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Tesla on Autopilot and FSD in SF traffic

Tesla FSD Beta 8.2 in Busy Close Quarters Traffic in San Francisco

Here is a very recent video from r/teslamotors that demonstrates how Tesla’s FSD Beta 8.2 performs in busy San Francisco traffic under close quarter conditions that raises some interesting questions from reddit readers about how Tesla FSD would perform in countries other than the U.S.; and, poses what might be the biggest Tesla FSD question we should be asking.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk chatting with Tesla suporters at Giga Berlin car factory

Elon Musk Visits Giga Berlin for a Technical Purpose and Chats with Supporters

Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrived at the Giga Berlin car factory on Monday afternoon. He landed at Berlin (BER) airport on Sunday in a private jet. The visit was "purely of a technical nature," said Brandenburg Minister for Economic Affairs Steinbach. He also came out and started to chat with Tesla supporters.
Bloomberg graph indicates India could be a battery producing leader

Batteries, Not Cars, May Be the Reason for Tesla to Go to India

Lithium battery scientist and Head of Energy Storage at Bloomberg NEF, James Firth, tweets a bar graph showing that the production of EV batteries may be the best reason for Tesla to go to India. The estimate lists India as the lowest cost country for manufacturing cells, which with subsidies, could reduce costs significantly - enough to be a game-changer and bring Tesla to India.
Alexa Auto Use in Ford Vehicles

Ford Partners With Amazon’s Alexa For More Advanced Features In F-150, Mustang Mach-E and Bronco

Amazon Alexa Built-in hands-free experience delivered through Ford Power-Up software, which will be delivered seamlessly through over-the-air updates. Ford to produce 33 million vehicles with Power-Up capability by 2028. Ford Power-Up enhancements already have been sent to more than 100,000 2021 F-150 and Mustang Mach-E customers since late March.

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