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artificial intelligenceElon Musk Has Quit OpenAI to Focus on SpaceX and Tesla Challenges

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Elon Musk has left OpenAI. OpenAI had recently published a paper about their AI system for generating text that can mimick different writing styles. The AI text generator could be used to generate fake news or a new generation of …

astronomyMetal Remains of the Starman Roadster Will Eventually Crash into Earth, Venus or the Sun

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In February, 2018, SpaceX launched a Falcon Heavy which placed a Tesla Roadster with the Starman into on an Earth and Mars crossing orbit. The Roadster-Starman will come within a lunar distance of the Earth within the next 100 years. …

batteriesTesla Buys Maxwell to Eventually Nearly Triple Battery Energy Density

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Maxwell Technologies has breakthrough dry battery electrode technology and ultracapacitors. Tesla has announced the purchase of Maxwell Technologies for $218 million in an all-stock deal. The Maxwell dry battery electrode technology could increase battery energy density by 50% and eventually …

batteriesTesla Will Multiply Car Sales with new Pickup Truck, Self-Driving and Model Y

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Tesla plans to go to multiples of Model 3 with the Model Y, Tesla Pickup truck and self-driving cars. They project the Model Y production and demand will be 50% more than Model 3 and could end up being double. …

climate changeCold Weather, Electric Cars and Regular Cars

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Tesla cars and other electric vehicles are having trouble with the cold weather hitting much of the United States. However, Canadians deal with cold weather every winter and Canadian Tesla owners did not have more problems than regular car owners. …

batteriesElon Musk is Targeting Volume Production in China by the End of 2019

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Elon Musk is projecting volume production of the Tesla Model 3 in China by the end of 2019. Elon Musk believes that they will reach a combined production of 10,000 Model 3 cars per week from the Fremont and China …

electric carsTesla’s China Gigafactory and the China EV Market

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The Wall Street Journal featured Tesla’s Gigafactory in China. China is already Tesla’s second largest market. Tesla sold 14,000 cars in China in 2018, but China plans is for the new Gigafactory to produce 500,000 electric cars per year. China’s …

camerasTesla Cars With Autopilot 2+ Hardware Will Watch Over the Car in Sentry Mode

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Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla is working on Sentry Mode for 360° dashcam surveillance. The car cameras will record activity like someone hitting a Tesla car parked in a parking lot. More software and storage will be used to activate …

batteriesWill Tesla and Elon Musk Win in 2019?

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There is a debate about the future of Tesla. There is concern that the layoff of 3000 workers is a sign of weakness. There is the news that the fourth quarter was only mildly profitable. There are concerns that the …