Elon Musk: Tesla FSD V.9 will be ‘Pure Vision,’ coming within next three weeks

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter earlier today that the company’s next software release of the Full Self-Driving Beta will be based on Tesla’s recent adoption of a “pure vision” approach. Tesla Model 3, Model Y builds in May 2021 will no longer equip radar.

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Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable, but how?

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Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable for their actions. For years, Tesla engineers have worked long and hard to improve Autopilot and Full Self-Driving. However, mainstream media outlets do not have an explicit and in-depth understanding of Tesla’s capabilities.

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Tesla’s Model S Plaid delivery event is fully booked

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Tesla’s Model S Plaid delivery event at the Fremont factory is completely booked, as the company has started contacting some invitees to tell them the event has reached capacity. We appreciate your sincere support in Tesla and look forward to celebrating with you virtually!

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Tesla plans to put Insurance, FSD subscription directly into smartphone app

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Tesla is planning to put its Insurance program and upcoming Full Self-Driving subscription directly into its Smartphone app, according to a software engineer who recently reverse-engineered parts of the automaker’s application. Tesla Insurance Integration: Safety Ratings and Simulator.

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Elon Musk still has some hope for Tesla Bitcoin transactions

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Recently, Elon Musk corrected some inaccuracies reported by a media outlet about Tesla’s Bitcoin transactions. The Tesla CEO’s recent comments about Tesla and Bitcoin reveal that Tesla may resume Bitcoin transactions in the future.

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Tesla China’s rumored May sales slump debunked by CPCA Secretary General

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Tesla’s rumored sales slump in China doesn’t seem to be a worry of Cui Dongshu, the Secretary General of the Chinese Passenger Car Association. Yesterday, reports of a halving of Tesla’s sales in China ran a riot on the automaker’s stock.

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Tesla fan Jay Leno takes the Model S Plaid for a record-breaking spin

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Tesla fan and automotive enthusiast Jay Leno went from talking about the 1/4-mile record performance of the Model S Plaid to driving it on a dragstrip, a new interview from CNBC reveals. And the Tesla Plaid…I drove by, and the NHRA guy was there to make it official.

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Tesla Model Y without radar gets the ultimate Forward Collision and Auto-Braking stress test

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A Tesla Model Y equipped only with the automaker’s eight external cameras, and no radar underwent an extreme Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) stress test, thanks to owner Kevin Smith.

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Tesla Model Y starts outselling the Model 3 in China

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Even before it was released, Elon Musk predicted that the Model Y would be Tesla’s best-selling car, so much so that it would likely outsell the Model S, Model 3, and Model X combined. Tesla’s sales in China his May suggests that this may indeed be the case. .

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Tesla Police Vehicle Saves Westport Tens of Thousands of Dollars

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Post by Barry Kresch Tesla Police Vehicle Brings Large Monetary Savings The purchase premium is recouped in one year. After four years, the savings are enough to pay for another Tesla.

Tesla China momentum ‘a positive’ as company navigates new competition

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Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) had a strong showing in China in May, giving Deutsche Bank a reason to call the company’s performance “a positive” for the company moving forward. Figures from the Chinese Passenger Car Association (CPCA) revealed a strong performance in May for Tesla.

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Tesla looks to recruit Autopilot testers in major U.S. cities

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Tesla is looking to recruit several Autopilot test drivers in major U.S. For years, Tesla has been known for its semi-autonomous vehicles that assist drivers in traveling while creating a safer environment on the road for everyone. Elon Musk: Tesla FSD V.9

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Tesla outlines its policy for Solar Panel Removal and Reinstallation

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Tesla has released new details that outline its policy for the Removal and Reinstallation of its solar panels on its website. To get the process going, the owner starts by initiating an R&R Request, Tesla says. Tesla Solar Panels (Credit: Tesla). Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla is using a new 12v Lithium-ion battery in the Model S Plaid

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Among the many changes that Tesla implemented in the new Model S Plaid, a new, 12-volt lithium-ion battery is one of the most subtle yet significant improvements the company made to its flagship sedan. Tesla Raj (@tesla_raj) June 11, 2021. Credit: Tesla.

Tesla owners convey worries over radar loss for inclement weather

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Tesla’s recent decision to scrap Radar in favor of a Camera-based approach for Autopilot and Full Self-Driving aligned with the company’s plans and statements over the past few Earnings Calls. ” Tesla Model 3, Model Y builds in May 2021 will no longer equip radar.

