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This week’s top stories: Tesla v8.0 update, VW’s electric range claims, Tesla Solar Roof, Chevy Bolt EV & more


In this week’s top stories: A first look at Tesla’s v8.0 software update, VW’s electric range claims, and a Tesla Model S P100D takes on a $200,000 Lamborghini Huracan in this week’s top video.

We kick things off with Tesla’s v8.0 software update, giving you a first look at the overhauled UI, improved Autopilot visualization, and other new features. We also show you how to get access to the update in your car faster and give you a breakdown on the new Autopilot restrictions in the update.

We move onto to the week’s top EV news including the latest on the new Chevy Bolt EV. The Tesla Model S P100D officially dethrones a few competitors. And VW offers up some misleading electric range claims to make its upcoming vehicles compare favorably to Tesla.

These and the rest of this week’s stop stories below:

Tesla v8.0 |

EVs |

Solar | 

This week’s top video |

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Avatar for Jordan Kahn Jordan Kahn

Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s Logic Pros series.