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Zapp i300 electric scooter

We are just days away from the EICMA motorcycle and scooter show in Milan, and there’s been a steady stream of new electric two-wheeler unveilings.

The newest is an impressive high performance electric scooter produced by the British startup company Zapp.

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We are just days away from the EICMA motorcycle and scooter show in Milan, and there’s been a steady stream of new electric two-wheeler unveilings.

The newest is an impressive high performance electric scooter produced by the British startup company Zapp.

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Elon Musk said Tesla vehicles will be able to find open parking spots without driver assistance by next year – Business Insider

By next year, a Tesla should be able to drive around a parking lot, find an empty spot, read signs to confirm it’s valid & park,” Musk said.

The feature, called AutoPark, comes with Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driver assistance system. When prompted by a driver, the feature can move a vehicle into a parking spot. While Autopark identifies possible parking spots More

By next year, a Tesla should be able to drive around a parking lot, find an empty spot, read signs to confirm it’s valid & park,” Musk said.

The feature, called AutoPark, comes with Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driver assistance system. When prompted by a driver, the feature can move a vehicle into a parking spot. While Autopark identifies possible parking spots More

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VW could share its electric car platform with Ford

Building new cars from scratch is expensive, which is why so many automakers pursue partnerships with one another. A Toyota-Subaru partnership brought the FR-S/86/BRZ to market, and a Toyota-BMW partnership revived the Supra and Z4 simultaneously. Now, Ford and Volkswagen might become big-name buddies.

Volkswagen could share the underpinnings of its future electric vehicles with Ford, Autom More

Building new cars from scratch is expensive, which is why so many automakers pursue partnerships with one another. A Toyota-Subaru partnership brought the FR-S/86/BRZ to market, and a Toyota-BMW partnership revived the Supra and Z4 simultaneously. Now, Ford and Volkswagen might become big-name buddies.

Volkswagen could share the underpinnings of its future electric vehicles with Ford, Autom More

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Panasonic in talks with Tesla to increase investment at Gigafactory 1 beyond 35 GWh of production

Panasonic is currently deploying new production lines at Tesla Gigafactory 1 to get to 35 GWh of battery cell production by the end of the year.

Now the battery manufacturing says that it is in talks with Tesla to increase its investment at Gigafactory 1 to push the production beyond 35 GWh.

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Panasonic is currently deploying new production lines at Tesla Gigafactory 1 to get to 35 GWh of battery cell production by the end of the year.

Now the battery manufacturing says that it is in talks with Tesla to increase its investment at Gigafactory 1 to push the production beyond 35 GWh.

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Ford and Baidu team up to test self-driving vehicles in China

Ford and Chinese internet giant Baiduannounced a tie-up Wednesday that will see the two firms jointly test self-driving vehicles in China for two years.
The initiative will see the two companies collaborate on the development and testing of driverless vehicles that meet the Level 4 standard set by U.S. industry organization SAE International. This means that autonomous vehicles developed by More

Ford and Chinese internet giant Baiduannounced a tie-up Wednesday that will see the two firms jointly test self-driving vehicles in China for two years.
The initiative will see the two companies collaborate on the development and testing of driverless vehicles that meet the Level 4 standard set by U.S. industry organization SAE International. This means that autonomous vehicles developed by More

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Tesla’s Shanghai factory to produce two models for first phase project – filing – Reuters

Tesla’s Shanghai factory to produce two models for first phase project – filing
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Tesla Inc’s ShanghaiGigafactory is planning to produce two models in its first phaseproject, a Shanghai government filing showed on Wednesday. Read the full story

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Tesla’s Shanghai factory to produce two models for first phase project – filing
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Tesla Inc’s ShanghaiGigafactory is planning to produce two models in its first phaseproject, a Shanghai government filing showed on Wednesday. Read the full story

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Waymo first company permitted to test fully driverless cars in California

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, has been granted permission to operate fully driverless carswithout human drivers behind the steering wheel on public roads in California. The company is the first to receive a driverless permit in the state.

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Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, has been granted permission to operate fully driverless carswithout human drivers behind the steering wheel on public roads in California. The company is the first to receive a driverless permit in the state.

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Tesla Model 3: Australian delivery date confirmed by Elon Musk

THE long wait — of more than two and a half years — may be over for Australian customers who had put down refundable $1500 deposits on the Tesla Model 3.

Patient Australian customers finally have a firm-ish answer to when deliveries will start in Australia, thanks to Tesla boss Elon Musk revealing on Twitter that the first examples would arrive “around mid 2019”.

