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Tesla adds James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to its board of directors

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Tesla has announced that it has added two new independent directors to its board including 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice- the CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and Ebony Media Operations. The appointments expand Tesla’s board to

The X-Factor: Elon Musk is the proud new owner of X.com

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No, we aren’t talking about the British music reality show The X-Factor here and neither the above-mentioned URL has got any thing to do with it. The news here is that Elon Musk has bought the domain name- X.com but

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils his latest possession, the Model 3

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Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla has finally got possession of the long-awaited mass market electric car Model 3. The CEO tweeted pictures of the new vehicle, which he only got because the actual first pre-order customer gifted Musk his place

Elon Musk’s first tunnel is all set to go live this week

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Elon Musk’s ‘boring’ plans (pun unintended) are finally coming to fruition as The Boring Company is done carving out its first segment. Musk announced the news on Twitter, where he said “Godot,” the Samuel Beckett inspired name of the company’s

Tesla may soon come up with its own music streaming service

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Tesla, the electric carmaker, is planning to create its own music streaming service, according to a report from Recode. Apparently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is in talks with major music labels about creating a streaming service that would come bundled

Tesla hires Andrej Karpathy to lead AI and Autopilot Vision

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Over the past few months, Tesla’s Autopilot division has been plagued with management problems. Adding to the exodus is Chris Lattner who was hired six months back to lead the Autopilot software team at Tesla. A Tesla spokesperson confirmed the departure

Tesla Motors is well on its way to India

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Electric Carmaker Tesla is in talks with the Indian Government to get tax exemptions from import duties until a factory is built. The company’s CEO and founder Elon Musk sent out a tweet confirming the same. In discussions with the

In a shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks about Model Y, drops first teaser

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At the annual shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk released a teaser about an upcoming all-electric crossover vehicle – Model Y. According to the teaser, Model Y seems a lot bulkier and more strongly built than its previous models. Musk

Tesla may not reach Indian shores this summer

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In a massive disappointment for many Tesla fans in the country, the much-awaited Tesla’s debut or the electric car revolution in India may have been indefinitely postponed. Though Tesla CEO Elon Musk had hoped to launch the Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk teases Tesla’s electric semi-truck at TED talk

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Speaking at 2017 TED Conference in Vancouver, Tesla CEO Elon Musk shed light on many of his companies’ ongoing project that included tunnelling work and a forthcoming electric semi-truck. Elon Musk teased semi-truck at TED talk. pic.twitter.com/sY0w7KSsTx — Johana Bhuiyan (@JMBooyah) April 28,

Tesla’s most affordable Model S becomes more affordable with $5000 price cut

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If you have ever dreamt of owning a Tesla, this could be your chance. Tesla has announced a price cut for its entry-level Model S, with a $5,000 discount to the 75kWh version, which now starts at $69,500. The price cut

Would you mind connecting your brain with computer for Elon Musk?

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After excelling in autonomous vehicles, launching rockets, digging tunnels and creating Hyperloop, starting the Boring Company and colonising Mars, now Elon Musk wants to merge computers and human brains. You might think we are near the end of the human

Elon Musk bets his company can fix South Australia’s power issues in 100 days

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Elon Musk likes to keep himself busy with challenging tasks. After trying to make it possible for humans to travel to Mars, Musk now aims to fix electricity problem of South Australia. But the fun here is, Tesla co-founder and CEO

Elon Musk’s Boring Company has already started boring

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There are people who have a knack to find problems in everything. And then there are people who see problems only to find their solutions. Elon Musk undoubtedly belongs to the latter. From self-driving cars to Man’s Mars Mission, Musk

BMW, Intel and Mobileye to deploy 40 autonomous test cars on road this year

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From the world’s first 5G modem to smart hairbrush, CES 2017 has already set tech world on fire with a small peep into future of technology. Now, bringing one of the most anticipated announcements from the show- a fleet of

Panasonic invests more than $256 million in Tesla’s SolarCity

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After announcing the plan to build a $5 billion lithium-ion Giga factory east of Reno, Nevada, to produce batteries for both electric cars and energy storage products, the duo – Panasonic and Tesla – are back with the second announcement.

Tesla acquires solar energy provider Solarcity for $2.6 billion

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Tesla has officially acquired SolarCity for $2.6 billion, bringing Elon Musk’s two companies under one roof. Solarcity is the provider of solar energy services, headquartered in San Mateo, California. Tesla said, “We’re pleased to announce that Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity

World’s first self-driving taxis are on roads courtesy nuTonomy

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When Google, Tesla, Uber and many other automobile manufacturers are busy trying to develop, test or perfect their proprietary autonomous tech, nuTonomy, a three-year-old startup has its automated taxis already on roads. The company announced the launch of the first-ever

Tesla’s Autopilot feature drives a man to hospital, saves his life

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Autonomous driving technology is actually supposed to help drivers attain driving skills beyond their actual capabilities, but off late it has been the centre of criticism by many because of the risks associated with it. Although Tesla – American automotive

Till a crash did us apart: Mobileye and Tesla part ways

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Israel-based technology company Mobileye – which makes software and components that help prevent collisions – and the California-based leading car maker Tesla have decided to end their collaboration on advancing features related to the automaker’s Autopilot autonomous-driving device. Mobileye announced