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Massive model 3 shipment spotted

Tesla is now reportedly producing Model 3 at a rate of over 3,500 units per week and it is attempting to push that to 5,000 units by the end of the month.

Where those vehicles are going is also highly important as Tesla is about to hits its 200,000th delivery in the US, which would trigger the phase-out of the federal tax credit.

Now ‘almost 1,000’ Model 3 vehicles were spotted s More

Tesla is now reportedly producing Model 3 at a rate of over 3,500 units per week and it is attempting to push that to 5,000 units by the end of the month.

Where those vehicles are going is also highly important as Tesla is about to hits its 200,000th delivery in the US, which would trigger the phase-out of the federal tax credit.

Now ‘almost 1,000’ Model 3 vehicles were spotted s More

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New electric scooter, Cruzer

Even though we often talk about Europe and Asia having all the options for electric scooters, there are still a few models available in the US. But except for the Detroit-built GenZe 2.0, most of the currently available alternatives are either small, under powered, or use archaic lead-acid batteries.
Today that changes, as CruZer Scooter has launched their new e2000 electric scooter in the More

Even though we often talk about Europe and Asia having all the options for electric scooters, there are still a few models available in the US. But except for the Detroit-built GenZe 2.0, most of the currently available alternatives are either small, under powered, or use archaic lead-acid batteries.
Today that changes, as CruZer Scooter has launched their new e2000 electric scooter in the More

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Buses, delivery vans and garbage trucks are the electric…

Seattle Times As American car buyers cautiously dip their toes into the world of electric vehicles, pondering issues such as cost, charging times and driving range, big businesses and some government agencies are going in headfirst. The Antelope Valley Transit Authority, …… More

Seattle Times As American car buyers cautiously dip their toes into the world of electric vehicles, pondering issues such as cost, charging times and driving range, big businesses and some government agencies are going in headfirst. The Antelope Valley Transit Authority, …… More

Tesla semi spotted in Santa Rosa, California

We have been tracking the Tesla Semi test program and the automaker is now deep into testing its electric trucks.

Earlier this year, Elon Musk announced that Tesla Semi was setting out on its first cargo trip with battery packs from Gigafactory 1 to Fremont factory. Tesla already said that carrying cargo between its two factories would be the first use of the Tesla Semi trucks and Musk refe More

We have been tracking the Tesla Semi test program and the automaker is now deep into testing its electric trucks.

Earlier this year, Elon Musk announced that Tesla Semi was setting out on its first cargo trip with battery packs from Gigafactory 1 to Fremont factory. Tesla already said that carrying cargo between its two factories would be the first use of the Tesla Semi trucks and Musk refe More

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Tesla sues former employee for $1 million over trade secret theft

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Tesla is suing a former employee for $1 million, alleging the man hacked the company’s confidential and trade secret information and transferred that information to third parties, according to court documents. The lawsuit also claims the employee leaked false information to the media.

The lawsuit against the former process technician Martin Tripp was filed Wednesday in Nevada. More

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Tesla is suing a former employee for $1 million, alleging the man hacked the company’s confidential and trade secret information and transferred that information to third parties, according to court documents. The lawsuit also claims the employee leaked false information to the media.

The lawsuit against the former process technician Martin Tripp was filed Wednesday in Nevada. More

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Tesla accused ex-employee of sabotage

Things are never dull in Tesla-land. After we heard on Monday that Tesla’s Production line was sabotaged, today the automaker filed a lawsuit against Martin Tripp. The Gigafactory Process Engineer was accused of not only writing software that extracted data from Tesla’s Manufacturing Operating System which sent gigabytes of proprietary data to outside entities but also making false negative st More

Things are never dull in Tesla-land. After we heard on Monday that Tesla’s Production line was sabotaged, today the automaker filed a lawsuit against Martin Tripp. The Gigafactory Process Engineer was accused of not only writing software that extracted data from Tesla’s Manufacturing Operating System which sent gigabytes of proprietary data to outside entities but also making false negative st More

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GM Seeking Potential IPO for its Self-Driving Unit Cruise – FutureCar.com

In order to jumpstart the company’s development of autonomous driving technology, General Motors purchased San Francisco-based autonomous driving startup Cruise Automation in 2016 for nearly $1 billion. Now, GM is exploring its options, including an IPO, for the self-driving arm.

