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artificial intelligenceAny Required Human User Input is an Error for the Tesla Self-Driving Autopilot

Elon Musk views any human user intervention is an error situation for the Tesla Autopilot. Elon means that whenever a human has to take control from the Tesla Autopilot system this is indicating an error that must be fixed for …

elon muskSpaceX Starship Mk1 Will Be Fully Stacked By Elon’s Saturday Presentation

The SpaceX Starship Mk1 in Boca Chica will be fully stacked when Elon Musk presents on Saturday. The STarship Mk1 has two rear moving fins. This is a new design. Elon Musk has also tweeted a picture of the bottom …

batteriesElon Musk Describes Electric Motor, Powertrain and Other Upgrades to Model S, X and Roadster in 2020

Elon Musk says a Plaid Powertrain upgrade for the Model S, X and Roadster will be available in 2020. The new Model S will have a three-motor configuration which is also available for the next-generation Roadster. Tesla is currently racing …

elon muskSpaceX Files to Accelerate Starlink Commercialization Readiness to November 2020

SpaceX has a new FCC filing to adjust the orbital deployment of Starlink satellites to accelerate deployment of commercial service. SpaceX plans to provide continual coverage over northern states after as few as six more launches. They need license modification …

elon muskSpaceX Plans 24 Starlink Launches in 2020

SpaceX hopes to launch 24 Starlink missions in 2020 as the company builds out a broadband megaconstellation that could ultimately number close to 12,000 satellites according to SpaceX’s Gwynne Shotwell. If Falcon 9’s are used for the launches this would …

businessSpaceX Could Have First Starlink Service By February 2020

SpaceX is planning four Starlink satellite launches by the end of 2019. This would put 240 satellites into orbit. The four launches are currently targeting: October 10 October 25 November 13 December 8 SpaceX can provide service top the USA …

businessTesla Ownership Could be $400/Year Cheaper With Tesla Insurance

Tesla now provides insurance for owners in California. If they are able to deliver on 20% lower insurance then this would save about $400/year cheaper for a model 3. Tesla already repairs its cars and has the means to provide …