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Tesla’s FSD Beta is navigating challenges with ease as new data is fed to Neural Net

By Joey Klender Posted on October 29, 2020 Ever since Tesla rolled out its Full Self-Driving Beta last week, the lucky group of individuals who have been sharing the new system’s capabilities are proving that Autopilot has improved significantly. Previously challenging tasks for the 2.5-dimension Autopilot versions are no longer a tough task thanks to …

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Tesla’s limited FSD beta is learning how to slow down for speed bumps

By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 29, 2020 Elon Musk has previously noted that the improvements in the capabilities of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving system will be rapid once the company rolls out its Autopilot rewrite. Based on recent real-world tests of the FSD beta in action, it appears that improvements are indeed coming quickly, with …

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Tesla to build one new Service Center per week in 2021

By Joey Klender Posted on October 29, 2020 Tesla will begin ramping the presence of its Service Centers across the world, aiming to build 52 new facilities over the course of 2021, a new report states. Tesla currently has 466 operational Service Centers worldwide, allowing owners to have their electric cars looked at by company-trained …

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Tesla’s Full Self-Driving $2k price increase takes effect

By Joey Klender Posted on October 29, 2020 Tesla’s Full Self-Driving suite has increased in price by $2,000 from $8,000 to $10,000, as CEO Elon Musk announced last week. Musk announced the price increase last week on the heels of the FSD Beta release on October 20th, which was released to a select group of …

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Tesla partner Panasonic is working on a prototype 4680 battery cell production line

By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 29, 2020 During a briefing on Thursday, Panasonic’s Chief Financial Officer Hirokazu Umeda noted that the Japanese tech conglomerate is preparing to produce 4680 battery cells for Tesla. Umeda also mentioned that Panasonic started working on a prototype manufacturing line for the 4680 cells after Tesla’s Battery Day event …

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Lucid Air’s ‘Zenith Red’ paint is rocking a stunning Tesla ‘Signature Red’-esque shade

By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 29, 2020 The Lucid Air’s “Zenith Red” paint option made an appearance at the electric car maker’s recent New York event. Based on images of the vehicle that were shared online, it appears that Lucid’s Zenith Red is just as eye-catching as the “Eureka Gold” paint featured in the …

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SpaceX operational astronaut launch debut back on track after “nail polish” delay

By Eric Ralph Posted on October 29, 2020 In a new NASA briefing, SpaceX vice president of build and flight reliability Hans Koenigsmann was able to explain in far more detail why a recent last-second Falcon 9 launch abort happened and how it wound up delaying the company’s first operational astronaut launch. Now scheduled to …

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India official ramps efforts to attract Tesla for potential facility in Karnataka

By Simon Alvarez Posted on October 28, 2020 With Elon Musk practically confirming on Twitter that Tesla will be entering India next year, officials in the country seem to be intent on securing more of the electric car maker’s presence. This was recently highlighted in CNBC-TV18 during a panel on the Bengaluru Tech Summit, with Deputy Chief …

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Tesla Giga Berlin’s next-gen paint shop is getting fitted with 1st batch of equipment

By Maria Merano Posted on October 28, 2020 Tesla Giga Berlin looks like is coming together quite nicely, especially its revolutionary paint shop. A video from drone-operator Tobias Lindh depicts a typical day at Gigafactory Berlin, including the hustle and bustle of the workers as they try to build Tesla’s facility in Europe. Among the …

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