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Tesla Model 3 traveling on Autopilot explodes twice after hitting a tow truck

Tesla Model 3 traveling on Autopilot explodes twice after hitting a tow truck

The driver of a Tesla Model 3 and his kids are lucky to be alive after the electric sedan rear-ended a parked tow truck, exploded twice, and burned to the ground. The driver -- a Russian businessman -- told investigators he was using Autopilot at the time of the accident. Tesla is looking into the crash.
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Mod turns Tesla Model S into surveillance bot that tracks faces, license plates

Mod turns Tesla Model S into surveillance bot that tracks faces, license plates

Security researcher Truman Kain debuted the Surveillance Detection Scout at the Defcon hacking conference. The mod is capable of transforming a Tesla Model S into a surveillance bot that can track license plates and faces, and send out alerts if someone keeps appearing on the car's built-in cameras.
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Tesla Model 3 tuned in Germany is an electric car you’ll either love or hate

Tesla Model 3 tuned in Germany is an electric car you’ll either love or hate

German tuner Novitec has released a catalog of aftermarket parts for the Tesla Model 3. Its body kit includes several components made with carbon fiber, and it also makes 21-inch alloy wheels available. There are suspension parts, too, but Novitec leaves the Tesla Model 3's electric powertrain fully stock.
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Tesla squashes Dog Mode bug that could have let cars get too hot

Tesla squashes Dog Mode bug that could have let cars get too hot

Tesla recently rolled out an over-the-air update to fix a worrying Dog Mode bug that had the potential to let a vehicle’s interior become too hot. Dog Mode launched in April as a way to keep the car cool for pets in warm weather if the owner has to hop out for a moment.
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Tesla-driving tourists set a coast-to-coast record, but lose it a few days later

Tesla-driving tourists set a coast-to-coast record, but lose it a few days later

Swiss tourists on a family vacation in the United States set a coast-to-coast record by driving their Tesla Model 3 from New York City to Los Angeles (a trip known as a Cannonball Run) in 48 hours and 10 minutes. The EV record was broken just a few days later by another Model 3 owner who logged 45 hours and 16 minutes.
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Tesla will show its cyberpunk, Blade Runner-inspired pickup by the end of 2019

Tesla will show its cyberpunk, Blade Runner-inspired pickup by the end of 2019

Tesla has started designing its long-promised pickup truck. The yet-unnamed model will come with dual-motor all-wheel drive and lots of torque, plus it will be able to park itself. It will be about as big as Ford's F-150, though a sketch suggests Tesla will later build a much bigger pickup based on its semi.
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Teslas will soon be able to stream Netflix and Hulu, Elon Musk says

Teslas will soon be able to stream Netflix and Hulu, Elon Musk says

Soon you might be able to binge-watch your favorite show while in your Tesla -- provided your car is parked. Tesla founder Elon Musk announced via tweet that the ability to stream Netflix and Hulu through the car’s display is on its way -- and may one day be available while driving.
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Tesla lost $408 million last quarter, and the Model 3 is mostly to blame

Tesla lost $408 million last quarter, and the Model 3 is mostly to blame

Tesla Motors just reported its second-quarter earnings, and the news is anything but positive. The company lost $408 million in Q2, even after selling a record number of cars. Pundits on all sides are now divining further meaning from the electric car company's continued losses.
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Tesla Model 3 is the world’s most-searched-for electric car, survey says

Tesla Model 3 is the world’s most-searched-for electric car, survey says

The Tesla Model 3 is the most-searched-for electric car in the world, according to a survey of Google search data. The Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S were far behind the Model 3 in second and third place, respectively. The Tesla Model X, BMW i3, and Renault Zoe rounded out the list.
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Tesla drops cheapest Model S and Model X versions in latest lineup reshuffle

Tesla drops cheapest Model S and Model X versions in latest lineup reshuffle

Tesla dropped entry-level Standard Range versions of the Model S and Model X in yet another model shake-up. That leaves just the Long Range and Performance versions of the luxury electric cars. Tesla has changed its pricing and model lineup multiple times over the past few months.
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Pablo Escobar’s brother pours fuel on the flamethrower feud with Elon Musk

Pablo Escobar’s brother pours fuel on the flamethrower feud with Elon Musk

Remember Elon Musk’s “Not a Flamethrower” from last year? Pablo Escobar’s brother Roberto recently launched his own eerily similar product, a device he said looks almost identical because Musk stole the idea from him and then beat him to market.
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Digital Trends Live: Tesla sales records, fixing the Galaxy Fold, and more

