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Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything – Bloomberg

If you’ve ever driven Tesla’s flagship vehicle—the $140,000 Model S P100D—you’ve experienced an unparalleled version of driving power. Zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds punches you back in the seat while making the stomach turn somersaults. Some people live for that feeling. I’m not one of them.

Sure, driving a fully loaded electric beast is as thrilling as the fiercest roller coaster More

If you’ve ever driven Tesla’s flagship vehicle—the $140,000 Model S P100D—you’ve experienced an unparalleled version of driving power. Zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds punches you back in the seat while making the stomach turn somersaults. Some people live for that feeling. I’m not one of them.

Sure, driving a fully loaded electric beast is as thrilling as the fiercest roller coaster More

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Toyota invests in autonomous proving grounds on former GM site

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Toyota Motor Corp. will be the first automaker sponsor of a new nonprofit autonomous vehicle testing ground in southeast Michigan.

Toyota will put $5 million toward the American Center for Mobility, the automaker announced at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars on Monday. Toyota’s mobility r&d arm, the Toyota Research Institute, has operations in Palo Al More

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Toyota Motor Corp. will be the first automaker sponsor of a new nonprofit autonomous vehicle testing ground in southeast Michigan.

Toyota will put $5 million toward the American Center for Mobility, the automaker announced at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars on Monday. Toyota’s mobility r&d arm, the Toyota Research Institute, has operations in Palo Al More

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Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything – Bloomberg

If you’ve ever driven Tesla’s flagship vehicle—the $140,000 Model S P100D—you’ve experienced an unparalleled version of driving power. Zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds punches you back in the seat while making the stomach turn somersaults. Some people live for that feeling. I’m not one of them.

Sure, driving a fully loaded electric beast is as thrilling as the fiercest roller coas More

If you’ve ever driven Tesla’s flagship vehicle—the $140,000 Model S P100D—you’ve experienced an unparalleled version of driving power. Zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds punches you back in the seat while making the stomach turn somersaults. Some people live for that feeling. I’m not one of them.

Sure, driving a fully loaded electric beast is as thrilling as the fiercest roller coas More

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Tesla wants to make up to 200,000 Model 3s in the second half of 2017 – The Verge

On Tesla’s earnings call this afternoon, Elon Musk spent most of his opening comments talking about improving manufacturing, which is becoming an urgent priority for the company as it faces the task of increasing vehicle production five-fold or more to accommodate Model 3 reservations — just as it takes heat over early quality issues with the Model X. “Tesla is going to be hell-bent More

On Tesla’s earnings call this afternoon, Elon Musk spent most of his opening comments talking about improving manufacturing, which is becoming an urgent priority for the company as it faces the task of increasing vehicle production five-fold or more to accommodate Model 3 reservations — just as it takes heat over early quality issues with the Model X. “Tesla is going to be hell-bent More

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Tesla Model 3 To Crush BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Acura, Lexus,…

CleanTechnica I wrote at length in recent months trying to compare the Tesla Model 3 to every BMW near it, every Audi in its arena, every Acura in its lane, every Lexus in its weight class, and every Mercedes keeping an eye on it from across the room.… More

CleanTechnica I wrote at length in recent months trying to compare the Tesla Model 3 to every BMW near it, every Audi in its arena, every Acura in its lane, every Lexus in its weight class, and every Mercedes keeping an eye on it from across the room.… More

Sacramento Scores Big in Volkswagen’s Electric Vehicle…

Bloomberg BNA The state’s electric charging companies also stand to benefit from Volkswagen’s investment program, Terry O’Day, vice president of EVgo, which builds electric vehicle charging stations, told Bloomberg BNA July 28. “This investment is a pivotal …… More

Bloomberg BNA The state’s electric charging companies also stand to benefit from Volkswagen’s investment program, Terry O’Day, vice president of EVgo, which builds electric vehicle charging stations, told Bloomberg BNA July 28. “This investment is a pivotal …… More

