Tesla set to make improvements to Autopilot radar

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Elon Musk took to Twitter to hint at Tesla improving the Bosch radar sensor on its Autopilot system. This comes after a whirlwind of press coverage and much talk over the first Autopilot fatality. The accident, where Tesla’s Autopilot failed to recognize the white side of a truck against a bright sky, killed the driver … Read more

Hyperloop One Proves Viability Of Hyperloop Transportation With Successful Test Run

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The Hyperloop was just an idea back in August of 2013 when Elon Musk outlined his concept for the future of transportation. Despite the popularity of the idea, Musk and his company SpaceX wouldn’t be pursuing the technology on their own, but instead promised to help anyone interested in building a Hyperloop prototype. Musk put together … Read more

Two More Tesla Executives Leaving The Company

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Only a few days after showing off how completely real their Bioweapon Defense mode actually is, Tesla had some less exciting news today. It’s been reported that two more Tesla executives are leaving the company, and the timing is pretty bad. The two departing vice presidents are in charge of production and manufacturing, both pretty … Read more

Tesla Bioweapon Defense Mode Is Not A Gimmick

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Tesla now has a stable of two (soon to be three) electric vehicles that are drool-worthy on their looks alone. Many of us here at Techaeris would love to have one, and have offered multiple times to test one out and provide a complete review (we’re still more than willing, Mr. Musk). The Tesla Model … Read more

Tesla Model 3 Is Finally Unveiled Priced At $35K

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Tesla Model 3…it’s what the press and the tech press (and many consumers) have been clamoring about and anticipating for a long time now, and it’s here. To give you an idea of how much some people want the Model 3, it already has 134,000 reservations. Each one of those people who reserved the car … Read more

MIT Hyperloop Pod Design Wins First Round Of SpaceX Contest

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It seems like only yesterday that the Hyperloop system was just a gleam in the eye of Elon Musk. Touted as a manner of transportation that could connect cities up to a distance of around 900 miles apart, many may have figured that this would be an idea that never came to fruition. Certainly not everybody … Read more

Elon Musk Among The Backers Of Non-Profit OpenAI

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Elon Musk has joined other tech investors in sinking money into a new non-porfit project called, OpenAI. Musk says he and the other investors have put at least a billion dollars into the project so far. With the development of self-driving cars, Musk and friends are hoping to go well beyond into actual robots that … Read more

Tesla Autopilot Program Hiring Coders, Musk Personally Interviewing Candidates

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The Tesla Autopilot Program is looking to hire coders to keep pushing the self-driving car initiative at the company and Elon Musk will be conducting the interviews personally. In a series of Tweets, Musk called the program “super high priority” and no prior experience with vehicles was required. Of course you’ll need loads of software … Read more

Faraday Future Is A Mysterious Billion-Dollar Company Gearing Up To Take On Tesla

Faraday Future is a mysterious company gearing up to take on Tesla. Never heard of it? You’re not the only one. It appears the company is a mysterious electric car company that’s building a manufacturing plant to the tune of $1 billion. It’s also in the process of nabbing some of the best minds in … Read more

Elon Musk’s Super Villain Plans to Warm Up Mars

In his interview with Stephen Colbert on Late Night with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night, Elon Musk outlined his – somewhat villainous sounding – plan for turning Mars into a more hospitable planet. You can watch the full video below, but we’ll start with a transcript of the important parts. “Well, there’s the fast way,” … Read more

OK Tesla – Tests Passed, Time To Make Cars We Can Afford

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OK Tesla – tests passed with flying colors, time to make cars we can afford – or are electric cars just a toy in the rich man’s playground? Before you all start sounding off in the comments here and on social media, let make it clear that I love Tesla’s cars and the technology and … Read more

Aston Martin Takes On Tesla With Its Own Electric Car

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When it comes to electric cars it’s hard not to say the name Tesla, at this point it’s almost second nature. While there are other electric cars on the market that are selling and doing decent business, Tesla is usually the first name that you think of. But now a new player in the game … Read more

