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Tesla ordered to halt early work on its German Gigafactory

Sponsored Links Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla’s Berlin area Gigafactory is running into trouble before the EV maker has even laid the foundations. The higher administrative court for Berlin-Brandenburg has ordered Tesla to halt forest clearing for the factory while waiting on a decision for a complaint from the environmental activist group Green …

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Tesla Model S range edges closer to 400 miles

Sponsored Links Sjoerd van der Wal via Getty Images When Elon Musk said the Tesla Model S was close to achieving 400 miles on a charge, he wasn’t kidding. Tesla has updated the electric luxury sedan’s stats once again to give it an EPA estimated range of 390 miles (previously 373 miles) in Long Range …

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“I was just shaking”—new documents reveal details of fatal Tesla crash

Enlarge / The trailer sheared off the roof of Jeremy Banner’s car, killing him instantly. “It really looked like I had plenty of time to go across,” an anguished Florida truck driver said in an interview transcript released by the National Transportation Safety Board this week. Unfortunately, he was wrong. Richard Wood was driving a …

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Tesla moves the Model Y release date up to ‘spring 2020’

Sponsored Links picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla was on quite the roll in Q4 last year. The company unveiled its controversially popular electric Cybertruck at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Elon Musk won his “pedo guy” defamation suit, and the first Model 3s produced at Tesla’s new Shanghai Gigafactory rolled off the assembly line. …

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Tesla needs to fix Autopilot safety flaws, demands Senator Markey

Enlarge / Tesla says that Autopilot users should always keep both hands on the steering wheel. CBS On Friday, Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) called on Tesla to adopt “common sense recommendations” in its Autopilot driver assist to “guarantee the safety of its technology.” Specifically, he’s asking the automaker to stop implying that the system is …

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Senator calls on Tesla to make Autopilot safety changes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Tesla’s Autopilot driving assist technology has come under fire over safety concerns, and now a US politician wants changes to put drivers’ minds at ease. Senator Ed Markey has issued recommendations for Autopilot changes after Tesla both answered questions about the semi-autonomous system and met with him. For one, Markey agrees …

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Tesla update leaks some upcoming changes for Model S, Model X

Sponsored Links Tesla Whether it’s Fortnite, the latest Google Maps app or a firmware update for your Tesla Model X, reverse-engineering software to find features that are included but not-yet-enabled is a common hobby for the impatient hackers among us. Today the first new update of 2020 started rolling to Teslas, and researcher Greentheonly dug …

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Tesla settlement reportedly lets it sell and service cars in Michigan

Sponsored Links Tesla Michigan residents can now have Tesla vehicles delivered in their home state, according to AP, Bloomberg and other sources. The automaker and the state have reportedly reached a settlement that would end the former’s lawsuit challenging Michigan’s ban on direct-to-consumer auto sales. Tesla filed the lawsuit back in 2016 after years of …

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Tesla’s Cybertruck found its way into a Travis Scott music video

Sponsored Links Travis Scott/YouTube Tesla likes to brag about racking up sales without a lick of advertising, but it’s apparently not averse to some product placement. Rapper Travis Scott has shared the video for “Gang Gang,” and the car-centric video includes extensive, conspicuous shots of Scott and crew performing around (and occasionally using) both the …

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Tesla puts a music-making app in your EV

Sponsored Links Oliver Ryan, Twitter Never mind kicking back with some TV shows while you’re waiting in your EV — if Tesla has its way, you’ll be creative during your downtime. YouTuber Oliver Ryan and others have discovered that Tesla’s recently released holiday update includes a Trax app for creating your own tunes. It’s not …

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