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Tesla whistleblower tells SEC of alleged wrongdoing at Gigafactory
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Enlarge / Tesla’s new Model 3 car on display is seen on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Tesla store in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images) Martin Tripp, the ex-Tesla technician who has been sued by his former employer, has now filed a formal whistleblower tip to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Tripp’s lawyer, Stuart […]

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Tesla Meets Self-Imposed Deadline For Model 3, Rolls Out 7,000 Cars In a Week
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Elon Musk tweeted on Sunday that the company produced 7,000 cars last week, including 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans. “Beating a self-imposed deadline, the final car rolling off the assembly line on Sunday morning, several hours after the midnight goal set by Musk, two workers at the factory told Reuters on Sunday.” CNBC reports: The […]

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Tesla opens up Model 3 invites to all remaining reservation holders     – Roadshow
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It also slightly tweaked the pricing and options for dual-motor AWD variants.

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Tesla To Close a Dozen Solar Facilities In 9 States
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Electric car maker Tesla’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees. The […]

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Tesla denies exaggerating Model 3 production prowess
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Tesla has asked a federal court in San Francisco to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit filed by shareholders, which accuses the automaker of lying about its ability to mass produce the Model 3 sedan. The lawsuit, filed in October, alleges that Tesla…

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Tesla Unveils Dual Motor and Performance Specs For Model 3
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Rei writes: Yesterday evening, Elon Musk announced the pricing and specs for two of the Model 3’s most in-demand options — dual motor and performance versions. The base dual motor configuration adds an AC induction front motor to the current partial-PM reluctance rear motor for $5,000; in addition to AWD and allowing the car to […]

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Utilities, Tesla appeal federal rollback of auto emissions standards
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Enlarge / Charging at night. (credit: Jordan Golson) A coalition of utilities and electric vehicle makers, including Tesla, filed a petition with a US Federal Appeals Court to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider its recent work to roll back auto emissions standards. In April, the EPA said that it would relax greenhouse […]

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Google brings Nvidia’s Tesla V100 GPUs to its cloud
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Google today announced that Nvidia’s high-powered Tesla V100 GPUs are now available for workloads on both Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine. For now, this is only a public beta, but for those who need Google’s full support for their GPU workloads, the company also today announced that the slightly less powerful Nvidia P100 GPUs are […]

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Tesla owner faces 18-month ban for leaving the driver's seat
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Tesla will be one of the first to tell you not to put too much faith in Autopilot. It's currently more of an advanced driver assist than a full self-driving system. However, one driver recently ignored that advice in dramatic fashion. Nottingham, UK…

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