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Elon Musk: Tesla has sent over 1,000 ventilators to hospitals


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Tesla has sent more than 1,000 ventilators to 50 different hospitals, company founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted Thursday. The hospitals include facilities in California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington and New York, which stands as the US epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.

Musk, who pledged to begin producing ventilators last month, calls the total of 1,165 devices part of a “partial list” of hospitals to which the company has provided equipment. The facilities named also include a number of overseas

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Ford Bronco reveal delayed months over coronavirus

Soon… but not soon enough.


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We’ll need to wait a little longer to see the 2021 Ford Bronco. After previously confirming with Roadshow that preview events surrounding the SUV were canceled as a COVID-19 precaution, the latest word is it could be a couple of months before we have an updated debut timeframe.

Ford had planned to host media for a preview event for the Bronco the week of March 15, but issued a statement via email saying the event was cancelled

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Ford Ranger power pack boosts performance to 315 hp

More power!


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Those of us in North America aren’t treated to the Ford Ranger Raptor like other areas around the world, so until then, owners will need to find other way to unlock more performance. But, there’s nothing better than packages the automaker itself develops and condones — because warranty.

Ford Performance now offers what it calls a “power pack” to boost the Ford Ranger‘s performance, and it pushes the truck’s output to 315 horsepower. The only real hardware change are a Ford Performance calibration tool and a K&N air filter, but the $825 package includes a dyno

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Elon Musk says Teslas will park themselves later this year

More neat tricks coming later this year.


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Tesla created a sensation with the release of Smart Summon last year, which allows a Tesla to pick an owner up in some instances and the watchful eye of the owner to ensure everyone’s safekeeping. However, the Summon feature could get even smarter by the end of 2020.

According to comments Tesla CEO Elon Musk made on Twitter this Thursday, the company is working to include a “Reverse Summon” feature as part of an expanded “Full Self-Driving” option numerous owners previously paid for. Passengers would be able to exit their Tesla

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