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Tesla: New Factory News Soon? – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) | Seeking Alpha

In my previous article on Tesla (TSLA ), I warned investors to not listen to the multitude of distractions from Elon Musk and others. Instead of worrying about flamethrower sales, things like rising interest rates and cobalt prices were much more important to the Tesla story. With the Model 3 behind schedule, Tesla management needs to change the narrative, so today I̵ More

In my previous article on Tesla (TSLA ), I warned investors to not listen to the multitude of distractions from Elon Musk and others. Instead of worrying about flamethrower sales, things like rising interest rates and cobalt prices were much more important to the Tesla story. With the Model 3 behind schedule, Tesla management needs to change the narrative, so today I̵ More

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Electric vehicles: BP invests $5 million in charging business FreeWire

Oil major subsidiary BP Ventures has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies, a U.S. company that specializes in mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems.

In an announcement Tuesday, the business said it planned to use the units at a selection of BP retail sites in the U.K. and Europe this year.
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Oil major subsidiary BP Ventures has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies, a U.S. company that specializes in mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems.

In an announcement Tuesday, the business said it planned to use the units at a selection of BP retail sites in the U.K. and Europe this year.
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Tesla Model 3 is coming to Europe early with new unofficial…

Electrek The original unofficial Tesla Model 3 road trip in North America gave thousands of reservation holders the opportunity to see the vehicle in person weeks or even months in advance. Now, the Model 3 owner behind the effort is doing it again, but this time in …… More

Electrek The original unofficial Tesla Model 3 road trip in North America gave thousands of reservation holders the opportunity to see the vehicle in person weeks or even months in advance. Now, the Model 3 owner behind the effort is doing it again, but this time in …… More

VW plans to produce 1500 electric cars per day at its…

Electrek Volkswagen is investing heavily in electric vehicles after slowing down its diesel program following the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal. The German automaker now says that its Zwickau factory in Saxony, Germany is going to be a major hub for the production of its …… More

Electrek Volkswagen is investing heavily in electric vehicles after slowing down its diesel program following the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal. The German automaker now says that its Zwickau factory in Saxony, Germany is going to be a major hub for the production of its …… More

Tesla Model Y Production To Begin March 2020 (Rumor) | CleanTechnica

If you think consumer demand for the Model 3 is strong, think what it will be for the Model Y, the (sort of) affordable compact crossover/SUV-type vehicle Elon Musk has up his marketing and engineering sleeves. According to E. W. Niedermeyer of The Daily Kanban , Tesla has begun soliciting quotes from suppliers who might be interested in providing parts for the Model Y. They tell Niedermey More

If you think consumer demand for the Model 3 is strong, think what it will be for the Model Y, the (sort of) affordable compact crossover/SUV-type vehicle Elon Musk has up his marketing and engineering sleeves. According to E. W. Niedermeyer of The Daily Kanban , Tesla has begun soliciting quotes from suppliers who might be interested in providing parts for the Model Y. They tell Niedermey More

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Tesla Model 3s bought by firm selling Tesla’s secrets: report

Tesla’s competitors want to know the secrets of the company’s Model 3 entry-level electric sedan, and they’re willing to pay more than $500,000 for them.

That’s according to a new report saying a Chicago-area engineering company has bought several Model 3s for about $100,000 each, from third parties.

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Tesla’s competitors want to know the secrets of the company’s Model 3 entry-level electric sedan, and they’re willing to pay more than $500,000 for them.

That’s according to a new report saying a Chicago-area engineering company has bought several Model 3s for about $100,000 each, from third parties.

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Tesla ‘on Autopilot’ slams into parked fire truck

The Tesla suffered significant damage, and the fire truck has been taken out of service to have body work done, Powell said.

Had any firefighters been at the rear of the truck rather than in front attending to the earlier crash, there “probably would not have been a very good outcome,” Powell said.

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The Tesla suffered significant damage, and the fire truck has been taken out of service to have body work done, Powell said.

Had any firefighters been at the rear of the truck rather than in front attending to the earlier crash, there “probably would not have been a very good outcome,” Powell said.

