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Believe it or not, this belt-drive titanium bicycle is actually a slick e-bike

NUA Bikes is a Barcelona-based bicycle manufacturer that is known for some very eye-catching and high-end titanium bicycles. As seems to be the trend with bicycle manufacturers these days, NUA has just announced their first electric bicycle model, the NUA Electrica. It combines a minimalist and lightweight design with top-shelf components.

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NUA Bikes is a Barcelona-based bicycle manufacturer that is known for some very eye-catching and high-end titanium bicycles. As seems to be the trend with bicycle manufacturers these days, NUA has just announced their first electric bicycle model, the NUA Electrica. It combines a minimalist and lightweight design with top-shelf components.

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Review: The $1,999 electric Bloom Scooter offers extreme affordability, but at what cost?

At $1,999, the scooter is ultra-affordable – at least compared to other electric scooters. I’ve spent the last few weeks commuting on a Bloom Scooter to see how well a budget electric scooter performs. The answer: pretty well, though with some important caveats. Read on to learn more.

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At $1,999, the scooter is ultra-affordable – at least compared to other electric scooters. I’ve spent the last few weeks commuting on a Bloom Scooter to see how well a budget electric scooter performs. The answer: pretty well, though with some important caveats. Read on to learn more.

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Tesla Powerwall to replace meter in new trial program with electric utility

An electric utility in Vermont is launching a new trial program with the goal to “make traditional meters obsolete” by using Tesla Powerwalls to track energy usage on top of the many other benefits of Tesla’s home energy battery pack.

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An electric utility in Vermont is launching a new trial program with the goal to “make traditional meters obsolete” by using Tesla Powerwalls to track energy usage on top of the many other benefits of Tesla’s home energy battery pack.

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Bird to offer electric scooter rentals for $25/mo, with delivery to your door

Some details regarding Bird’s new monthly rentals remain unclear, such as if deliveries would occur every day or just on the first day of the month. The program is also starting with a limited rollout in just two cities: San Francisco and Barcelona. If testing goes well, the monthly rental program may be expanded to a larger rider base.

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Some details regarding Bird’s new monthly rentals remain unclear, such as if deliveries would occur every day or just on the first day of the month. The program is also starting with a limited rollout in just two cities: San Francisco and Barcelona. If testing goes well, the monthly rental program may be expanded to a larger rider base.

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Tesla plans to revive solar business by undercutting everyone with <$2 per watt systems

Now Tesla is going to announce further price cuts to achieve a price up to 38% lower than the national average of $2.85 per watt for a residential solar system.

Sanjay Shah, Tesla’s new head of Energy, confirmed the news to the New York Times, but a full announcement is expected later today.

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Now Tesla is going to announce further price cuts to achieve a price up to 38% lower than the national average of $2.85 per watt for a residential solar system.

Sanjay Shah, Tesla’s new head of Energy, confirmed the news to the New York Times, but a full announcement is expected later today.

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Forbes: Tesla’s New ‘Sentry Mode’ System Captures EV Admirers, Door Dings, Hit And Runs And More On Video

The system has three automated modes. The Standby mode simply sits and listens (and looks) for noises and activity around the vehicle, and quietly records it without alerting anyone nearby (sneaky!). If the vehicle is bumped or a loud sound is picked up by the interior microphone, the Sentry mode springs into Alert Mode. The central touchscreen lights up and a glowing red eye of sorts (clearly rif More

The system has three automated modes. The Standby mode simply sits and listens (and looks) for noises and activity around the vehicle, and quietly records it without alerting anyone nearby (sneaky!). If the vehicle is bumped or a loud sound is picked up by the interior microphone, the Sentry mode springs into Alert Mode. The central touchscreen lights up and a glowing red eye of sorts (clearly rif More

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Los Angeles sets dramatic new goals for electric cars and clean buildings

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China’s BYD reports 632% jump in profits as rival Tesla falters

Electric car maker BYD is speeding ahead of Tesla with respect to profitability. The Chinese company today (April 28) reported a 632% jump in profits in the first quarter from a year ago. Days earlier, the US car company led by Elon Musk announced one of its worst quarters ever.

