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Volkswagen to sell 20,000 electric car
Volkswagen to sell 20,000 electric car
Volkswagen is set to take on Tesla Motors and other manufacturers of electrics with its own all-electric that it aims to sell for less than ...... 09 Nov 2018
Elon Musk stepping down as Tesla chairman to settle lawsuit
Elon Musk stepping down as Tesla chairman to settle lawsuit
As we reported last week, Tesla's own Elon Musk became the receiving end of a government lawsuit. Musk was going to be taken to court by The ...... 01 Oct 2018
Elon Musk sued by the government over privatization tweet
Elon Musk sued by the government over privatization tweet
Elon Musk, the visionary behind Tesla, SpaceX and most recently The Boring Company, has been sued by the U.S. government over tweets posted last month. ...... 28 Sep 2018
Fire breaks out at Tesla's Gigafactory
Fire breaks out at Tesla's Gigafactory
Another Tesla facility has experienced a fire and this time it is at the firm's ambitious Gigafactory. Tesla's enormous (and still being ...... 17 Sep 2018
WATCH: Elon Musk smokes weed, talks AI, love and chimpanzees with Joe Rogan
WATCH: Elon Musk smokes weed, talks AI, love and chimpanzees with Joe Rogan
Elon Musk sits down for a two and a half hour discussion with Joe Rogan, and it doesn't disappoint in the slightest. It has been a strange ...... 07 Sep 2018
WATCH: Tesla Autopilot 'saved my life', claims Model 3 owner
WATCH: Tesla Autopilot 'saved my life', claims Model 3 owner
A Tesla Model 3 owner has uploaded dashcam footage to YouTube showing the moment where he claims the car's autopilot system saved his life. ...... 31 Aug 2018 - 2 comments
Musk facing lawsuit over Tesla comments
Musk facing lawsuit over Tesla comments
Tesla and founder Elon Musk are the targets of lawsuits from short sellers over comments made by Musk on Twitter. Tweets made by Elon Musk ...... 13 Aug 2018
Tesla's own AI chip to replace Nvidia's
Tesla's own AI chip to replace Nvidia's
Known for its electric cars, Tesla wouldn't be thought as the first company to develop their own microchips. But obviously Tesla's vehicles ...... 06 Aug 2018
Tesla sues employee for alleged sabotage, data leaks
Tesla sues employee for alleged sabotage, data leaks
Tesla has filed a lawsuit against a former disgruntled employee for allegedly committing acts of sabotage and data theft against the all-electric automaker. ...... 21 Jun 2018 - 1 comment
Tesla's Musk reveals 'extensive sabotage' by Tesla employee
Tesla's Musk reveals 'extensive sabotage' by Tesla employee
Tesla chief Elon Musk has sent an e-mail to the company's staff revealing 'extensive and damaging' sabotage carried out by a Tesla employee. ...... 19 Jun 2018
Tesla Model 3 production hits 3,500 vehicles per week
Tesla Model 3 production hits 3,500 vehicles per week
Tesla is ramping up production of its Model 3 all-electric vehicle as delays hit its bottom line and workforce. The all-electric carmaker ...... 18 Jun 2018
Tesla cutting 9 percent of workforce
Tesla cutting 9 percent of workforce
Tesla is cutting approximately 9 percent of its workforce as the firm pursues profitability, Model 3 production boost. The cuts were announced ...... 13 Jun 2018
Tesla Autopilot boss leaves to join Intel
Tesla Autopilot boss leaves to join Intel
One of the key individuals behind Tesla's future is without a doubt the VP of Autopilot Jim Keller. Keller has been leading the development ...... 27 Apr 2018
Reuters: Tesla starting the production of Model Y next year
Reuters: Tesla starting the production of Model Y next year
Most of the largest car manufacturers of the world are developing both autonomous vehicles as well as full electric cars. Both of these are ...... 12 Apr 2018 - 3 comments
Tesla hacked to mine cryptocurrency
Tesla hacked to mine cryptocurrency
Tesla is investigating a reported hack of its cloud computing platform in order to stealthy mine cryptocurrency. The all-electric automaker ...... 21 Feb 2018
Tesla's power pack charges your phone like a Supercharger
Tesla's power pack charges your phone like a Supercharger
Tesla announced yesterday two incredible products that are due in two or three years. However, you might not have the money, nor the interest, ...... 18 Nov 2017
Tesla unveils two new vehicles, electric semi and super-fast new Roadster
Tesla unveils two new vehicles, electric semi and super-fast new Roadster
Tesla has today announced two new vehicle prototypes that will bring the total number of Tesla cars, and now trucks, to six. As expected Tesla ...... 17 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
Tesla fired hundreds as a part of 'performance review'
Tesla fired hundreds as a part of 'performance review'
Tesla has fired hundreds of workers this week, Reuters reports. According to the numbers received around 400 employees have had to go. A ...... 14 Oct 2017
Tesla semi-truck reveal pushed back to November
