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BMW announces new factory with electric vehicle production…

Electrek BMW is preparing to launch its next generation of electric vehicles and today, it announced its first factory built from the ground up to manufacture electric vehicles. The new factory will be built near Debrecen, Hungary and it will have a “capacity of up to …… More

Electrek BMW is preparing to launch its next generation of electric vehicles and today, it announced its first factory built from the ground up to manufacture electric vehicles. The new factory will be built near Debrecen, Hungary and it will have a “capacity of up to …… More

Tesla is enlisting workers from all over the company in an urgent push to build batteries and cars

Tesla is lending workers from its service centers and solar business to its car plant in Fremont, California to ramp up production of the Model 3. Current and former employees say lending workers to different departments is slowing down Tesla’s service. Electric vehicle maker Tesla TSLA is taking urgent steps to add workers to its vehicle and battery plants, including flying employees in fro More

Tesla is lending workers from its service centers and solar business to its car plant in Fremont, California to ramp up production of the Model 3. Current and former employees say lending workers to different departments is slowing down Tesla’s service. Electric vehicle maker Tesla TSLA is taking urgent steps to add workers to its vehicle and battery plants, including flying employees in fro More

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Tesla Model 3 Outselling Small And Midsize Luxury Cars In U.S. In July [Infographic]

In the second quarter of 2018, Tesla produced just over 53,000 vehicles, doubling its output compared to the same quarter last year. For the first time, Model 3 production (28,578) exceeded combined Model S and X production (24,761) with deliveries to customers totaling 40,740 for the quarter. The ramp up in Model 3 production is enabling it to outsell small and midsize luxury car sales in the U.S More

In the second quarter of 2018, Tesla produced just over 53,000 vehicles, doubling its output compared to the same quarter last year. For the first time, Model 3 production (28,578) exceeded combined Model S and X production (24,761) with deliveries to customers totaling 40,740 for the quarter. The ramp up in Model 3 production is enabling it to outsell small and midsize luxury car sales in the U.S More

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Tesla’s Best Performing Car! | Model 3 Deep Dive Review

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Drive.ai self-driving cars in Texas

There’s a very different-looking kind of self-driving car on the streets of Texas today. Instead of the spotless white look of the autonomous cars owned by Waymo or Cruise Automation, these vehicles are highlighter orange, bright to the point of searing, with a wavy blue stripe and the words “self-driving vehicle” in bold font. Even more bizarre are the four LED screens — one on the hood, More

There’s a very different-looking kind of self-driving car on the streets of Texas today. Instead of the spotless white look of the autonomous cars owned by Waymo or Cruise Automation, these vehicles are highlighter orange, bright to the point of searing, with a wavy blue stripe and the words “self-driving vehicle” in bold font. Even more bizarre are the four LED screens — one on the hood, More

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Model S and X interior refresh

As we just reported, Tesla is planning an interior design refresh for the Model S and Model X. You can read our report for the timing and reason behind the update.

In this new report, we look at the actual planned design as Tesla is bringing the spartan minimalist Model 3 interior design to the Model S and Model X while keeping some more premium fea

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As we just reported, Tesla is planning an interior design refresh for the Model S and Model X. You can read our report for the timing and reason behind the update.

In this new report, we look at the actual planned design as Tesla is bringing the spartan minimalist Model 3 interior design to the Model S and Model X while keeping some more premium fea

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Tesla Explores Building Major Factory in Europe

The Silicon Valley car maker, which this month announced plans to build its first overseas plant in China, has had preliminary discussions with two German states vying to host a so-called Gigafactory in Europe to build electric cars and their batteries under one roof, officials involved in the talks said. Tesla has also discussed an option to build the plant in the Netherlands, said a Dutch govern More

The Silicon Valley car maker, which this month announced plans to build its first overseas plant in China, has had preliminary discussions with two German states vying to host a so-called Gigafactory in Europe to build electric cars and their batteries under one roof, officials involved in the talks said. Tesla has also discussed an option to build the plant in the Netherlands, said a Dutch govern More

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A 2-month review of my 2018 Nissan Leaf

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Munro Teardown Shows Tesla Model 3 Solidly Profitable

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Tesla’s Best Performing Car! | Model 3 Deep Dive Review

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8 things that surprise me about Model 3

We took delivery of our Tesla Model 3 last week, and even as a long-time Tesla driver, there were a number of things that stood out — some positive, and a few not so much.

