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Tesla Releases Over-The-Air Software Upgrade For Model S

Tesla Motors announced it is introducing a software upgrade over-the-air to its current Model S owners, a unique ability that other companies are expected to offer in a couple years. more


California Self-Driving Vehicle Permits Handed Out to Google, Audi, Mercedes

California handed out its first 29 permits this week to three companies to test self-driving vehicles on public roads. more


Tesla Allowed to Sell Cars in Massachusetts Without Normal Dealerships

A lawsuit looking to block Tesla Motors from selling its electric vehicles directly to consumers in Massachusetts was thrown out by the state's highest court on Monday, allowing it to bypass normal dealerships. more

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Self-Driving Reality Check

The self-driving car seems to be right around the corner, but it still faces plenty of obstacles. more


Renault to Make 3-Seater 'Autolib' Electric Vehicles

Renault announced on Tuesday a joint venture with conglomerate Bollore, an operator of the existing Paris Autolib fleet, to make three-seater versions of its "Autolib" self-service hire cars at its Dieppe factory in northwest France. more


Musk: 'Significant' Tesla, Toyota Development Deal Could Happen by 2017

Tesla Chairman Elon Musk confirmed this week that a new "significant" development deal with Toyota could happen within the next three years. more

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Automakers Join Together to Fund Research Toward Cars That Talk to Each Other

A number of companies, including several automakers, have joined together for a public-private research initiative designed to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles, the University of Michigan announced this week. more


Georgia Dealers Fighting Tesla

Tesla's sole Georgia location could close for purportedly violating a state exemption by selling more than 150 vehicles at the store. more

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States Still Competing for 'Gigafactory'

Nevada, California, Texas, Arizona and New Mexico all want the new Tesla battery plant. more


Tesla Teams With China Unicom to Build New Charging Outlets

Telsa has announced that it will partner with China's No. 2 mobile carrier China Unicom to build charging outlets across the country to increase sales in the world's largest auto market. more


Is Tesla 'Gigactory' Worth It?

Several public policy groups have written an open letter to the five states vying for Tesla's new battery plant. more

Tesla Owners' Write Open Letter

Tesla Owners Write Open Letter

A couple who own two Tesla vehicles have suggested ways the electric car could be even better. more

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Feds Investigate GM Lawyers

Federal prosecutors are probing the automaker's legal department. more


Tesla Model S Now Features 'Infinite" Mile Warranty

Tesla said the drive unit warranty on the Model S has been increased to match that of the battery pack. This brings its coverage to eight years and "infinite" miles, the automaker confirmed in a blog. more


Elio Motors Looks to Revolutionize Roads With Three-Wheeled Vehicle

Elio Motors is hoping to revolutionize U.S. roads with a tiny two seat vehicle that gets 84 miles to the gallon with just three wheels. more

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