Tesla’s “Complete Self-Driving” puts back privacy for travel videos and the place people drive

As part of the broader rollout of Tesla’s “full self-driving” option, which began earlier this month, drivers may lose some of the privacy policies they previously had about location sharing and in-car records, according to the Tesla owner’s manuals and website. The apparent privacy changes indicate the tradeoffs Tesla is demanding of owners who want … Read more

Don’t bet against Tesla, says ex-president Jon McNeill, who is not an investor

The former president of electric vehicle giant Tesla said Thursday he would not bet against the company, noting that it is becoming a “formidable competitor” for automakers around the world after the company beat earnings expectations for the third quarter . Not currently a Tesla investor, Jon McNeill told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” the stock is … Read more

Tesla is switching to LFP batteries in all standard-class cars

Close-up of the Tesla logo on a charger at a Supercharger fast charging station for the electric vehicle company Tesla Motors in the Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California, August 24, 2016. Smith / Gado Collection | Stock photos | Getty Images Tesla is changing the battery chemistry it uses in all of its … Read more

That is why many people buy cars online

Buying a car has long been a process that many Americans hate. Retailers and businesses are increasingly trying to find ways to take advantage of the appeal of online shopping to make it less painful. Historically, buyers who wanted a car had to take a trip to the local dealership where they could choose a … Read more

Gas prices are at a seven-year high. This saves you money on the pump

Justin Sullivan | Getty Images You may want to get used to higher prices at the pump, at least for now. According to fuel-saving app GasBuddy, the average cost of a gallon of gas on Monday was $ 3.30, 7.5 cents more than a month ago and $ 1.08 more than a year ago. By … Read more

Tesla shares climb to a record high. Profit estimates are also rising.

Text size A Tesla Model S is connected to a Tesla compressor. Odd Andersen / AFP via Getty Images Tesla Third quarter earnings are coming, and investors are expecting a blowout number as they climb the stock – almost – to an all-time high. Analysts are also bullish on the quarter but are slowly increasing … Read more

Selling cars in times of chip shortage: online chats and no more haggling

The global shortage of chips has reduced vehicle stocks and only made a few cars available to dealers for sale. There is also less activity for car salesmen and women on the sales floor. Car dealerships laid off thousands of salespeople at the start of the pandemic. While some have been reinstated, around 70,000 people … Read more

Tesla boss Elon Musk had a surprising appearance at a Volkswagen event

Text size Tesla boss Elon Musk in 2020. Hannibal Hanschke / Pool / AFP / Getty Images “So Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess and Tesla CEO Elon Musk meets at a Volkswagen Management Meeting … “ But this is not a dream or the beginning of a joke–it really happened. Diess asked Musk to speak to … Read more

States may reserve COVID-19 admissions for younger children next week

A youth receives a COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech on June 6 in the central Israeli city of Rishon LeZion. The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech have reportedly applied for their coronavirus vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 to be approved across the European Union. If approved, this would be the first opportunity for younger … Read more

Tesla Brings Auto Insurance To Texas With New “Safety Score”

photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) After two years of auto insurance for motorists all over California, Tesla is officially offering a similar offering to customers in its new home state of Texas. As an electrician reported first, the big difference lies in the calculation of the driver bonuses: In California, the prices were largely determined … Read more