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Tesla Reports 87% Increase in 2021 Deliveries

Tesla reported Sunday that it delivered 936,000 cars in 2021, an 87 percent increase from the year before, despite the computer chip shortage that has disrupted auto production around the […]




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How China’s CATL Became the Top Electric Car Battery Maker

CATL’s initial public offering in 2018 made Mr. Zeng and two CATL vice chairmen, who together own a 40 percent stake, rich. Other early investors, some with deep political connections, […]




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A New Tesla Safety Concern: Drivers Can Play Video Games in Moving Cars

Not long after buying a Tesla Model 3 this summer, Vince Patton saw a YouTube clip highlighting a feature that took him by surprise: three video games that can be […]




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Inside Tesla: How Elon Musk Pushed His Vision for Autopilot

To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.Elon Musk built his electric car company, Tesla, around the promise that it […]




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Inside a Fatal Tesla Autopilot Accident: ‘It Happened So Fast’

George Brian McGee, a finance executive in Florida, was driving home in a Tesla Model S operating on Autopilot, a system that can steer, brake and accelerate a car on […]




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Tesla Autopilot Faces U.S. Inquiry After Series of Crashes

The U.S. auto safety regulator said Monday that it had opened a broad investigation of the Autopilot system used in hundreds of thousands of Tesla’s electric cars.The investigation was prompted […]




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Tesla Says Autopilot Makes Its Cars Safer. Crash Victims Say It Kills.

Benjamin Maldonado and his teenage son were driving back from a soccer tournament on a California freeway in August 2019 when a truck in front of them slowed. Mr. Maldonado […]




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How Mazda Rode Out the Pandemic While Rivals Slipped

The pandemic crushed new-vehicle sales last year in the United States, with behemoths like Ford Motor, General Motors and Honda all posting double-digit sales declines. Altogether, the sales slide reached […]