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Tesla just cut the Supercharger perk for its most expensive EVs

Tesla just cut the Supercharger perk for its most expensive EVs

Tesla may have sliced $5,000 off the sticker price of its most expensive cars, but the automaker's flagship EVs have also quietly lost their free access to its Supercharger network. Arguably still Tesla's trump card in the electric vehicle space, the Superchargers - high-speed chargers enabling Tesla owners to drive cross-country, punctuated with rapid top-ups - had long been a perk for the Model S and Model X.

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Tesla price cut hits most of Elon’s EVs

Tesla price cut hits most of Elon’s EVs

Tesla has cut the price of almost its entire range of electric cars, slicing as much as $5,000 from certain EVs as it approaches the end of the financial quarter. The automaker has trimmed the price of new Model 3, Model S, and Model X cars, though the latest Model Y has proved exempt from the cuts.

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Tesla Arcade adds Fallout Shelter to its list of in-car games

Tesla Arcade adds Fallout Shelter to its list of in-car games

Almost a year after the plan was announced, Fallout Shelter is finally available on Tesla Arcade. The game arrived in the 2020.20 software update that rolled out this week, joining other previously added games like Cuphead, Missile Command, Stardew Valley, Super Breakout, Centipede, Asteroids, Lunar Lander, and more.

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Tesla Model 3 convertible makes the EV that Elon Musk won’t build

Tesla Model 3 convertible makes the EV that Elon Musk won’t build

Tesla doesn't make a convertible Model 3, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the wind in your hair in Elon Musk's smallest car - as long as you have the budget for it. The Model 3 has already come in for some interesting mods, not least a pickup version, but now one customs company has sliced the top off completely.

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Tesla ‘million mile’ battery could take Musk’s EVs mainstream

Tesla ‘million mile’ battery could take Musk’s EVs mainstream

Tesla is working on a "million mile" battery for its future electric cars, cheaper and capable of holding more energy insiders claim, and which could help turn the automaker into a power company in its own right. The batteries are expected to launch first in China, as another way for Tesla to drive down the price of the Model 3, its most affordable car.

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Tesla Q1 2020: Model Y profit and Semi setback

Tesla Q1 2020: Model Y profit and Semi setback

Tesla saw $16 million in net income in Q1 2020 and recorded its third consecutive quarterly profit, the electric car company announced today, with the new Model Y crossover managing to turn a profit from out of the gate. Over 87,000 Model 3 and Model Y cars - Tesla's most affordable - were produced in the three month period ending March 2020, of which over 76,000 were delivered to buyers.

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Tesla begins rolling out Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control feature

Tesla begins rolling out Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control feature

Tesla has begun to roll out a new update for the Autopilot system for many of its vehicles. The update is called Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control. The goal of the latest update is to allow Autopilot to be able to handle intersections with the ability to come to a complete stop at traffic lights and stop signs.

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Tesla Model 3 in-cabin camera is for robotaxis but there could be more

Tesla Model 3 in-cabin camera is for robotaxis but there could be more

Cars equipped with cameras facing outward is nothing new and is used for all kinds of safety and object-detection purposes. Cars with built-in cameras facing inside to record people are, however, almost unheard of. As one that often calls dibs of certain features, Tesla's Model 3 is indeed one such rare breed. But before you panic about your privacy, CEO Elon Musk officially confirmed it is not for that. It doesn't limit the company, however, from going beyond that initial purpose.

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Tesla ventilators are made from Model 3 parts

Tesla ventilators are made from Model 3 parts

In addition to testing kits and protective equipment, one of the pieces of equipment that is suddenly in short supply around the world is ventilators. These machines are critical in helping those already severely infected by the COVID-19 virus breathe and fight for their lives but their shortage is costing lives daily. Companies are now scrambling to try to fill in the need and carmakers like Tesla are doing so using the materials that they already have at hand: lots and lots of car parts.

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Tesla ‘touchless deliveries’ keep cars coming even as coronavirus closes factory

Tesla ‘touchless deliveries’ keep cars coming even as coronavirus closes factory

Tesla has announced that starting at the end of the day on March 23, it will temporarily suspend operations at its Fremont factory. This will enable the company to conduct 'an orderly shutdown,' according to Tesla, which says that it has been and will continue to follow safety guidelines and legal directives in regards to its facilities and operations.

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Panasonic is leaving Tesla’s solar cell Gigafactory 2

Panasonic is leaving Tesla’s solar cell Gigafactory 2

Panasonic announced today that it will begin winding down the production of photovoltaic cells it creates at Tesla's Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York. The two companies aren't ending their partnership entirely, as Panasonic said in its announcement today that it will continue working with Tesla in Nevada, with this decision having "no impact" on that particular team-up.

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Tesla’s Autopilot and NHTSA’s investigations just got blasted by the NTSB

Tesla’s Autopilot and NHTSA’s investigations just got blasted by the NTSB

The NTSB has slammed Tesla for failing to respond to Autopilot safety concerns, as well as criticizing the NHTSA for insufficiently investigating crashes involving the electric cars. While many industry-watchers had expected the National Transportation Safety Board to take a pessimistic stance on advanced driver assistance technologies at its hearing today, the extent of the board's criticisms came as a surprise.

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