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Tesla’s Arcade adds ‘Fallout Shelter’ for in-car play

Sponsored Links Bethesda Nearly a year after it was announced at E3, Fallout Shelter has joined the list of games Tesla owners can play on their in-car infotainment systems. After initially launching on smartphones five years ago, the free-to-play spin-off has come to additional console platforms and, now, cars. In this one, instead of trying …

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Tesla’s ‘full self-driving’ package will cost $1,000 more by July

Sponsored Links Tesla Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” package will get a price hike and cost $1,000 more worldwide come July 1st, Elon Musk has revealed on Twitter. The company chief didn’t mention an exact adjusted price for it, but the option currently costs customers $7,000. In a follow-up tweet, Musk said that the package will become …

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Elon Musk restarts Tesla production in defiance of county lockdown

Sponsored Links Mason Trinca for The Washington Post via Getty Images Elon Musk isn’t waiting to resolve his lawsuit against Alameda County to get Tesla’s Fremont factory back up and running. The CEO has confirmed earlier reports from The Verge, the San Francisco Chronicle and others that Tesla has restarted production despite the county’s pandemic …

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Musk dares county officials to arrest him as he reopens Fremont factory

Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2020. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty Elon Musk is planning to defy county officials as he battles to reopen Tesla’s Fremont factory in the face of a continued shelter-in-place order in Alameda County, California, Musk announced on Twitter on Monday. “Tesla is restarting production today against Alameda County rules,” Musk tweeted. …

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Musk reacts to continued shutdown order, announces intent to move HQ

Enlarge / Elon Musk listens as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about constructing a high speed transit tunnel at Block 37 during a news conference on June 14, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Joshua Lott / Getty Images Elon Musk’s contentious relationship with Alameda County officials reached a tipping point on Saturday, when the Tesla CEO …

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Elon Musk says he’ll move Tesla’s headquarters to Nevada or Texas

Sponsored Links Elon Musk has been frustrated that Tesla’s Fremont factory has remained shut down due to Alameda County’s lockdown order, and that anger has apparently reached the boiling point. Musk has claimed that he’ll move Tesla’s headquarters to Nevada or Texas “immediately” as a result of Alameda County’s decision to keep the Fremont factory …

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These streamliners are the world’s most aerodynamic cars

In 1980, Volkswagen built the ARVW concept car, the most aerodynamic vehicle it has ever created. It achieved a drag coefficient (Cd) of just 0.15. By contrast, most road cars have a Cd of between 0.3-0.4. Volkswagen The ARVW was able to reach 225mph (362km/h) at the Nardo high speed bowl. Volkswagen The Model 3 …

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Hacker buys old Tesla parts on eBay, finds them full of user data

Enlarge / Inside a Tesla. Steve Jurvetson / Flickr Tesla infotainment systems are a marvel to behold. Among other things, they display Netflix or Youtube videos, run Spotify, connect to Wi-Fi, and of course store phone numbers of contacts. But those benefits require storing heaps of personal information that an amateur researcher found can reveal …

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Tesla delays Semi electric truck to 2021

Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin/Engadget You’ll have to wait a while longer before you see Tesla’s Semi hauling cargo. As part of a presentation discussing earnings, Tesla said it was “shifting” (read: delaying) deliveries of its electric big rig to 2021, or two years past its original 2019 target. The company didn’t elaborate on what prompted …

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