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Jeweler who made Tesla ring for Elon Musk gets locked inside Model X
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By Sven Gustafson Ben Yang, a jeweler to the stars better known as Ben Baller, recently made a custom diamond- and ruby-encrusted Tesla ring reportedly valued at $37,000 for Elon Musk as a token of his appreciation. More recently, he found himself p…

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Tesla adds '2048' and Atari’s 'Super Breakout' to its dashboards
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Tesla is adding more free games to the dashboard display on Model S, Model X and Model 3 cars. Super Breakout and 2048 are joining other Atari classics Missile Command, Asteroids, Lunar Lander and Centipede, which Tesla added in August. To date, hund…

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Tesla drops mid-range Model 3 battery option
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Now that the $35,000 Model 3 is here, Tesla appears ready to streamline its options. The automaker has removed the Mid Range battery option from its Model 3 configuration tool, leaving a gap between the Standard Range and Standard Range Plus models…

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Tesla Angers Autonomous Vehicle Experts By Promising 'Full Self-Driving' Model 3
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Tesla’s now taking orders for Model 3’s with a “full self-driving capability” — meaning “automatic driving on city streets.” CNN reports that experts on self-driving technology “say CEO Elon Musk is playing fast and loose with definitions, overselling the technology and potentially creating safety issues.” Experts say Tesla’s “full self-driving” feature is really a partial […]

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Tesla closing retail stores in shift to online-only sales strategy
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Tesla is moving all of its sales online, a dramatic shift in its sales strategy that will result in the closure of stores and some layoffs as the automaker looks for ways to reduce costs in order to bring a cheaper Model 3 to market. Tesla CEO Elon Musk didn’t say how many stores would […]

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Tesla delivers big price cuts to Model S and Model X vehicles
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Tesla made a flurry of announcements this afternoon with the highlight being the company’s reveal of its $35k Model 3. That reveal grabbed the most headlines, but updates to the Model S and Model X lines brought the costs of high-end models down with maxed out Performance + Ludicrous Mode versions of the S and […]

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Tesla 'Dog Mode' Will Stop Pets From Overheating In Cars, Elon Musk Says
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his fleet of electric vehicles will be getting a “dog mode” to protect pets from overheating. The feature, which will be rolled out next week, will be able to detect when a pet is locked inside the car — and keep the temperature at a safe level. The New Zealand […]

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Jaguar I-Pace vs. Tesla Model 3: Which Is the Better Electric Car?
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To suggest that electric cars are having a painful birth would be a colossal understatement. Tesla clearly plowed this field and quickly recognized that the lack of a charging infrastructure was going to be a problem and, with reasonable effectiveness, dealt with it tactically. However, those “tactical” chickens are about to come home to roost […]

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Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program
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Enlarge / New Tesla wall charger. (credit: Tesla) This week, Tesla introduced a new wall charger that can plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 standard American wall outlet. The new wall charger is similar to the company’s second-generation mobile wall connector but with the ability to provide 40 amps (9.6kW) to long-range Model S, X, […]

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