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Tesla launches new Model S with new Plaid badge

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Tesla has rolled out what could very well be its coolest badge to date. The Tesla Model S Plaid’s unique badging is a loving homage to one of Elon Musk’s favorite space opera comedy films, Mel Brooks’ 1987 cult classic Spaceballs. News Tesla Model S Featured Tesla

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Tesla Model Ys without radar equip several changes to improve Autopilot performance

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Tesla is delivering new Model Y vehicles without radar, and the vehicles are equipping several relatively unknown changes when it comes to the overall operation. ” Recently, Tesla announced that from May 2021 on , Model 3 and Model Y vehicles would no longer equip radar.

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Home Sweet Home: Tesla discreetly places Cybertruck inside Giga Texas

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Tesla is continuing construction at Giga Texas, and it appears that it has discreetly placed a future resident of the facility on the second floor: the Tesla Cybertruck. Tesla Cybertruck spotted at NYC showroom ahead of Elon Musk’s SNL appearance.

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Tesla China sales rise 30% in May, definitively debunks reports of weak demand

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Tesla’s May numbers from China are in, and they hint at a sustained demand for the company’s mass-market vehicles. Last month, Tesla China sold a total of 33,463 vehicles comprised of 21,936 units for the local market and 11,527 that were exported to foreign territories.

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Tesla’s Plaid Event highlights a new era of self-driving vehicles: Oppenheimer

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Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) unveiled its new Plaid Model S last night and rolled out deliveries to those who have been waiting patiently to take delivery of the “Refreshed” version of the company’s flagship sedan. Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla Opens A New Store In Sevilla, Spain

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Club Tesla España’s Aland Bru shared some exciting news on Twitter, and then shared more with me. The news is that Tesla just opened up a new store in Sevilla, Spain. The post Tesla Opens A New Store In Sevilla, Spain appeared first on EV Obsession.

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Tesla prepares to overtake China’s auto market with two major milestones

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Tesla is preparing to overtake China’s automotive market with two major milestones relating to the company’s Supercharging infrastructure and Service Center locations. Tesla entered the Chinese market as a domestic manufacturer of its automobiles in January 2020.

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Tesla Model S Plaid owners manual reveals how “Auto Shift” works

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“I think generally all input is error,” said Tesla CEO Elon Musk when he explained the Model S Plaid’s Auto Shift feature. Tesla removed the stalks when reinventing the Tesla Model S Plaid’s design. Credit: Tesla).

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Tesla ironically faces pushback at Giga Berlin from environmental groups

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Tesla is ironically facing pushback from environmental groups in Germany who claim that the automaker’s Giga Berlin production facility, which has not started manufacturing cars yet, will produce poisonous gases that will escape from the plant. Tesla has saved over 17.5

Tesla’s battery tech shines as new Model S Long Range gets stellar EPA rating

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The 2021 Tesla Model S Long Range received a stellar EPA rating of 405 miles of total range with a combined city/highway MPGe of 120. Tesla’s Model S Long Range refresh showcased the company’s improving battery technology throughout the years. Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla Model Y demand skyrockets, Long Range variant nearly sold out for Q3

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The demand for the Tesla Model Y Long Range variant is skyrocketing as the company now outlines the soonest possible date to take delivery in September, meaning the vehicle is nearly sold out in Q3, even though it is still Q2. Credit: Tesla. News Tesla Model Y Elon Musk Featured Tesla

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Tesla Model S Plaid+ canceled, Musk says there’s ‘no need’ for it

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the automaker will not produce the Plaid+ Model S. Earlier this year, Tesla announced that it would release the Plaid and Plaid+ Model S and Model X vehicles, a refresh to its two flagship vehicles.

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Tesla dials in Model Y production line with tooling improvements

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Tesla’s GA4 line is located in the notorious tent, or spring structure, right outside the Fremont factory’s main building. Early on, Tesla used it to produce the Model 3. A snapshot from a drone flyover of the Tesla Fremont factory on June 29, 2018.

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Tesla Autopilot abuser released from jail, buys new Tesla, rides in backseat again

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The Tesla Autopilot abuser arrested earlier this week for reckless driving after riding in the back seat of his electric car while operating on Autopilot is out of jail. “I’ll just get a new Tesla every time. I have unlimited money to blow on Teslas.

