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Video: Tesla Semi truck prototype spotted near Sacramento on possible test run between Fremont, Nevada factories – Silicon Valley Business Journal

A prototype of Tesla’s all-electric Semi truck was recently spotted near Sacramento on what could be a possible test run between the company’s Fremont auto factory and its Gigafactory battery facility near Reno, Nevada.

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A prototype of Tesla’s all-electric Semi truck was recently spotted near Sacramento on what could be a possible test run between the company’s Fremont auto factory and its Gigafactory battery facility near Reno, Nevada.

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Tesla Revolution Is The Factory, Not The Car

Critics say the Tesla Model 3 looks like a budget Mazda. That is fair. But they are missing the point. The project represents a revolution.
Recently Electrek, a popular green energy publisher, reported that suppliers have begun ramping up deliveries to the factory where the Model 3 is produced. This is the same factory recently hit with hundreds of layoffs.
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Critics say the Tesla Model 3 looks like a budget Mazda. That is fair. But they are missing the point. The project represents a revolution.
Recently Electrek, a popular green energy publisher, reported that suppliers have begun ramping up deliveries to the factory where the Model 3 is produced. This is the same factory recently hit with hundreds of layoffs.
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Check out video of Waymo’s fully driverless car [Video]

Waymo released a video to help people visualize what it would be like to ride in an autonomous car. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Melody Hahm, and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss the biggest barrier to driverless cars.

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Waymo released a video to help people visualize what it would be like to ride in an autonomous car. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Melody Hahm, and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss the biggest barrier to driverless cars.

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Elon Musk’s latest Boring Co. boast: A San Francisco Bay tunnel at 1/10th the cost – MarketWatch

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter this week to decry the slow and costly pace of U.S. infrastructure projects, and thus a challenge — or boast — was born: The Boring Co. could build a tunnel across the San Francisco Bay far cheaper and far faster than current available estimates.

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Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter this week to decry the slow and costly pace of U.S. infrastructure projects, and thus a challenge — or boast — was born: The Boring Co. could build a tunnel across the San Francisco Bay far cheaper and far faster than current available estimates.

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Hyundai unveils the Kona Electric compact SUV with a range of up to 292 miles | Electrek

The new Kona Electric compact SUV will be offered in a ‘Short-range’ battery pack option, which consists of a 39.2 kWh battery pack enabling a range of 300 km (186 miles) on a single charge.

That version of the vehicle will also be equipped with a 99 kW permanent magnet synchronous electric motor putting down 395 Nm of torque and a top speed of 167 km/h (103 mph).

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The new Kona Electric compact SUV will be offered in a ‘Short-range’ battery pack option, which consists of a 39.2 kWh battery pack enabling a range of 300 km (186 miles) on a single charge.

That version of the vehicle will also be equipped with a 99 kW permanent magnet synchronous electric motor putting down 395 Nm of torque and a top speed of 167 km/h (103 mph).

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Electric car buyers get new HK$250000 tax break but will it…

South China Morning Post Electric car buyers in Hong Kong who wish to enjoy a tax break of up to HK$250,000 must first scrap a car in a one-for-one replacement scheme announced by Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po on Wednesday. However, a HK$97,500 (US$12,500) cap on …… More

South China Morning Post Electric car buyers in Hong Kong who wish to enjoy a tax break of up to HK$250,000 must first scrap a car in a one-for-one replacement scheme announced by Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po on Wednesday. However, a HK$97,500 (US$12,500) cap on …… More

Mahindra ties up with LG Chem for lithium-ion battery cells…

Nikkei Asian Review Last year, Suzuki Motor, the Japanese parent of Maruti Suzuki India, said it will set up the south Asian nation’s first lithium-ion battery plant in partnership with Toshiba and Denso. Second-ranked South Korea’s Hyundai Motor said it began talks with suppliers …… More

Nikkei Asian Review Last year, Suzuki Motor, the Japanese parent of Maruti Suzuki India, said it will set up the south Asian nation’s first lithium-ion battery plant in partnership with Toshiba and Denso. Second-ranked South Korea’s Hyundai Motor said it began talks with suppliers …… More

Here’s How Tesla’s Tax Credits Will Phase Out

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) disclosed last week that it expects to begin losing an important customer incentive in 2018 — and the timing could have big implications for sales of the new Model 3 sedan.

