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Tesla Chief Engineer Peter Rawlinson geeks out with us about Model S design

Engagdet: Did you sit through all three of the lengthy, expository videos that lovingly and exhaustively detailed every aspect of the Model S's design and engineering? If so, you'll be familiar with Peter Rawlinson, Tesla Chief Engineer and genuine car nut who, in previous lives, held the titles of Chief Engineer of Advanced Engineering at Lotus and Principal Engineer at Jaguar.

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Tesla is recalling almost every vehicle it's sold in the U.S.

Just one day after the California DMV filed to take Tesla to court, over 2 million Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y vehicles are being recalled.

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Unafraidworm68d ago

Glad to see Chris at Acceleramota is an idiot and loves to spread misinformation. This so called “recall” was just an update that was sent out to certain Tesla models and year.


A Tesla Model S literally burst into flames in a Chinese parking garage

If there's one thing Telsa doesn't want you to see, it's certainly this video of one its Model S vehicles bursting into flames in a parking garage in China.

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Cobra9511776d ago

RIP Audi too. This battery tech is too prone to thermal runaway. It needs computer chips to keep it stable, and what happens when those fail?


There has been another Tesla crash, this time involving a fire truck

The Model S hit the fire truck while going 60mph through a stop light. The driver of a Tesla Model S survived a crash in South Jordan, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City. The Tesla crash, which happened last Friday, May 11, might have been caused by the car’s autopilot system

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thorstein2118d ago (Edited 2118d ago )

So, setting the cruise control doesn't drive the car for me?!

(please note: the previous comment is hyperbolic* sarcasm. I must add this note for those readers who lack simple reading comprehension skills.)
*hyperbolic - of or pertaining to hyperbole*
*hyperbole - exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally

Cobra9512117d ago

Was it a cruise control, or was it an autonomous piloting system. Huge difference.

ravinash2117d ago

Woman crashes into the back of a truck.
tells police "oh, I turned on the auto pilot system".
hmmmm....we'll see.