Lack of front grille was intentional choice to achieve 0.21 Cd drag
Tesla's recently announced, much more affordable Model 3 midsize sedan will not become available to the public until Q4 2017, but a critical design specification that many outlets have not mentioned so far is the vehicle's exceptional aerodynamic efficiency rating. Ales Alajbegovic, Vice President of Exa’s ground transportation applications, recently shared his opinion on the vehicle's design attributes and how they influence the car's aerodynamic performance.
Base price also jumps from $80,000 to $83,000
Ever since Tesla unveiled the Model 3 last week, much attention has been shifted towards the company’s lowest-priced Model 3 offering that will be available almost 2 years from now, while its highest-priced Model X crossover SUV has only sold a total of 2,400 units since its unveiling in Q4 2015.
Tesla Motors,’ which has been poaching engineers from Apple and AMD, could be causing a few headaches for Nvidia.
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Ends warranty, servicing transfers for used vehicles
On Sunday, electric automotive manufacturer Tesla quietly raised prices on its post-purchase servicing options, including the annual maintenance prices of servicing its Model S and Model X vehicles. The company also announced a ban on the transfer of factory extended warranties and prepaid servicing packages to buyers of used Tesla vehicles.
Jim Keller finds a new role
The bloke who helped create the chip which will either finish AMD or give it a renaissance has a new role working for Tesla. Ironically it really will involve him working on Nvidia gear.
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Nvidia is applying all that it knows about deep learning to enable autonomous vehicles.
Hacks his own car to do it
The bloke who was the first to jail break the iPhone, George Hotz hacked his own car to turn it into a self-driving vehicle.
Models hundreds of atoms at once
Nvidia is claiming that its Tesla GPUs can speed up a key atom modelling software used by scientists of study the atomic level of materials.