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Emirati men check a Tesla vehicle during a ceremony in Dubai in February. The electric -vehicle maker recently announced the opening of a new Gulf headquarters in the United Arab Emirates. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Buick Avista concept car is exhibited in Beijing in April. Buick, which sells a large percentage of its cars in China, is No. 3 in Consumer Reports' latest reliability rankings. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Ride-booking company Uber plans to offer customers self-driving cars in Pittsburgh soon. The vehicles will come with human backup drivers. Jared Wickerham/AP hide caption

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Uber To Roll Out Self-Driving Cars In Pittsburgh

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Tesla vehicles sit parked outside a new Tesla showroom and service center in Brooklyn, New York on July 5. The electric car company has come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial Autopilot feature. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

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About 14 percent of the Gigafactory in Nevada has been built so far. At 5.8 million square feet, it will be a building with one of the biggest footprints in the world. Tesla hide caption

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A Rare Look Inside The 'Gigafactory' Tesla Hopes Will Revolutionize Energy Use

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Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan in Hawthorne, Calif., on Thursday. Justin Prichard/AP hide caption

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A Tesla For The Masses? Orders For Model 3 Top 100K In First Hours

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New autopilot features are demonstrated in a Tesla Model S during a Tesla event in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday. Beck Diefenbach/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Self-Driving Cars Hit The Streets, Sort Of

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an event in Fremont, Calif., to launch the new Tesla Model X Crossover SUV. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Hackers say they took control of a Tesla Model S through the car's computers. Tesla Motors says it is updating its systems with a patch to fix the vulnerability. Tesla Motors hide caption

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Tesla Model S Can Be Hacked, And Fixed (Which Is The Real News)

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A photo released by Tesla shows its new Powerwall lithium-ion battery pack mounted on the wall (left) of a garage behind one of the company's electric cars. Tesla Energy hide caption

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Unveils Home Battery; Is $3,000 Cheap Enough?

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Tesla Motors has outsold several luxury carmakers in California in 2013, on the strength of its Model S, seen here in the foreground. The Telsa Roadster is behind it. James Lipman/Telsa hide caption

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