Audi targets 10 billion euros in cost cuts to fund…

Reuters BERLIN (Reuters) – Audi (NSUG.DE) aims to cut costs by 10 billion euros ($12 billion) by 2022 to help fund a shift to electric cars as it seeks to move on after the emissions scandal, sources close to the carmaker said. Audi, Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE …… More

Reuters BERLIN (Reuters) – Audi (NSUG.DE) aims to cut costs by 10 billion euros ($12 billion) by 2022 to help fund a shift to electric cars as it seeks to move on after the emissions scandal, sources close to the carmaker said. Audi, Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE …… More

Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Gets New, Even Smoother Update

Another, smoother Tesla Autopilot 2.0 update seems to be impressing drivers much more than the last one, which some found not nearly as silky as CEO Elon Musk promised.
Last month, Tesla started the rollout of an Autopilot 2.0 update with a new control algorithm that CEO Elon Musk described as a “smooth as silk”. While some stated that it was a definite improvement More

Another, smoother Tesla Autopilot 2.0 update seems to be impressing drivers much more than the last one, which some found not nearly as silky as CEO Elon Musk promised.
Last month, Tesla started the rollout of an Autopilot 2.0 update with a new control algorithm that CEO Elon Musk described as a “smooth as silk”. While some stated that it was a definite improvement More

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New Study Shows That Humans Could Go Extinct Due to…

News4C After a study done by lead researcher Dr. Hagai Levine, the future isn’t quite great for the humanity. Between 1973 and 2011 his team has put together the results from 185 studies on men from different geographical areas such as Australia, Europe, New …… More

News4C After a study done by lead researcher Dr. Hagai Levine, the future isn’t quite great for the humanity. Between 1973 and 2011 his team has put together the results from 185 studies on men from different geographical areas such as Australia, Europe, New …… More

Tesla’s Model 3 Breaks 300-Mile Range Barrier

Fortune That’s the electric range of a $44,000 version of Tesla’s Model 3, unveiled in its final form Friday night. It’s a jaw-dropping new benchmark for cheap range in an electric car, and it’s just one of several surprises Tesla had in store as it handed …… More

Fortune That’s the electric range of a $44,000 version of Tesla’s Model 3, unveiled in its final form Friday night. It’s a jaw-dropping new benchmark for cheap range in an electric car, and it’s just one of several surprises Tesla had in store as it handed …… More

10 Things You Need to Know About the Tesla Model 3 – Motor Trend

Late on Friday, July 28, Tesla handed over the first Model 3 sedans during a special ceremony at its plant in Fremont, California. As promised, it starts at $35,000 before federal, state, and local tax incentives and will be delivered to owners in the order they reserved it online. We got an exclusive First Drive ahead of the reveal, which you can read here, but here are the top 10 things you need More

Late on Friday, July 28, Tesla handed over the first Model 3 sedans during a special ceremony at its plant in Fremont, California. As promised, it starts at $35,000 before federal, state, and local tax incentives and will be delivered to owners in the order they reserved it online. We got an exclusive First Drive ahead of the reveal, which you can read here, but here are the top 10 things you need More

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Tesla Model 3 production specs revealed: up to 310 miles range, 140 mph top speed, and more | Electrek

Ahead of the delivery event today, Tesla finally released the production specs of the Model 3. We now know the range, top speed, acceleration time and plenty more details about the highly anticipated vehicle.

If you have been following Electrek over the past few months, the main specs shouldn’t exactly be a surprise following all the sleuthing, but now it’s official and the smaller deta More

Ahead of the delivery event today, Tesla finally released the production specs of the Model 3. We now know the range, top speed, acceleration time and plenty more details about the highly anticipated vehicle.

If you have been following Electrek over the past few months, the main specs shouldn’t exactly be a surprise following all the sleuthing, but now it’s official and the smaller deta More

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Tesla Model 3 rolls down the red carpet

FREMONT — The Tesla Model 3 — fast, electric and available in the dreams and budgets of more common car owners — left the Fremont factory lot for the California streets Friday evening.
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FREMONT — The Tesla Model 3 — fast, electric and available in the dreams and budgets of more common car owners — left the Fremont factory lot for the California streets Friday evening.
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GENE MUNSTER: Tesla Model 3 will be as big as the iPhone – Business Insider

Longtime Apple analyst Gene Munster said the launch of Tesla’s Model 3 will be as big as the introduction of the iPhone.

