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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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Tesla ATV is Cybertruck’s sidekick at launch Elon Musk confirms

Tesla ATV is Cybertruck’s sidekick at launch Elon Musk confirms

Elon Musk didn't just have one shock unveil last night, the Tesla Cybertruck, but a "one more thing" for those attending the electric pickup's reveal - the Tesla Cyberquad. As the name suggests, it's an electric ATV (All Terrain Vehicle): effectively a quad bike partner for the Cybertruck.

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Tesla Cybertruck specs: Elon Musk’s pickup by the numbers

Tesla Cybertruck specs: Elon Musk’s pickup by the numbers

Whether you're feeling Elon Musk's surprising design for the Tesla Cybertruck or not, there's one thing you can't argue with: the specifications. Production may still be a couple of years away, but already the Cybertruck is laying down some big numbers for upcoming electric pickups to compete with. Read on for the headline figures truck fans need to know.

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Ignore the design: Tesla’s Cybertruck is oddly practical

Ignore the design: Tesla’s Cybertruck is oddly practical

The Tesla Cybertruck may look jaw-droppingly odd, but its angular, stealth-bomber-inspired aesthetic actually hides some seriously clever packaging details. Unveiled today by a giggling Elon Musk, the Cybertruck turned out to be even more challenging in its design than the billionaire CEO warned us it would be.

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Tesla Cybertruck revealed: A pickup like no other

Tesla Cybertruck revealed: A pickup like no other

Elon Musk has revealed the Tesla Cybertruck, the California automaker's latest all-electric vehicle, and it's likely to polarize truck fans and Tesla aficionados alike. The long-anticipated EV pickup made its debut in Los Angeles on Thursday evening, and the design is intentionally controversial.

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The Tesla Cybertruck is coming: How to watch and what to expect

The Tesla Cybertruck is coming: How to watch and what to expect

The Tesla Cybertruck is coming, and Elon Musk's next big electric vehicle has plenty riding on it. The California automaker plans to live-stream its launch of the new EV pickup tonight, and all eyes will be on the outspoken chief executive as he details just how Tesla will expand into what could well be its most challenging segment yet.

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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E unveil got an unexpected response from Elon Musk

Ford’s Mustang Mach-E unveil got an unexpected response from Elon Musk

The specter of Tesla looms large over every new electric car: the automaker's vocal fans and outspoken CEO can be among the EV industry's harshest judges. Ford clearly decided to lean into that, choosing to unveil its new 2021 Mustang Mach-E electric car right on Elon Musk's doorstep, but it may not have had the effect the company expected.

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Tesla regains Consumer Reports recommended status for reliability

Tesla regains Consumer Reports recommended status for reliability

Tesla and Consumer Reports (CR) have had a rocky relationship. The Tesla Models S and Model 3 had the coveted "recommended" status and lost it in the past. The Tesla Model S and Model 3 EVs have now regained "recommended" status in the magazine's annual reliability survey.

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Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

The Tesla Cybertruck - the electric car company's pickup truck - will make its official debut later this month, with CEO Elon Musk confirming the date of the unveil. The unusual name was revealed back on Tesla's Q3 2019 earnings call, Musk referring to the pickup as the "Cybertruck" though not confirming whether that would be the utility's production name.

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Tesla Autopilot can now detect traffic cones

Tesla Autopilot can now detect traffic cones

It may be called Autopilot but Tesla's semi-automated driver assistance feature isn't as self-driving as many, including Tesla owners, presume it to be. It can't even detect traffic cones, which is essential to keeping away from dangerous road construction. That is slowly changing now that Tesla is rolling out pylon detection to its Autopilot feature but drivers should still keep their eyes on the road anyway.

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Tesla update increases vehicle power, adds nav feature, and more

Tesla update increases vehicle power, adds nav feature, and more

Tesla has begun to roll out an update for its EVs that adds more power to the vehicles at no charge. Tesla says that the update will give the vehicles approximately 5% more power for improved acceleration and performance. The power bump is thanks to Tesla learning how to optimize motor control via software.

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Tesla Solar Roof V3 is ready for scale as Elon Musk reveals “Solarglass”

Tesla Solar Roof V3 is ready for scale as Elon Musk reveals “Solarglass”

Tesla's V3 Solar Roof is finally ready for primetime, solar panels that look like regular roofing tiles and the latest step in Elon Musk's war on fossil fuels. The long-anticipated solar tiles take a different approach to most solar panel installations, being a true roof in themselves rather than requiring separate panels being mounted on an existing roof.

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