2021 Auto News USA

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the auto chip shortage is like the toilet paper frenzy last year, only worse

Credits: www.msn.com Tesla CEO Elon Musk compared the chip shortage to the toilet paper buying frenzy in 2020. He said the supply snags have caused companies to “overorder” semiconductor chips. Tesla is reportedly in talks to stock up on the chips by buying in bulk ahead of time. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the biggest […]

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Tesla Cybertruck vs. Ford F-150 Lightning: Which electric truck will win?

Credit: tomsguide.com The Tesla Cybertruck and Ford F-150 Lightning are set to make waves in the electric truck space, but how do they compare? It’s a good time to be a truck shopper, because we’re finally starting to see some momentum in the electric-truck market. Not only is the Tesla Cybertruck set to arrive by […]

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Tesla activates cabin camera for monitoring drivers using Autopilot

Credits: www.usatoday.com Tesla has reportedly activated the in-car camera on its electric vehicles to monitor driver attentiveness when using the automaker’s partially self-driving car technology. The move qualifies as something of a concession toward safety watchdogs, who have criticized the company for not doing enough to prevent drivers from misusing its Autopilot system. Several other […]

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Tesla is already shipping cars without radar sensors

Credits: www.theverge.com Tesla has stopped building forward-facing radar sensors into its Model 3 sedans and Model Y SUVs in North America, after CEO Elon Musk publicly expressed a desire to rely on cameras to power the company’s advanced driver assistance system, Autopilot. Tesla has been developing the vision-based version of Autopilot during the limited beta test of […]

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Model 3 and Model Y autopilot Tesla landing radar

Credits: eminetra.com The interior of the Tesla Model S will be displayed in autopilot mode on April 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California, USA. On Tuesday, it announced that it would abandon radar for driving assistance features like the autopilot. In a blog post titled “”Transition to Tesla VisionThe company said that the best-selling Model […]

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Crash victim had posted videos riding in Tesla on Autopilot

Credits: www.detroitnews.com Los Angeles – The driver of a Tesla involved in a fatal crash that California highway authorities said may have been operating on Autopilot posted social media videos of himself riding in the vehicle without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal. The May 5 crash in Fontana, a city 50 […]

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Tesla appoints a director for its operation in India

Credits: www.teslarati.com Tesla has appointed a Director for its operation in India. The company has chosen Prashanth R. Menon, who has been with Tesla for four years, to oversee the company’s introduction into the Indian market. Menon’s LinkedIn was updated recently, and his job title now indicates that he is the Director of Tesla’s India operation. Previously, […]

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Tesla Makes More Money From Bitcoin Than It Does From Cars — What Does That Mean for Your Stock?

Credits: finance.yahoo.com First-quarter results from Tesla show that it made more profits in the first three months of the year with Bitcoin than it did with its car business. The company reached a quarterly record with net income at $438 million. However, Tesla did not earn its record profits from selling cars, according to its Q1 2021 […]

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Tesla turns a record profit despite new Model S and Model X delay

Credits: www.theverge.com Tesla has drawn a lot of scrutiny lately, has run into delays with the refreshed Model S and Model X, and the auto industry is struggling through a global shortage of semiconductors. But none of those things seemed to have much effect on Tesla’s business. On Monday, the Silicon Valley automaker announced its best-ever start […]

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Minister Nitin Gadkari to Tesla: Manufacturing electric cars in India beneficial for you

Credits: www.cartoq.com Earlier this year, American electric car manufacturer Tesla announced that they will be entering the Indian market. The manufacturer even registered itself as a company under the name Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited in Karnataka. The manufacturer currently plans to import there models to India rather than manufacturing or assembling it. […]