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Tesla wants to develop its own music service

Tesla wants to develop its own music service

It may not be enough for the electric car company Tesla to take on the giants of Detroit, like General Motors and Ford. The Palo Alto-based automaker is said to be exploring its very own music streaming service too, a move that would pit the company against market leader Spotify, and the aggressive efforts by Apple to conquer the world of on-demand music.

As part of its souped-up dashboard, Tesla is considering the idea of offering drivers a personalized listening experience, and has had talks with major record labels to develop an in-house music platform, according to Recode.

The rush to bring Internet music not only to people's phones, but to their connected homes and cars...