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Tesla is changing its no-cost paint option from black

Tesla is changing its no-cost paint option from black

"Any color you like, as long as its black" didn't quite apply to Tesla, but expect to see more white cars on the road as the automaker changes up its standard paint and starts charging for what once came free. For some time now, Tesla has offered a single paint option at no extra cost, and that's been black: if you wanted another color from the palette, you had to pay.

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Tesla cars are getting “Fallout Shelter”, Netflix and YouTube

Tesla cars are getting “Fallout Shelter”, Netflix and YouTube

Sitting in your Tesla and not actually moving might seem like an odd way to pass the time, but the addition of Fallout Shelter along with a host of other time-wasting dashboard distractions could end up more fun than even Ludicrous Mode. Tesla CEO Elon Musk made an E3 2019 appearance this week to talk about new games and apps coming to the touchscreens of the EV-maker's cars.

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Astronomers are demanding SpaceX’s Starlink satellites face extra regulations

Astronomers are demanding SpaceX’s Starlink satellites face extra regulations

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) released a statement this week showing concern for the coming waves of private organization launches of satellite constellations. A satellite constellation is a group of satellites all working together in a carefully organized grid. It's like an extra sphere of stuff around our earth, in low-earth orbit, and it could get messy.

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SpaceX Starlink satellites won’t outshine science insists Elon Musk

SpaceX Starlink satellites won’t outshine science insists Elon Musk

Starlink may only have a fraction of its planned internet satellites in orbit so far, but questions are already being raised as to how SpaceX's globe-blanketing connectivity system will avoid interfering with astronomy and stargazing. The company launched its first sixty Starlink satellites last week, part of a network of coverage that Elon Musk's project expects to bring connectivity to users all over the world.

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Elon Musk makes dire Tesla warning in cost cutting hunt [Updated]

Elon Musk makes dire Tesla warning in cost cutting hunt [Updated]

Tesla's Elon Musk has made an ominous prediction about the automaker's financial outlook, with a leaked memo from within the firm giving it less than a year to achieve breakeven at its current spending rate. Tesla announced losses of $700m in the last quarter, though the automaker did end the three month period with $2.2 billion in cash.

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SpaceX Starlink satellites shown crammed on a Falcon ready for launch

SpaceX Starlink satellites shown crammed on a Falcon ready for launch

Economic space travel and Mars colonization aren't the only ambitions Elon Musk has for SpaceX. Launching a constellation of Internet-bearing satellites is another and it seems that the company is ready to get that journey started. Not that it has much time left if it wants to stay in the FCC's good graces. The CEO shared on Twitter a view of 60 such Starlink satellites loaded snugly inside a Falcon 9 nosecone, ready for its test launch on Wednesday.

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Tesla will launch its own insurance product in the near future

Tesla will launch its own insurance product in the near future

During a call with analysts today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the company plans to offer its own insurance product to its customers. The new offering will be available in around a month, according to Musk, who didn't provide any specific details on the product. The insurance will be "much more compelling" than existing alternatives, Musk claimed.

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Tesla’s latest full self-driving car went for a drive: Watch how it did

Tesla’s latest full self-driving car went for a drive: Watch how it did

Tesla has released a new video of its latest full self-driving car prototype in action, showing an autonomous Model 3 complete a full journey without human interaction. The demo was released following Tesla's first Autonomy Investor Day on Monday, where the automaker detailed some of the work it has been undertaking on driverless technologies.

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Tesla’s 2020 Robotaxi plan is peak Elon Musk

Tesla’s 2020 Robotaxi plan is peak Elon Musk

Tesla believes it can have a Robotaxi service operating as soon as 2020, with owners of the company's EVs able to add their cars to a ride-sharing Tesla Network fleet. Speaking at Tesla's first Autonomy Day, at which the automaker pulled back the curtain on some of the work it had been doing on self-driving vehicles, CEO Elon Musk outlined an aggressive - and at times confusing - vision of self-driving taxis.

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Tesla Autopilot is getting aggression settings

Tesla Autopilot is getting aggression settings

Tesla plans to allow drivers to make Autopilot more aggressive on the road, Elon Musk has revealed, even if doing so also dials up the risk of accidents. Musk confirmed the upcoming setting at the Tesla Autonomy Day, the automaker's first public deep-dive into the work it has been putting into creating self-driving vehicles.

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Elon Musk spills the Model 3 cabin camera’s secrets

Elon Musk spills the Model 3 cabin camera’s secrets

Tesla has confirmed just what the interior camera in the Model 3 is for, with Elon Musk revealing how the sensor will play into the electric automaker's future roadmap. The camera is positioned up above the rear-view mirror inside the EV, facing into the cabin rather than out of it.

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Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

Excited fans, disappointed investors, and big promises by Elon Musk: the Tesla Model Y unveil had it all. Set to be the fourth car in the California automaker's current line-up, the new electric crossover could well be the most successful. Indeed, Musk predicted Tesla would end up selling more Model Y than it has sold Model 3, S, and X combined. Read on for five things you need to know as the dust settles on the Model Y reveal.

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