NTSB chair eviscerates Tesla for inaction over Autopilot concerns

The National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing on Tuesday regarding a deadly 2018 crash in which a Tesla Model X slammed into a Mountain View highway divider at 70mph, was subsequently struck by two other vehicles and then exploded. During t… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/25/ntsb-chair-eviscerates-tesla-for-inaction-over-autopilot-concern/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

Elon Musk calls Bill Gates 'underwhelming' after he buys a Porsche rather than a Tesla

Gates calls rival car ‘very, very cool’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/elon-musk-bill-gates-porsche-tesla-underwhelming-tweet-twitter-a9342936.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk star in Star Trek deepfake

Amusing yet unsettling and increasingly smooth, the deepfakes keep coming. Here’s Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s faces superimposed onto Star Trek’s original 1965 pilot episode by, with Bezos as the Talosian magistrate and Musk as Christopher Pike. It’s by TheFakening, one of YouTube’s deepfake masters. In the not too distant future Elon Musk will save […]

Hot Wheels Tesla Cybertruck R/C models revealed – but you’ll have to act fast

If you want a Tesla Cybertruck but can’t wait for Elon Musk to get started on production, never fear: Mattel is launching two Hot Wheels Cybertruck remote control cars. The limited-edition pickup toys are being offered in two different sizes, one scaled to take on your existing Hot Wheels cars, while the other is a […]

How a Piece of Tape Tricked a Tesla Into Reading a 35MPH Sign as 85MPH

Researchers have identified a potential issue with sensors used in some older Tesla models that misinterpreted speed signs to read the speed limit as 50 miles per hour greater than the sign stated when a piece of electrical tape slightly obscured one of the numbers. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-a-piece-of-tape-tricked-a-tesla-into-reading-a-35mp-1841791417 Proactive Computing found this story and […]

Tesla accused of abruptly pulling self-driving from a used Model S

Tesla’s much-vaunted ability to add features to its cars over the air has turned into a real inconvenience for some drivers. An extensive Jalopnik report details an (anonymous) person who bought a second-hand Model S 75D with both Enhanced Autopilot… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/07/tesla-model-s-fsd-issues/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article […]

Doctor Who review – Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror: A lot of fun, but unlikely to beat Dancing on Ice in the ratings war

This episode, another genre mash-up from Chris Chibnall, may deepen the new show runner’s Winter of Discontent Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/reviews/doctor-who-nikola-teslas-night-of-terror-review-bbc-thomas-edison-episode-4-a9288481.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ed Power

Tesla cars will soon talk to pedestrians

If you’re a Tesla owner, you might not have to open a window to let your intentions be known to passers-by. Elon Musk has teased plans to let Tesla cars “talk” to pedestrians through external speakers (presumably the ones added to comply with sound r… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/12/tesla-cars-talk-to-pedestrians/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it […]

Have a Tesla over-the-air update disaster? Try these reboots.

Christmas came early for Tesla owners with a “holiday” update that added new features and tools to the software system controlling the electric vehicles.  But with new features like more voice commands, TRAX music-making, Twitch video streaming, Camp Mode, and new games like Stardew Valley and backgammon comes the inevitable errant Tesla whose computer just […]

Tesla to begin delivering China-built Model 3 cars next week

Tesla will start making the first deliveries of its Shanghai-built Model 3 sedans on Monday, Bloomberg reports. The cars are rolling off the assembly line at the new Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory, which is operational but which also will be expanding in the future thanks to a fresh $1.4 billion injection in local funding reported earlier […]