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Engineering Firm That Panned Tesla Model 3′s Build Quality Lauds Its Electronics And Handling

Two months ago, Autoline posted a video in which engineering and manufacturing expert Sandy Munro—CEO of Munro & Associates, a Detroit-area consulting firm that dismantles and analyzes how cars are madecompared the Tesla Model 3's build quality to a Kia from the 1990s. But in a new discussion, Munro has lots of…

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An Early Design For The Ugly 1996 Ford Taurus Looked A Lot Like A Tesla Model 3 

The 1996 third-generation Ford Taurus was an unfortunate attempt by Ford to redesign the best-selling car in the country to stand out a little more, but an early concept looked much better, because it looked a lot like the Tesla Model 3, if you can believe it.

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Tesla Contract Workers Pressured To Accept Debit Card For Pay Instead Of Check: Lawsuit

Tesla failed to pay contract workers at its California assembly plant all required overtime wages, while also making them work without taking a legally mandated break, according to a new lawsuit filed in California state court. The employees were faced “pressure” from a temp agency that hires workers at the factory to…

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Yet Another Probe After Worker At Tesla Plant Had His Jaw Broken By Equipment

California regulators are investigating an incident at Tesla’s factory in the state that involved a subcontractor who broke his jaw after getting struck by a piece of factory equipment. It’s the second probe announced by the state this month, and came just days before Tesla vigorously defended its safety record.

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California Launches New Probe Into Tesla After Damning Report

California regulators on Tuesday launched a new investigation into Tesla, a day after the automaker called an investigative news outlet an “extremist organization” for reporting a story on worker conditions at its factory in the state.

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The Next-Gen Lexus CT200h Hatchback Could Compete With The Tesla Model 3: Report 

Lexus is reportedly preparing to jump into the compact EV market up against cars like the Tesla Model 3 by reviving the Lexus CT—a hybrid hatchback that didn’t do so hot in the U.S. market.

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Tesla Switching To 24/7 Shifts To Push For 6,000 Model 3s Per Week By June, Elon Musk Says 

Tesla will operate its assembly plant in California “24/7" as part of an effort to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan to 6,000 units per week by June, CEO Elon Musk told the company Tuesday, in an email obtained by Jalopnik.

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Tesla’s War With The Media Is Just Unhinged At This Point

Over the past year, as Tesla has struggled to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan, the company has made it a priority to slam news outlets that report on its alleged labor violations and manufacturing woes. On Monday, the PR strategy became utterly unhinged. The implication has become clear to reporters…

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Tesla Wants To Start Production On The Model Y By November 2019; Which Is Also When Production On The Semi’s Supposed To Start; And That’s A Year Before Production Of The New Roadster Begins: Report 

Tesla is struggling to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan, but that’s not stopping the automaker from thinking about its next vehicle, the Model Y crossover. And if a report from Reuters is accurate, Tesla wants to start production on that vehicle by 2019. In the same California factory as the Model 3. Which is…

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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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