The glass roof is really good at keeping heat out. On a recent drive towards Los Angeles, temps hit a toasty 46°C (115°F). That had me wishing I would have brought some cookies to cook in the car while I shopped. I wa More

We took delivery of our Tesla Model 3 last week, and even as a long-time Tesla driver, there were a number of things that stood out — some positive, and a few not so much.

The glass roof is really good at keeping heat out. On a recent drive towards Los Angeles, temps hit a toasty 46°C (115°F). That had me wishing I would have brought some cookies to cook in the car while I shopped. I wa More

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Model 3 autopilot avoid crash

Accidents involving Tesla vehicles on Autopilot often get reported in the media, but we don’t hear a lot about the accidents that didn’t happen because of Autopilot since it’s not as exciting when virtually nothing happened – though it’s arguably just as important.

Now we have a good example with a Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot avoiding a crash in near-miss caught on a dashcam.

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Accidents involving Tesla vehicles on Autopilot often get reported in the media, but we don’t hear a lot about the accidents that didn’t happen because of Autopilot since it’s not as exciting when virtually nothing happened – though it’s arguably just as important.

Now we have a good example with a Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot avoiding a crash in near-miss caught on a dashcam.

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Hotels race to fill growing demand for electric car…

Hotel Management Electric vehicles are rapidly growing from niche to normal. A Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, “Electric Vehicle Outlook 2018,” predicts that sales of electric vehicles will increase from a record 1.1 million worldwide in 2017 to 11 million in 2025 and then …… More

Hotel Management Electric vehicles are rapidly growing from niche to normal. A Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, “Electric Vehicle Outlook 2018,” predicts that sales of electric vehicles will increase from a record 1.1 million worldwide in 2017 to 11 million in 2025 and then …… More

Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive event attracted hundreds,…

NewsOK.com Consumer interest wasn’t short-circuited by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.’s decision to delay its Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive event from April to July. Organizers say hundreds attended Saturday’s event at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City’s …… More

NewsOK.com Consumer interest wasn’t short-circuited by Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.’s decision to delay its Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive event from April to July. Organizers say hundreds attended Saturday’s event at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City’s …… More

Mercedes A-Class aero, Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews,…

Green Car Reports The newly revealed 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts a slippery shape. Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are in. And states band together to ask a court to reconsider the EPA’s proposal to roll back regulations for “glider” trucks. All of this and …… More

Green Car Reports The newly revealed 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts a slippery shape. Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are in. And states band together to ask a court to reconsider the EPA’s proposal to roll back regulations for “glider” trucks. All of this and …… More

Electric-Vehicle Startup Raises $400 Million in First…

Caixin Global Electric-car maker Dearcc has raised 2.5 billion yuan ($368.8 million) in total funding in the first half of this year, racing to catch up with other forerunners in the booming sector. Its investors include government-led industry funds, financial institutions and …… More

Caixin Global Electric-car maker Dearcc has raised 2.5 billion yuan ($368.8 million) in total funding in the first half of this year, racing to catch up with other forerunners in the booming sector. Its investors include government-led industry funds, financial institutions and …… More

Tesla Model 3 Performance vs. Tesla Model 3 Rear-Wheel…

CleanTechnica The Tesla Model 3 has been shipping for just over a year now in a single powertrain configuration — the Long Range version with the Premium Upgrade Package. Tesla shared that the focus on versions of the car with higher profit margins was key to ramping …… More