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THE long wait — of more than two and a half years — may be over for Australian customers who had put down refundable $1500 deposits on the Tesla Model 3.

Patient Australian customers finally have a firm-ish answer to when deliveries will start in Australia, thanks to Tesla boss Elon Musk revealing on Twitter that the first examples would arrive “around mid 2019”.

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Tesla’s Model 3 production ramp hits overdrive: 61.8k new VIN registrations in Oct so far

Since the beginning of the fourth quarter, Tesla has been exhibiting signs that its production ramp for the Model 3 is becoming even more stable. Immediately after its third-quarter earnings call, for example, Tesla registered a massive batch of 13,629 new Model 3 VINs, all of which are estimated to be RWD vehicles. Within the next two days, Tesla filed VINs for another 10,060 Model 3, this time c More

Since the beginning of the fourth quarter, Tesla has been exhibiting signs that its production ramp for the Model 3 is becoming even more stable. Immediately after its third-quarter earnings call, for example, Tesla registered a massive batch of 13,629 new Model 3 VINs, all of which are estimated to be RWD vehicles. Within the next two days, Tesla filed VINs for another 10,060 Model 3, this time c More

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‘Electric flying is becoming a reality’, says easyJet CEO as they plan to test 9-seater electric plane next year

Electric propulsion is slowly taking over almost every segment of transportation, but flight remains the most difficult to electrify.

Now, easyJet CEO says that ‘electric flying is becoming a reality’ as they plan to test a nine-seater electric plane next year.

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Electric propulsion is slowly taking over almost every segment of transportation, but flight remains the most difficult to electrify.

Now, easyJet CEO says that ‘electric flying is becoming a reality’ as they plan to test a nine-seater electric plane next year.

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Harley Davidson shows odd first electric bike

harley-davidson has announced the presentation of its first electric model dubbed the LiveWire during milan’s EICMA 2018 on november 6th. the model is an authentic harley-davidson expression of individuality, iconic style and performance that just happens to be electric. this is the first no-clutch, ‘twist and go’ motorcycle the american motorcycle manufacturer will put on the market but def More

harley-davidson has announced the presentation of its first electric model dubbed the LiveWire during milan’s EICMA 2018 on november 6th. the model is an authentic harley-davidson expression of individuality, iconic style and performance that just happens to be electric. this is the first no-clutch, ‘twist and go’ motorcycle the american motorcycle manufacturer will put on the market but def More

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Daimler doesn’t rule out future cooperation with Tesla: report – Business Insider

Daimler doesn’t rule out future cooperation with Tesla: report
Business Insider

WARSAW (Reuters) – Daimler AG does not rule out cooperating with Tesla Inc in future even though the German luxury car producer sold its stake in the U.S. electric vehicles company, Daimler’s chief executive told a Polish newspaper. Dieter Zetsche told the daily Rzeczpospolita that after More

Daimler doesn’t rule out future cooperation with Tesla: report
Business Insider

WARSAW (Reuters) – Daimler AG does not rule out cooperating with Tesla Inc in future even though the German luxury car producer sold its stake in the U.S. electric vehicles company, Daimler’s chief executive told a Polish newspaper. Dieter Zetsche told the daily Rzeczpospolita that after More

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Tesla’s third-largest shareholder says it’s willing to pump more money into the company – CNBC

Baillie Gifford, Tesla’s third-largest shareholder, said it is willing to inject more capital into the electric car manufacturer.

The investment manager, which holds a 7.72 percent stake in Tesla, said it backed CEO Elon Musk’s long-term ambitions for the company, calling him an entrepreneur of “vision and ambition, who’s working towards a social good.”

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Baillie Gifford, Tesla’s third-largest shareholder, said it is willing to inject more capital into the electric car manufacturer.

The investment manager, which holds a 7.72 percent stake in Tesla, said it backed CEO Elon Musk’s long-term ambitions for the company, calling him an entrepreneur of “vision and ambition, who’s working towards a social good.”

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Volkswagen has bet $30 billion to start beating Tesla in 2020

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has promised the NEO electric car in 2020 with 400 kilometer (250 mile) range at a price of $28,000. Volkswagen has invested $30 billion into electric cars and batteries. They are building a large plant in Shanghai

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Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has promised the NEO electric car in 2020 with 400 kilometer (250 mile) range at a price of $28,000. Volkswagen has invested $30 billion into electric cars and batteries. They are building a large plant in Shanghai

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Total Gas & Power Will Partner With ChargePoint In The UK

Total Gas & Power has entered into a partnership with ChargePoint to expand its gas and electricity to charging stations in the UK as forecasts say that the mass adoption of electric mobility is coming.