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In order to jumpstart the company’s development of autonomous driving technology, General Motors purchased San Francisco-based autonomous driving startup Cruise Automation in 2016 for nearly $1 billion. Now, GM is exploring its options, including an IPO, for the self-driving arm.

As reported by Bloomberg last week, General Motors is having early discussions both internally an More

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Chief Minister of Maharashtra Visits Virgin Hyperloop One’s…

GlobeNewswire (press release) Virgin Hyperloop One. Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Views Live Test at Virgin Hyperloop One’s DevLoop Test Track. Pune to Mumbai Hyperloop Project Advances into Second Half of Feasibility Study. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 18, …… More

GlobeNewswire (press release) Virgin Hyperloop One. Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Views Live Test at Virgin Hyperloop One’s DevLoop Test Track. Pune to Mumbai Hyperloop Project Advances into Second Half of Feasibility Study. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 18, …… More

Hyperloop to launch commercial system in Ukraine ITS…

ITS International Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has partnered with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine to create a commercial Hyperloop system. The project’s first phase will utilise a 10km track to create a legal framework to certify the system before extending to …… More

ITS International Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has partnered with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine to create a commercial Hyperloop system. The project’s first phase will utilise a 10km track to create a legal framework to certify the system before extending to …… More

Magna to Jointly Engineer and Build Premium Electric…

GlobeNewswire (press release) SHANGHAI, China, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Magna today announced its intention to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd (BJEV) for complete vehicle manufacturing as well as engineering of electric vehicles. BJEV …… More

GlobeNewswire (press release) SHANGHAI, China, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Magna today announced its intention to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd (BJEV) for complete vehicle manufacturing as well as engineering of electric vehicles. BJEV …… More

[autopilpt] A rare look at what Tesla Autopilot can see and interpret E…

Electrek We previously reported about what Tesla’s Autopilot can see with its suite of 8 cameras around the car, but we rarely got into how the Autopilot understands and interprets what it is looking at through its computer vision system. That’s changing today after a few …… More

Electrek We previously reported about what Tesla’s Autopilot can see with its suite of 8 cameras around the car, but we rarely got into how the Autopilot understands and interprets what it is looking at through its computer vision system. That’s changing today after a few …… More

Elon Musk tells Tesla employees that ‘radical improvements’ are needed to hit quarterly targets

Elon Musk e-mailed all Tesla employees on Friday night congratulating them on progress manufacturing Model 3s, but called for “radical improvements” in the next two weeks. Tesla is trying to hit a weekly Model 3 production rate of 5,000 cars by the end of this month. An e-mail sent to all Tesla TSLA staff from Elon Musk on Friday night congratulated employees for the progress they̵ More

Elon Musk e-mailed all Tesla employees on Friday night congratulating them on progress manufacturing Model 3s, but called for “radical improvements” in the next two weeks. Tesla is trying to hit a weekly Model 3 production rate of 5,000 cars by the end of this month. An e-mail sent to all Tesla TSLA staff from Elon Musk on Friday night congratulated employees for the progress they̵ More

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ymco’s new electric scooters could be the sign of a coming boom

One of the most exciting product announcements to happen at the Consumer Electronics show over the past few years was the Gogoro electric scooter . It’s not just that it was slick-looking, or fast, or that the company was promising a clever battery swap station model to help ease the problem of charging. On a broader level, much like Tesla’s electric cars, the Gogoro scooter felt like More

One of the most exciting product announcements to happen at the Consumer Electronics show over the past few years was the Gogoro electric scooter . It’s not just that it was slick-looking, or fast, or that the company was promising a clever battery swap station model to help ease the problem of charging. On a broader level, much like Tesla’s electric cars, the Gogoro scooter felt like More

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Kia to build electric cars in India by late 2019 Green Car…

Green Car Reports Kia will spend $1 billion on a new assembly plant in southern India to build an electric car for that market by late 2019. The move comes just over a decade before India intends to ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles. Just what form an Indian-market electric Kia …… More

Green Car Reports Kia will spend $1 billion on a new assembly plant in southern India to build an electric car for that market by late 2019. The move comes just over a decade before India intends to ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles. Just what form an Indian-market electric Kia …… More

Elon Musk tells Tesla employees that ‘radical improvements’ are needed to hit quarterly targets

Elon Musk e-mailed all Tesla employees on Friday night congratulating them on progress manufacturing Model 3s, but called for “radical improvements” in the next two weeks. Tesla is trying to hit a weekly Model 3 production rate of 5,000 cars by the end of this month. An e-mail sent to all Tesla TSLA staff from Elon Musk on Friday night congratulated employees for the progress they̵ More

Elon Musk e-mailed all Tesla employees on Friday night congratulating them on progress manufacturing Model 3s, but called for “radical improvements” in the next two weeks. Tesla is trying to hit a weekly Model 3 production rate of 5,000 cars by the end of this month. An e-mail sent to all Tesla TSLA staff from Elon Musk on Friday night congratulated employees for the progress they̵ More

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Elon Musk at factory 24/7

Tesla is currently pushing for Model 3 production to reach 5,000 units by the end of the quarter.

