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People in the U.S. and Canada can now order a Tesla Model 3 without a reservation

North American buyers looking for a mid-sized electric sedan donning a "T" sign, rejoice: Tesla has opened up orders for its Model 3 electric car for everyone in the U.S. and Canada.  Until now, buyers had to cash out a $1,000 fee to reserve
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Tesla finally manages to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week

Tesla is finally catching up to CEO Elon Musk's promises.  The electric car maker manufactured 5,000 Model 3 cars in the last week of June, Reuters reported Sunday.  SEE ALSO: Tesla's next software update will add fully self-driving
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Volkswagen's all-electric race car shatters records on the uphill Pikes Peak

For the last 100 years, cars have been setting records on top of Colorado's Pikes Peak. Another record has been broken this year, but this time it comes courtesy of a specially-designed electric race car developed by Volkswagen, the I.D. R Pikes
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Elon Musk gets into it with former Tesla employee he sued for alleged data hacking

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been quieter than usual on Twitter for the past day — maybe because he's too busy emailing a former employee he called out for "sabotage" and proceeded to sue for stealing trade secrets and data about the electric car
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Uber has a new plan to get its drivers to use electric cars

Uber wants to encourage its drivers to start using electric vehicles (EVs) rather than the gas-powered ones they typically use. The company launched a pilot program on Tuesday in eight North American cities (Austin, Los Angeles, Montreal, Pittsburgh
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Elon Musk announces companywide Tesla layoffs in leaked email

It wasn't flamethrowers, candy, or even a tunnel.  No, today Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a different kind of product: Pink slips. In a leaked email to staff, the self-stylized media critic told those at his electric car company that he would
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Tesla service worker caught on video might've used Autopilot mode to nap

A short video posted this week appears to show a Tesla mobile service worker not paying attention to the road or holding the steering wheel.  The electric car company has custom Model S sedans for its mobile service team and it looks like one
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Consumer Reports snubs Tesla on Model 3 recommendation

Tesla and the independent product review publication Consumer Reports have had a hot-and-cold relationship for many years. The buyer's guide has been smitten and quick to praise the electric car maker at times. But on Monday, Consumer Reports said
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India's Uber rival Ola is set to launch 10,000 electric vehicles in a year

Uber's biggest rival in India, Ola, has announced plans to launch a casual 10,000 electric vehicles within the next year. On Monday, the ride-hailing company, which operates in over 110 cities throughout India (and now, Australia), announced a