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BYD’s Qinghai battery plant to start production in June – Xinhua | English.news.cn

XINING, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) — China’s leading new energy vehicle maker BYD is expected to start production at its new battery plant in the northwestern province of Qinghai in June, a company executive said Tuesday.
With an investment of 4 billion yuan (633 million U.S. dollars), the plant in Xining, capital of Qinghai, is designed to have an annual production capacity of 10 GWh of l More

XINING, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) — China’s leading new energy vehicle maker BYD is expected to start production at its new battery plant in the northwestern province of Qinghai in June, a company executive said Tuesday.
With an investment of 4 billion yuan (633 million U.S. dollars), the plant in Xining, capital of Qinghai, is designed to have an annual production capacity of 10 GWh of l More

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Tesla (TSLA) may get into the lithium business in Chile as the price of battery ingredients soar — Quartz

While showing off Tesla’s Gigafactory in the Nevada desert last year, its designers showed journalists a curious thing: One side of the factory’s massive wall could be opened up to received lithium ore one day. Tesla said that the facility had been built with an eye toward receiving raw lithium material on one side and producing a finished battery pack on the other. The only operating lithium More

While showing off Tesla’s Gigafactory in the Nevada desert last year, its designers showed journalists a curious thing: One side of the factory’s massive wall could be opened up to received lithium ore one day. Tesla said that the facility had been built with an eye toward receiving raw lithium material on one side and producing a finished battery pack on the other. The only operating lithium More

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Tesla fans line up in droves to catch a glimpse of the Model 3 – Business Insider

While Tesla has had trouble building the Model 3, its first mass-market electric car, the company has had no issues building hype for it.

The cars are just beginning to arrive at a select number of Tesla showrooms across the country, and Tesla fans are lining up just to look at the Model 3. Photos and videos posted to Instagram and Twitter recall the release days fo More

While Tesla has had trouble building the Model 3, its first mass-market electric car, the company has had no issues building hype for it.

The cars are just beginning to arrive at a select number of Tesla showrooms across the country, and Tesla fans are lining up just to look at the Model 3. Photos and videos posted to Instagram and Twitter recall the release days fo More

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BYD’s Qinghai battery plant to start production in…

Xinhua With an investment of 4 billion yuan (633 million U.S. dollars), the plant in Xining, capital of Qinghai, is designed to have an annual production capacity of 10 GWh of lithium batteries. The first three production lines, each having an annual capacity of 2GWh, …… More

Xinhua With an investment of 4 billion yuan (633 million U.S. dollars), the plant in Xining, capital of Qinghai, is designed to have an annual production capacity of 10 GWh of lithium batteries. The first three production lines, each having an annual capacity of 2GWh, …… More

Electric car news: UK Government backs solid-state battery…

Express.co.uk Electric car development in the UK could get a boost as the Government backs research into solid-state battery technology. The Government has pledged part a of a £42 million grant to the development of the technology. It is a move that the Government hope …… More

Express.co.uk Electric car development in the UK could get a boost as the Government backs research into solid-state battery technology. The Government has pledged part a of a £42 million grant to the development of the technology. It is a move that the Government hope …… More

Editorial: Put a charge in California’s electric vehicle…

The Mercury News Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, left, and California Gov. Jerry Brown inspect an Electric BMW car during the Drive The Dream event in San Francisco in 2016. Brown wants to expand the number of electric vehicles on the road in California to 5 million by …… More

The Mercury News Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, left, and California Gov. Jerry Brown inspect an Electric BMW car during the Drive The Dream event in San Francisco in 2016. Brown wants to expand the number of electric vehicles on the road in California to 5 million by …… More

Tesla’s Reported Lithium Move Could Ease Key Model 3…

Nasdaq Tesla ( TSLA ) may partner with Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile ( SQM ) to produce a key component of batteries for the struggling Model 3 and other electric vehicles. [ibd-display-video id=3112610 width=50 float=left autostart=true] Elon Musk’s …… More

