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Tesla Owner Saved by Glass Roof When Car Crushed with 2,000-Pound Tree

Sam Fursey shared his story on YouTube this week about how the glass roof of his Tesla Model 3 saved his life. In a typical scenario, when a tree weighing 2,000 pounds crushes your car, you will most likely be … Continue reading

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Tesla is Integrating Car Sharing in its App, Hinting at ‘Tesla Network’

Tesla is working on integrating vehicle sharing into its app, which could be a step further toward the long-awaited “Tesla Network” launch. Click here to read more.

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Full Self-Driving Diary: A Longtime Tesla Driver’s Perspective on FSD Beta

After a month of safe and cautious driving, I finally achieved a Safety Score of 99 last week, and shortly thereafter, I was granted access to the Full Self-Driving Beta for my 2021 Model Y. The experience with the FSD … Continue reading

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Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta Now Attaches Video Recordings to Testers

Tesla Full Self-Driving beta testers will need to give up a little more privacy if they want to test the Level 2 driver-assist system. Electrek first reported Wednesday that the carmaker has updated its terms of agreement for FSD usage, … Continue reading

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CNN Tried Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving.’ Here’s What Happened

When a dozen small children crossed in front of our Tesla with “full self-driving,” I had good reason to be nervous. I’d spent my morning so far in the backseat of the Model 3 using “full self-driving,” the system that … Continue reading

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Apple Hires Tesla’s Former Autopilot Software Director

Apple hasn’t been all that vocal about its electric car project, but according to Bloomberg, the iPhone maker is hiring Tesla’s Autopilot software engineer to work on its EVs. Sources close to the matter told Bloomberg that Apple scooped up … Continue reading

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Tesla Pulls Full Self-Driving Update After Sudden Braking Spooks Drivers

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software lived up to its “beta” label this weekend. On Saturday morning, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a delay for the 10.3 update after internal quality-assurance testers discovered that the new version performed worse at left turns … Continue reading

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Tesla Auto Insurance Expanding Into Texas This Week

Tesla will launch its own brand of auto insurance in Texas this week, founder Elon Musk said during a October 7 shareholders call addressing the company’s headquarters relocation from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas. In January the state insurance department … Continue reading

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Tesla Will Move its Headquarters to Texas, Elon Musk Says

Tesla HQ is getting a new home. “I’m excited to announce that we’re moving our headquarters to Austin, Texas,” CEO Elon Musk said Thursday during a Tesla shareholders meeting. Click here to read more.

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Tesla’s Self-Driving Cars a Step Toward a Future Without Auto Insurance

The phrase “asleep at the wheel” could soon lose all meaning as Tesla and other automakers push self-driving cars closer to reality. CEO Elon Musk says select Tesla drivers could get their hands on “full self-driving” software as early as … Continue reading

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Tesla Insurance Could Launch in Texas Next Month, New York in 2022

Tesla Insurance is poised to launch in Texas next month and New York in 2022, according to CEO Elon Musk, who gave additional details regarding the electric automaker’s insurance initiative on Twitter last night. Click here to read more.

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Tesla’s Model 3 Features Continuous Backlite that Turns into Roof Glass

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, unveiled the Model 3 Thursday night to a packed house. Similar to the Model X, glass plays a huge role in the vehicle’s design. The rear backlite stretches up and over the back roof of the vehicle. “The rear roof area is actually one continuous pane of glass,” said Musk. Continue reading

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