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Elon Musk Is Promising a $25,000 Tesla in Three Years

Elon Musk Is Promising a $25,000 Tesla in Three Years

New battery technology could help Tesla make a $25,000 EV

A few years ago when it only sold the Model S, Tesla promised a new electric car that would be better and more affordable than the Nissan Leaf. That project became the Model 3, but even though it is better than the Leaf, it’s not more affordable. Originally targeted to start from around $30,000, the Model 3 was priced from $35,000, and it currently retails from almost $38,000. Come 2020 and Elon Musk promises that Tesla will make a $25,000 car in three years.

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Here's What Your Favorite Car Would Look Like If Elon Musk Designed It

Here’s What Your Favorite Car Would Look Like If Elon Musk Designed It

Someone cybetrucked five iconic cars

When Tesla debuted the Roadster back in 2008, the electric drop-topped didn’t look radically different than the Lotus it was based on. However, the Model S came later with a unique design that set it apart from the competition. The Model X added a bit more uniqueness through the "falcon" doors, but things became really wild when Tesla unveiled the Cybertruck. An unconventional polygonal design that seems to defy modern aerodynamics and automotive styling cues, the Cybertrack is a perfect example of form follows function. If you’re wondering how some of the world’s most iconic cars would look like if Elon Musk designed them, the folks over at Leasing Options virtually "cybertrucked" five of them.

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Elon Musk Could Make Ventilators To Help Those Infected With The Coronavirus

Elon Musk Could Make Ventilators To Help Those Infected With The Coronavirus

Musk to the rescue again.... we hope

After the U.S. administration appealed for donations to make respiratory masks to fight out the shortage, Elon musk offered to do his bit and make ventilators for the Covid-19 infected people. Musk replied to a Twitter user who asked him to focus on making ventilators at his facility, which is the need of the hour. The reply grabbed a lot of attention and people couldn’t stop asking him to start working on it soon to help counter the shortage.

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Jay Leno and Elon Musk Spotted Cruising Around In The Cybertruck

Jay Leno and Elon Musk Spotted Cruising Around In The Cybertruck

The Tesla Cybertruck is all set to feature in an upcoming segment of Jay Leno’s Garage

After being out of the limelight for some time now, the Tesla Cybertruck is back in the news. The Cybertruck was spotted with two big shots of the automotive industry seated behind the bulletproof glasses.

Riding shotgun was Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, and behind the wheel was the face of none other than Jay Leno. A short video showing them cruising in the Cybertruck was uploaded on Instagram. The drive is for a segment of Jay Leno’s Garage. Imagine sitting in the Cybertruck and listening to these two talk!

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Hope for the Cybertruck Restored as Image of Young Elon Musk Replacing a Window Surfaces on Twitter

Hope for the Cybertruck Restored as Image of Young Elon Musk Replacing a Window Surfaces on Twitter

Musk knowing how to fix glasses is reassuring. So, where can I lay my $100 for the Cybertruck?

They say life comes as a full circle; and it did for Elon Musk and his glass shattering saga. Elon Musk’s mother, Maye Musk, tweeted a picture from her son’s younger days where he’s seen replacing a window in his old BMW.

This tweet caught a lot of attention and people couldn’t stop asking him questions about it. Now that we know Elon has experience in fixing broken glasses, I guess we can expect him to fix the Cybertruck’s “supposedly armored glass” with ease. Funny how things turn out, right?

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Are Electric Cars a Hoax?

Are Electric Cars a Hoax?

A slightly different look at the realm of electric cars

Electric cars seem to be our only way to the future. They will save the planet and give us more comfort. They are quicker, faster, and more fun. Heck, EVs also have the potential to be cheaper and more accessible alternatives to any ICE-powered vehicle. In this article, I will try to explore the broader ramifications of electric car mass production. I will show you why electric cars could give governments more control over your life and give car companies more money out of your pockets. Electric cars will do all that while taking away from you the one thing that gasoline and diesel-powered cars selflessly provided - freedom. I have a question that is almost in the realm of conspiracy - are electric cars a hoax?