Tesla will hand off its first mass-market sedan, the Model 3, at a party on Friday night. The event will mark the start of production, which Tesla aims to ramp up to 20,000 vehicles per month in December.

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Longtime Apple analyst Gene Munster said the launch of Tesla’s Model 3 will be as big as the introduction of the iPhone.

Tesla will hand off its first mass-market sedan, the Model 3, at a party on Friday night. The event will mark the start of production, which Tesla aims to ramp up to 20,000 vehicles per month in December.

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Tesla Model 3 rolls down the red carpet

FREMONT – The Tesla Model 3 – fast, electric and available in the dreams and budgets of more common car owners – will leave the Fremont factory lot for the California streets Friday evening.

CEO Elon Musk will hand over 30 new electric vehicles at a factory gala celebrating its production.

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FREMONT – The Tesla Model 3 – fast, electric and available in the dreams and budgets of more common car owners – will leave the Fremont factory lot for the California streets Friday evening.

CEO Elon Musk will hand over 30 new electric vehicles at a factory gala celebrating its production.

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Tesla earnings: Will Model 3 live up to the hype? – MarketWatch

Tesla Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter results after the market close on Aug. 2.

Wall Street expects another loss for Silicon Valley company, but that is unlikely to matter much. The real burning questions are the ones about the Model 3.

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Tesla Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter results after the market close on Aug. 2.

Wall Street expects another loss for Silicon Valley company, but that is unlikely to matter much. The real burning questions are the ones about the Model 3.

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Shell Sees Oil Demand Peaking by Late 2020s as Electric Car Sales Grow – The New York Times

LONDON — The world’s oil consumption could peak as early as the end of the next decade as electric vehicles become more popular, Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.

The prospect of a decline in oil consumption after more than a century of growth as the world switches to burning cleaner fuels is gathering pace. On Wednesday Brit More

LONDON — The world’s oil consumption could peak as early as the end of the next decade as electric vehicles become more popular, Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.

The prospect of a decline in oil consumption after more than a century of growth as the world switches to burning cleaner fuels is gathering pace. On Wednesday Brit More

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Hyperloop One Makes History with World’s First Test Global…

Global Trade Magazine (blog) “Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system,” said Shervin Pishevar, co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One. “By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented …… More

Global Trade Magazine (blog) “Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system,” said Shervin Pishevar, co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One. “By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented …… More

Rapidly growing hyperloop industry offers alternative to…

Fox and Hounds Daily Since Elon Musk introduced hyperloop in 2012, several startups have been formed to commercialize the technology. Hyperloop is a 21st century approach to intercity travel in which pods fly through sealed, low pressure tubes at speeds of up to 760mph.… More

Fox and Hounds Daily Since Elon Musk introduced hyperloop in 2012, several startups have been formed to commercialize the technology. Hyperloop is a 21st century approach to intercity travel in which pods fly through sealed, low pressure tubes at speeds of up to 760mph.… More

Queensland to build one of the world’s longest electric…

The Guardian Traffic on the highway between Brisbane and Surfers Paradise. Queensland motorists will be able to drive electric vehicles from Toowoomba to Cairns taking advantage of free charging stations along the way.… More

The Guardian Traffic on the highway between Brisbane and Surfers Paradise. Queensland motorists will be able to drive electric vehicles from Toowoomba to Cairns taking advantage of free charging stations along the way.… More

Some Chinese electric car makers mull alliance to save…

Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) – A handful of China’s many electric vehicle (EV) start-ups are considering setting up an alliance to pool resources, develop joint technology and bring cars more quickly to the world’s biggest autos market. In a sign that the country …… More

Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) – A handful of China’s many electric vehicle (EV) start-ups are considering setting up an alliance to pool resources, develop joint technology and bring cars more quickly to the world’s biggest autos market. In a sign that the country …… More