Tesla Highway Autosteer And Parallel Autopark Updates Coming Soon

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In a series of tweets Tesla Motors front man Elon Musk said the company is very near releasing a software update for both Tesla highway autosteer and parallel autopark. Like any new technology the original software wasn’t exactly working the best so Tesla’s crew went back to the drawing board. Tesla highway autosteer will allow … Read more

Wozniak, Musk, Hawking: Military AI Robots Must Be Banned

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Like it or not, the age of artificial intelligence (AI) is coming and in some ways is already here. The use of AI robots is something that is going to revolutionize the world. But revolutions come with two sides, the good and the bad. Steve Wozniak, Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk all agree that we … Read more

New Tesla Roadster Will Launch In Four Years

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In case the earlier news about Tesla improving its S model line-up with a “Ludicrous” package allowing 0-60mph acceleration in 2.8 seconds didn’t get your heart pumping. Elon Musk also hid some details in the press release regarding an upcoming Tesla Roadster model. Yes, 2.8 seconds to reach 60 mph is just way too slow and having … Read more

PayPal Fined $25 Million Dollars For Lying To Consumers

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PayPal has been fined a whopping $25 million dollars for lying to consumers about PayPal credit services. The fine is broken down with $15 million being paid out to consumers who were defrauded and $10 million to the Federal Government, which is to cover fees for the investigation. The violation PayPal made was signing up … Read more

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Track Begins Construction In 2016

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From the mind of genius, billionaire, playboy philanthropist, Elon Musk, the Hyperloop Track will be coming to fruition with construction starting next year. According to an agreement between Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and a central Californian developer, the project will start as a five mile stretch down Interstate 5. Musk outlined his idea for a mode of transportation that … Read more

SolarCity To Partner With Tesla

Watch out utility companies, SolarCity has a new trick up their sleeve. Solar power has been becoming increasingly popular throughout the country and for good reasons. People get tax breaks, lower their utility bills, and in some areas get an even bigger break from utility companies by selling some of the power back to the … Read more

Hyperloop Startup Has Grand Ambitions – Connect The United States

On August 12th, 2013 Elon Musk outlined his idea for a fast, relatively inexpensive model for transportation – the Hyperloop.  Based at least in part on the idea of a pneumatic tube, the Hyperloop was said to be not only faster and less expensive than a high-speed rail system that had been approved for construction, but … Read more

Rumors Arise About Tesla’s New Gigafactory Location – Nevada Governor To Make Announcement 9/4

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News outlets are all abuzz with rumors that Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada to build their $5 billion gigafactory which will build the advanced batteries for its next generation of electric cars in America as well as be able to supply other auto makers and battery users, however no official word has been given from the Nevada legislature … Read more

Tesla Motors Expanding Operations In China

The future of the electric vehicle hasn’t really been set in stone yet. The technology is still growing and maturing day in and day out – but don’t tell that to Tesla. They’re forging ahead with their brand of electric vehicle technology and are rapidly becoming a leading force in the market. Today they’ve expanded … Read more

Elon Musk – The People’s CEO – Takes Tesla Advice Via Newspaper Ad

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We’ve drawn some ire recently by referring to Elon Musk as the “Real life Tony Stark.” As fans of both Musk AND Iron Man we here at Techaeris obviously know that there are significant differences between the two.  But using Robert Downey Jr’s Tony Stark in 2012’s the Avengers as a guide, let’s just take … Read more

Tesla Motors Offers Infinite Mile Warranty

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Leave it to Elon Musk to continue to drive not only technological innovation but business model innovation. Today Elon and Tesla Motors have announced their Infinite Mile Warranty. Check out Elon’s full press release below. The Tesla Model S drive unit warranty has been increased to match that of the battery pack. That means the … Read more

SpaceX Launches AsiaSat 8 Into Orbit Successfully

Elon Musk and the crew from SpaceX have successfully launched AsiaSat 8 into orbit early this morning. AsiaSat is a satellite communications company and the Sat 8 adds to their inventory of satellites in orbit. The Sat 8 will provide TV, cell phone and internet to customers India, China and other countries in the region. … Read more