CEO Elon Musk gave a status update to employees. He said that all parts of the production process are now operating at over 3,500 units per week and he will stay “almost 24/7” at the Fremont factory to help fix the last few bottlenecks to bring the production to ~700 units per day.

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Tesla is currently pushing for Model 3 production to reach 5,000 units by the end of the quarter.

CEO Elon Musk gave a status update to employees. He said that all parts of the production process are now operating at over 3,500 units per week and he will stay “almost 24/7” at the Fremont factory to help fix the last few bottlenecks to bring the production to ~700 units per day.

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Renault invests over $1 billion to accelerate electric…

Electrek With the success of the Zoe, Renault has become a leader in electric vehicles in Europe. Now the French automaker wants to keep the momentum going with an investment of over 1 billion euros to accelerate electric vehicle production in France.… More

Electrek With the success of the Zoe, Renault has become a leader in electric vehicles in Europe. Now the French automaker wants to keep the momentum going with an investment of over 1 billion euros to accelerate electric vehicle production in France.… More

Tesla Marketing, Insane Tesla Model 3 Battery Production,…

CleanTechnica For the second episode of a daily Cleantech Talk Today show, Nicolas Zart and I talked about Tesla marketing, Tesla Model 3 battery production, Tesla battery recycling, and some other highlights from Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting. But that was just to …… More

CleanTechnica For the second episode of a daily Cleantech Talk Today show, Nicolas Zart and I talked about Tesla marketing, Tesla Model 3 battery production, Tesla battery recycling, and some other highlights from Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting. But that was just to …… More

Electrify America to spend $44 million on Sacramento-area…

Sacramento Bee The city of Sacramento on Wednesday announced a $44 million investment by Electrify America to bring hundreds of electric vehicles to the city over the next year, an initiative officials hope will encourage sustainability, simplify transportation and ease traffic …… More

Sacramento Bee The city of Sacramento on Wednesday announced a $44 million investment by Electrify America to bring hundreds of electric vehicles to the city over the next year, an initiative officials hope will encourage sustainability, simplify transportation and ease traffic …… More

Elon Musk buys $25m in Tesla stock after job cuts news

Elon Musk has bought $25m (£19m) worth of stock in Tesla, as the electric car company announced it was slashing 9pc of jobs due to “duplication of roles”.

The move, seen by many as a strategic manoeuvre by Mr Musk to show his optimism over Tesla’s future, prompted shares to push higher in after-hours trading.

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Elon Musk has bought $25m (£19m) worth of stock in Tesla, as the electric car company announced it was slashing 9pc of jobs due to “duplication of roles”.

The move, seen by many as a strategic manoeuvre by Mr Musk to show his optimism over Tesla’s future, prompted shares to push higher in after-hours trading.

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China’s ambition to power the world’s electric cars took a…

MIT Technology Review The rapid rise of CATL is arguably the clearest, though certainly not the only, payoff from China’s calculated efforts to bolster its domestic battery and electric-vehicle industries—two of the most promising sectors in clean energy. These efforts have largely …… More

MIT Technology Review The rapid rise of CATL is arguably the clearest, though certainly not the only, payoff from China’s calculated efforts to bolster its domestic battery and electric-vehicle industries—two of the most promising sectors in clean energy. These efforts have largely …… More

China start-up readies capacity for 150000 electric cars…

Reuters FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Future Mobility Corporation (FMC), the Chinese parent company behind electric car start-up Byton, has placed an order for a paint shop capable of handling 150,000 cars per year, German supplier Duerr said on Wednesday.… More

Reuters FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Future Mobility Corporation (FMC), the Chinese parent company behind electric car start-up Byton, has placed an order for a paint shop capable of handling 150,000 cars per year, German supplier Duerr said on Wednesday.… More

