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Tesla autopilot drove into an overturned truck
Published in Transportation


Could not detect a large rectangular object right in front of it

A viral video of a Tesla Model 3 smacking into the roof of an overturned truck trailer seems to show that the car's autopilot feature has a problem with large objects right in front of it.

California refuses to fund Tesla
Published in News
Monday, 18 May 2020 11:48

California refuses to fund Tesla


Didn't you say you were leaving the state?

A California state panel on Friday rejected a request from Elon Musk’s SpaceX for $655,500 in state job and training funds, citing the chief executive’s recent threats to move Tesla, the electric carmaker that he also runs, out of the state.

Musk proves rich Americans are above the law
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Local Government prints a "get out of jail free card" for Musk

As we predicted, local government proved that when you are rich you are totally untouchable under US law and can do what you like -- even if that means risking the lives of your workers.

Musk breaks the law
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 11:31

Musk breaks the law


Calls law enforcement's bluff

Multi-billionarre Elon Musk has ordered his workers in California back to work despite being told such action is illegal.

Musk’s bullying might have backfired
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Suddenly people are not bowing to the demands of “big tech” gang

Elon Musk might have found that the world is moving against him after he sued a California county for preventing him from opening his factory.

Tesla delays Roadster release
Published in Transportation
Friday, 08 May 2020 11:19

Tesla delays Roadster release


Moans about lockdown

Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a podcast interview that the company’s planned Roadster sports car would be delayed.

Tesla’s full self-driving will be available as a monthly subscription
Published in Transportation


So you don't notice the pain of the price

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the company’s “Full Self-Driving” system will become available as a monthly subscription later this year.

Tesla in hot water over chip downgrade
Published in News
Friday, 13 March 2020 12:46

Tesla in hot water over chip downgrade


Control units running older chips

China's industry ministry said on Tuesday it has warned Tesla to keep its China-made vehicles consistent after some customers complained the electric vehicle maker put less advanced computer chips in their cars.

Panasonic gives up on Tesla's Buffalo plant
Published in News
Thursday, 27 February 2020 10:50

Panasonic gives up on Tesla's Buffalo plant


We don't need no buffalos

Panasonic said it will stop producing solar cells and modules at Tesla's factory in Buffalo ending a four-year joint venture with the electric care maker.

Tesla allowed to cut down trees
Published in News
Friday, 21 February 2020 10:04

Tesla allowed to cut down trees


Nothing proves your green credentials like cutting down trees

While many people drive Teslas thinking they are saving the polar bear, the firm has been told by a court that it can make up for its lower-carbon fuel footprint by cutting down trees.