First look at The Boring Company’s car elevator – Tesla…

Teslarati Though Musk’s ambitious tunnel boring project has received criticism from various city officials and regulatory bodies that have considered Musk’s plan a pipe dream, L.A.… More

Teslarati Though Musk’s ambitious tunnel boring project has received criticism from various city officials and regulatory bodies that have considered Musk’s plan a pipe dream, L.A.… More

The ‘Ludicrous’ Demand Growth Of Model S Seeking…

Seeking Alpha The growth narrative of Tesla stock is based in no small part on the impressive growth on deliveries and revenue. Data of model S average quarterly prices and deliveries are used to estimate the demand elasticity of model S. Because of the high …… More

Seeking Alpha The growth narrative of Tesla stock is based in no small part on the impressive growth on deliveries and revenue. Data of model S average quarterly prices and deliveries are used to estimate the demand elasticity of model S. Because of the high …… More

Tata Motors first electric vehicle set to hit Indian…

Economic Times NEW DELHI: Tata Motors is all set to reveal its first ever Electric Vehicle (EV) for the Indian market in September this year.… More

Economic Times NEW DELHI: Tata Motors is all set to reveal its first ever Electric Vehicle (EV) for the Indian market in September this year.… More

Tesla Model 3 can now officially cost only ~$25,000 in…

Tesla is bringing the Model 3 to market at $35,000 to be competitive with any other vehicle in its segment without incentives, but that doesn’t mean that buyers can’t take advantage of them.

Yesterday, the Model 3 was officially added to the list of eligible vehicles for California Air Resources Board’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) – bringing the cost of the vehicle down to $ More

Tesla is bringing the Model 3 to market at $35,000 to be competitive with any other vehicle in its segment without incentives, but that doesn’t mean that buyers can’t take advantage of them.

Yesterday, the Model 3 was officially added to the list of eligible vehicles for California Air Resources Board’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) – bringing the cost of the vehicle down to $ More

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Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company’s first…

TechCrunch Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting closer to becoming a reality. The businessman conceived the idea in December in response to the pain of clogged up..… More

TechCrunch Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting closer to becoming a reality. The businessman conceived the idea in December in response to the pain of clogged up..… More

[government news] Britain will ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040:…

Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday.… More

Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday.… More

Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022: paper

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp is working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time, aiming to begin sales in 2022, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday.

Toyota’s new electric car, to be built on an all-new platform, will use all-solid-state batteries, allowing it to be recharged in ju More

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp is working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time, aiming to begin sales in 2022, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday.

Toyota’s new electric car, to be built on an all-new platform, will use all-solid-state batteries, allowing it to be recharged in ju More

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Next Gen Nissan LEAF Spotted: Dash Displays 265 km/165 Miles Of Range

It was only a matter of time.

Thanks to a keen-eyed Nissan LEAF driver in France – Nicolas Dufresne, we have the first real confirmation of some of the abilities of the next generation LEAF, which is set to debut on September 5th.

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Nicolas shared more than a few photos with the Facebook group LEAF France Café, which you can also check out below, b More

It was only a matter of time.

Thanks to a keen-eyed Nissan LEAF driver in France – Nicolas Dufresne, we have the first real confirmation of some of the abilities of the next generation LEAF, which is set to debut on September 5th.

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Nicolas shared more than a few photos with the Facebook group LEAF France Café, which you can also check out below, b More

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1800 MPH: EV Charging Technology Moving Faster Than Expected | News | Car and Driver | Car and Driver Blog

Many who reject the option of an electric vehicle say that they’ll consider one only when EVs have the range for occasional long-distance drives and can recharge about as quickly as you can refill a car’s tank with gasoline. Well, that time is nearly here—a lot sooner than even many experts in charging technology anticipated.Charging hardware being installed this year will be upgradable to t More

Many who reject the option of an electric vehicle say that they’ll consider one only when EVs have the range for occasional long-distance drives and can recharge about as quickly as you can refill a car’s tank with gasoline. Well, that time is nearly here—a lot sooner than even many experts in charging technology anticipated.Charging hardware being installed this year will be upgradable to t More

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