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Tesla drivers left unable to start their cars after outage

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The Tesla app is used as a key by drivers to unlock their cars

Tesla drivers say they have been locked out of their cars after an outage struck the carmaker’s app.

Dozens of owners posted on social media about seeing an error message on the mobile app that was preventing them from connecting to their vehicles.

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk personally responded to one complaint from a driver in South Korea, saying on Twitter: “Checking.”

Mr Musk later said the app was coming back online.

The Tesla app is used as a key by drivers to unlock and start their cars.

Owners posted a multitude of complaints online about not being able to use their vehicles.

“I’m stuck an hour away from home because I normally use my phone to start [my] car,” one owner tweeted.

About 500 users reported an error on the app at around

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This August 2020 photo shows Cole Kleis standing next to a 1932 Ford Coup in front of a garage of old cars he’s been restoring with his family in Napa, Calif. Automakers are facing a challenge with the newest generation of drivers — teens of today aren’t in a hurry to get their first car let alone a drivers license. There are exceptions to the theory that teens don’t care about cars, including 20-year-old Cole Kleis of Napa, California. Kleis attends Colorado State University at Pueblo, majoring in automotive industry management. He took his first job in a dealership at age 12 cleaning cars, sweeping floors and helping in the parts department. (AP Photo/Jenna Fryer)

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Do you love cars and want to turn your passion into a business? If so, then check out this list of best automobile business ideas to start in 2021. These car business ideas can get you on the way to making some extra money, or they may even lead to a full-time income. So look through our list and see what appeals to you.

1.  Car Sales

The automotive market is still one of the largest in the world, and over six hundred billion dollars are spent annually on new and used cars. Therefore, car Sales represent an excellent opportunity for an auto-related business. All you need is to find a few great cars to sell, detail them, do some online marketing, and presto, you’ve got a fantastic car business.

2.  Car Buying Agent

If you’re short on cash and can’t make a significant investment, you might want to become

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There are two types of dividend stocks: those that increase their annual dividend payments year after year, often referred to as Dividend Aristocrats, and those that grow their annual dividends by double-digit percentages every year. In early January, Rob Carrick, one of Canada’s best personal finance columnists, wrote an article about dividend stocks that doubled their payouts over the past 10 years. With an assist from Tom Connolly of DividendGrowth.ca, they’ve put together a list of stocks that have delivered 10-year annualized dividend growth of 7.2%. InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Why 7.2%? That’s the amount of growth you’d need based on the Rule of 72 — 72 divided by 7.2% equals 10– the number of years growth required to double a company’s dividend payout. Now the names on the list, while excellent businesses, are mostly traded exclusively

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