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Tesla pulled the latest FSD Beta from owners’ cars today

Tesla pulled the latest FSD Beta from owners’ cars today

Tesla OTA updates give, and Tesla OTA updates take away, with the electric car company unexpectedly rolling back the latest FSD Beta having already pushed it to owners' cars. Elon Musk confirmed the downgrade, highlighting the reality of beta software and arguing that this only underscores the need for public betas.

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Tesla cranks up starting prices for its popular EVs again

Tesla cranks up starting prices for its popular EVs again

Bad news for anyone who's been saving up to buy themselves a brand-new Tesla electric vehicle has surfaced. Tesla's website was updated late Friday night to reflect significant price increases for multiple vehicles. The price increases range from an additional $2000 on the MSRP for the Model Y Long Range and the Model 3 Standard Range+ to $5000 on higher-end models.

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Investigation rules driver was behind the wheel in fatal Texas Tesla crash

Investigation rules driver was behind the wheel in fatal Texas Tesla crash

In April of this year, a fatal accident that killed two men involving a Tesla EV made the news. One reason it made the news was because there was a question of whether or not the driver was actually behind the wheel of the car at the time of the accident. Some early responders to the accident scene had said that with where the driver's body was found, there was no way he was behind the wheel at the time.

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Tesla Q3 2021 sees Elon Musk swerve the auto industry struggles

Tesla Q3 2021 sees Elon Musk swerve the auto industry struggles

Tesla's Q3 2021 turned out to be better than anyone might have predicted, with the EV-maker bucking auto industry struggles and recording a record quarter despite plenty of reasons why that shouldn't have been the case. Amid rivals complaining of semiconductor shortages, temporarily halted production lines, and other woes, Tesla actually delivered its best-ever operating profit and gross profit.

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Tesla begins deliveries of refreshed Model X

Tesla begins deliveries of refreshed Model X

On Saturday, Tesla began delivering the first refreshed Model X vehicles to customers. The vehicles were delivered to the new owners at a small event, with three vehicles being delivered. A video of the delivery ceremony was uploaded to YouTube, showing that the three vehicles featured a refreshed interior.

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This Tesla Cybertruck costs only $250

This Tesla Cybertruck costs only $250

Everybody is familiar with Lego, the building block kit that lets you build pretty much anything and everything you can imagine. Some of the most popular Lego building sets for automotive fans are its complicated Technica building sets that create blocky but realistic versions of popular sports cars. However, many people may not be familiar with similar building sets from Mattel Creations called MEGA.

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An official Tesla CCS adapter lands in South Korea this month

An official Tesla CCS adapter lands in South Korea this month

One challenge with the electric vehicle charging infrastructure today is that there are multiple charging standards. With multiple charging standards, there are multiple charging connectors. That means that owners of electric vehicles, such as those from Tesla, need to use adapters to convert various charge plugs to work with their automobiles.

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Tesla’s Berlin factory expects to produce its first vehicles next month

Tesla’s Berlin factory expects to produce its first vehicles next month

Tesla has been working to build a new automotive production facility in Germany to supply its popular EVs to buyers in Europe. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently said that the automaker expects the first cars built in the new factory to roll off the assembly line as early as next month. The facility will be capable of producing an impressive amount of vehicles each day.

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Tesla to move its HQ from California to Texas

Tesla to move its HQ from California to Texas

Tesla has already built a factory in Texas, and it now appears the company is set to move more of its operations away from California into the southern state. Texas and other locations in the South are appealing to auto manufacturers because southern states tend to shy away from unions. No unionized labor means less costs for building vehicles, and southern states have become a safe haven for corporations with tax breaks and incentives.

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Elon Musk reveals how many “perfect” Tesla drivers will get next FSD Beta

Elon Musk reveals how many “perfect” Tesla drivers will get next FSD Beta

Tesla plans to release its latest "Full Self-Driving" beta to drivers at the end of the week, Elon Musk confirmed today, though only those owners deemed to be safest behind the wheel will get the newest software. The automaker is using a so-called Safety Score system to gatekeeper access to the functionality, a decision which has become fairly controversial in recent weeks.

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Tesla requires a certain Safety Score to grant access to FSD Beta

Tesla requires a certain Safety Score to grant access to FSD Beta

In the middle of September, we talked about Tesla and its FSD (Full Self-Driving) beta landing for the automaker's early access fleet. Tesla is now preparing to expand the beta offering to more users, but there is a catch. Elon Musk has said that drivers who request access to the full Self-Driving Beta will only be granted access if their Safety Score is high enough.

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MIT study finds Tesla Autopilot leaves drivers inattentive

MIT study finds Tesla Autopilot leaves drivers inattentive

Tesla makes the most popular electric vehicles on the market today. Many of Tesla's vehicles are equipped with its Autopilot driver assistance system, allowing vehicles to drive themselves in some situations. However, Autopilot does not make Tesla's automobiles fully autonomous, and the system requires driver attention.

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