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carsUS needs to go all-in to support SpaceX and Tesla

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Providing contracts for new military and NASA contracts to SpaceX would save money over using United Launch. Those contracts would also ensure the success of SpaceX with more Falcon Heavy launches and then assist in funding the development of the …

carsTelsa model 3 production ramping up and could be fully resolved within 3 months

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Tesla share price rose over 4 percent on Monday due to reports that hundreds of its Model 3 cars could soon be delivered to customers. Many anticipated Model 3s were spotted across the company’s delivery centers in California during the …

citiesBoring Company releases planned tunnels in LA

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Elon Musk tunneling company has released a map of planned tunnels in Los Angeles. Red shows the proposed Phase 1 proof-of-concept tunnel for which The Boring Company has filed an excavation permit application. Phase 1 would include the construction of …

carsTesla revolutionary electric semi-truck half the price experts expected with utter domination by 2025

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Tesla announces surprising low prices for the planned Semi Truck. Telsa claims it will have the lowest cost of ownership at half the cost when they are several are used to together to drive in a energy saving drafting convoy. …

carsElon Musk shows LA tunnel

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Elon Musk released the first picture of the Boring Company’s Los Angeles tunnel. The Boring company was permitted to dig a tunnel in Los Angeles and Maryland and is working to get permission for a New York to DC tunnel. …

carsTesla Motors has new insurance which lowers overall costs by factoring in Autopilot Safety

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IsureMyTesla is a comprehensive insurance plan developed in cooperation with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. Designed for Tesla cars, InsureMyTesla enhances the customer experience with the following benefits: New Car ReplacementTM – Allows for a brand new car within the first …

communicationsLow-cost parasailing sensor could be towed behind swarms of drone speedboats

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DARPA’s Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) research effort recently demonstrated its prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast aboard a commissioned U.S. Navy vessel for the first time. The crew of USS Zephyr, a 174-foot (53-meter) Cyclone-class patrol …

constructionMore Expensive Tesla 3’s versions will be made first

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Tesla will only build the $49,000 310 mile range Tesla Model 3 with upgraded interior version until at least November. The base $35,000 Model 3 will not be available until sometime in 2018. A $5,000 package upgrades the interior to …

citiesRapid shift to passenger miles in electric cars with self driving ridesharing

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The US electric car market rose to just above 1% of the broader car market in December 2016. Going from 0.01% to 1% market penetration takes 7 doublings. The same applies to 1% going to a 100%. GM’s EV1 was …

carsTesla Model 3 gets great reviews

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Motortrend test drove the new Tesla model 3. Motor Trend’s review says the Tesla model 3 has great handling and great acceleration. A 2.0-liter Alfa Romeo Giulia feels like a wet sponge by comparison. * infographics reside on a 15.4-inch, …