A tax break that has helped many Tesla buyers
Tesla’s vehicles aren’t cheap: They’re sold at prices comparable to those of similarly sized models from the German luxury More

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) disclosed last week that it expects to begin losing an important customer incentive in 2018 — and the timing could have big implications for sales of the new Model 3 sedan.

A tax break that has helped many Tesla buyers
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California Gives Green Light To Completely Driverless Car Testing « CBS San Francisco – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of SF

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Nio’s All-Electric SUVs May Know Who You Are, Change How…

Forbes Blandly titled “System for controlling powertrain of an electric vehicle,” the patent was filed by NextEV, Nio’s parent company, back in 2016. It describes a way for a “driver recognition module” to keep track of the person behind the wheel. The car – which is …… More

Forbes Blandly titled “System for controlling powertrain of an electric vehicle,” the patent was filed by NextEV, Nio’s parent company, back in 2016. It describes a way for a “driver recognition module” to keep track of the person behind the wheel. The car – which is …… More

Tesla’s Autopilot feature should see some huge performance…

BGR When Tesla released its Autopilot feature a few years ago, it didn’t take long before enthusiastic Tesla owners began pushing the feature to the limit. In fact, some of the early Autopilot videos we saw were so harrowing that Tesla was effectively forced to enact …… More

BGR When Tesla released its Autopilot feature a few years ago, it didn’t take long before enthusiastic Tesla owners began pushing the feature to the limit. In fact, some of the early Autopilot videos we saw were so harrowing that Tesla was effectively forced to enact …… More

Elon Musk is planning to start an AI…

Elon Musk, the CEO for SpaceX and Teslarecently talked about his latest venture in the field of designing brain-computer interface. The project, named Neuralink, is still in its early stages and is far from creating any public presence yet. The company aims at designing devices which would not only help human beings to merge with software, but also help them keep pace with developments in AI. This More

Elon Musk, the CEO for SpaceX and Teslarecently talked about his latest venture in the field of designing brain-computer interface. The project, named Neuralink, is still in its early stages and is far from creating any public presence yet. The company aims at designing devices which would not only help human beings to merge with software, but also help them keep pace with developments in AI. This More

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Tesla Model 3 first-day reservation holders will get mini…

Electrek Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been promising “something special” for the many Model 3 reservation holders who waited in line sight-unseen to order the new electric vehicle. Deliveries have already started for months now with no sign of the “something special”, …… More

Electrek Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been promising “something special” for the many Model 3 reservation holders who waited in line sight-unseen to order the new electric vehicle. Deliveries have already started for months now with no sign of the “something special”, …… More

Highlights From Tesla’s Earnings Report

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is a polarizing company. It’s often among the most shorted stocks on the market, in large part because of quarterly reports like the one it just delivered.

In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Energy, host Sarah Priestley and Motley Fool contributor Daniel Sparks dig through Tesla’s report and explain the bright spots, the areas to watch out for, More

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is a polarizing company. It’s often among the most shorted stocks on the market, in large part because of quarterly reports like the one it just delivered.

In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Energy, host Sarah Priestley and Motley Fool contributor Daniel Sparks dig through Tesla’s report and explain the bright spots, the areas to watch out for, More

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Chevy Bolt (2018) Vs. Tesla Model 3: ‘Best Small’ EV And Most Popular EV (Cheat Sheet)

What follows is a brief back-of-the-envelope crib sheet for the two highest-profile, mass-market, long-range EVs.
The Chevy Bolt just won Consumer Reports coveted “best compact green car” and one of the publications “Top Picks of 2018: Best Cars
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What follows is a brief back-of-the-envelope crib sheet for the two highest-profile, mass-market, long-range EVs.
The Chevy Bolt just won Consumer Reports coveted “best compact green car” and one of the publications “Top Picks of 2018: Best Cars
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Does China Control The EV Revolution?