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Tesla is concerned about mineral shortage due to under-investment in the mining sector

Tesla is concerned about mineral shortage due to under-investment in the mining sector

Elon Musk is reducing the use of cobalt to fight child labor

Sara Maryssael, Tesla’s global supply manager for battery metals, reported about Tesla’s concern of a shortage of crucial battery minerals used in the creation of batteries for not only EVs but smart-home systems. Smart-home systems alone will consume about 1.5 million tonnes of copper by 2030. Elon Musk, as is most of the battery industry, is reducing the use of cobalt in favor of nickel to fight child labor and other controversial practices adopted in the Democratic Republic of Congo, maybe the first cobalt supplier.

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Can I buy the long-awaited Tesla $35.000 Model 3? Good question!

Can I buy the long-awaited Tesla $35.000 Model 3? Good question!

Tesla’s Base Standard Range Model 3 at $35,000 last on the market less than three months.

With the $35,000 priceModel 3, Elon Musk promised to bring electric cars to the masses. Well, when the EV was released, in July 2017, the automaker offered only the much more expensive Long Range and Performance models. Only earlier this year, Tesla delivered the agreed $35,000 Model 3 and guess what? Since its introduction, the carmaker removed the car from its online ordering system and raised the price. Thus the long-awaited $35,000 Tesla, survived on the market for less than three months.

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Everything There is to Know About Tesla's Elon Musk

Everything There is to Know About Tesla’s Elon Musk

His Father Allegedly Killed Three Men, His Mother Appeared Nude On The Cover Of Time Magazine, and His Business Ventures Bring Him Wealth and Happiness to the world. He Is Elon Musk!

Born June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa, Elon Musk is the oldest child of Errol Musk and Maya Musk. Now in his late forties and with a net worth 19.2 billion USD, Elon Musk is one of the leaders in pursuit of an energy and transportation revolution. As a founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX; CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder, and CEO of Neuralink; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Zip2; founder of X.com; co-founder of OpenAI; and chairman of the SolarCity, Elon Musk plays a significant worldwide reaching role as an engineer, entrepreneur, investor, and an inventor. This is what you need to know about him.

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Europeans can buy a tow hitch for their Tesla Model 3 at about $1,262

Europeans can buy a tow hitch for their Tesla Model 3 at about $1,262

The new feature can be installed only before vehicle delivery. Seriously?

On May 7, honoring a promise made in 2016 to Tesla customers, Elon Musk made a tow hitch available as an option for Model 3. So far, the feature is open only to Europeans for an extra charge of about $1,262. Tesla has been talking about a towing capacity of up to 910 kg (2,000 lbs).

Disappointingly, Tesla is not making available the tow hitch for Model 3 vehicles already delivered, so you can only get one if you haven’t taken delivery yet.

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Model S lights up in Shanghai. Tesla said that investigations are already started.

Model S lights up in Shanghai. Tesla said that investigations are already started.

A fire started around the battery pack while the parked car was not under charge.

Since 2013 there have been at least 14 instances of Tesla cars catching fire, the majority occurring after a crash. On April 21, late Sunday evening Shanghai local time, users of Weibo, the Chinese social media app equivalent to Twitter, widely shared a video showing a Tesla Model S catching fire spontaneously. We look forward to hearing what Tesla’s investigation results are.

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Tesla's Full Self Driving Option is Now More Expensive

Tesla’s Full Self Driving Option is Now More Expensive

How does $8,000 sound?

Elon Musk announced that the price of the Full Self-Driving (FSD) option is going to "substantially" increase over time. It’s still unclear how much the price will go up, but we will know it soon as the first rise of the cost is expected for May 1, 2019. We only know it should be "something like" $3,000," which would bring the option to a total amount of $8,000.

According to the automaker, FSD will soon be able to identify and respond to traffic lights and stop signs and will even drive automatically on city streets. Tesla announced that Autopilot is now a standard feature for some model and trims, but standard Autopilot boosted the car price. Musk also said that starting in a few months it will offer computer retrofits to all owners who purchased the FSD option.

