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Elon Musk and Tesla's Battery Day - What To Expect

Elon Musk and Tesla’s Battery Day - What To Expect

Tesla Battery Day 2020 announcements could make EVs more mainstream sooner than expected

Tesla Battery Day is one of the most anticipated events in the EV world, and this year, the automaker has decided to hold it in conjunction with the annual shareholder meeting. This year was going to be all about the tech-related advancements from Tesla and not any new products per se, so there are a lot of hopes pinned on this event.

The company has been working on battery technology for quite some time now and nothing concrete is known yet. Musk’s tweets hinted that some major revelations could happen, but he made it clear it will all take time to touch “high-volume production”.

Now that D-Day has arrived, here’s what to expect from the event that will take place following the annual shareholder meeting in Palo Alto, California.

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Elon Musk Has Just Revealed Two Major Details About The Tesla Cybertruck

Elon Musk Has Just Revealed Two Major Details About The Tesla Cybertruck

Elon Musk doesn’t shy away from randomly dropping Cybertruck-related info on Twitter

Not a single week passes by without new

Cybertruck

related talking points surfacing online. Whether it’s a Hot Wheels RC Tesla Cybertruck or actual details about the real thing, Tesla’s polarizing pickup truck still has a lot of fire in its belly to stay in the headlines for the time being.

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Boost the 0-60 MPH Sprint of your Tesla Model 3 With the Press of a Button

Boost the 0-60 MPH Sprint of your Tesla Model 3 With the Press of a Button

So, there’s really not that much of a difference between the Dual Motor and Performance powertrains or is there?
New Upgrade Makes Model 3 Long Range AWD 0.5 Seconds Faster to 60 mph Acceleration Boost Upgrade Costs $2,000 May negatively affect range (unconfirmed) Can be done via n OTA update and via your mobile device

Tesla has now launched a new upgrade for the Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Long Range that will boost your acceleration enough to get you to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds – an improvement of 0.5 seconds. This news comes less than 24 hours after fine print about such an upgrade showed up at the bottom of the upgrade section in some people’s Tesla account. The upgrade is aptly called “Acceleration Boost,” and if you want it, it’ll cost you an extra $2,000.

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The Cybunker Is the Perfect Add-On For Your New Tesla Cybertruck

The Cybunker Is the Perfect Add-On For Your New Tesla Cybertruck

It is cool, funky, and a must-have given the weird dimensions of the Cybertruck

When you talk about the accessories for the Tesla Cybertruck, you think about overlanding and off-road equipment. But, how about a garage for it?

A research, development, and design company called Lars Buro has come up with a garage for the oddly-shaped truck called the Cybunker. Believe it or not, this is the need of the hour because the Cybertruck DOES NOT fit in a standard two-car garage. Also, the Cybunker is not a random concept that will never see the light of the day; Lars Buro says it is production-ready.

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Hacker Uncovers a Huge List of Video Streaming Apps Coming to Tesla Cars, Including HBO and Comedy Central

Hacker Uncovers a Huge List of Video Streaming Apps Coming to Tesla Cars, Including HBO and Comedy Central

Is this an indication that all these streaming apps will be available in Tesla models in the future?

A variety of entertainment options could be headed to Tesla’s in-car entertainment system after a hacker discovered assets within the automaker’s operating system. These assets were identified as several new streaming apps, including HBO, Twitch, Comedy Central, and even Chinese video hosting service YouKu.

Though no confirmation has been given on Tesla’s plans for these assets, their existence within the company’s operating system suggests that Tesla is considering adding these services in some future version of its software, provided that it has secured agreements with the companies that own these streaming services.

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Tesla Software Version 10 Makes It More Fun to Be An Idiot With AutoPilot

Tesla Software Version 10 Makes It More Fun to Be An Idiot With AutoPilot

Tesla has a different view of what “having fun in a car” should mean. Don’t get us wrong, but for the vast majority of gearheads out there, that’s synonymous to actually driving the car and occasionally taking it to the limit. Call us old fashioned, but we don’t see a point in offering your customers the likes of in-car gaming and in-car karaoke since we’re still far, far away from Level 5 autonomous driving. No, Tesla’s Autopilot isn’t that.

As usual, Tesla will deliver the update through its over-the-air system this week, but before you get it, here’s what you should look for. For a better grasp, we’ve grouped the new features based on their purpose.

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Will Elon Musk's "Project Dojo" Push Tesla to Full Self-Driving Capability by 2020?

Will Elon Musk’s "Project Dojo" Push Tesla to Full Self-Driving Capability by 2020?

Tesla might deliver the world’s first reliable autonomous car next year

With so many carmakers working on self-driving technology, there’s no denying that autonomous cars are the future. But while some automakers are barely perfecting semi-autonomous cars, others are on the brink of introducing reliable autonomous systems. Tesla’s Autopilot feature is already pretty advanced, but it seems that Elon Musk has an even better system in the works. It’s called Dojo and we don’t know much about it, but Musk claims that it could make the difference.

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Does Tesla Autopilot make driving significantly safer?

Does Tesla Autopilot make driving significantly safer?

Jeff Mc Quinn gives credit to his Model 3 driver-assist system for saving him from getting sideswiped on the freeway. Mc Quinn felt his Model 3 swerve into an adjacent lane. He believed something was strange and thought the Autopilot was malfunctioning. Only when he reviewed the vehicle dashcam footage, which he shared on YouTube, did the Model 3 owner realize that the Autopilot system saved him from being sideswiped by a truck.

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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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What Kind of Performance Can We Expect From the 2020 Tesla Model Y?

What Kind of Performance Can We Expect From the 2020 Tesla Model Y?

Will Tesla offer a sportier version of the crossover in the same vein as the Model 3 Performance?

The 2020 Tesla Model Y is close to making its big debut, but before it does, let’s take a moment to speculate on what it’ll offer in terms of range, output, handling, and acceleration!

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Tesla Launches "Track Mode," Turns Model 3 Into Drift Machine

Tesla Launches "Track Mode," Turns Model 3 Into Drift Machine

This is how it works

One of the coolest advantages of electric powertrains over internal combustion engines is that power and torque are available instantly. And this is one of the reasons why the Tesla Model S is the quickest production car with a 0-to-60 benchmark of only 2.5 seconds. Now, Tesla wants to put the Model 3’s instant torque to good use on the race track through a new driving mode. It’s called Track Mode and turns the compact sedan into a drift machine.

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Tesla Must Pony Up $5 Million In Reimbursements Over Autopilot 2.0 Delays

Tesla Must Pony Up $5 Million In Reimbursements Over Autopilot 2.0 Delays

More money that must be paid back by Tesla

Tesla’s back in the news and, lo and behold, it’s again because they have to pay a few million dollars back. This time, the money will go to aggravated customers who bought the $5,000-worth Autopilot 2.0 suite only to find out that they have to wait months before it actually becomes available.

As part of the $5,400,000 settlement, which will see Tesla pay back customers anywhere between $25 and $280 depending on when they purchased the car. Basically, Tesla announced they will release the Autopilot 2.0 group of functions in December of 2016 in two separate packages: the ’Enhanced Autopilot’ package which was priced at $5,000 and the ’Fully Self-Driving’ package which cost $2,000 less. Sadly for customers, Tesla couldn’t keep up to its side of the bargain so lawsuits were filed aplenty.

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