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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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Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 lawsuit settlement is one step closer [Updated]

Tesla’s Autopilot 2.0 lawsuit settlement is one step closer [Updated]

A Tesla Autopilot class action suit is one step closer to settlement, with Model S and Model X owning plaintiffs agreeing to a cash payout having complained that the second-generation of the driver assistance technology had delays in its functionality being rolled out. The agreement, which is yet to be approved by the San Jose federal court judge overseeing the case, would see more than $5m being set aside for a settlement fund by Tesla.

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Tesla Model 3 to get another chance at key recommendation after brake fix

Tesla Model 3 to get another chance at key recommendation after brake fix

Recently Consumer Reports (CR) tested the Tesla Model 3 and found that the car had braking distances that were much longer than other vehicles in its class. That poor brake performance led the publication to withhold the coveted "Recommended" rating for the car. The publication has now announced that it will give the Model 3 another chance.

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Tesla Model 3 brake controversy loses EV a key recommendation

Tesla Model 3 brake controversy loses EV a key recommendation

Tesla's Model 3 may be its most affordable car, but concerns over braking performance has seen the electric sedan miss getting the nod from Consumer Reports. Latest in a series of ongoing tensions between the testing company and the EV-maker, the decision comes as Tesla announced it was almost ready to open the order books on even more expensive versions of the electric car.

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Tesla releases some of its software to comply with open source rules

Tesla releases some of its software to comply with open source rules

Tesla makes some of the most popular electric vehicles out there and the systems in those cars rely on open source software for operating systems and features. Some of that open source software that is used in Tesla products has a license agreement that requires Tesla to at least offer the user access to the source code. Tesla hasn't been making that offer.

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