Nasdaq Tesla ( TSLA ) may partner with Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile ( SQM ) to produce a key component of batteries for the struggling Model 3 and other electric vehicles. [ibd-display-video id=3112610 width=50 float=left autostart=true] Elon Musk’s …… More

Electric Vehicle Battery Factory Race Heats Up In Europe Cl…

CleanTechnica Battery sources are critical for any companies trying to to keep up in the race to field compelling long-range electric vehicles, and the competitors are already jostling for position. From a slow start, Mercedes, VW, and BMW have changed pace and accelerated …… More

CleanTechnica Battery sources are critical for any companies trying to to keep up in the race to field compelling long-range electric vehicles, and the competitors are already jostling for position. From a slow start, Mercedes, VW, and BMW have changed pace and accelerated …… More

2017 China Electric Car Sales Blow World Out Of The Water —…

CleanTechnica The rise and rise of the Chinese plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market is unstoppable, with yet another record performance in December. A total of 102,000 new passenger PEVs were registered last month, up 130% year over year. Yes, that was just December …… More

CleanTechnica The rise and rise of the Chinese plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market is unstoppable, with yet another record performance in December. A total of 102,000 new passenger PEVs were registered last month, up 130% year over year. Yes, that was just December …… More

‘Tesla clone’ EV startup secures $350 million investment…

Electrek Xiaopeng Motors, a Chinese electric car startup who built a ‘Tesla clone’, announced that it secured an important 2.2 billion yuan ($348 million) investment round led by two Chinese tech giants: Alibaba and Foxconn.… More

Electrek Xiaopeng Motors, a Chinese electric car startup who built a ‘Tesla clone’, announced that it secured an important 2.2 billion yuan ($348 million) investment round led by two Chinese tech giants: Alibaba and Foxconn.… More

Why LiDAR might have prevented the Tesla Autopilot firetruck crash | WIRED UK

The driver apparently told the fire department the car was in Autopilot mode at the time. The crash highlighted the shortcomings of the increasingly common semi-autonomous systems that let cars drive themselves in limited conditions.

This surprisingly non-deadly debacle also raises a technical question: How is it possible that one of the most advanced driving systems on the planet doesnR More

The driver apparently told the fire department the car was in Autopilot mode at the time. The crash highlighted the shortcomings of the increasingly common semi-autonomous systems that let cars drive themselves in limited conditions.

This surprisingly non-deadly debacle also raises a technical question: How is it possible that one of the most advanced driving systems on the planet doesnR More

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OPTIS and LeddarTech Place LiDAR Simulation at the Heart of Autonomous Driving Developments at CES 2018

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPTIS , a global virtual prototyping company, and LeddarTech Inc ., the developer and owner of Leddar, a patented digital signal processing technology used in automotive solid-state LiDARs, today announce a partnership enabling the industrial simulation of advanced LiDAR solutions. Dedicated to original equipment manufactur More

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPTIS , a global virtual prototyping company, and LeddarTech Inc ., the developer and owner of Leddar, a patented digital signal processing technology used in automotive solid-state LiDARs, today announce a partnership enabling the industrial simulation of advanced LiDAR solutions. Dedicated to original equipment manufactur More

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Bike-Share Company Offers Electrified Two-Wheelers In San Francisco « CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A new San Francisco bike-share company is hoping locals will be interested in their electric bicycles that require much less “pedal-power” on the City’s daunting hills.

JUMP Bike got the green light from officials to launch 250 dockless electric bikes this January. The powered bikes top out at 20 mph.

“Takes the sweat and the difficulty out of bikin More

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A new San Francisco bike-share company is hoping locals will be interested in their electric bicycles that require much less “pedal-power” on the City’s daunting hills.

JUMP Bike got the green light from officials to launch 250 dockless electric bikes this January. The powered bikes top out at 20 mph.

“Takes the sweat and the difficulty out of bikin More

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California looks to ramp up electric vehicle sales

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order “to curb carbon pollution from cars and trucks and boost the number of zero-emission vehicles driven in California.”

Brown set a new target of 5 million zero-emission vehicles in California by 2030, up from a prior target of 1.5 million by 2025.

