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Tesla to accept dogecoin as payment for merchandise, says Musk
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 Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said the electric carmaker will accept meme-based digital currency dogecoin for merchandise. "Tesla merch buyable with Dogecoin," Musk said in a tweet. Following the news, Dogecoin raced up to $0.20.
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Musk takes dig at General Motors' EV sales in Q4
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According to Musk, GM's fourth quarter numbers have "room to improve". As noted by GM, the company sold a total of 26 electric vehicles in the fourth quarter. These comprised 25 Chevy Bolts and one Hummer EV pickup truck, reports Teslarati. This was quite interesting considering that GM made it a point to announce last month that Hummer EV customer deliveries were already starting, the report said.
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Elon Musk opens up on Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy's selection as Tesla's autopilot head
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In an interview, he also revealed that Andrej Karpathy is the director of artificial intelligence and Autopilot Vision in the same team. As per media reports, Ashok Elluswamy completed his undergraduate graduation from the College of Engineering Guindy in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He completed his Master’s in Robotics System Development from Carnegie Mellon University.  
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Tesla delivers close to 1 mn vehicles in 2021
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In the fourth quarter (Q4), the Elon Musk-run electric car-maker achieved production of more than 305,000 vehicles and deliveries of over 308,000 vehicles -- up from 241,300 deliveries in the third quarter (Q3).
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Tesla shares details about its holiday software update
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The company said that it is introducing some creative features, from a new Light Show function to new games and entertainment experiences, safety features. "This week, Tesla owners around the world will be able to do more with their cars, and have even more fun, all with a free, over-the-air software update," the company said in a blogpost.
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Tesla lets drivers turn electric cars into megaphones
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Available for more recent Tesla vehicles (2019 and newer), the feature adds some voice effects to whatever you are saying, and that will be played to your surroundings through the external speakers, Electrek reported on Friday. The feature builds on Tesla's remote live view via Sentry Mode that lets drivers broadcast voice to the car using the Tesla mobile app.
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Tesla's holiday update brings TikTok, other features
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According to the auto-tech website Electrek, while Tesla generally pushes new features through software updates whenever it is ready, it is also known for bundling some of those more fun features for a bigger 'holiday update' toward the end of the year. Tesla Theater, the platform where Tesla integrates streaming apps, is getting a new addition, TikTok, which allows them to watch the short video platform from their touchscreen.
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Thinking of quitting my jobs: Elon Musk
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The Tesla and SpaceX chief's latest tweet evoked thousands of responses from social media users within minutes. American YouTuber Mr Beast was among the responders on Musk's tweet and said he would tutor the Tesla CEO how to get views on views on YouTube.
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First Tesla Cybertrucks will have 4 motors: Musk
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Musk took Twitter to talk about the long-awaited Tesla Cybertruck. "Initial production will be 4 motor variants, with independent, ultra-fast response torque control of each wheel," the CEO wrote while replying to a user. "Will have both front and rear-wheel steer, so not just like a tank -- it can drive diagonally like a crab," he added. Musk also mentioned that the product roadmap will be updated on the next earning call.
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Tesla Cybertruck will have yoke steering wheel: Musk
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According to Electrek, Musk also said that the electric pickup truck will be a "technology bandwagon". It could mean that it will have a better version of the new steering wheel, the report said. The CEO mentioned that the Cybertruck will bring a lot of new technology. "Cybertruck will reach far into a post-apocalyptic future and bring that technology to now," Musk said.
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