CleanTechnica The Tesla Model 3 has been shipping for just over a year now in a single powertrain configuration — the Long Range version with the Premium Upgrade Package. Tesla shared that the focus on versions of the car with higher profit margins was key to ramping …… More

Tesla seems to be preparing the Model 3 for a 6000/week…

Teslarati As Tesla heads towards its Q2 2018 financial results and earnings call, the electric car maker seems to be showing signs that it is gearing up for yet another significant Model 3 production push. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek earlier this month, …… More

Teslarati As Tesla heads towards its Q2 2018 financial results and earnings call, the electric car maker seems to be showing signs that it is gearing up for yet another significant Model 3 production push. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek earlier this month, …… More

Expert Says Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack Is Most Advanced Ever Produced

Tesla’s quest for a fantastic future consistently delivers surprising breakthroughs within the auto sector — popularizing long-range EVs is one of those game-changing developments and the Model 3 battery pack takes it to a whole new level according to one battery expert.

*This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX (which also makes aftermarket Tesla accessories). Authored by Iqtidar A More

Tesla’s quest for a fantastic future consistently delivers surprising breakthroughs within the auto sector — popularizing long-range EVs is one of those game-changing developments and the Model 3 battery pack takes it to a whole new level according to one battery expert.

*This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX (which also makes aftermarket Tesla accessories). Authored by Iqtidar A More

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Elon Musk Shares Stunning Boring Company Tunnel Image After…

Inverse The route, which could extend to New York, is designed so that it could one day receive an upgrade to support Musk’s vacuum-sealed hyperloop system running at up to 700 mph. Over the weekend, SpaceX held its third pod design competition, with the …… More

Inverse The route, which could extend to New York, is designed so that it could one day receive an upgrade to support Musk’s vacuum-sealed hyperloop system running at up to 700 mph. Over the weekend, SpaceX held its third pod design competition, with the …… More

Chinese Gyon to bring another luxury electric car to market…

Green Car Reports Add one more to the ranks of boutique luxury electric carmakers. The latest, Gyon, comes from Asia as an offshoot of from the Sitech luxury division of one of FAW Group, one China’s largest automakers. The brand said Wednesday that it will debut its latest …… More

Green Car Reports Add one more to the ranks of boutique luxury electric carmakers. The latest, Gyon, comes from Asia as an offshoot of from the Sitech luxury division of one of FAW Group, one China’s largest automakers. The brand said Wednesday that it will debut its latest …… More

EV Driver Bill of Rights introduced in California Assembly – Plug In AmericaPlug In America

Plug In America has worked with California Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi to introduce House Resolution 117, the EV Driver Bill of Rights. The resolution outlines the rights of EV drivers relating to the purchase process for a new or used EV, as well as the rights EV drivers can expect for a seamless charging experience and for ownership of the vehicle. Among the rights included are the right to kno More

Plug In America has worked with California Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi to introduce House Resolution 117, the EV Driver Bill of Rights. The resolution outlines the rights of EV drivers relating to the purchase process for a new or used EV, as well as the rights EV drivers can expect for a seamless charging experience and for ownership of the vehicle. Among the rights included are the right to kno More

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Waymo partners with five companies on self driving shuttle

Waymo, the Alphabet company that spun out of Google’s former self-driving car division, is partnering with some of the country’s largest companies to expand how many people have access to its self-driving vehicles.
In partnerships with five companies, including Walmart, Autonation and Avis, Waymo autonomous vehicles will pick up customers and drive them to various locations in th More

Waymo, the Alphabet company that spun out of Google’s former self-driving car division, is partnering with some of the country’s largest companies to expand how many people have access to its self-driving vehicles.
In partnerships with five companies, including Walmart, Autonation and Avis, Waymo autonomous vehicles will pick up customers and drive them to various locations in th More

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UK tesla owner club gave 10k test drives

Tesla owners, especially the early adopters, have been known to be quite active ambassadors of the brand and electric vehicles in general.

