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The Tesla Model 3 has a serious problem with the most important part of the car

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Consumer Reports found a braking problem with the Tesla Model 3.
Brakes and tires are the most important parts of a vehicle.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tesla figured out the problem and could execute a quick fix.
On Monday, Consumer Reports declined to recommend the Tesla Model 3 after testing several vehicles and detecting a serious problem with their braking distances.
As my colleague Mark Matousek reported , "Consumer Reports said it took 152 feet for the vehicle to go from 60 mph to a complete stop, which is 'far worse than any contemporary car we've...
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Grimes says boyfriend Elon Musk never tried to stop Tesla workers from unionizing, calls it 'fake news' in a now-deleted tweet

Grimes says boyfriend Elon Musk never tried to stop Tesla workers from unionizing, calls it 'fake news' in a now-deleted tweet

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Canadian musician Grimes , who is dating Tesla CEO Elon Musk , wrote that Musk has not prevented Tesla employees from unionizing in a now-deleted tweet, BuzzFeed reports.
Grimes' tweet followed a series of tweets Musk wrote on Sunday, in which he said employees at Tesla's production plant haven't unionized because "they just don't want to."
A unionization effort at the company's Fremont, California, factory began in 2017.
Tesla and Musk have denied claims of retaliation against pro-union employees.
The Canadian musician Grimes, who is dating Tesla CEO Elon Musk, wrote...
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Elon Musk will build a test tunnel for his high-speed Loop system in LA - but angry residents claim the plan is being rushed

Elon Musk will build a test tunnel for his high-speed Loop system in LA - but angry residents claim the plan is being rushed

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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On May 17, Elon Musk outlined his Boring Company's plan to build a test tunnel for a high-speed transit system underneath several neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.
Two community groups, made up of LA residents, filed a lawsuit against the City of LA, because local officials will allow the company to bypass a formal environmental review. The groups also claim that the Boring Company is leaving community members out of the process.
"The tunnel could be the most forward-thinking idea in the world. But if that's true, then why isn't the project moving forward in a...
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Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Updates Coming After Consumer Reports Found 'Big Flaws'

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

10 monthes ago   |   By Jalopnik

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.
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Elon Musk says Tesla will fix Model 3 braking issues after Consumer Reports slams the car for 'big flaws'

Elon Musk says Tesla will fix Model 3 braking issues after Consumer Reports slams the car for 'big flaws'

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Model 3 sedan will receive a software update to address braking issues described by Consumer Reports.
The publication did not recommend the vehicle, criticising its stopping distance, touchscreen, ride quality, rear seat, and the amount of wind noise it produced while driving at highway speeds, while complimenting its range, handling, and acceleration.
Musk wrote that he was surprised by Consumer Reports' account of Model 3 braking issues and said Tesla will roll out a software update to improve the vehicle's braking system.
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