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Sustainable Transportation Could Save the World (and Save $100 Trillion)

As protesters gathered in New York City to demand action on climate change, a new report shows how smart transportation policy can play a major role in reducing carbon emissions. Photo: South Bend Voice/Flickr

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Hyperloop travel looks cushy, thanks to BMW Designworks CNE…

CNET Travel by hyperloop doesn’t sound all that luxurious, since you’re stuck in a windowless capsule and you have to remain seated for the entire journey. But if BMW Designworks had its way, it would look and feel like a first-class experience. BMW Designworks …… More

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China Leading The Way To Electric Car Future: BYD, BMW…

CleanTechnica Every morning before heading off to the pool for aqua gym, I check my Google Alerts to see if there are any electric car stories I think would interest CleanTechnica readers. This morning, there were a bunch of them and they had one word in common: China.… More

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China Leading The Way To Electric Car Future: BYD, BMW…

CleanTechnica Every morning before heading off to the pool for aqua gym, I check my Google Alerts to see if there are any electric car stories I think would interest CleanTechnica readers. This morning, there were a bunch of them and they had one word in common: China.… More

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Ford to phase out passenger cars as it focuses on trucks…

Electrek Ford doesn’t have much to show for when it comes to all-electric vehicles aside for the Focus Electric, a compliance car converted from the gas-powered version, as it has mainly been focusing hybrids. Now the Dearborn company is more aggressively …… More

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Tesla opens Model 3 configurator to more reservation…

Electrek This week, Tesla sent a second important batch of configuration invites to Model 3 reservation holders in Canada as deliveries are about to start in the country and the situation with the federal tax credit in the US is still unknown.… More

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Leadership change at Tesla’s Autopilot Seeking Alpha -…

Seeking Alpha The head of Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Autopilot is departing for Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), adding new turmoil to a key program for the automaker that is already beset by executive departures, production goals and safety questions. Jim Keller will be replaced by …… More

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Tesla owner says Autopilot saved him from a near-miss crash…

Electrek Accidents involving Tesla’s Autopilot driver assist system are often making the news, but it’s rare that the near-miss incidents where Autopilot potentially made the difference get much attention. But now a Tesla owner says Autopilot saved him from a near-miss …… More

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‘Tesla reminds me of Apple,’ says the president of a…

CNBC … the vice chairman and president of Xpeng Motors. Similar reactions can be expected for Tesla’s entry into China’s electric vehicle market, he said, adding that Chinese companies will become more competitive as a result. The Alibaba- and Foxconn-backed …… More

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China leads the world in electric vehicle sales CNBC -…

CNBC China leads the world in electric vehicle sales. 34 Mins Ago. CNBC’s Phil LeBeau reports on China electric vehicle sales surging and Tesla planning to build a plant in the country. Watch CNBC Live TV …… More

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Tesla can help China’s electric car market grow bigger and…

CNBC If Tesla moves its production facilities to China, it could help the entire electric vehicle (EV) market there grow bigger, according to the founder of a Chinese EV start-up. “I think Tesla, a very good brand in the electric vehicle market, coming into China actually …… More

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BMW iX3 unveils in China

As expected sinec they have been teasing the vehicle, BMW opened the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing with the unveiling of its next all-electric vehicle: the BMW iX3.

The German automaker claims a range of 250 miles of range for the all-electric SUV, which is expected to go to market in 2020 and interestingly, BMW confirmed that it will be first produced in Shenyang, China by its BMWBrillia More

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ABB 350 kw charger can add 200 km of range in 8 minutes.

ABB, a major Swedish-Swiss multinational technology company, is involved in several major electric vehicle charging networks. The company is now unveiling its own full 350 kW electric vehicle charging technology, which it claims can add 200 km of range in 8 minutes.

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[model 3] How Many Tesla Model 3 Cars Have Been Made?

Tesla has accomplished something no other automaker can claim: It’s made a relatively affordable electric car, the Model 3, that hundreds of thousands of people are lining up to buy. The only problem is that Elon Musk and company can’t produce enough of them.

Sluggish output since the Model 3 launch in July 2017 has frustrated fans and confounded Wall Street. That’s why Bloomberg More

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PG&E Customers Eligible to Save $3000 on a New Nissan LEAF…

EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog) Federal Tax Credit: Customers could be eligible for up to $7,500 in federal tax credits. PG&E recommends customers review details closely and consult a tax accountant or Certified Public Accountant for specific information. California State Rebate: Customers …… More

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Target expands EV charging locations – Autoblog

Last week, Volkswagen announced its Electrify America would build EV charging stations at over 100 Walmart locations around the country, adding to our needed recharging infrastructure. Today, Target followed suit, saying it will do its own buildout, raising the number of chargers at its properties from 18 to more than 600 parking spaces over the next two years. They’ll be located at more tha More