After the non-starter EV revolution of the late nineties was crushed by its own architects, hybrids came along to give us a halfway house toward the end of vehicular pollution. But finally, as 2020 draws ever closer, auto manufacturers like Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Nissan (TYO:7201) and, ironically, GM (NYSE:GM) have been followed by an explosion of startups to put us decidedly on the road to zero-emi More

After the non-starter EV revolution of the late nineties was crushed by its own architects, hybrids came along to give us a halfway house toward the end of vehicular pollution. But finally, as 2020 draws ever closer, auto manufacturers like Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Nissan (TYO:7201) and, ironically, GM (NYSE:GM) have been followed by an explosion of startups to put us decidedly on the road to zero-emi More

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Australia Doubles Down on Tesla

Elon Musk shocked the world when he had Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) build a 129-megawatt power storage facility for Australia last year — and did it in just 100 days. (Sort of.) But if you thought that was impressive, just wait.

Musk’s latest plan to help solve Australia’s perennial power crisis involves roping 50,000 South Australian homes together to form a 250 MW “virtua More

Elon Musk shocked the world when he had Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) build a 129-megawatt power storage facility for Australia last year — and did it in just 100 days. (Sort of.) But if you thought that was impressive, just wait.

Musk’s latest plan to help solve Australia’s perennial power crisis involves roping 50,000 South Australian homes together to form a 250 MW “virtua More

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Tesla is building an electric motor R&D group in Greece to…

Electrek Tesla’s engineering and design teams are primarily based in the US and especially in California, but the company has been expanding internationally over the last few years with teams in the UK and Germany. Now we learn that the automaker is also building …… More

Electrek Tesla’s engineering and design teams are primarily based in the US and especially in California, but the company has been expanding internationally over the last few years with teams in the UK and Germany. Now we learn that the automaker is also building …… More

Self-driving car in California in April 2018

(Reuters) — Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said.

Relying on a remote human operator – who could control multiple autonomous vehicles from miles away – is a step that would allow a path to profitab More

(Reuters) — Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said.

Relying on a remote human operator – who could control multiple autonomous vehicles from miles away – is a step that would allow a path to profitab More

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2018 Nissan Leaf First Review  Kelley Blue Book -…

Kelley Blue Book Fortunately, even though the car offers more range, this is due to an increase in efficiency, and the footprint of the new 40 kWh battery pack remains the same as the previous 30 kWh unit, meaning passenger room wasn’t sacrificed in the process. While the …… More

Kelley Blue Book Fortunately, even though the car offers more range, this is due to an increase in efficiency, and the footprint of the new 40 kWh battery pack remains the same as the previous 30 kWh unit, meaning passenger room wasn’t sacrificed in the process. While the …… More

Whoosh! Virgin Unveils Hyperloop that Will Travel 760 Mph

Virgin Hyperloop One has released a prototype for a levitating pod that is designed to zoom at speeds as high as 760 mph (1,200 km/h) through a Hyperloop connecting Dubai to Abu Dhabi, according to news sources.

The 87-mile (140 kilometers) journey usually takes 90 minutes by car, but the Hyperloop will take a mere 12 minutes, thanks to its innovative track — a long tube that has had its More

Virgin Hyperloop One has released a prototype for a levitating pod that is designed to zoom at speeds as high as 760 mph (1,200 km/h) through a Hyperloop connecting Dubai to Abu Dhabi, according to news sources.

The 87-mile (140 kilometers) journey usually takes 90 minutes by car, but the Hyperloop will take a mere 12 minutes, thanks to its innovative track — a long tube that has had its More

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Numbers starting to add up for Tesla trucks: DHL exec

Reuters) – The numbers behind Tesla Inc’s long-distance Semi electric trucks are close to making sense for hauliers looking at a shift away from diesel that may save them tens of thousands of dollars a year, according to an executive with DHL.

Jim Monkmeyer, president, Transportation at DHL Supply Chain, was among the first to order the trucks Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Mus More

Reuters) – The numbers behind Tesla Inc’s long-distance Semi electric trucks are close to making sense for hauliers looking at a shift away from diesel that may save them tens of thousands of dollars a year, according to an executive with DHL.