Byton unveils second prototype self-driving electric…

New Atlas Byton, a self-described “intelligent electric vehicle maker” based in California, has unveiled the K-Byte. This self-driving sedan will be shown at the upcoming CES Asia as a premium sedan concept built on the Byton EV platform. Its main feature is integrated, …… More

New Atlas Byton, a self-described “intelligent electric vehicle maker” based in California, has unveiled the K-Byte. This self-driving sedan will be shown at the upcoming CES Asia as a premium sedan concept built on the Byton EV platform. Its main feature is integrated, …… More

]general news] The US has added more solar power than any other type of…

Business Insider The US added more solar power than any other type of electricity in the first quarter of 2018. Solar accounts for 55% of all US electricity added so far in 2018. The number is evidence of a broader global shift: Investment in renewable energy for electricity is …… More

Business Insider The US added more solar power than any other type of electricity in the first quarter of 2018. Solar accounts for 55% of all US electricity added so far in 2018. The number is evidence of a broader global shift: Investment in renewable energy for electricity is …… More

Model S #1 in Netherland

April had 1,311 plug-in car registrations in the Netherlands, up 123% compared to the same period last year, pulling the year-to-date count to 6,765 units (+128%), and pulling the 2018 share slightly up, to 3.3%. Fully electric cars (BEVs) represented 88% of all PEV sales.

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April had 1,311 plug-in car registrations in the Netherlands, up 123% compared to the same period last year, pulling the year-to-date count to 6,765 units (+128%), and pulling the 2018 share slightly up, to 3.3%. Fully electric cars (BEVs) represented 88% of all PEV sales.

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[model 3] Tesla will start offering Model 3 leases in ‘6 to 9…

Electrek It results in Tesla only producing the Long Range battery pack and it is soon starting production on the All-Wheel-Drive Dual Motor and Performance versions, which are even more expensive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that leasing also plays into that …… More

Electrek It results in Tesla only producing the Long Range battery pack and it is soon starting production on the All-Wheel-Drive Dual Motor and Performance versions, which are even more expensive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that leasing also plays into that …… More

Tesla’s version 9 software update is coming in August with first ‘full self-driving features’, says Elon Musk | Electrek

It was Tesla’s most significant over-the-air software update at the time. It featured a user interface refresh, a few new features, and several improvements related to Autopilot.

Almost two years later, it looks like Version 9.0 is also going to bring a similar important update to Tesla’s software.

Musk announced on Twitter last night that the version 9.0 is coming in August and More

It was Tesla’s most significant over-the-air software update at the time. It featured a user interface refresh, a few new features, and several improvements related to Autopilot.

Almost two years later, it looks like Version 9.0 is also going to bring a similar important update to Tesla’s software.

Musk announced on Twitter last night that the version 9.0 is coming in August and More

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[ hanging network]Tesla deployed 10,000 superchargers

Tesla has now officially deployed over 10,000 Superchargers around the world.

The automaker is about 5 months late with the milestone, but it is now adding stations at a high pace and it plans to expand even faster once the next-gen Supercharger is ready.

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Tesla has now officially deployed over 10,000 Superchargers around the world.

The automaker is about 5 months late with the milestone, but it is now adding stations at a high pace and it plans to expand even faster once the next-gen Supercharger is ready.

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GM, Honda Team Up On Batteries For EVs, Challenging Tesla Mission

Honda will “source” battery cells and modules from GM, the companies jointly announced in a news release Thursday. GM’s next-generation battery system will deliver more energy, be smaller than current technology, and charge more quickly, according to the release.
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Honda will “source” battery cells and modules from GM, the companies jointly announced in a news release Thursday. GM’s next-generation battery system will deliver more energy, be smaller than current technology, and charge more quickly, according to the release.
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Daimler launches electric semi, Cascadia

Daimler, one of the world’s largest truck maker, has been feeling the pressure from Tesla’s electric truck – going as far as saying that they have “passed them by” if the claims Tesla is making about its electric semi truck are true.

Now the German truck manufacturer is answering back with the launch of its own electric truck group along with the unveiling of two more electric tru More

Daimler, one of the world’s largest truck maker, has been feeling the pressure from Tesla’s electric truck – going as far as saying that they have “passed them by” if the claims Tesla is making about its electric semi truck are true.

Now the German truck manufacturer is answering back with the launch of its own electric truck group along with the unveiling of two more electric tru More

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