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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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Hot Wheels Tesla Cybertruck R/C models revealed – but you’ll have to act fast

Hot Wheels Tesla Cybertruck R/C models revealed – but you’ll have to act fast

If you want a Tesla Cybertruck but can't wait for Elon Musk to get started on production, never fear: Mattel is launching two Hot Wheels Cybertruck remote control cars. The limited-edition pickup toys are being offered in two different sizes, one scaled to take on your existing Hot Wheels cars, while the other is a whole lot larger and more impressively detailed.

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Back to the Future scene recreated with Tesla Cybertruck

Back to the Future scene recreated with Tesla Cybertruck

A YouTube channel by the name of 'Elon McFly' has published a recreated scene from the first Back to the Future movie that features the Tesla Cybertruck instead of a DeLorean. The recreation is very well done, appearing just as realistic and smooth as the original version. The video also tosses in a couple of fun elements, including an 'LOL GAS' license plate.

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Tesla denies “unintended acceleration” flaw: Blames an old enemy

Tesla denies “unintended acceleration” flaw: Blames an old enemy

Tesla has issued a statement denying recent claims that some of its electric vehicles have accelerated unexpectedly. The issue, the company says, is a familiar one: accidentally pressing the accelerator. The company says that its explanation is backed up by data from cars, explaining how the sensors in its vehicles help work to prevent these types of accidents; in some cases, even preventing ones that would result from accidentally hitting the accelerator.

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Tesla owners demand “sudden unintended acceleration” investigation

Tesla owners demand “sudden unintended acceleration” investigation

US driving safety regulators is considering an investigation into claims of unexpected acceleration in Tesla's EVs, the NHTSA has confirmed, after owners complained that their electric cars could suddenly speed up. Although the petition covers reports from 123 different cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that it could affect 500,000 vehicles in total.

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Clever design is EV’s trick to winning over electric skeptics

Clever design is EV’s trick to winning over electric skeptics

Range, torque, and zero-emissions may be the usual reasons to get excited about electric vehicles, but new packaging options may end up the sleeper factor in getting drivers out of traditional cars and trucks. For years now, "cargo flexibility" has been pretty much about how big your trunk or bed is, and whether the rear seats fold flat. Now, EVs are showing us there's so much more.

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Tesla Model 3 Acceleration Boost cuts 0-60 time but there’s a catch

Tesla Model 3 Acceleration Boost cuts 0-60 time but there’s a catch

Tesla Model 3 owners looking for some extra speed may find they can unlock more performance from the EV, though unlike previous upgrades this one comes at a cost. The Model 3 Acceleration Boost promises to cut the 0-60 mph time down to 3.9 seconds, a half-second faster than the Model 3 Dual Motor could normally do it.

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We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

Elon Musk might enjoy comparing the Tesla Cybertruck to the best-selling Ford F-150, but a new filing from the automaker suggests that's not quite a like-for-like showdown for the electric pickup. Revealed at the end of November, the Cybertruck is Tesla's most divisive vehicle so far, with love-it-or-hate-it angular styling to go with its all-electric drivetrain.

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Dubai police to get a Tesla Cybertruck

Dubai police to get a Tesla Cybertruck

When it comes to having the coolest fleet of police vehicles in the world, the Dubai Police take the cake. Dubai counts amongst its patrol fleet incredible supercars like the Porsche 918 Spyder, Bugatti Veyron, Aston Martin One-77, and a Roush Ford Mustang. Other rides include a Lamborghini Aventador, Audi R8, and more.

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Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla launch events are great, but as every keen EV follower knows, it's Elon Musk's Twitter that's the real firehose of news. The outspoken CEO has been full-throated in his enthusiasm for the Tesla Cybertruck since the avant-garde electric pickup broke cover on Thursday night, and now we're getting an even better understanding of how it will help shape Tesla's range in the future.

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Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck may have proved unexpectedly divisive with its retro-futuristic design, but early reservations for the all-electric pickup have still been impressive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today just how many people coughed up a $100 refundable deposit for the EV truck, as well as a breakdown of which configurations they're most interested in.

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Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Elon Musk's ability to show you a prototype, proclaim it Tesla's next big electric vehicle, and extract thousands of dollars in reservations is unparalleled in the auto industry. The Tesla Cybertruck puts that talent into stark relief, capping an LA Auto Show week with something genuinely jaw-dropping; something which made online spats over whether Ford's Mustang Mach-E was a "proper" Mustang seem like nitpicking.

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