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Two die in Tesla crash with nobody in the wheel

Tesla is once again facing questions about Autopilot following a crash. KHOU, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters report that two men have died after a 2019 Model S collided with a tree north of Houston with no one in the driver’s seat. One was in the front passenger seat, Constable Mark Herman told the…

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Tesla settles with ex-employee over Autopilot code theft accusations

Tesla has settled with a former employee that it sued for downloading data related to its Autopilot feature, Reuters has reported. Tesla filed the lawsuit against Cao Guangzhi back in 2019, accusing its former engineer of copying data to an iCloud account and taking it to his new employer, China’s XMotors (owned by Xpeng).  Cao…

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Tesla tells customers they’ll have to pay more for solar Roofing

Renewable energy — One customer under contract told Ars his price rose from $66,000 to $87,000. Timothy B. Lee – Apr 13, 2021 8:50 pm UTC Tesla has jacked up the price of its solar roof, which integrates solar panels directly into roof tiles, Electrek reports. A 12.3 kW system that Electrek priced at $54,966…

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Tesla Owners Asking What Happens If ‘Full Self Driving’ Isn’t Real

Screenshot: Tesla/RedditI wouldn’t call what’s happening a meltdown exactly, maybe more of a collective moment of clarity. Right now on Reddit’s r/teslamotors forum there’s an intense and very serious conversation about the now-$10,000 level 2 driver assist package that Tesla calls “Full Self-Driving” (FSD)—specifically, whether the features Tesla and Elon Musk started promising back in…


Tesla Appeals Labor Agency Ruling It Bullied Union Activists

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Tesla delivered 184,800 vehicles at the first quarter of 2021, Model S and X production dropped to zero

Tesla just reported first-quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers for 2021. In total, it delivered 184,800 vehicles and produced 180,338 cars.Analysts were expecting Tesla to deliver around 168,000 vehicles during this period, according to estimates compiled by FactSet as of April 1. Estimates ranged from 145,000 to 188,000 deliveries.The Q1 deliveries beat Tesla’s previous record…

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Tesla Pseudo LIDAR Using Just Cameras And Imminent Acceleration of Self Driving Improvement

Tesla Pseudo LIDAR Using Just Cameras And Imminent Acceleration of Self Driving Improvement Brian Wang | March 25, 2021 | Tesla can compare two or more video frames to confirm the depth of objects and generate pseudo LIDAR. They can convert images to a birds-eye view representation of what is around a car. They are…

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Tesla lobbies to reinstate emissions penalties as credits Can Fall in value

Tesla has good reason to lobby this. Nick Miotke/Roadshow Tesla has asked a US appeals court to immediately reinstate a regulation dating back to 2015 that would bump emissions penalties from $5.50 to $14 per each tenth of a mile per gallon that a manufacturer’s fleet average falls short. Reuters reported on Tesla’s lobbying actions Wednesday after…

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Tesla bitcoin payments go live allowing you to buy a car with crypto

Tesla has begun accepting bitcoin for new car purchases, allowing buyers of its electric vehicles to use the cryptocurrency as an alternative to the usual cash, lease, and finance options. The move comes after the automaker waded into bitcoin holdings itself earlier this year, purchasing $1.5 billion worth of the cryptocurrency in February. At the…


Tesla Breathes New Life Into Bitcoin Bull Run

Key Takeaways Elon Musk stole the crypto spotlight after announcing that Tesla’s customers can now make purchases using Bitcoin. Market participants have reacted positively to the news as BTC gained over $2,000 in market value. According to a prominent technical analyst, the cryptocurrency’s utility will play a vital role in its march to $200,000. Bitcoin…