app (version 4.3.1) introduces the ability to send digital car keys to up to five friends, family members, or if you’re feeling risky, complete strangers! Not only does this feature greatly improve the quality of life for Tesla…

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Tesla Cybertruck upgrade adds 4-motor option Elon Musk confirms

Tesla’s Cybertruck is getting a significant platform upgrade, with Elon Musk confirming that the specifications for the controversial electric pickup will be updated before it has even gone on sale. Announced in late 2019, the Cybertruck proved divisive with its stealth bomber-inspired aesthetic, but its speed promises also set it apart from the truck status-quo.…

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Tesla is selling a $1,900 Cyberquad ATV for kids

Tesla has started selling the Cyberquad, but it’s not the ATV it previewed when it unveiled its electric truck in 2019. No, the Cyberquad you can now buy from the automaker’s store is a much smaller version of the vehicle meant kids — and yes, it actually works.  The four-wheel ATV is powered by a…

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Tesla China 2022 Expansion

Tesla China is expanding to produce 1.5 million cars per year in 2022. Tesla is starting a US$188 million expansion that will complete in April 2022. Today (Nov. 26) the media learned from the environmental information disclosure platform that Tesla will expand the production line of its Shanghai plant. The total investment in the production…

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Tesla Model Y gets an AMD Ryzen chip upgrade in China

You might get a surprise boost in computing power if you buy a Tesla Model Y, at least in China. Electrek has learned Tesla is shipping the electric crossover in China with an AMD Ryzen processor running the infotainment system instead of the usual Intel CPU. Performance variant owners have noticed the swap so far,…

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Elon Musk urges Tesla employees to reduce cost of vehicle deliveries

Tesla’s Model Y compact crossover vehicles at a showroom in Shanghai, China, on January 18, 2021.VCG | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesAmid ongoing port constraints and rising shipping costs, Tesla CEO Elon Musk urged employees Friday, in a company-wide email obtained by CNBC, to look for ways to reduce the cost of delivering electric…

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Tesla forced to turn down €1.1 billion in EU support for German battery plant

lost subsidy — Delays to factory near Berlin left carmaker unable to meet EU state aid conditions. Peter Campbell, Joe Miller, and Edward White, FT – Nov 26, 2021 5:13 pm UTC Tesla has been forced to turn down more than 1.1 billion euros in European subsidies for its planned battery plant near Berlin after…