Featuring AWD with dual motors
Although he certainly hit a nerve or two during the Q1 2018 financial report call, Elon Musk has now confirmed two new, and more expensive Model 3 models, featuring AWD and dual motors, the Model 3 Performance and the Model 3 with AWD option.
We are developers 2018: Don't trust Elon Musk
Last week at the We are developers 2018 Vienna conference, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had the chance to address 4,000 attendee’s life and almost all of the 8,000 attendees were watching the keynote via a video link overflow. What caught our eye was that Wozniak has a lot of disagreements with Musk.
Needs to make improvements because there were too many robots
Just as Tesla needs to be flat out making its its new Model 3 sedan, the company will shut down production in its California factory for six days at the end of the May to work on fixes to its assembly line.
Just when he should be rushed
Tesla's senior vice president of engineering, Doug Field has surprised everyone by taking a six week holiday just as the company is trying to boost production of the Model 3 sedan.
Invoking the name for self-driving trucks
Two firms which invoke the name Nikola Tesla - the inventor of alternating electrical current and pigeon lover are suing each other.
Never mind Tesla, Uber or Google
The Pentagon will be using self-driving vehicles before they arrive in the streets according to Michael Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering.
Pete Bannon takes Keller's driving wheel
Now that Jim Keller left Tesla for Intel, the new chap in control of Tesla's self-driving car is former PA Semi and Apple apostate Pete Bannon.
Tough one for Tesla X
On Friday, March 23rd a man identified as an Apple engineer and former EA programmer Walter Huang died in a fatal accident when his Tesla X hit a median barrier on Highway 101 in Mountain View. Tesla has now officially confirmed that autopilot was engaged.
Failed to tackle racial antagonism
Three former Tesla factory workers have filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming they were subject to constant racial discrimination and harassment in the electric car company's factories.