Digital Trends Live: Tesla sales records, fixing the Galaxy Fold, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the biggest tech stories of the day, including Tesla’s sales records, Samsung (reportedly) fixes the Galaxy Fold, smartglasses keep things in focus, NASA’s new asteroid mission, a thought-controlled robotic hand, and more.
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Tesla sold a lot more Model 3’s than anyone expected in latest quarter

Tesla sold a lot more Model 3’s than anyone expected in latest quarter

Tesla Motors has set two new records during the second quarter of 2019. With the reporting of the company's sales figures today, it was disclosed that Tesla achieved production of 87,048 vehicles, and deliveries of 95,200 vehicles.
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Tesla fixes potentially fiery problem with an over-the-air software update

Tesla fixes potentially fiery problem with an over-the-air software update

Tesla sent a team of in-house investigators to Shanghai, China, to determined why an early Model S suddenly exploded and caught fire. It blamed the fire on a defective battery module, and sent an over-the-air software update to remedy the issue. Tesla stressed that no one was hurt during the incident.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Tesla Special Edition turns out to be a beautiful dream

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Tesla Special Edition turns out to be a beautiful dream

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may not be very far away now, but there are still surprises in store for us. However, one that will not happen -- at least not anytime soon -- is a team up with Tesla. A post on Weibo had referenced what turns out to be merely an imaginative high-concept render by a YouTuber.
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Study finds motorists overestimate Autopilot’s capabilities; Tesla disagrees

Study finds motorists overestimate Autopilot’s capabilities; Tesla disagrees

Research conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) finds many motorists are confused about the semi-autonomous driving aids found in cars. They often think the systems are more capable than they truly are, especially Tesla's Autopilot system, and they don't understand messages in the dashboard.
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Here’s what’s happening if you see someone steering a Tesla while it’s in park

Here’s what’s happening if you see someone steering a Tesla while it’s in park

The just-launched Tesla Arcade brings all of its games into a single hub, and includes a new kart racer called Beach Buggy Racing 2 that lets you play using the car’s steering wheel — perfect for when you’re parked at a charging station waiting for your battery to power up.
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Tesla hasn’t made a pickup, so YouTuber Simone Giertz made one out of a Model 3

Tesla hasn’t made a pickup, so YouTuber Simone Giertz made one out of a Model 3

There’s a new Tesla model in town (sort of). Sick of waiting for Tesla to release an electric pickup truck, YouTuber Simone Giertz decided to make her own — post a fake commercial for it on YouTube. She calls it the "Truckla."
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Tesla screens may support YouTube with next software update

Tesla screens may support YouTube with next software update

Tesla is planning on supporting YouTube on their cars' central infotainment screen very soon. This announcement was made today at the 2019 E3 video gaming event by Elon Musk himself during a Q&A. This further confirmation is the first time that YouTube has been named explicitly.
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Digital Trends Live: Apple WWDC lead-up, Tesla pickup, and more

Digital Trends Live: Apple WWDC lead-up, Tesla pickup, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the lead-up to the Apple Worldwide Development Conference (WWDC), going on a safari with Google Search, Tesla’s upcoming pickup, in-display smartphone selfie camera, robotic lunar landers, and the future of untethered soft robots.
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Tesla owners will soon be able to play Cuphead while parked

Tesla owners will soon be able to play Cuphead while parked

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Cuphead, the notoriously difficult bullet-hell shooter on the Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch, will soon be playable on the built-in dashboard screens of the company's electric vehicles. The game, however, will only include the Inkwell Isle One section.
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Tesla is now doomed. Here’s how its EV dream will soon come crashing down

Tesla is now doomed. Here’s how its EV dream will soon come crashing down

Tesla completely transformed the automotive landscape and has done more to further the electric game than anyone else. It deserves total credit for making EVs a part of the discussion when it comes to the future of the automobile. Tesla has changed the world. It’s also doomed.
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Tesla to cap charging at busy Supercharging stations at 80%

Tesla to cap charging at busy Supercharging stations at 80%

Tesla will be updating some of its supercharger stations to impose limits on how much a car can be charged in a single period. The new limits will allow Tesla users to only charge up to 80% at busy supercharger stations in order to reduce queues and wait times. The changes apply to 17% of stations.
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Don’t trust Tesla’s new autonomous lane-changing feature, Consumer Reports warns

