Intel Acquires Mobileye for $15B

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Intel has agreed to purchase Mobileye, a maker of cameras and laser-based sensors used for self-driving car technology, in deal worth $15 billion. Mobileye originally partnered with Tesla to develop the first Autopilot system on the Model S. Mobileye currently sells its technology to 27 automakers in total. Tesla dumped Mobileye with the introduction of …

Autopilot 2.0 Gets a Speed Bump

Tesla rolled out an update ( to vehicles equipped with second generation Autopilot hardware that increases speeds, but fails to match the the company’s first generation Autopilot. Both Traffic Aware Cruise Control and Autosteer are seeing increases of 5 mph: – Traffic Aware Cruise Control increased from 80 to 85 mph – Autosteer speed limit …

Video: Model 3 Prototype Sighting

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tesla customizing shop Unplugged Performance has posted a video to TMC of a silver Model 3 prototype cruising near the SpaceX Hyperloop track in Hawthorne, California. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”” video_title=”1″ max_width=”1200″ align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Tesla President Jon McNeill Says 300 Approved Body Shops Will Be Added in Weeks

Jon McNeill, Tesla’s President of Global Sales and Services, has responded on the TMC forum to concerns and complaints over service delays in certified third-party repair shops. Notably, McNeill said Tesla will add 300 approved body shops in the next few weeks, and will “eliminate” underperforming body shops. McNeill posted on a discussion about a blog post …