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Here’s The Wild Email Exchange Between Tesla’s Alleged ‘Saboteur’ And Elon Musk

Late Wednesday, after Tesla filed a lawsuit against former Gigafactory technician Marty Tripp, the ex-technician shared emails with the Washington Post that highlighted a heated back-and-forth between him and CEO Elon Musk. At first, it seemed like Musk fired off a quick jab before the suit was filed, calling Tripp a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Elon Musk Reportedly Claims ‘Extensive And Damaging Sabotage’ By Tesla Employee

In a bizarre email sent out on Sunday, Elon Musk apparently claimed a Tesla employee sabotaged the company’s manufacturing operations and leaked sensitive information to third parties. On top of that, CNBC reports, the billionaire sent another email on Monday implying that someone may have intentionally started a fire…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Wins Bid to Build High-Speed Underground Rail in Chicago

Elon Musk’s underground transportation business, The Boring Company, has won a bid to create an underground high-speed rail line from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport. The company beat out at least four other developers for the project, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to make an official…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Will Finally Start Making The $35,000 Model 3 In Early 2019, According To Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that full production of the entry-level $35,000 Tesla Model 3, arguably the motivating factor behind the majority of the car’s hundreds of thousands of deposits, will begin in the first quarter of next year at Tuesday’s monthly shareholder meeting.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Model 3 Sets Record Distance on a Single Charge, But It Mysteriously Won’t Recharge

With electric vehicles rapidly becoming more viable for long distance trips, enthusiasts like to push the limits of what their cars can do on a single charge. Two men in Denver set out to break the record distance in a Model 3 this weekend and after 32 hours, they were victorious. Unfortunately, the car is […]

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Your Guide To Grimes And Elon Musk, The Most Bewildering Space Romance Of Our Time

Hello, devout Jalopnik readers. I’m sure by now you’re well aware that Elon Musk, the Tesla/Space X billionaire bro, the big kid with an even bigger wallet, is dating Grimes, the Canadian indie musician/producer/critically acclaimed weirdo, born Claire Elise Boucher. But who are these people? What does it all mean?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Updates Coming After Consumer Reports Found ‘Big Flaws’

Following a Consumer Reports story yesterday, where the publication said it found “big flaws” with the Tesla Model 3's braking distance, touch screen and ride quality and thus denied it an official recommendation, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded last night via Twitter that the car will get some updates.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Didn’t Add Eye-Tracking And Steering Wheel Sensors To Autopilot Over Cost, Driver Annoyance: Report

Tesla had once considered adding additional safety features like eye-tracking technology and steering wheel sensors to its Autopilot semi-autonomous system, like General Motors competitor Super Cruise has, but allegedly didn’t because of cost, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk blasts streaming services for “crazy low payouts”

Music creatives have long gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to music streaming royalties. Once the honey pot is divvied up between streaming platforms and music labels, artists and songwriters walk away with only a small piece of the pie. Mercurial tech baron and founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, is the latest powerful voice to […]

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Elon Musk Dressed As Both James Bond And A James Bond Villain To The Met Gala

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO behind Tesla and SpaceX and extremely nerdy Bond fan, shocked the world when he showed up to the Met Gala with musician Grimes after Page Six reported the two were dating. But there was something even more shocking—his outfit.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk’s Timeline For Launching Tesla’s Model Y Is Insane

Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted in an unusually tense conference call last week that he doesn’t have a site confirmed to launch production of the Model Y crossover, but he’s confident (as always) it’ll start making the car in 24 months. By all accounts, it’s an aggressive, if not insane, timeline.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Volkswagen’s New CEO Will Get A Heads-Up If The U.S. Charges Him Over Dieselgate

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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