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Tesla half a million electric cars over safety issues

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is recalling more than 475,000 of its Model 3 and Model S electric cars to address rearview camera and trunk issues that increase the risk of crashing, the U.S. road safety regulator said on Thursday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been discussing another camera issue with the automaker, while …

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Hyundai shuts down its engine development team amid focus on electric cars

Hyundai announced that it is shutting down its internal combustion engine development team as the automaker focuses on electric cars. For 40 years the Korean automaker has been developing internal combustion engines to use in its vehicle lineup, but no more. The Korea Economic Daily reports that Hyundai’s new R&D chief Park Chung-kook confirmed in …

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How to charge a Tesla and use a Tesla Supercharger

How to charge a Tesla and use a Tesla Supercharger

One of the most appealing aspects if you own a Tesla, or are planning to buy one, is the freedom provided by the automaker’s extensive network of Tesla Superchargers.  It’s a worldwide network of power points, designed exclusively to recharge the batteries of Tesla vehicles. The chargers are getting more potent too, with Tesla boss …

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How to find a Tesla Supercharger, and... what actually is it?

How to find a Tesla Supercharger, and what actually is it?

Tesla owners are in the enviable position of having their own dedicated charging network, one that spans the globe and is growing all the time. What’s more, it offers quick and easy charging, which is essential for stress-free electric car ownership. There are two ways you can charge a Tesla when you’re not at home; …

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How to update your Tesla: don't miss out on new features

How to update your Tesla: don’t miss out on new features

It would be fair to say Tesla pioneered over-the-air software updates for cars. Ever since the Model S arrived back in 2012, the user interface and software features have gradually improved via updates downloaded through the car’s Wi-Fi connection. As well as tweaks to – and, sometimes a total visual overhaul of – the Tesla …

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How to use Tesla Autopilot: let your car take the strain

How to use Tesla Autopilot: let your car take the strain

Autopilot is one of the best known driver assistance systems, and has been available on Tesla cars since the end of 2015. The hardware and software used to run Autopilot has been upgraded over the years, and the system is now capable of performing a range of semi-autonomous functions. These functions include traffic-aware cruise control, …

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Tesla bulls capitalized on a 'classic glass bottom': trader

Tesla bulls capitalized on a ‘classic glass bottom’: trader

Tesla (TSLA) stock has recently stalled under the $700 price level as it consolidates for its next move. Meanwhile, one Wall Street trader is pointing to its recent “glass bottom” chart formation as a sign that Tesla bulls are starting to show signs of life. Recently, on Yahoo Finance Live, Michele Schneider, partner and director of …

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ET Auto Analysis: Automotive industry hits reverse gear with a distant recovery

ET Auto Analysis: Automotive industry hits reverse gear with a distant recovery

New Delhi: March 2021 portrays a grim picture. All the segments in the automotive world are in the negative. The industry is grappling with new challenges which are beyond the production woes and chip shortages. Most of the automakers are not in a position to supply enough of their popular brands leading to massive waiting …

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Automotive Plastics Market Report 2021-2031

Automotive Plastics Market Report 2021-2031

New York, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Automotive Plastics Market Report 2021-2031” The analyst has assessed the global automotive plastics market in pre and post COVID-19 situations. In the post-COVID-19, the market is further studied in terms of various recoveries pattern (V-shaped, U-shaped, L-shaped, and W-shaped). How …

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Biden meets today with executives on chip shortage as U.S. auto industry feels the pain

Biden meets today with executives on chip shortage as U.S. auto industry feels the pain

Clarence E. Brown has experienced union strikes, plant shutdowns and layoffs due to parts shortages during his 47 years working for General Motors. But Brown, president of a United Auto Workers local chapter in Kansas, describes the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage that’s costing automakers billions and forcing massive temporary layoffs as more “disappointing” than previous …

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Tesla Rival Nio Halts Factory Amidst Chip Shortage

Tesla Rival Nio Halts Factory Amidst Chip Shortage

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Chinese competitor Nio Inc. (NYSE:NIO) has announced that it will close its manufacturing plant in Hefei for five straight days due to the ongoing semiconductor shortage. Nio has experienced production shortcomings due to the lack of availability for the chips used to power their vehicles. The company is expecting first-quarter vehicle deliveries …

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Huge Increase In March Auto Sales, Since Sales Cratered A Year Ago

Huge Increase In March Auto Sales, Since Sales Cratered A Year Ago

March auto sales are sure to show a huge percent increase, compared with March 2020, when auto sales fell sharply, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, it’s still a seller’s market. According to J.D. Power and LMC Automotive, average transaction price — the amount retail customers actually pay, taking incentives into account ­— is …

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