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Total Gas & Power has entered into a partnership with ChargePoint to expand its gas and electricity to charging stations in the UK as forecasts say that the mass adoption of electric mobility is coming.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to commence construction 3rd quarter 2019

Hhis week, startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (otherwise known as HyperloopTT) announced that it would start building a commercial Hyperloop track as well as an “XO Square Innovation Center” and a “Hyperloop Experience Center” in Abu Dhabi, capitol city of the United Arab Emirates. Construction will commence in the third quarter of 2019, HyperloopTT claimed. More

Hhis week, startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (otherwise known as HyperloopTT) announced that it would start building a commercial Hyperloop track as well as an “XO Square Innovation Center” and a “Hyperloop Experience Center” in Abu Dhabi, capitol city of the United Arab Emirates. Construction will commence in the third quarter of 2019, HyperloopTT claimed. More

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Tesla semi delivery 2020

After unveiling its electric truck prototype and starting to take reservations in November 2017, Tesla announced that it aims to bring the vehicle to production in 2019.

At a University of Pennsylvania summit called ‘Moving America Forward: Next Generation Truck Freight Transport, NFI Industries vice president of fleet services James O’Leary said that his company ordered 10 Tesla Semi t More

After unveiling its electric truck prototype and starting to take reservations in November 2017, Tesla announced that it aims to bring the vehicle to production in 2019.

At a University of Pennsylvania summit called ‘Moving America Forward: Next Generation Truck Freight Transport, NFI Industries vice president of fleet services James O’Leary said that his company ordered 10 Tesla Semi t More

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Tesla outsold many luxury brands in USA

After Tesla’s “historic” quarter – Q3 2018 – where it posted its first profits in 2 years – the American automaker had just 2 profitable quarters in its history, the last one being in 2016 – and outsold Mercedes-Benz (66,542), Audi (59,478), Acura (41,830) and Infiniti (33,079) in America with close to 70,000 vehicles sold, our current sales estimate indicates that Tesla is on track More

After Tesla’s “historic” quarter – Q3 2018 – where it posted its first profits in 2 years – the American automaker had just 2 profitable quarters in its history, the last one being in 2016 – and outsold Mercedes-Benz (66,542), Audi (59,478), Acura (41,830) and Infiniti (33,079) in America with close to 70,000 vehicles sold, our current sales estimate indicates that Tesla is on track More

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Boring company to have 16B value after Chicago airport completes

Boring Company will show a two-mile tunnel in LA in December and has started work on an 18 mile tunnel in Chicago from downtown to the airport. Successfully completing the airport tunnel will make the tunneling company worth as much as $16 billion. This valuation will be before any full speed hyperloop implementation.
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Boring Company will show a two-mile tunnel in LA in December and has started work on an 18 mile tunnel in Chicago from downtown to the airport. Successfully completing the airport tunnel will make the tunneling company worth as much as $16 billion. This valuation will be before any full speed hyperloop implementation.
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Business Insider: Tesla slashed the price of the Model 3 Performance and buyers who purchased before the price cut have some thoughts about it

A Tesla spokesperson confirmed the price change to Business Insider on Friday. CEO Elon Musk said customers who ordered or took delivery of the Model 3 Performance before the price change will receive their choice of a $5,000 refund or free Supercharging for life.
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A Tesla spokesperson confirmed the price change to Business Insider on Friday. CEO Elon Musk said customers who ordered or took delivery of the Model 3 Performance before the price change will receive their choice of a $5,000 refund or free Supercharging for life.
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VW is reportedly going to build its own battery cell gigafactory

Volkswagen is currently trying to figure out a way to secure large quantities of battery cells to support its critical electric vehicle ambitions.

After previously ruling out manufacturing its own battery cell, the German automaker is now reportedly going to build its own battery cell gigafactory (a battery factory with an output in the GWh) in partnership with SK Innovation.

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Volkswagen is currently trying to figure out a way to secure large quantities of battery cells to support its critical electric vehicle ambitions.

After previously ruling out manufacturing its own battery cell, the German automaker is now reportedly going to build its own battery cell gigafactory (a battery factory with an output in the GWh) in partnership with SK Innovation.

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Tesla Model Y is ready for production, says Elon Musk – Tesla

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Tesla ‘obviously’ plans to take on Uber and Lyft, says CEO Elon Musk – CNBC

In the self-driving car era, Tesla plans to roll out a ride-hailing service that will compete directly with Uber and Lyft according to CEO Elon Musk.
Musk announced his plans on a third-quarter earnings update; Tesla shares soared by more than 12 percent after the company reported better-than-expected profits and positive free cash flow for the quarter.