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Electric car maker BYD is speeding ahead of Tesla with respect to profitability. The Chinese company today (April 28) reported a 632% jump in profits in the first quarter from a year ago. Days earlier, the US car company led by Elon Musk announced one of its worst quarters ever.

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Can China’s Electric Automakers Compete With Tesla?

When it comes to electric vehicles, China has taken a lead role on the world stage. Chinese EV companies have flourished. And the country’s car buyers are increasingly intrigued by going electric. Now, Tesla is readying itself for a big push in China.

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When it comes to electric vehicles, China has taken a lead role on the world stage. Chinese EV companies have flourished. And the country’s car buyers are increasingly intrigued by going electric. Now, Tesla is readying itself for a big push in China.

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Tesla Gigafactory 3 Set To Smash Factory Construction Record

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Electrek: Tesla unlocks even more power (150 kW) out of existing Superchargers, expands rollout

Tesla unlocks even more power (150 kW) out of existing Superchargers, expands rollout
At the launch of Supercharger V3 earlier this year, Tesla announced that it will also unlock more power in existing Supercharger stations (from 120 kW to 145 kW). Tesla confirms today that it will actually be able to push the power output even higher (150 kW) and it started expanding the rollout of other ch More

Tesla unlocks even more power (150 kW) out of existing Superchargers, expands rollout
At the launch of Supercharger V3 earlier this year, Tesla announced that it will also unlock more power in existing Supercharger stations (from 120 kW to 145 kW). Tesla confirms today that it will actually be able to push the power output even higher (150 kW) and it started expanding the rollout of other ch More

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USA TODAY: Teslas for the robotaxi fleet: With every update, owners feel like they got a new car

Teslas for the robotaxi fleet: With every update, owners feel like they got a new car
Over the years, Telsa has released useful updates like Autopilot, Dog Mode and Valet, along with fun features like Fart Mode and Romance Mode.

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Teslas for the robotaxi fleet: With every update, owners feel like they got a new car
Over the years, Telsa has released useful updates like Autopilot, Dog Mode and Valet, along with fun features like Fart Mode and Romance Mode.

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Why Tesla won’t hit its AV ride-hailing goals – Business Insider

Why Tesla won’t hit its AV ride-hailing goals
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This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. At Tesla’s “Autonomy Day” event earlier this week, CEO Elon Musk said the company plans to More

Why Tesla won’t hit its AV ride-hailing goals
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This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. At Tesla’s “Autonomy Day” event earlier this week, CEO Elon Musk said the company plans to More

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Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants – Reuters

Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants
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Tesla Inc, struggling with delay in delivery of its higher-priced Model S and X luxury cars, said on Tuesday it will bring back lower-priced options for those cars and roll out upgrades to improve their driving range and re-charging speed. Read the full story

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Tesla Inc, struggling with delay in delivery of its higher-priced Model S and X luxury cars, said on Tuesday it will bring back lower-priced options for those cars and roll out upgrades to improve their driving range and re-charging speed. Read the full story

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Daimler to make all-electric Freightliner trucks at converted Portland factory

Daimler will convert its existing factory in Portland to manufacture the company’s all-electric Freightliner trucks, Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen said today.

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Daimler will convert its existing factory in Portland to manufacture the company’s all-electric Freightliner trucks, Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen said today.

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Ford invests $500 million in electric pickup startup Rivian, will make an EV together

Just two months ago, Rivian, an electric vehicle startup better known for developing an electric pickup, announced that it raised a $700 million round of investment led by Amazon.

At the time, there were rumors that GM was going to participate in the round, but it didn’t end up happening.

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Just two months ago, Rivian, an electric vehicle startup better known for developing an electric pickup, announced that it raised a $700 million round of investment led by Amazon.

At the time, there were rumors that GM was going to participate in the round, but it didn’t end up happening.

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Tesla misses big on first-quarter earnings as demand fell for its electric cars

Tesla reported a wider-than-expected loss and less revenue than anticipated during the first quarter as demand for its electric cars waned after the company lost a valuable tax credit for buyers on Jan. 1.
Executives braced investors for another loss in the second quarter before returning to profitability in the second half of the year.

