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Lithuania used 'Minecraft' to pitch Tesla's next Gigafactory

Lithuania used 'Minecraft' to pitch Tesla's next Gigafactory If you have a business proposition for Tesla, go geeky.That's what Lithuanian hopefuls did in a Minecraft-native pitch to make the Eastern European country the home of Gigafactory 2, Tesla's lithium-ion battery factory.

Tesla Model S P100D just hit a ridiculous record in new speed test

Tesla Model S P100D just hit a ridiculous record in new speed test The Tesla Model S P100D has hit a new acceleration record, according to a recent test by Motor Trend.The test was performed in Tesla's "full-on Ludicrous Easter egg mode," and saw the car hit 60mph in 2.

Tesla to 'hopefully' launch the Model 3 in India this summer: Elon Musk

Tesla to 'hopefully' launch the Model 3 in India this summer: Elon Musk To much fanfare, Musk announced the Tesla Model 3 — the "affordable", mass-market, $35,000 electric vehicle — last year.Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, VC Mahesh Murthy, entrepreneur Vishal Gondal were among the few people who pre-ordered the Model 3 last year.

Elon Musk reveals a key detail about the Model 3's battery

Elon Musk reveals a key detail about the Model 3's battery Elon Musk confirmed that in a reply on Twitter on Tuesday, explaining that the Model 3's wheelbase just can't fit such a big battery.The Model S is available with either a 60, 75, 90 or a 100 kWh battery, so it's likely the Model 3 with come with one of the lower three options.

Tesla sets record: Model S the fastest street legal car from zero to 60

Tesla sets record: Model S the fastest street legal car from zero to 60 In Motor Trend’s acceleration test, the 2017 Tesla Model S P100D in Ludicrous+ mode set a new world record for zero to 60 acceleration at less than 2.3-second zero to 60 time is even more impressive.

2.28 seconds: Tesla Model S sets production car record for 0-60 mph

2.28 seconds: Tesla Model S sets production car record for 0-60 mph A Tesla Model S P100DL just recorded the fastest time ever for a production car to reach 60 mph: 2.Last November, Tesla chairman Elon Musk Tweeted, “Looks like the Model S P100D Easter egg will allow it to do 0 to 60 mph in 2.

Tesla to start pilot production on the Model 3 by February 20, volume production in July

Tesla to start pilot production on the Model 3 by February 20, volume production in July On Wednesday, Tesla confirmed it will shut down its California plant to retool it for production of the (hopefully) high-volume Model 3.The brief, planned pause (according to Tesla) is to expand its paint shop, perform general maintenance, and prep the plant for increased productivity February 20 is Tesla’s target for initial production on the Model 3, according to Reuters.

Tesla hits pause on California factory to prepare for Model 3 production

Tesla hits pause on California factory to prepare for Model 3 production According to a Reuters report this week, Tesla is planning on shutting down production at its California assembly plant at some point in February to prep for the highly anticipated Model 3 sedan.The company hopes to begin production in July and officials said that its “brief, planned” pause would give the organization sufficient time to adequately prepare for what is sure to be a very busy period.

Elon Musk: 'Getting in a car will be just like getting in an elevator' in 10 years

Elon Musk: 'Getting in a car will be just like getting in an elevator' in 10 years When it does, he believes the world economy needs to be prepared to adjust to a society that no longer needs human drivers as part of the workforce.Business Insider first posted the video of Musk's remarks.

Musk: Humans Must Merge With Machines to Survive AI

Musk: Humans Must Merge With Machines to Survive AI If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: That’s Elon Musk’s theory on artificial intelligence—a field he both fears and profits from.” Now, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO believes humans can ride out the robot revolution by merging with machines—or risk becoming irrelevant.

Guy sacrifices Tesla to save unconscious driver, Elon Musk offers to cover repair costs

Guy sacrifices Tesla to save unconscious driver, Elon Musk offers to cover repair costs It feels good to be the hero, and for the driver that exposed his Tesla (and himself) to danger in order to save another driver, it won't even be very costly.When Kick realized the man was unconscious, he pulled in front of the Volkswagen and slowly braked until both cars came to a stop.

Tesla driver saves unconscious man trapped in out-of-control vehicle

Tesla driver saves unconscious man trapped in out-of-control vehicle On Monday, Manfred Kick was driving his Tesla Model S on the Autobahn, not far from Munich.While behind the wheel, Kick noticed that a man driving a Volkswagen Passat in the left lane had fallen unconscious.

Driver Sacrifices His Tesla

Driver Sacrifices His Tesla Faith in humanity restored 23 hrs agoFor honour at japanese server 23 hrs agoNow I want a baby hippo.22 hrs agoGuy lost for FIVE years found last week 23 hrs ago4 Years later.

Harman, Ultrahaptics team up for mid-air haptic feedback

Harman, Ultrahaptics team up for mid-air haptic feedback Mega-big automotive supplier Harman and British startup Ultrahaptics are partnering to create a haptic driver feedback system.The work of Harman and Ultrahaptics extends the feedback to mid-air for when the user is gesturing.

Tesla Model 3 on track for September volume production

Tesla Model 3 on track for September volume production Good news for the 375,000 fans on the Tesla Model 3 waiting list: CEO Elon Musk said Tesla will deliver the first Tesla Model 3s to customers in July, reach volume production of 5,000 units a week in the fourth quarter, and 10,000 vehicles “at some point in 2018.This time Musk said only that it will be 47,000-50,000 Model S and Model X vehicles (the two models it sells now) in the first half.

Tesla is so sure its cars are safe that it now offers insurance for life

Tesla is so sure its cars are safe that it now offers insurance for life In the self-driving future envisioned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, car owners might be saying "goodbye" to a whole lot more than steering wheels.The news was dropped Wednesday in an earnings call, reports The Next Web, and suggests that Tesla executives believe they are uniquely qualified to change the way new cars are priced and purchased.

The Tesla Model 3 gets real in July

The Tesla Model 3 gets real in July The letter revealed that production for Model 3 — the company's "affordable" electric car — is on track to start in July 2017, with volume ramping up by September.The company predicts production will scale to "exceed 5,000 vehicles at some point in the fourth quarter.

Google Waymo sues Uber over self-driving car technology

Google Waymo sues Uber over self-driving car technology The email included machine drawings of Otto’s LiDAR system and circuit boards — boards that were extremely similar to Google’s own designs.” That’s a damning accusation, given the proof Google has collected, and it comes at a time when Uber scarcely needs more bad news.

Apple takes quick action after video of smoking iPhone 7 goes viral

Apple takes quick action after video of smoking iPhone 7 goes viral So many electrons, so little space Apple is grappling with two issues related to the iPhone: a bug that’s shutting down iPhone 6 models, and an iPhone 7 that seems to have caught fire spontaneously.The other issue, this smoldering iPhone 7, is a bit different.

Adding self-driving tech to your car is surprisingly cheap... and legal

Adding self-driving tech to your car is surprisingly cheap... and legal While Tesla rolls out updates to Autopilot incrementally and other automakers fine-tune their autonomous platforms after years of development, some ambitious drivers are tricking out their own, regular cars with self-driving systems.But safety concerns about DIY self-driving tech pushed the National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) to get involved.