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Pwn2Own contest will pay $900,000 for hacks that exploit this Tesla
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Enlarge (credit: Tesla) Pwn2Own has been the foremost hacking contest for more than a decade, with cash prizes paid for exploits that compromise the security of all manner of devices and software. Browsers, virtual machines, computers, and phones have all been fair game. Now in its 13th year, the competition is adding a new category—a […]

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Tesla sued after fatal crash, accused of making “unreasonably dangerous” car
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Enlarge / A seller shows the dashboard of the Tesla Model S car at the electric carmaker Tesla showroom of El Corte Ingles store in Lisbon, on September 1, 2017. (credit: Getty Images) The family of a Florida man who died in a high-speed accident involving a Tesla has sued the automaker, alleging that his […]

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Report: Tesla has more than 3,300 Model 3s remaining in US inventory
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Enlarge On Sunday, auto blog Electrek reported that there were more than 3,300 Model 3 vehicles sitting in Tesla’s US inventory, according to an unnamed source familiar with the matter. The source added that, although Tesla has been working to sell every last vehicle before the end of December 31, when the $7,500 Federal Tax […]

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Mercedes, Tesla lowering prices in China amid easing tariff tensions     – Roadshow
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The tariff reduction doesn’t actually go into effect until Jan. 1.

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Tesla Model 3 Modded To Run Ubuntu
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140Mandak262Jamuna writes: CleanTechnica is reporting that someone hacked the infotainment system of a Tesla Model 3 and got root access and installed Linux distribution Ubuntu. Redditor trsohmers is able to show an Ubuntu command shell running alongside the Tesla OS. Since Tesla supports a browser that allows you to visit any site, could this be […]

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It took seven miles to pull over a Tesla with a seemingly asleep driver
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The Tesla Model S. (credit: Wolfram Burner) The California Highway Patrol on Friday pulled over a Tesla Model S that was traveling down the road—but whose driver appeared to be asleep at the wheel. The vehicle was traveling southbound on Highway 101 in Palo Alto. Officers said that they were unable to get the man’s attention. […]

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Tesla vs. Jaguar: The First Real Electric Car Track Shootout
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I’m a longtime Jaguar fan. I’ve owned a ton of them over the years, and I’ve had both good and bad experiences with the cars. Currently I own two — a 1970 XKE and a 2014 F-Type — and they are about to get a sibling. I’ve ordered a new Jaguar I-Pace, which is the […]

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Why you’re about to see a lot of drifting Tesla Model 3 videos
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Tesla Model 3 owners who opted for the Performance variant now have a reason to go to the track. Or, if history is a guide, they’ll skip the track and try the newly released Track Mode software feature in a parking lot or winding road. Track Mode — to be clear — is designed for, […]

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Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster reaches its farthest point from the Sun
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Enlarge / A launch-day photo of Starman leaving Earth orbit. (credit: SpaceX) Since its launch on February 6 atop a Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk’s cherry-red Tesla Roadster and its “passenger” Starman have been moving away from the Sun. Today, according to the Where is Roadster? website, the vehicle has reached its first apogee from […]

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