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Every future Tesla vehicle to include self-driving hardware

driving.ca — By Dana Hull, Bloomberg 35 mins ago After pushing the auto industry along toward an electric future, Elon Musk wants to put cars on an accelerated path to driving autonomously, equipping each new Tesla model with the hardware needed for full self-driving capability.

New Tesla models to be equipped with - deactivated - self-driving technology

business.financialpost.com — DETROIT - Tesla Motors said Wednesday that it would equip all of its new vehicles with technology that enables fully autonomous driving, but would not activate the system until it undergoes further testing. In a blog post, the maker of electric cars said the new hardware included cameras, sensors and radars that allow the vehicles to operate without a human driver.

Tesla says all its vehicles to ship capable of self-driving

livemint.com — File photo. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the latest iteration can bring added safety, and that buyers will have a choice for how much autonomy they want to give their vehicle. Photo: AP San Francisco: Billionaire Elon Musk moved the world one step closer to robotic vehicles, saying every car and SUV that his Tesla Motors Inc.

Tesla Says All Vehicles in Production Capable of Self-Driving

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said all vehicles currently being produced at its factory, including the upcoming Model 3, will have full self-driving capability. Every vehicle built "will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver," the company said in a statement Wednesday.

Tesla Says Newly Reserved Model 3 Delivery to Start Mid-2018

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. said buyers who place new orders for Model 3 vehicles can expect to begin receiving deliveries as soon as mid-2018, with production starting as scheduled late next year. "Production begins late 2017. Delivery estimate for new reservations is mid 2018 or later," the electric-car marker said on its website Tuesday.

Tesla’s Credit Lines Seen Helping Musk Delay Tapping Wall Street

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, who plans to merge the automaker with SolarCity Corp., surprised investors when he tweeted that it would no longer be necessary for either company to raise equity or borrow money this quarter. That doesn't mean he's flush with cash.

Electric-Bus Maker Proterra Hires Former Tesla Executive as COO

bloomberg.com — Proterra Inc., a Silicon Valley-based maker of electric transit buses, named former Tesla Motors Inc. manufacturing executive Josh Ensign as chief operating officer to oversee an increase in production. Ensign is one of several manufacturing executives who left Tesla in recent months, in part because such expertise is in high demand in Silicon Valley.

SpaceX Scores $1 Billion From Google, Fidelity

bloomberg.com — Space Exploration Technologies Corp., the rocket maker run by billionaire Elon Musk, said that Google Inc. and Fidelity Investments have invested $1 billion that will give them a combined stake of almost 10 percent. The money gives SpaceX cash as it explores new ways to connect people to the Internet.

Elon Musk’s magnificent seven: How dream deal may test boardroom

livemint.com — A file photo of Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Photo: Bloomberg San Francisco: Elon Musk has brushed off doubts about his plan to marry Tesla Motors Inc. and SolarCity Corp. with reassurances the idea is sound, including that his board is unanimously behind him.

Elon Musk’s Magnificent Seven: How Dream Deal May Test Board

bloomberg.com — Elon Musk has brushed off doubts about his plan to marry Tesla Motors Inc. and SolarCity Corp. with reassurances the idea is sound, including that his board is unanimously behind him. That's hardly surprising. Six of Tesla's seven directors are Musk insiders with SolarCity ties, a setup often criticized as overly cozy.
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Oct 22, 2016

RT @ianbremmer: Statue of Liberty made from bombed rubble of Aleppo, by Syrian artist Tammam Azzam. Devastating. https://t.co/XTFpfSEtSR

Oct 22, 2016

RT @bryce: Shout out to all the VC associates working through the weekend prepping decks on the IoT security market for Monday’s Parters meeting…

Oct 22, 2016

@John_Gardi i thought there was a question about raising money

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