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Tesla releases specs for its new Powerwall+ energy storage system

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Tesla is releasing the specifications for its new Powerwall+ energy storage system, according to a new product information sheet that a potential customer posted. Tesla’s Powerwall is the energy storage system that the company utilizes for Solar customers.

Tesla releases Conflict Mineral report, extending history of humane mining practices

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Tesla has released its Conflict Mineral Report for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2019. In the report, Tesla outlined its processes for securing minerals used in its products, ensuring they are obtained in humane ways that do not involve any child labor, human trafficking, or slavery.

Tesla Autopilot ‘easily tricked’ by Consumer Reports in bizarre test

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Consumer Reports claims to have shown that Tesla Autopilot can be “easily tricked” into driving without anyone in the driver’s seat. CR released a report on April 22nd entitled, “ CR Engineers Show a Tesla Will Drive With No One in the Driver’s Seat.

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Tesla dominates EU sales leaderboard in 2021 with Model 3

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Tesla is dominating the electric vehicle sales leaderboard in the United Kingdom through 2021 so far as the company’s Model 3 continues to dominate the highly-concentrated EV market on the continent. However, these rumors have not been confirmed by Tesla directly.

Tesla readies Model 3 for India testing and potential sale by end of 2021

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Tesla is reportedly ready to send Model 3 units to India in preparation for testing phases in the country, according to local reports. Additionally, the all-electric sedan could be ready to be sold by the end of the year through Tesla’s online Design Studio. Tesla India.

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Tesla buyers in California can again receive ‘$1,500 Clean Fuel Reward’

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Tesla buyers in California can once again receive the State’s $1,500 Clean Fuel Reward for purchasing an electric vehicle. ” The discount applies to all four currently offered Tesla models and can be combined with other potential incentives for additional savings.

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Tesla is taking gas cars off the road in huge numbers through trade-ins

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Tesla revealed its trade-in statistics in the Q1 2021 Earnings Call Update Letter, showing that a majority of the vehicles it accepts through trade-in are gas-powered. With that being said, Tesla is undoubtedly the overall leader in EV sales by a single manufacturer. Credit: Tesla.

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Tesla Heavy Trucking executive departs company after years of service

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Tesla President of Heavy Trucking Jerome Guillen departed the company on June 3, 2021. Guillen has helped Tesla grow for a little more than ten years. Tesla’s Chief Financial Office authorized the Form 8-K that announced Jerome Guillen’s departure. Tesla”), departed Tesla.

Tesla flexes its overkill infotainment system by running “Cyberpunk 2077” at 60 fps

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When Tesla formally announced the Model S Plaid in its Q4 and FY 2020 Update Letter, the company was quick to point out that company’s new flagship sedan would feature a 10-teraflop infotainment system. The Tesla controllers found inside the Model S Plaid cars also featured a Tesla badge.

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Tesla installs its first made-in-China V3 Superchargers

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A Tesla V3 Supercharger station went online on 520 day in China recently. Tesla Giga Shanghai produced all the V3 Superchargers in the new station. The Tesla China Supercharger team celebrated the special 520 day by opening a V3 Supercharger station in Shenzhen.

Tesla China battery supplier CATL plans for new facility near Giga Shanghai

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Tesla battery supplier CATL plans to build a new production facility near Tesla’s Giga Shanghai electric vehicle production plant in China. Tesla and CATL entered a partnership in early 2020 after Giga Shanghai first started the mass production of the Model 3.

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Tesla’s carbon-wrapped motor to pave way for new Roadster improvements

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears to have shared one of the key updates that would be rolled out to the next-generation Roadster, an all-electric supercar that’s expected to be the company’s undisputed halo car. News Featured Tesla Tesla Roadster

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Third-party Tesla accessory store begins sale of Autopilot steering wheel cheat device

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A third-party manufacturer of Tesla accessories is taking advantage of the recent Consumer Reports’ trick test by offering a detachable weight to emulate a human hand on a Tesla steering wheel. Tesla Autopilot ‘easily tricked’ by Consumer Reports in bizarre test.

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Tesla Vision: Autopilot safety features still active, NHTSA, IIHS to retest soon

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Tesla Autopilot safety features are still active in Model 3 and Model Y vehicles that have been manufactured without radar, the automaker said on its website. Instead, Tesla will rely on its camera-based approach, which it is calling “Tesla Vision.”

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