Jim Monkmeyer, president, Transportation at DHL Supply Chain, was among the first to order the trucks Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Mus More

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Tesla Is Sending Out Free Electric Vehicle Chargers  Fort…

Fortune Tesla is donating chargers to companies and commercial property owners throughout the U.S. under a new program that aims to give its customers more places to charge their electric vehicles. The idea behind the “workplace charging” program is similar to …… More

Fortune Tesla is donating chargers to companies and commercial property owners throughout the U.S. under a new program that aims to give its customers more places to charge their electric vehicles. The idea behind the “workplace charging” program is similar to …… More

Tesla Giveaway Electric Car Chargers for FREE! – The Electric Car Show Ltd

Elon Musk’s baby, Tesla has just played a fantastic hand in the fast evolving world of #ElectricCars by announcing that it’s preparing to send businesses FREE CAR CHARGERS!

And this isn’t just a US thing either, this is available to businesses in the U.K. to apply for too. From offices wanting to tempt their staff to make the switch to #EVs, to hotels and restaurants wanting to attrac More

Elon Musk’s baby, Tesla has just played a fantastic hand in the fast evolving world of #ElectricCars by announcing that it’s preparing to send businesses FREE CAR CHARGERS!

And this isn’t just a US thing either, this is available to businesses in the U.K. to apply for too. From offices wanting to tempt their staff to make the switch to #EVs, to hotels and restaurants wanting to attrac More

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Tesla Model 3 reservation holders invited to order, cars to…

The Mercury News Some of the hundreds of thousands of people who have reserved the twice-delayed Tesla Model 3 sedan are being invited to order and configure their vehicles — and Tesla said they should get the cars about a month after ordering. Tesla’s not saying how …… More

The Mercury News Some of the hundreds of thousands of people who have reserved the twice-delayed Tesla Model 3 sedan are being invited to order and configure their vehicles — and Tesla said they should get the cars about a month after ordering. Tesla’s not saying how …… More

Chevrolet Bolt wins top ‘green car’ from Consumer Reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co’s <005380.KS> Genesis brand topped the annual ranking of new vehicles by influential U.S. magazine Consumer Reports, while General Motors Co’s (GM.N) electric Chevrolet Bolt was named top pick for compact green car.

Millions of prospective auto buyers consult the magazine’s rankings, which are based on road testing, reliabil More

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co’s <005380.KS> Genesis brand topped the annual ranking of new vehicles by influential U.S. magazine Consumer Reports, while General Motors Co’s (GM.N) electric Chevrolet Bolt was named top pick for compact green car.

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Tesla Begins Taking Model 3 Orders From First-Time Reservation Holders – WSJ

Tesla Inc. for the first time is notifying some reservation holders new to the electric-car brand that they can begin configuring and ordering their Model 3 sedan.

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Tesla Inc. for the first time is notifying some reservation holders new to the electric-car brand that they can begin configuring and ordering their Model 3 sedan.

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UPS Will Roll Out These ‘Industry First’ Electric Trucks, And They Aren’t From Tesla | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

Delivery giant UPS (UPS) will partner with a little-known technology company to deploy 50 electric trucks, further growing its fleet of vehicles that rely on alternative fuels and produce zero emissions.The new plug-in vehicles, designed with Workhorse(WKHS), will be comparable in acquisition cost to gas or diesel light trucks without any subsidies — an “industry first” innovation th More

Delivery giant UPS (UPS) will partner with a little-known technology company to deploy 50 electric trucks, further growing its fleet of vehicles that rely on alternative fuels and produce zero emissions.The new plug-in vehicles, designed with Workhorse(WKHS), will be comparable in acquisition cost to gas or diesel light trucks without any subsidies — an “industry first” innovation th More

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Meet the Irish Hyperloop team aiming to win over Elon Musk…

Siliconrepublic.com Ireland’s very first entry into the SpaceX Hyperloop competition faces an almighty challenge, but team Éirloop is ready for a scrap. Every great underdog story has to start somewhere. In this case, it was on a set of posters in the bathrooms of universities and …… More

Siliconrepublic.com Ireland’s very first entry into the SpaceX Hyperloop competition faces an almighty challenge, but team Éirloop is ready for a scrap. Every great underdog story has to start somewhere. In this case, it was on a set of posters in the bathrooms of universities and …… More

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Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your Plastic Containers
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