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Electric GT EV series debuts its race-ready Tesla Model S

Electric GT EV series debuts its race-ready Tesla Model S

It's been just over two years since the Electric GT series was announced: similar to Formula E, it's an all-electric racing series, but one that uses a modified version of the consumer Tesla Model S. With the series' first season finally kicking off in November, Electric GT Holdings unveiled its race-spec Model S this week in Barcelona, and it's clear it's a Tesla ready for the track.

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Tesla rolls out remote speed limiting feature expanding on Valet Mode

Tesla rolls out remote speed limiting feature expanding on Valet Mode

One of the things that Tesla is most famous for is providing new features and fixes for complaints via over the air updates. The most famous of uses cases for this sort of upgradability was when Tesla sent out a brake update that managed to wow Consumer Reports enough to give the Model 3 its coveted Recommended rating after denying it on initial tests. Tesla has now rolled out another OTA feature that allows the speed to be limited remotely.

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Tesla Autopilot safety bypass gadget blocked by the feds

Tesla Autopilot safety bypass gadget blocked by the feds

An aftermarket gadget promising to bypass Tesla's Autopilot safety features and allow owners of the EVs to keep their hands off the wheel is being barred from sale in the US by regulators. Autopilot Buddy offered a workaround to the steering wheel sensors that Tesla uses to ensure that drivers are still paying attention and ready to take over, should the adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assistance need to disengage unexpectedly.

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Elon Musk: Tesla had a saboteur in its ranks

Elon Musk: Tesla had a saboteur in its ranks

Elon Musk and his companies may always make headlines, but it isn’t always in a good light. Tesla, in particular, is already in hot water for the problematic Model 3 productions. Now it seems that Musk has found one of the causes of its woes, or a scapegoat. In an email sent to employees, the CEO revealed that they have learned of a disgruntled employee who sabotaged operations and leaked confidential data. But, of course, the story doesn’t stop there.

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Boring Company shoots Model X through a tunnel

Boring Company shoots Model X through a tunnel

The Boring Company’s future vision is hardly boring but, at least for now, its tunnels are. Bored under LA ground, its tunnels are meant to transport not just people but also vehicles at high speeds and, more importantly, without or with less traffic jams. Not convinced its possible? The Boring Company just uploaded a short clip of a test “run” using a Tesla Model X, bringing Elon Musk’s two companies closer together.

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Tesla cuts 9% of workforce: Musk shares full “reorg” letter

Tesla cuts 9% of workforce: Musk shares full “reorg” letter

Tesla is laying off around 9-percent of its workforce, according to insiders. Following a leak of the news, company CEO Elon Musk has confirmed the news and shared the full "reorg" letter sent to employees. In the letter, Musk states that a "comprehensive organizational restructuring" is underway but won't impact production workers.

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Elon Musk wasn’t joking about the Tesla Roadster having rockets

Elon Musk wasn’t joking about the Tesla Roadster having rockets

Elon Musk has never shied away from a big promise, but even some of his biggest fans were skeptical when he said the upcoming Tesla Roadster would have a SpaceX package with rockets. Turns out, that wasn't mere hyperbole - just don't expect tongues of flame from every angle.

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Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Almost four years ago to the day, Tesla's Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet to traditional automakers, challenging them to step up and take electric cars seriously. Now, he's finally getting what he wished for. Two of the biggest names in the industry are about to each launch a car that will take on Tesla's two top-selling models, and that's when things are going to start getting truly interesting.

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5 things Elon Musk revealed in Tesla’s Q&A today

5 things Elon Musk revealed in Tesla’s Q&A today

Tesla just held its annual shareholder meeting, and it was an opportunity for Elon Musk to talk Model 3, new Superchargers, and Autopilot. As well as a fresh vote of confidence in the outspoken company founder and chief executive, the event saw some new details on some of Tesla's most hotly-anticipated hardware - both on wheels and otherwise.

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Tesla Tuner Tsportline unveils dead sexy Model X T Largo

Tesla Tuner Tsportline unveils dead sexy Model X T Largo

There are a few tuners out there that turn their hand to making the already attractive Tesla cars even more attractive. A company called Tsportline has unveiled its limited-edition Tesla Model X that it says is a world's first. The vehicle is called the T Largo and claims to be the companies most exclusive customization program.

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Tesla Model 3 brake update wows as test complaint fixed

Tesla Model 3 brake update wows as test complaint fixed

Tesla's software update for the Model 3, pushed out to address criticisms of the electric car's braking performance, seems to have done the trick. The most affordable car in Tesla's line-up met with unexpectedly negative feedback from Consumer Reports, which initially failed to recommend the Model 3 after voicing concerns about how well its brakes worked.

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Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked Laguna Beach police car

Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked Laguna Beach police car

It seems that the evidence against self-driving technology are slowly piling up. Coincidentally, the biggest number of them are coming from the car company that isn't actually pushing for self-driving cars that much. Tesla's cars have recently been involved in a few crashes, including a fatal one, that have been attributed to its Autopilot mode. And it seems it's not yet over as another incident has been blamed on the car's Autopilot mode. Almost ironically, the car in question crashed into a police cruiser but, fortunately, the story doesn't have a tragic ending.

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