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Tesla about to open order books for dual motor Model 3

Elon Musk poses with a Tesla outside the company’s factory in Silicon Valley October 2011 Elon Musk poses with a Tesla outside the company’s factory in Silicon Valley October 2011
Andy Castillo | 16 May, 2018, 15:11

Tesla said it will pause production at its Fremont, California factory at the end of the May to work on fixes to its assembly line for its new Model 3 sedan, sources inside the company told Reuters.

Tesla, whose future depends to a large extent on the success of its new Model 3 auto, could do without any more negative PR.

Despite an earlier stated target of producing 5,000 Model 3 cars per week, the company was producing a little over 2,000 units per week by mid-April, which led to serious questions on the project's viability.

Musk tweeted that while the eye tracking had been on the table, it was rejected for its ineffectiveness rather than cost.

But unlike Autopilot, Super Cruise uses sensors to track where the driver's eyes are looking, and will give audible and visual alerts if it detects that the driver isn't paying attention.

Everyone at Tesla is not only encouraged, but expected, to provide criticism and feedback to ensure that we're creating the best, safest cars on the road.

Turkey expels Israel's consul general to Istanbul in spat over Gaza violence
According to the latest information, 100 Palestinians were killed in the clashes, more than 2,700 were injured. It rejects the criticism, saying its open-fire rules are necessary to defend its border.

The driver in that incident died, but Tesla said he was pulled from the vehicle before it caught fire.

In another Twitter message on Monday, Musk said the "probability of fatality is much lower in a Tesla", saying Tesla would begin reporting safety numbers beginning in the second quarter.

According to the police, the Model S slammed into the firetruck at 60 miles per hour (96 km/h) and the driver suffered a broken right ankle.

The 28-year-old said that she was using her phone prior to the collision while the semi-autonomous driving features was enabled. [L5N1SL7R8] It was the latest accident involving a Tesla. Since existing cars have the hardware installed for Autopilot, this feature will also be enabled for existing models, according to the company spokeswoman. Wait times will more than likely extend into 2020, wait times for the current Model 3 are between 12-18 months if you order today. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is conducting an investigation, but this doesn't look good for Tesla's Autopilot system.

The NTSB said last week it was investigating a Tesla accident in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 8 that killed two teenagers and injured another - the agency's fourth active probe into crashes of the company's electric vehicles.

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