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In the self-driving car era, Tesla plans to roll out a ride-hailing service that will compete directly with Uber and Lyft according to CEO Elon Musk.
Musk announced his plans on a third-quarter earnings update; Tesla shares soared by more than 12 percent after the company reported better-than-expected profits and positive free cash flow for the quarter.

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Tesla delivers $311m quarterly profit – BBC News US

Tesla has reported a quarterly profit for just the third time in its 15-year history.

The electric car-maker made a record $311.5m (£241m) in the three months to 30 September, as the pace of car deliveries accelerated.

The result is a victory for chief executive Elon Musk, who had promised a profit to investors earlier this year.

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Tesla has reported a quarterly profit for just the third time in its 15-year history.

The electric car-maker made a record $311.5m (£241m) in the three months to 30 September, as the pace of car deliveries accelerated.

The result is a victory for chief executive Elon Musk, who had promised a profit to investors earlier this year.

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Tesla’s China factory will make 250,000 Model 3s and Model Ys a year – Yahoo Finance

Tesla’s production plans for its China factory are finally revealed.

The Palo Alto, Calif.-based electric car maker plans to produce 250,000 Model 3s and Model Ys annually in its factory in China, according to a notice released on the Shanghai government’s website on Wednesday. The notice seeks an environmental impact assessment of Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory project and for the firs More

Tesla’s production plans for its China factory are finally revealed.

The Palo Alto, Calif.-based electric car maker plans to produce 250,000 Model 3s and Model Ys annually in its factory in China, according to a notice released on the Shanghai government’s website on Wednesday. The notice seeks an environmental impact assessment of Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory project and for the firs More

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Tesla Model 3 Dashcam Captures Road Rage Incident

f not just because we felt compelled to share and remind people what type of ridiculousness is happening on the roads today, this is another opportunity to provide a solid example of the new Tesla Model 3 dashcam (TeslaCam). Today, dashcam’s are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. In the world we live in, it seems just about everything is caught on tape, and while that may not be More

f not just because we felt compelled to share and remind people what type of ridiculousness is happening on the roads today, this is another opportunity to provide a solid example of the new Tesla Model 3 dashcam (TeslaCam). Today, dashcam’s are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. In the world we live in, it seems just about everything is caught on tape, and while that may not be More

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8 "Impossible" Goals Tesla Achieved | CleanTechnica

You may want to write this off as a clickbait fluff piece. Well, it may clickbait (depending on the definition you’re using) but it is certainly not a fluffy Furby , a flufferbot, or a feckless sideshow. In fact, I think the points illustrated below are often essential for understanding Tesla and its critics.

The point is not, “Hey, Tesla did some things.” The biggest point, a More

You may want to write this off as a clickbait fluff piece. Well, it may clickbait (depending on the definition you’re using) but it is certainly not a fluffy Furby , a flufferbot, or a feckless sideshow. In fact, I think the points illustrated below are often essential for understanding Tesla and its critics.

The point is not, “Hey, Tesla did some things.” The biggest point, a More

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Faraday Future cuts wages by 20 percent, lays off staff amid financial woes

Earlier in October, Reuters reported that Faraday Future entered into arbitration with a major investor over a $700 million payment that was alleged to be on the way, but wasn’t. Now, it turns out that possibly missing money has caused some purse-string tightening at the burgeoning automaker.

Faraday Future said in a statement today that it is taking some “temporary” measu More

Earlier in October, Reuters reported that Faraday Future entered into arbitration with a major investor over a $700 million payment that was alleged to be on the way, but wasn’t. Now, it turns out that possibly missing money has caused some purse-string tightening at the burgeoning automaker.

Faraday Future said in a statement today that it is taking some “temporary” measu More

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[battery nwes] Fisker secures investment from Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology

Fisker, an electric car startup founded by famed designer Henrik Fisker, announced that it received an investment from heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology.
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Fisker, an electric car startup founded by famed designer Henrik Fisker, announced that it received an investment from heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar for its solid-state battery technology.
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Construction Already Underway At Tesla Gigafactory 3 In China: Video

Tesla enthusiasts already came upon the trail of the Tesla Gigafactory 3 location, announced just a few days ago in the Shanghai Lingang Equipment Industrial Zone in China

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Tesla enthusiasts already came upon the trail of the Tesla Gigafactory 3 location, announced just a few days ago in the Shanghai Lingang Equipment Industrial Zone in China

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