A bunch of UK owners took this philosophy to a new level this weekend by taking over the Silverstone Classic to give ‘over 10,000 test rides’ in order to showcase electric vehicles and promote the brand.

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Tesla owners, especially the early adopters, have been known to be quite active ambassadors of the brand and electric vehicles in general.

A bunch of UK owners took this philosophy to a new level this weekend by taking over the Silverstone Classic to give ‘over 10,000 test rides’ in order to showcase electric vehicles and promote the brand.

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Experts Believe Autonomous Vehicles & Ride-Sharing Services Will End Traditional Car Ownership – FutureCar.com

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have transformed the way people get around. Instead of having to own a car, users can opt for someone else to drive them to their destination. Why deal with insurance, parking, and car payments when you can have someone else deal with the headache while you still have a reliable source of transportation? In some cities in the United States, using Uber and L More

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have transformed the way people get around. Instead of having to own a car, users can opt for someone else to drive them to their destination. Why deal with insurance, parking, and car payments when you can have someone else deal with the headache while you still have a reliable source of transportation? In some cities in the United States, using Uber and L More

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Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor and Performance versions get…

Electrek Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor and Performance versions got their official EPA ratings last night, which is generally the last step enabling the automaker to start deliveries of the vehicles to customers. Last weekend, we had already caught a glimpse of the …… More

Electrek Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor and Performance versions got their official EPA ratings last night, which is generally the last step enabling the automaker to start deliveries of the vehicles to customers. Last weekend, we had already caught a glimpse of the …… More

Tesla Has A Record Month In The Netherlands (#CleanTechnica…

CleanTechnica The Netherlands saw 2,309 electric vehicle (PEV) registrations in June, up 141% compared to the same month last year, pulling the year-to-date count to 9,074 units (+131%) and the 2018 share up to 3.6%. The PEV market share reached 4.9% in June, the …… More

CleanTechnica The Netherlands saw 2,309 electric vehicle (PEV) registrations in June, up 141% compared to the same month last year, pulling the year-to-date count to 9,074 units (+131%) and the 2018 share up to 3.6%. The PEV market share reached 4.9% in June, the …… More

Electric bike for less than $2000

Two-wheeled electric vehicles aren’t exactly in limited supply. There are hundreds of different electric bicycles and dozens of electric motorcycles and scooters to choose from in the US alone. However, the prices of existing options are quite delineated, with budget electric bicycles starting at under $1,000, followed by mid-range electric bicycles of higher quality in the $2,000 range, then ni More

Two-wheeled electric vehicles aren’t exactly in limited supply. There are hundreds of different electric bicycles and dozens of electric motorcycles and scooters to choose from in the US alone. However, the prices of existing options are quite delineated, with budget electric bicycles starting at under $1,000, followed by mid-range electric bicycles of higher quality in the $2,000 range, then ni More

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WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University won the speed contest, top speed 284 mph

It was a hyperloop hat trick by a team of German engineering students at the third annual SpaceX pod competition on Sunday. WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich took home the top prize — and set a new record — with their self-propelled pod reaching a top speed of 284 mph (457 km/h).

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It was a hyperloop hat trick by a team of German engineering students at the third annual SpaceX pod competition on Sunday. WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich took home the top prize — and set a new record — with their self-propelled pod reaching a top speed of 284 mph (457 km/h).

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Tesla turns to suppliers to reduce cost and become profitable

Tesla has been making a lot of moves lately to try to achieve profitability during the second half of the year as targeted by CEO Elon Musk.

Now the automaker reportedly turns to suppliers to reduce cost and become profitable.

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Tesla has been making a lot of moves lately to try to achieve profitability during the second half of the year as targeted by CEO Elon Musk.

Now the automaker reportedly turns to suppliers to reduce cost and become profitable.

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