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Tesla is a transportation and energy company. It sells vehicles under its ‘Tesla Motors’ division and stationary battery packs for home, commercial and utility-scale projects under its ‘Tesla Energy’ division.

The firm acquired its sister-company, solar installer SolarCity, in 2016. It is now part of its energy division.

The company is led by Elon Musk, who currently hold the roles of CEO, Co-founder, Chairman, and Product Architect.

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This week, Tesla sent a second important batch of configuration invites to Model 3 reservation holders in Canada as deliveries are about to start in the country and the situation with the federal tax credit in the US is still unknown. expand full story

Tesla’s energy division is expanding its energy storage deployment in many markets and now they have been delivering some Powerpacks in the UK.

A new system has been deployed at Manchester Science Park (MSP), which is home to many startups and businesses. expand full story

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Tesla Stories Yesterday

Legendary chip architect Jim Keller has seen an increasingly important role at Tesla since he joined the company in 2015.

He most recently took over the responsibilities of the Autopilot program after Chris Lattner left and Tesla went in another direction by hiring AI expert Andrej Karpathy to oversee computer vision and AI.

Now we learn that today was Keller’s last day at Tesla as the Autopilot team sees yet another leadership change. expand full story

Electric GT, the Tesla racing championship, had a few setbacks that resulted in delays, but they are now apparently ready to start after receiving FIA accreditation earlier this year.

This week, they confirmed their first 10 races for their inaugural 2018-2019 season. expand full story

Accidents involving Tesla’s Autopilot driver assist system are often making the news, but it’s rare that the near-miss incidents where Autopilot potentially made the difference get much attention.

But now a Tesla owner says Autopilot saved him from a near-miss crash with a semi truck caught on video. expand full story

Tesla Stories April 24

Ahead of the official launch in China, Tesla is debuting the Model 3 in the country at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show just as they could soon be authorized to produce the vehicle in the market. expand full story

Only a week after Walmart announced that it is partnering with Electrify America to deploy hundreds of electric car charging stations, competitor Target announced its own plans with Electrify America, as well as with Tesla and ChargePoint, to deploy “more than 600 chargers” at “over 100 stores.” expand full story

Most production electric cars are either too big and heavy or not powerful enough to be competitive in an autocross event, but now a few new EVs like the Chevy Bolt EV and the Tesla Model 3 are starting to be interesting for autocross.

Now a Tesla Model 3 owner took his car to an autocross event – giving us an idea of the vehicle’s handling under tougher circumstances. expand full story

After a hold on the expansion of the structure over the last year, Tesla has made some moves for an expansion at Gigafactory 1 in 2018.

Now, a new drone flyover of the battery factory shows that Tesla is working on the expansion. expand full story

A Tesla Model X crashed through two separate walls to end up inside a gym in Florida last weekend.

Fortunately, no one was injured, but now the driver of the Model X claims that the electric vehicle accelerated on its own. expand full story

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