Tesla semi-truck reveal pushed back to November
Tesla CEO Elon Musk told last month that the upcoming semi-truck will be revealed late October. Now, the front man of both Tesla and SpaceX ...... 07 Oct 2017
Chinese search giant is investing enormously in self-driving cars
Chinese search giant is investing enormously in self-driving cars
The Chinese equivalent of Google, Baidu, has announced that it has launched a new $1.5 billion fund to speed up advancement in autonomous driving. ...... 22 Sep 2017
Tesla abandoned Nvidia? Developing a chip with Nvidia's rival AMD
Tesla abandoned Nvidia? Developing a chip with Nvidia's rival AMD
The electric car company Tesla has worked with Nvidia for a long time. Nvidia has delivered chips to current Tesla models with autopilot features, ...... 21 Sep 2017 - 2 comments
Elon Musk: Tesla Semi, 'beast', to be unveiled next month
Elon Musk: Tesla Semi, 'beast', to be unveiled next month
Tesla has been one of the fastest growing (large) companies in the past couple years. In just few years the market cap has increased ten fold ...... 15 Sep 2017 - 7 comments
Tesla Autopilot shares blame in fatal crash, says NTSB
Tesla Autopilot shares blame in fatal crash, says NTSB
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the United States finds that Tesla's Autopilot system was partly to blame for a fatal accident in 2016. ...... 13 Sep 2017 - 5 comments
Tesla taking Solar Roof pre-orders
Tesla taking Solar Roof pre-orders
Tesla has begun accepting pre-orders for its Solar Roof products ahead of installations that will begin in the United States in the summer. ...... 11 May 2017
Tesla runs Project Loveday fan-made ads contest
Tesla runs Project Loveday fan-made ads contest
Tesla is looking for submissions of fan-made ads for its cars as part of a contest suggested in a letter from a 10 year old fan. 10 year ...... 05 Mar 2017 - 1 comment
Tesla settles Model S P85D performance lawsuit
Tesla settles Model S P85D performance lawsuit
Tesla Motors has reached a settlement deal with 126 customers who claimed the E.V. manufacturer's marketing for the Model S P85D was misleading. ...... 12 Dec 2016
Tesla's video shows us how full autopilot works in real life
Tesla's video shows us how full autopilot works in real life
Tesla has been sneaking in autonomous driving feature to its cars for a while now. Depending on the model and what options you choose a Tesla ...... 20 Oct 2016
Tesla confirms Semi and minibus for next year
Tesla confirms Semi and minibus for next year
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the car company will unveil an electric semi truck and minibus next year, part of his ambitious "master plan part 2." ...... 05 Aug 2016 - 6 comments
Tesla officially shortens its web address, name change likely soon
Tesla officially shortens its web address, name change likely soon
There is growing evidence that Tesla Motors will soon be just Tesla. The electric vehicle giant has changed its web address from teslamotors.com ...... 20 Jul 2016
Elon Musk ready to unveil part 2 of his Tesla's 'Top Secret Masterplan'
Elon Musk ready to unveil part 2 of his Tesla's 'Top Secret Masterplan'
Tesla CEO and genius Elon Musk has said he's ready to unveil part 2 of the Tesla 'Top Secret Masterplan,' a plan that's been in place since ...... 13 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Report: Apple hires former Tesla engineer for car project
Report: Apple hires former Tesla engineer for car project
Apple's "Project Titan" may have just gotten a new boss. According to multiple reports, former Tesla VP of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Tesla Motors could soon be just Tesla
Tesla Motors could soon be just Tesla
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk recently tweeted that the company had acquired Tesla.com, leading many to infer that that the company could be ready ...... 24 Feb 2016
You can reserve at Tesla Model 3 starting on March 31st with just $1000 down
You can reserve at Tesla Model 3 starting on March 31st with just $1000 down
Elon Musk has confirmed today that the Tesla Model 3 will be officially unveiled next month (although we are unlikely to see too much) and that ...... 11 Feb 2016
Feds: Ex Tesla engineer hacked boss's email, leaked confidential information
Feds: Ex Tesla engineer hacked boss's email, leaked confidential information
A former Tesla engineer has been charged with computer crime offenses after allegedly accessing his former Boss's e-mail account and leaking information. ...... 05 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Apple working on an electric car to compete with Tesla
Apple working on an electric car to compete with Tesla
According to the WSJ, Apple is working on an electric car to compete with Tesla and any upcoming competitors in the space. The report claims ...... 15 Feb 2015 - 7 comments
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