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Tesla patent shows yet another way to reduce range anxiety with battery swapping

Tesla patent shows yet another way to reduce range anxiety with battery swapping

If any company is pushing the limits of what transportation of the future might look like, it's Tesla. The company makes some of the longest driving and most popular EVs on the market today. Tesla is looking at how it can extend the driving range of its EVs even further than the vehicles can go today. It's not doing this by installing more Superchargers alone, it's looking at a system that would allow the swapping of battery packs.

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Unplugged Performance adds the va-va-vroom to Tesla Model 3

Unplugged Performance adds the va-va-vroom to Tesla Model 3

If you want a Tesla Model 3, but don't want to wait until the performance version lands in mid-2018, there is an option. A company called Unplugged Performance will take your basic Model 3 EV and turn it into a dead sexy beast if you want. Unplugged Performance says it will deliver complete vehicles and it will offer many exterior, interior, suspension, and brake updates for the car.

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Tesla semi truck may be revealed on October 26 says Musk

Tesla semi truck may be revealed on October 26 says Musk

Tesla didn't show off its electric semi truck this month as originally planned, but the company isn't leaving people in the dark. Musk took to Twitter this evening to announce a tentative unveiling date for the vehicle: October 26. This isn't a guarantee, at least based on Musk's tweet, but it does give us an idea of the time frame in which Tesla is working.

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Tesla urban Superchargers bring high-speed charging to cities

Tesla urban Superchargers bring high-speed charging to cities

Tesla is planning a big push in urban Supercharger locations, attempting to bolster its network as Model 3 owners start to join the crowds. The company has traditionally used Supercharger Stations to enable long-distance driving for its electric cars, positioning them along highways and on popular driving routes. In contrast, city recharging has focused on other, less powerful means.

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Tesla Model S P90D owners get all the power thanks to one man’s suit

Tesla Model S P90D owners get all the power thanks to one man’s suit

People who shelled out the extra money for the P90D option on their Model S EVs wanted all the electric torque and performance they could get and they wanted it as often and as easily accessible as possible. The problem for many of these owners is that Tesla decide to minimize the wear on the drivetrain it would lower the power output after launch model was used a certain number of times.

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Tesla tests out Hyperloop pusher pod to 220mph

Tesla tests out Hyperloop pusher pod to 220mph

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has posted an image and a video to Instagram talking about the recent test that was conducted of the Hyperloop pusher pod. Musk says that the test involved sending the pusher pod alone down the tube just to see what it would do. That pusher pod wasn't pushing any student pods in this test.

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Tesla ‘TTunes’ music service hinted in software update, but Musk claims joke

Tesla ‘TTunes’ music service hinted in software update, but Musk claims joke

Several weeks ago there was talk about car maker Tesla developing its own streaming music service for use in its popular electric vehicles. While this was mostly based on rumors of Tesla holding talks with music labels, real evidence of the service has now surfaced in the company's most recent vehicle software update. But in a strange twist, CEO Elon Musk has stated the whole thing is a "joke."

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Tesla Semi electric big rig aims for up to 300 miles per charge

Tesla Semi electric big rig aims for up to 300 miles per charge

We already know that Tesla is working on electric big rigs for long haul trucking. With Tesla's average EV good for somewhere north of 200 miles depending on conditions and driving style, you might expect the EV big rig to drive much further than that, after all it's a much larger beast and can presumably have much larger batteries.

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This Tesla vs Lamborghini race is deeply satisfying

This Tesla vs Lamborghini race is deeply satisfying

Making the decision between a Tesla Model X P100D and a Lamborghini Aventador SV is not something most of us will ever get to do, but thankfully we have entertaining drag races to salve that pain. The two cars - and a Model S P100D that also joins in the fun - went head to head at the Palm Beach International Raceway to show what happens when you put the cutting-edge in electric SUV against one of the most coveted supercars on the market. Here's the spoiler: don't argue with instantaneous torque.

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Telsa’s Musk takes EV ideas: Cloud driver profiles, smarter sunroof, more

Telsa’s Musk takes EV ideas: Cloud driver profiles, smarter sunroof, more

Elon Musk continued his one-man Tesla support hotline service this weekend, fielding requests and complaints from EV owners for features they'd like to see in the next OTA firmware. The outspoken billionaire has frequently used Twitter as an open house for ideas and feedback, with many of the suggestions making it through to future firmware updates. This time around, Musk is tackling some of Telsa cars' more frustrating foibles.

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Tesla eyes autonomous big rig testing in Nevada

Tesla eyes autonomous big rig testing in Nevada

Tesla has been cramming semi-autonomous technology into its cars for many years now and while the tech has had some issues, it has proven to be one of the most sought after features in Tesla cars. Tesla calls its tech Autopilot and earlier this week Autopilot got an update that put it one step closer to fully autonomous driving. While the tech is moving forward in passenger cars, Tesla is looking to the future where big rigs can travel the roads autonomously.

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Tesla Autopilot got a secret upgrade en-route to autonomy

Tesla Autopilot got a secret upgrade en-route to autonomy

Tesla has quietly rolled out a new Autopilot system, fitting more recent cars with updated - and more powerful - hardware with the long-term goal of full autonomous driving. The automaker has been one of the most vocal in promising self-driving abilities for its vehicles, with Elon Musk on record as suggesting that the second-generation Autopilot system that debuted in late 2016 would one day be sufficient for an entirely autonomous car. However, what was not publicized was that Tesla was working on another updated "brain" for Autopilot.

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