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Thanks to Tesla's Autonomy Day, We Get to See the Real Interior of the 2020 Tesla Roadster, Including the Rear Seats

Thanks to Tesla’s Autonomy Day, We Get to See the Real Interior of the 2020 Tesla Roadster, Including the Rear Seats

2020 Tesla Roadster Rear Seats And Interior Filmed In Great Detail

Three days before Tesla reported its devastating losses per share for the Q1 2019, Twitter user Hamid published a compelling and somewhat surprising video of the 2020 Tesla Roadster on its Twitter feed. For the first time, we can see the rear seats and the interior of the upcoming Tesla Roadster. In a short video, Hamid managed to film the interior, show us how to open the 2020 Tesla Roadster doors and reveal the overly minimalistic dashboard. 2020 Tesla Roadster intimate pictures do show a few other curious tidbits too.

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Stop Worrying About Battery Life If You Own a Tesla Model 3

Stop Worrying About Battery Life If You Own a Tesla Model 3

They are good for at least 300,000 miles

On April 13, Elon Musk stated that the Model 3’s battery should last 300,000 to 500,000 miles, which is the equivalent of 1,500 cycles. The even more exciting announcement from Musk is that Model 3 battery’s design allows replacing modules instead of the entire battery, thus saving money for electric cars owners. Musk affirmed that replacing the battery modules will only cost between $5,000 and $7,000. The Model 3’s battery pack, which has four battery modules, is guaranteed to keep the 70% of its capacity for 100,000 miles. The warranty for the long-range Model 3 battery is 120,000 miles.

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Elon Musk Debuts the 2020 Tesla Model Y With 230-300 Miles of Range and an Entry Price of $39,000

Elon Musk Debuts the 2020 Tesla Model Y With 230-300 Miles of Range and an Entry Price of $39,000

0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, 300 miles of range!

Tesla has unveiled the final entry in its S3XY all-electric lineup - the 2020 Model Y! Revealed in a live stream event broadcast from Hawthorne, California, the Model Y offers impressive performance and surprising practicality, including a top speed up to 150 mph and optional seating for seven. Read on for all the early specs.

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Elon Musk Allegedly Showed Off The Boring Company's First Elevator but the Post Has Disappeared

Elon Musk Allegedly Showed Off The Boring Company’s First Elevator but the Post Has Disappeared

Getting from A to B could get a lot easier with this setup

As anyone who has lived there will tell you, the traffic in Los Angeles pretty much dictates when and where you go at all times. And that makes the city a fantastic choice for novel new transportation solutions, such as the underground tunnels proposed by Elon Musk’s The Boring Company. The latest indication of progress from the project shows a Tesla Model S lowering into the ground via some kind of elevator system, but the video post has since been deleted.

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Believe it or Not, Elon Musk is a Gamer - His Favorites Might Surprise You

Believe it or Not, Elon Musk is a Gamer - His Favorites Might Surprise You

But he does have genuinely good taste

Elon Musk has a seemingly never-ending stream of problems to fix between running Tesla and SpaceX, but he apparently doesn’t ignore a favorite pastime of his: gaming. Yes, that’s right, and he actually has quite specific and interesting taste in games too.

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Starman and Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Cruise Past Mars on the Way to Deep Space Nine

Starman and Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Cruise Past Mars on the Way to Deep Space Nine

Starman will boldly go where no man has gone before

Starman seems to be an “out-of-the-world” driver. Giving stiff competition to Le Mans drivers, Starman, in Musk’s Tesla Roadster, has been on it for nine months and has gone beyond the Red Planet. SpaceX shared Starman’s current position in a diagram, showing that the Roadster has reached beyond Mars.

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Elon Musk Tweets a Video of The Boring Company's Finished Tunnel and It's Kinda Creepy

Elon Musk Tweets a Video of The Boring Company’s Finished Tunnel and It’s Kinda Creepy

The tunnel’s almost there, but will it offer a boring ride?

Here’s a little quest for you: find another company who’s known for building pseudo-flamethrowers and a network of underground tunnels with the aim to ease congestion in the inner cities? The Boring Company might just be the only one.

As one of Elon Musk’s other businesses besides Tesla, The Boring Company is anything but what its name would suggest. Its goal still is to find new and innovative means of transportation to cope with the issues of day-to-day congestion in the world’s biggest urban areas.

To kick things off, The Boring Company started building a tunnel underneath L.A. last year, a tunnel that links SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California to the suburbs. Now, Musk has presented a sped-up walkthrough of the entire 2-mile-long tunnel.

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