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Ford debuts GoBikes

Bike-sharing company Motivate is expanding its San Francisco offering to include electric versions of Ford’s GoBikes. They’ll be available at no extra cost in the same way as Ford’s regular GoBikes, which can be unlocked with the accompanying app or via the Clipper card. The roll out will initially include 250 bikes, which are designed to give riders an added boost while pedallin More

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The latest Hyperloop feasibility study aims to connect…

MArs Technica Enter Hyperloop, of course. The brainchild of Elon Musk, a Hyperloop is a system of transportation envisioned to carry cargo or passengers at speeds above 700 mph through low-pressure tubes. The train pods would hover above the track, using either …… More

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Target, Walmart rolling out more electric vehicle charging…

Minneapolis Star Tribune Earth Day was Sunday, which means that retailers have once again made a round of announcements touting new sustainability initiatives in the last few days. This year, the big theme has been the rollout of more electric vehicle charging stations.… More

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Tesla registers 5000 new Model 3 VINs after production…

Electrek Tesla managed to maintain a Model 3 production rate of about 2,000 units for 3 weeks before shutting down production last week to make some upgrades that they hope will result in increasing the rate. Now, the automaker is registering 5,000 new Model 3 …… More

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Tesla is reportedly in talks to join Ionity charging…

Electrek According to reports coming out of Germany, Tesla has been added to a long list of automakers in talks to join Ionity, the new ‘ultra-fast’ joint electric car charging network by BMW, Mercedes, Ford and Volkswagen.… More

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Model S is the most popular luxury model

In July of 2017, I put together a comparison of Tesla Model S sales and other large luxury car sales in the USA. An update has long been due.

The story was very much the same in the first part of 2018 as it was in the first part of 2017. The Tesla Model S sat comfortably at #1 in this category.

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China Electric Car Sales (March 2018) CleanTechnica -…

CleanTechnica After the usual off-season (January and February), March came and electric car sales surged to 59,000 units in China, up 85% year over year (YoY). Quarter 1 2018 sales doubled compared to the same period last year, to over 122,000 units. Consequently …… More

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The 11 Hypiest Hyperloop Projects We’ve Been Promised So…

WIRED Hyperloop, hyperloop, hyperloop! A lot of people are hyped about this nascent transportation technology. Even if it doesn’t, exactly, exist. No one has actually built a real, working hyperloop yet, but its promises are tantalizing: near supersonic speeds, all on …… More

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Despite all the bad news from the past 10 months, the Tesla Model 3 is poised to be a huge success.

Despite all the bad news from the past 10 months, the Tesla Model 3 is poised to be a huge success.

The car is a classic example of missing the forest for the trees. Yes, the Model 3’s rollout has been an epic fail, and Tesla CEOElon Musk looks sort of deluded in his production targets (20,000 vehicles by the end of 2017, versus a reality of barely 2,000).

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The World’s First Commercial Hyperloop is Coming to Abu…

ArchDaily Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has released details of their plan to create the world’s first commercial Hyperloop system in Abu Dhabi. Situated on the border between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, in close proximity to both the Al Maktoum …… More

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Ride the Lightning: Electric Car Charging Technology Is…

The Drive Tesla’s Supercharger network has long been the gold standard for electric vehicle charging systems. The company’s hefty investment into charging support for its own customers—the company’s proprietary plugs mean no other EVs can charge there—has …… More

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Waymo vs Tesla on autonomous driving

There’s a race happening right now that stretches from Silicon Valley to Detroit and back: who can make a self-driving car that behaves better than a human driver? It’s a far harder task than it sounded even a few years ago because human drivers know a lot — not just about their cars but about how people behave on the road when they’re behind the wheel. To reach that same kind of understan More

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Connected cars 🏎 — what are they and how to get started developing connected car apps

New generation cars are extremely handy — from turning the engine on with your phone, opening the car doors when you’re nearby, to actually giving you notifications when you’re too tired to drive safely.
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L.A. fast-tracks Boring Co. test tunnel – L.A. Biz

Taking a page from Elon Musk’s Boring Co. playbook, the Los Angeles City Council is speeding up the regulatory process to dig transportation tunnels under L.A.

On Wednesday, the council’s public works committee unanimously approved an exemption for an environmental review on the project, which would dig a 2.7-mile test tunnel under West Los Angeles, reported the Los Angeles Times.

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How Tesla and Waymo are tackling a major problem for…

The Verge Tesla is taking advantage of the hundreds of thousands of cars it has on the road by collecting real-world data about how those vehicles perform (and how they might perform) with Autopilot, its current semi-autonomous system. Waymo, which started as Google’s self-driving car project, …. Meanwhile, Waymo is near that 6 billion-mile figure on the simulation side, and the compan More

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