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This week’s top stories: Tesla Enhanced Autopilot release date, Chevy Bolt EV news, Tesla’s battery cost lead, Gigafactory 2 bids, more


In this week’s top stories: Tesla Enhanced Autopilot gets a release date, Audi’s first all-electric vehicle heads to the moon with SpaceX, countries make bids for Tesla Gigafactory 2, the latest Chevy Bolt EV news, and much more.

We kick things up with our top Tesla news this week, including Tesla’s battery cost lead perfectly illustrated in one simple chart and a release date for Tesla’s Enhanced Autopilot update expected to arrive over the next few weeks. A Tesla Model S driver walks away from crash with a truck at ‘tremendous speed’. Tesla pushes boundaries of Michigan’s direct sales law with a new showroom. And we get your thoughts on a new Tesla Model S convertible concept.

Audi shares plans to send its first all-electric vehicle to the moon with SpaceX. GM releases the Chevy Bolt EV online design studio as a report estimates the company will lose  ~$9,000 for every Chevy Bolt EV it sells before ZEV credit. And countries make bids to attract Tesla’s upcoming EU-based Gigafactory 2.

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

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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.