Don’t trust Tesla’s new autonomous lane-changing feature, Consumer Reports warns

Consumer Reports warns that last month's Autopilot updates that enabled automatic lane changing may put you at risk of a ticket or accident. Reaction times lagged what a human could do, testers say, and the system cut others off or passed in ways that could violate the law.
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Insiders claim the Tesla Model S nearly became the long-rumored Apple car

Insiders claim the Tesla Model S nearly became the long-rumored Apple car

Apple offered to buy Tesla in 2013, according to an analyst who spoke to people familiar with the talks. Apple made Tesla a great offer, but the deal fell through when Elon Musk refused to step away from the company he helped found. An Apple takeover remains on the table, according to the same analyst.
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With Tesla bleeding money, Elon Musk initiates hardcore spending review

With Tesla bleeding money, Elon Musk initiates hardcore spending review

After posting a sizable $700 million loss in the first quarter of 2019, Tesla announced it will review every expense no matter how big or small to keep spending in check. Company CEO Elon Musk will personally approve every 10th expense page. The company's stock briefly dropped below the $200 mark after the news broke.
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Tesla’s recent Model S fires prompt the company to update its battery software

Tesla’s recent Model S fires prompt the company to update its battery software

Following three recent Model S incidents where the vehicles caught fire while parked, Tesla has started pushing out an update for Model S and Model X batteries that alters their settings to make them safer. The electric-car maker says it’s continuing to investigate the exact cause of the fires.
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Tesla is being hurt by the trade war more than any other carmaker

Tesla is being hurt by the trade war more than any other carmaker

Tesla is being hurt by the current trade war far more than other carmakers. The EV maker is feeling the impact because it has the tightest balance sheet and is the most vulnerable to changes in the current structure. Tesla could see the very tight path to profitability disappear before its very eyes.
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Tesla’s Model 3 qualifies for owner tax incentives in Canada

Tesla’s Model 3 qualifies for owner tax incentives in Canada

To help Canadian Tesla Model 3 buyers qualify for a rebate, Tesla cut the price and limited the range of the Model 3 Standard Range version. Anyone who buys the limited-range car will get the rebate, but can only drive 93 miles per charge. Because of the range and price cut, however, others can also get the rebate.
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Tesla posts $702M Q1 loss as deliveries fall sharply; Musk promises turnaround

Tesla posts $702M Q1 loss as deliveries fall sharply; Musk promises turnaround

Tesla lost $702 million during the first quarter of 2019 as deliveries fell sharply, and demand for the Model X and the Model S flattened. The company predicts it will again lose money in the second quarter, but it will return to profitability during the third. It also announced plans to enter the insurance business.
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Nvidia agrees with Tesla’s take on self-driving cars, but corrects specifics

Nvidia agrees with Tesla’s take on self-driving cars, but corrects specifics

Nvidia's vice president of investor relations Rob Csongor underscored his company's agreement with broad statements by Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the EV company's April 22 Autonomy Investor Day. However, Csongor took exception to what he termed were inaccuracies about Nvidia's self-driving car computer.
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Tesla Model S and Model X charge faster and go farther with the same battery

Tesla Model S and Model X charge faster and go farther with the same battery

An all-new drivetrain for the Tesla Model S and Model X enables the EVs to travel farther per charge than the previous design. New-build Tesla Model S Long Range sedans have a 370-mile range and Model X Long Range SUVs can travel 325 miles per EPA cycle. The increased driving range comes with no change to the battery.

Digital Trends Live: Tesla taxis, NYC auto show, and Sony’s 8K TV

Digital Trends Live: Tesla taxis, NYC auto show, and Sony’s 8K TV

On the latest episode of DT Live, we discuss Tesla's proposed autonomous taxis, Sony's (expensive) 8K TVs, updates from the NYC auto show, a $1 billion lawsuit filed against Apple, how choosing imperfect produce can reduce food waste, DYNE sustainable fashion, the growing cost of advertising, and more.
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Tesla will have ‘autonomous robotaxis’ in 2020, Elon Musk says

Tesla will have ‘autonomous robotaxis’ in 2020, Elon Musk says

Tesla will deploy self-driving cars in a "robotaxi" service in 2020, CEO Elon Musk said at the automaker's Autonomy Investor Day. Current Tesla cars have all hardware needed for fully-autonomous driving, he said.