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Porsche Exec On Tesla: Ludicrous Mode Is A Façade And The Seats Suck 

Porsche is planning on taking the fight to Tesla with the upcoming production version of the gorgeous Mission E Concept
, and they’ve officially started the smack-talking.

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Elon Musk Suggests A Conspiracy Against Tesla Over Model S Suspension Claims

Elon Musk has broken his Twitter silence over the recent claim that Tesla attempted to cover up owner claims of suspension issues on the Model S, suggesting that fraudulent claims of similar issues indicates a larger conspiracy.

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Your Next Car Might Be Designed In McLaren’s Formula 1 Development Simulator

McLaren has been designing its Formula 1 racing efforts and sports cars using a virtual reality simulator, and now it’d like to think it could market this to the rest of the automotive industry. That doesn’t mean your next car will drive like a McLaren, though.

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Lexus Owners Experiencing A Nationwide Blackout Of Nav Systems

Across the nation, and also on Twitter, Lexus owners say the navigation systems in their luxury cars suddenly stopped working today for some as-of-yet unknown reason.

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Tesla Still Hasn’t Told Us Everything About The Model 3 Yet

Elon Musk sat down for an interview during Wednesday night’s Code Conference to chat about how life is just a simulation
, the Apple car
, and the government of Mars
. Maybe he’s an alien himself
. But he also hinted about what’s in store for Tesla later this year.

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What’s Up With This Lyft Driver Having Congressional License Plates?

A picture cropped up on Twitter showing what at first appears to be just another Honda Civic driving for Lyft—until you notice it has Congressional license plates.

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Watch Another Unbelievable SpaceX Landing From The Rocket Itself

SpaceX has done it again. For the third time in a row, the Falcon 9 rocket has delivered its payload in the upper atmosphere and returned to earth with a successful vertical propulsion landing on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You. This time SpaceX released the best angle yet of the landing—from the rocket itself all the way from space.

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Faraday Future Will Continue Cloning Tesla With Development Of A Bay Area Factory

After breaking ground on a billion dollar factory in Sparks, Nevada earlier this month, Faraday Future is now working a deal on a second facility in Vallejo, California. So—a Bay Area factory and a larger Nevada-based factory. Sound familiar? Oh yea! That’s Tesla’s deal.

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Riding In A Hyperloop Pod Looks As Bad As It Sounds 

A few weeks ago we saw one Hyperloop start-up company display a small-scale propulsion technology for the 700 mph transportation of our future. Where that company is more focused on cargo transport, the second company, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, is tackling human transport—and it looks a little too cozy.

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