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    Latest From Musk: Production Cybertruck almost exactly same but better. No door handles. 4 wheel steering. Self opening doors.

    Just in from Elon: In end, we kept production design almost exactly same as show car. Just some small tweaks here & there to make it slightly better. No door handles. Car recognizes you & opens door. Having all four wheels steer is amazing for nimble handling & tight turns!
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    Tesla Consider Russian Production, Says Musk

    Tesla eyeing Russian production, Musk says CEO says automaker could be 'close to establishing' a presence in the country Bloomberg May 21, 2021 Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the electric-car maker is close to establishing a presence in Russia and is looking at whether it could open factories...
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    Tesla Cybertruck beats F-150 Lightning and Hummer EV in US electric truck survey

    Via Teslarati The Ford F-150 Lightning might be an extension of America’s best-selling workhorse and the GMC Hummer EV might be the electric iteration of a gas-guzzling monster, but it appears that the US electric pickup market is already looking towards its upcoming favorite. As per the...
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    📸 Cybertruck Spotted at Giga Texas Plant! + Interior Look with Yoke Steering Wheel and Performance Pedals!

    Updated with reversing video: Updated with video: It's been too long since we last saw you! :eek: And you look better than ever wearing with some dirt and mud. :love: Elon Musk was visiting Giga Austin Texas today and showed up in this! Thank you to Jamie S. for sending in some of...
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    Independent Cybertruck Drag Coefficient Analysis Yields 0.34 Cd

    Posted by pkrcm on Reddit. Cybertruck drag analysis with Ansys Fluent. Coefficient of Drag = 0.34 (2.8m poly-hexcore cells, k-omega SST turb. model)
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    Tesla now offering collision repairs in service centers Tesla service now includes collision repairs, fulfilling Elon Musk’s 2018 promise January 29, 2021 Tesla notified customers on Friday that the company’s service centers will now offer collision repairs...
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    Tesla hunts for design chief to create cars (Model 2?) for China Exclusive: Tesla hunts for design chief to create cars for China - sources January 10, 2020 BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla Inc is searching for a design director in...
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    Potential Cybertruck Competitor -- The Nikola Badger Pickup, is Dead

    Via Autonews GM drops plans to build Nikola’s EV pickup November 30, 2020 DETROIT -- General Motors and Nikola Corp. on Monday announced a reworked, smaller agreement that keeps the fuel-cell partnership intact but eliminates an equity stake in the startup for the Detroit automaker as well as...
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    Tesla, Rivian, Lucid & Others Form ZETA, an Industry Group to Advocate EVs

    "Twenty-eight companies in the electric vehicle industry, including big names like Tesla, Lucid, and Rivian, have joined forces to create a new organization called ZETA, with the goal to push for 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030." Sources: Electrek The Verge Founding members : ABB...
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    CNBC: "Who will win the EV pickup truck race?" - Cybertruck vs Rivian vs Hummer

    CNBC: There are a slew of electric pickup trucks slated to hit the market next year. Tesla’s Cybertruck, GM’s Hummer EV, Rivian’s R1T and Lordstown Motor’s Endurance to name a few. Ford, which has dominated the pickup truck market for decades with the F-150, is also planning an electric truck...
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    Tesla has shot at producing 500,000 vehicles this year, Musk says in memo

    Via Automotive News Tesla has shot at producing 500,000 vehicles this year, Musk says in memo October 7, 2020 Tesla Inc. has a chance at producing 500,000 cars this year, CEO Elon Musk told employees, according to an internal email seen by Reuters. Tesla said in January that 2020 deliveries...
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    Musk says Cybertruck to get paintball machine gun mounted on bed rails?!

    Just checked the calendar and it's not April 1 🤷‍♂️ Via Teslarati Tesla Cybertruck gets fun paintball accessory for that hardcore apocalyptic look The Tesla Cybertruck is an extremely tough vehicle that’s quite literally designed to outlast the most durable vehicles in the market. Yet...
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    Cybertruck spotted in Fremont plant

    Via Teslarati A Tesla Cybertruck prototype was spotted on production lines at the company’s Fremont production pant in Northern California. The Cybertruck is not expected to be produced until late 2021, but Tesla has several prototypes floating around, and it may be adding to the list. Fremont...
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    Cybertrucks Will Have Larger Parking Spots at Tesla Superchargers

    Via Teslarati Tesla plans for Cybertruck-specific Supercharger spaces September 23, 2020 Tesla is preparing for the eventual rollout of the Cybertruck by offering plans on wider, longer charging spaces at Supercharger stalls. A recent proposal by the Pasadena Water and Power Department in...
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    California Bans Sale of New Gasoline-Powered Passenger Vehicles Starting 2035

    California plans to ban sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in 2035 Per Autonews September 23, 2020 WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES -- California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to EVs and reduce...