Brown wants the state to spend $2.5 billion over eight years to add More

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order “to curb carbon pollution from cars and trucks and boost the number of zero-emission vehicles driven in California.”

Brown set a new target of 5 million zero-emission vehicles in California by 2030, up from a prior target of 1.5 million by 2025.

Brown wants the state to spend $2.5 billion over eight years to add More

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Brown sets goal of 5 million electric vehicles in California by 2030

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday announced a sweeping new environmental initiative to cap his final year in office, signing an executive order that calls for the state to work to put 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030, up from a previous target of 1.5 million by 2025.

Right now, with Nissan Leafs, Teslas and other electric cars becoming more commonplace on its roads, California More

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday announced a sweeping new environmental initiative to cap his final year in office, signing an executive order that calls for the state to work to put 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030, up from a previous target of 1.5 million by 2025.

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The Rise of Electric Cars Worldwide is Unstoppable! The Future of Electr…

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What is the TRUE Cost of Owning a Tesla Model 3? We Compare to the Honda…

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Tesla Model 3 now available beyond first-day reservation…

Electrek Like I wrote earlier this week, I think the next big milestone will be opening Model 3 configurations and orders to reservation holders who are currently not Tesla owners, but opening it beyond first-day reservation holders is a step in the right direction.… More

Electrek Like I wrote earlier this week, I think the next big milestone will be opening Model 3 configurations and orders to reservation holders who are currently not Tesla owners, but opening it beyond first-day reservation holders is a step in the right direction.… More

Tesla expands its Model 3 display car fleet to 5 more…

Electrek Now the Model 3 display fleet is going to San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC, Newport Beach (fashion island mall) and Scottsdale starting at 10am today. Tesla is inviting local Model 3 reservation holders to come see the car in person. The automaker …… More

Electrek Now the Model 3 display fleet is going to San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC, Newport Beach (fashion island mall) and Scottsdale starting at 10am today. Tesla is inviting local Model 3 reservation holders to come see the car in person. The automaker …… More

OPTIS and LeddarTech Place LiDAR Simulation at the Heart of…

GlobeNewswire (press release) LAS VEGAS, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPTIS, a global virtual prototyping company, and LeddarTech Inc., the developer and owner of Leddar, a patented digital signal processing technology used in automotive solid-state LiDARs, today …… More

GlobeNewswire (press release) LAS VEGAS, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPTIS, a global virtual prototyping company, and LeddarTech Inc., the developer and owner of Leddar, a patented digital signal processing technology used in automotive solid-state LiDARs, today …… More

Porsche claims Mission E charging will be twice as fast as…

Express.co.uk In an interview Porsche published with Uwe Michael, Head of the Electrics/Electronics Development Division at company, Michael revealed some interesting insights about the electric car chargers. It is currently developing the Mission E, which is being tipped …… More

Express.co.uk In an interview Porsche published with Uwe Michael, Head of the Electrics/Electronics Development Division at company, Michael revealed some interesting insights about the electric car chargers. It is currently developing the Mission E, which is being tipped …… More

GM, Toyota officials push Senate to help boost electric…

Washington Examiner A senior General Motors official pushed the Senate Thursday to help the electric vehicle market grow by facilitating the building of charging stations across the nation. “On infrastructure, this committee has a unique opportunity to lay the foundation for the future …… More

Washington Examiner A senior General Motors official pushed the Senate Thursday to help the electric vehicle market grow by facilitating the building of charging stations across the nation. “On infrastructure, this committee has a unique opportunity to lay the foundation for the future …… More

Tesla denies report of further Model 3 production issues

Tesla says it is on track to achieve its production targets for the Model 3, denying a report of further delays and quality issues for its latest and most-affordable sedan.
Tesla’s problems with battery production at its Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, are worse than it had acknowledged, CNBC reported earlier in the day, citing some company employees.
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Tesla says it is on track to achieve its production targets for the Model 3, denying a report of further delays and quality issues for its latest and most-affordable sedan.
Tesla’s problems with battery production at its Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, are worse than it had acknowledged, CNBC reported earlier in the day, citing some company employees.
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