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Tesla reported a wider-than-expected loss and less revenue than anticipated during the first quarter as demand for its electric cars waned after the company lost a valuable tax credit for buyers on Jan. 1.
Executives braced investors for another loss in the second quarter before returning to profitability in the second half of the year.

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Tesla is going to launch a new insurance program next month, says Elon Musk

This was only a first step toward building its own insurance products.

Last year, Tesla hired Alex Tsetsenekos, a former exec at Liberty Mutual, Tesla’s partner for InsureMyTesla in the US, and several other insurance companies, to lead what he described as a ‘Customer Centric Insurance Company’.

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This was only a first step toward building its own insurance products.

Last year, Tesla hired Alex Tsetsenekos, a former exec at Liberty Mutual, Tesla’s partner for InsureMyTesla in the US, and several other insurance companies, to lead what he described as a ‘Customer Centric Insurance Company’.

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Electrek: Tesla puts new Model 3 inventory online for browsing and ‘immediate’ delivery

Tesla puts new Model 3 inventory online for browsing and ‘immediate’ delivery
Instead of picking options and waiting a few weeks for delivery of a custom-configured Tesla, buyers can now browse Tesla’s inventory of new Model 3s online and find cars available for immediate delivery (within a few days). Typically, Tesla uses a “reservation” system to get in line t More

Tesla puts new Model 3 inventory online for browsing and ‘immediate’ delivery
Instead of picking options and waiting a few weeks for delivery of a custom-configured Tesla, buyers can now browse Tesla’s inventory of new Model 3s online and find cars available for immediate delivery (within a few days). Typically, Tesla uses a “reservation” system to get in line t More

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Inc.: Electric Cars Will Cost Less Than Gas Cars Within 3 Years

Electric Cars Will Cost Less Than Gas Cars Within 3 Years
Electric Cars Will Cost Less Than Gas Cars Within 3 Years

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Electric Cars Will Cost Less Than Gas Cars Within 3 Years

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Tesla is unveiling its vision for robo-taxis in a special event, but Wall Street is more worried about a potentially disastrous earnings report – Business Insider

“While we firmly believe in the long term vision for Tesla and expect self driving autonomous technology will be a linchpin of the company’s success,” Ives wrote, “the Street needs to have a better grasp on the near term demand trajectory in the US for 2Q, delivery logistics for Model 3 in Europe/ China which had been a key culprit for the 1Q debacle, and better understandi More

“While we firmly believe in the long term vision for Tesla and expect self driving autonomous technology will be a linchpin of the company’s success,” Ives wrote, “the Street needs to have a better grasp on the near term demand trajectory in the US for 2Q, delivery logistics for Model 3 in Europe/ China which had been a key culprit for the 1Q debacle, and better understandi More

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Singularity Hub: China’s Electric Buses Save More Diesel Than All Electric Cars Combined

China’s Electric Buses Save More Diesel Than All Electric Cars Combined
Tesla and other electric cars are great for the environment. However, they pale in comparison to electric buses. According to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric buses will save an astounding 270,000 barrels of diesel demand in 2019—every single day. The vast majority of electric buses are More

China’s Electric Buses Save More Diesel Than All Electric Cars Combined
Tesla and other electric cars are great for the environment. However, they pale in comparison to electric buses. According to a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric buses will save an astounding 270,000 barrels of diesel demand in 2019—every single day. The vast majority of electric buses are More

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Tesla unveils the ‘best chip in the world’ for self-driving cars at its autonomy day event – Business Insider

Tesla unveils the ‘best chip in the world’ for self-driving cars at its autonomy day event
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Tesla via YouTube Tesla kicked off its autonomy day on Monday morning at its Palo Alto headquarters. CEO Elon Musk, along with director of AI Andrej Karpathy and head of hardware engineering Pete Bannon showed off the latest in Tesla’s self-driving technology. More

Tesla unveils the ‘best chip in the world’ for self-driving cars at its autonomy day event
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Tesla via YouTube Tesla kicked off its autonomy day on Monday morning at its Palo Alto headquarters. CEO Elon Musk, along with director of AI Andrej Karpathy and head of hardware engineering Pete Bannon showed off the latest in Tesla’s self-driving technology. More

