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Friday Funny: The Self-Driving Car That Stole All of Tesla's Money

Satirists at The Onion wrote a totally fake, but also very funny, article about a self-driving car.
April 26, 2019, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Assuring investors that the rogue vehicle would be found and reprogrammed as soon as possible, Tesla announced Thursday that the company had posted a massive first-quarter loss after a self-driving car absconded with $702 million in cash."

That's the lede of a satirical article by The Onion. It's totally fake. But it's funny because Tesla actually is losing a lot of money, and self-driving cars are expected to save us all from congestion, not steal from us.

There's more, but you'll have to click through to read the rest. An imagined soundbite from Elon Musk is featured.

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Published on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in The Onion
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