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Tesla is working on self-driving technology for electric semi-truck

According to some media reports, Tesla is working on self-driving technology for electric semi-truck. The technology in which a lead truck is followed by a convoy of autonomous trucks moving according to the guidance by the lead truck. Companies like Uber and Waymo are also working in this field. “Platooning” …

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A team of ethical hackers from Keen Security Lab successfully hacked a Tesla Model X

A team of ethical hackers from Keen Security Lab successfully hacked a Tesla Model X. Last year they had hacked a Telsa Model S too. Keen Security Lab is an arm of the Chinese internet company Tencent, which is a major stakeholder in Tesla. The team was able to open …

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Driver now says self-driving Autopilot system wasn’t responsible for the Minnesota crash

According to some media reports, a Tesla Model S was involved in an accident in central Minnesota recently. This accident had resulted in minor injuries to the driver and 4 passengers as the vehicle rolled over and into a marsh. The driver, 58-year-old David Clark had blamed Tesla Autopilot the accident initially but …

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Tesla updates its Autopilot system, adds some new features

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It is known that all Tesla Model S and Model X vehicles manufactured since October last year are laden with all the hardware needed for fully autonomous driving, but have been restricted by their software. Now, Tesla has updated its Autopilot system and it has added some new features and …

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Toyota severs ties with Tesla, sells all its stake in the company

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Toyota Motor Corp ended its collaboration with Tesla Motors and has sold its stakes in the company. According to reports, Toyota held 1.43 percent in Tesla as of July 2016. Toyota spokesman Ryo Sakai said, via Reuters, “Our development partnership with Tesla ended a while ago, and since there has …

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Delphi working on developing Tesla like OTA update software suite

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It is being reported in media that Delphi is working to build a suite of software which would enable the automakers to update their vehicles remotely much like smartphones. It is being claimed the software suite would be able to update the vehicles manufactured after 2010. It would be able …

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Tesla forays into Middle East market

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Tesla Inc has started selling its luxury electric cars in Dubai, marking its first foray into the Middle East. Sales of luxury cars in the Gulf states are among the highest in the world per capita, although some brands have suffered as lower oil prices have dampened consumer demand. California-based …

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Waymo ahead of Tesla according to disengagement report by DMV

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Waymo has been making significant progress towards a self-driving car system quietly, without any fanfare. According to new state reports of disengagements by DMV, Waymo seems to be far ahead of all the other are 11 companies developing autonomous cars in California. Waymo has traveled more miles under autonomous control than …

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NHTSA rules in favour of Tesla Motors deciding on last year’s crash incident

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The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has ruled in favour of  Tesla motors, in an investigation into a fatal crash last year involving a Model S in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. In May 2016, Joshua Brown was killed in a car crash when he went on autopilot mode while driving …

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