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Elon Musk says Tesla will have 1 million robo-taxis on the road next year, and some people think the claim is so unrealistic that he’s being compared to PT Barnum – Business Insider

Elon Musk says Tesla will have 1 million robo-taxis on the road next year, and some people think the claim is so unrealistic that he’s being compared to PT Barnum
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk jokingly motioned to kick before introducing the Model Y at Tesla’s design studio on March 14 in Hawthorne, California. Elon Musk said Monday that Tesla would have 1 million a More

Elon Musk says Tesla will have 1 million robo-taxis on the road next year, and some people think the claim is so unrealistic that he’s being compared to PT Barnum
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk jokingly motioned to kick before introducing the Model Y at Tesla’s design studio on March 14 in Hawthorne, California. Elon Musk said Monday that Tesla would have 1 million a More

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Tesla just kicked off a special event to show off its robo-taxi tech – Business Insider

Tesla just kicked off a special event to show off its robo-taxi tech
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Tesla via YouTube Tesla kicked off its autonomy day on Monday morning at its Palo Alto headquarters. Executives including CEO Elon Musk are expected to address investors at the event. Wall Street expects the company to give more information on its Autopilot self-driving technology. Some experts have More

Tesla just kicked off a special event to show off its robo-taxi tech
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Tesla via YouTube Tesla kicked off its autonomy day on Monday morning at its Palo Alto headquarters. Executives including CEO Elon Musk are expected to address investors at the event. Wall Street expects the company to give more information on its Autopilot self-driving technology. Some experts have More

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Plug-In Electric Car Ownership Rose Dramatically In UK In 2018

Almost 200,000 plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles now grace UK roads.

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Almost 200,000 plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles now grace UK roads.

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Hyundai Plug-In Electric Car Sales Shoot Over 8,000 In March

Kona Electric back to 5,000+ sales per month territory

There is nothing better than good news for a good start to the day. Hyundai just released its sales report for the month of March, indicating strong growth of its plug-in car sales after two months of lower performance.

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Kona Electric back to 5,000+ sales per month territory

There is nothing better than good news for a good start to the day. Hyundai just released its sales report for the month of March, indicating strong growth of its plug-in car sales after two months of lower performance.

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Tesla gets the nod from VW for ‘proving electric cars are here to stay’

We have not seen in the history of the auto business, a company going from zero to fourth place in luxury in a matter of a few years.”
Tesla has quickly become a top auto luxury brand in the US and in other markets with only 3 models available for sale.

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We have not seen in the history of the auto business, a company going from zero to fourth place in luxury in a matter of a few years.”
Tesla has quickly become a top auto luxury brand in the US and in other markets with only 3 models available for sale.

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Data Suggests Over 15,000 Tesla Model 3 Were Sold In Europe Last Month

While we are awaiting aggregated sales data for the European market, registration data from over 10 countries already suggest sales of over 15,000 Tesla Model 3 in March.

It’s an all-time monthly record for any plug-in model, as well as one of the best results regardless of powertrain. You don’t typically see such high sales numbers in Europe for cars imported from the U.S

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While we are awaiting aggregated sales data for the European market, registration data from over 10 countries already suggest sales of over 15,000 Tesla Model 3 in March.

It’s an all-time monthly record for any plug-in model, as well as one of the best results regardless of powertrain. You don’t typically see such high sales numbers in Europe for cars imported from the U.S

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Geely Geometry A Electric Car Launches In China

On April 11, Geely New Energy launched the all-new premium BEV brand “Geometry” in Singapore. Meanwhile, Geometry A, the first model under the new brand, officially hits the market with two versions based on driving range covering six variants.

Pre-subsidy prices of the new car range between RMB210,000 and RMB250,000. After subsidy, the Geometry A will be priced from RMB150,000 to RMB19 More

On April 11, Geely New Energy launched the all-new premium BEV brand “Geometry” in Singapore. Meanwhile, Geometry A, the first model under the new brand, officially hits the market with two versions based on driving range covering six variants.

Pre-subsidy prices of the new car range between RMB210,000 and RMB250,000. After subsidy, the Geometry A will be priced from RMB150,000 to RMB19 More

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