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An Open Letter To Elon Musk About Tesla’s Future In India

Well, money making is not Elon’s end goal. Yes, Tesla needs to make money to accelerate. What I meant to say is that it can make less money instead of leaving a whole market where acceleration to EVs is must. India is one such market. But, Tesla can make a good amount of money once the masses start to adopt electric vehicles.

Delhi wants 25% EV by 2023!! That’s a bit difficult, but not More

Well, money making is not Elon’s end goal. Yes, Tesla needs to make money to accelerate. What I meant to say is that it can make less money instead of leaving a whole market where acceleration to EVs is must. India is one such market. But, Tesla can make a good amount of money once the masses start to adopt electric vehicles.

Delhi wants 25% EV by 2023!! That’s a bit difficult, but not More

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Tesla Model 3: Buy Mid Range Now Or Wait For Base Model?

This may be the most pertinent questions for Tesla Model 3 shoppers right now.

It’s as if Sean Mitchell scours the internet and, more specifically, EV-related sites and forums to figure out exactly what questions are in need of being answered. Then, he does the in-depth research for us and presents his findings in a way that anyone can understand. Let’s look at Sean’s breakdown of ran More

This may be the most pertinent questions for Tesla Model 3 shoppers right now.

It’s as if Sean Mitchell scours the internet and, more specifically, EV-related sites and forums to figure out exactly what questions are in need of being answered. Then, he does the in-depth research for us and presents his findings in a way that anyone can understand. Let’s look at Sean’s breakdown of ran More

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Tesla will overrun traditional car companies because they still aren’t moving fast enough – MarketWatch

It took the worst corporate scandal in automotive history for Volkswagen to make the necessary decision to transform itself into an electric car company. The world’s largest car maker will spend $50 billion over the next five years to develop 50 new electric models, an increase from six today, and produce 1 million electric cars by 2025. (It produced 10.88 million cars in total in 2017.)

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It took the worst corporate scandal in automotive history for Volkswagen to make the necessary decision to transform itself into an electric car company. The world’s largest car maker will spend $50 billion over the next five years to develop 50 new electric models, an increase from six today, and produce 1 million electric cars by 2025. (It produced 10.88 million cars in total in 2017.)

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: Tesla will overrun traditional car companies because they still aren’t moving fast enough – MarketWatch

It took the worst corporate scandal in automotive history for Volkswagen to make the necessary decision to transform itself into an electric car company. The world’s largest car maker will spend $50 billion over the next five years to develop 50 new electric models, an increase from six today, and produce 1 million electric cars by 2025. (It produced 10.88 million cars in total in 2017.)
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It took the worst corporate scandal in automotive history for Volkswagen to make the necessary decision to transform itself into an electric car company. The world’s largest car maker will spend $50 billion over the next five years to develop 50 new electric models, an increase from six today, and produce 1 million electric cars by 2025. (It produced 10.88 million cars in total in 2017.)
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Charging Up: Battery Storage Investments To Reach $620 Billion By 2040

The market for energy storage is rapidly gaining momentum around the world. The growing cost-competitiveness of carbon-free energy sources, coupled with improving technology and more environmentally conscious government policies are driving a demand boom for batteries in both the transportation and utility power sectors. But just how big is this boom expected to be?
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The market for energy storage is rapidly gaining momentum around the world. The growing cost-competitiveness of carbon-free energy sources, coupled with improving technology and more environmentally conscious government policies are driving a demand boom for batteries in both the transportation and utility power sectors. But just how big is this boom expected to be?
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Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the answer is simple: Elon Musk

Which of this generation’s biggest tech luminaries and innovators will ultimately be remembered for having the greatest lasting effect on the world?
It’s a tough question, especially when you consider the role that people like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg play in our everyday lives. But, if you ask renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the answer is simple: More

Which of this generation’s biggest tech luminaries and innovators will ultimately be remembered for having the greatest lasting effect on the world?
It’s a tough question, especially when you consider the role that people like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg play in our everyday lives. But, if you ask renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the answer is simple: More

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Panasonic CEO Says Solid-State Batteries Aren’t Ready For Primetime

According to Tom Gebhardt – the CEO of Panasonic North America – solid-state batteries are at least a decade away from average/mainstream electric vehicles.

In other words, Panasonic does not exclude solid-state batteries and maybe there will be even some cars with such batteries in the next several years, but

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According to Tom Gebhardt – the CEO of Panasonic North America – solid-state batteries are at least a decade away from average/mainstream electric vehicles.

In other words, Panasonic does not exclude solid-state batteries and maybe there will be even some cars with such batteries in the next several years, but

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Elon Musk says there’s a ‘good chance’ Ford doesn’t survive the next recession – Business Insider

Elon Musk says there’s a ‘good chance’ Ford doesn’t survive the next recession
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an interview with Recode published on Friday that there’s a “good chance” Ford doesn’t survive the next recession. “There’s a good chance Ford doesn’t make it in the next reces More

Elon Musk says there’s a ‘good chance’ Ford doesn’t survive the next recession
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in an interview with Recode published on Friday that there’s a “good chance” Ford doesn’t survive the next recession. “There’s a good chance Ford doesn’t make it in the next reces More

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Ark Invest CEO: Tesla ‘is a replay of Apple’ – Yahoo Finance

Tesla (TSLA) and Apple (APPL) have at least one thing in common – and it’s a big factor leading one analyst to project a price target of $4,000 for the electric vehicle manufacturer.

It comes down to the chips, ARK Invest CEO and CIO Cathie Wood said in an interview with Yahoo Finance on Friday. Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed in August that the company would be making its own computer ch More

Tesla (TSLA) and Apple (APPL) have at least one thing in common – and it’s a big factor leading one analyst to project a price target of $4,000 for the electric vehicle manufacturer.

It comes down to the chips, ARK Invest CEO and CIO Cathie Wood said in an interview with Yahoo Finance on Friday. Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed in August that the company would be making its own computer ch More

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Tesla Software completely shake up the Auto industry – Tesla News

But which of Tesla’s products and features are doing the disrupting, and who will be affected? A recent article by Benedict Evans delves into the details of this automotive disruption with comparisons to similar shake ups in the tech industry.

Evans uses the disruptive wave that Apple unleashed on Palm, Nokia, and other makers of previous-generation cell phones as an analogy.
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But which of Tesla’s products and features are doing the disrupting, and who will be affected? A recent article by Benedict Evans delves into the details of this automotive disruption with comparisons to similar shake ups in the tech industry.

Evans uses the disruptive wave that Apple unleashed on Palm, Nokia, and other makers of previous-generation cell phones as an analogy.
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Tesla on path to profitability this year and 70% stock gain, Macquarie says – CNBC

Tesla on path to profitability this year and 70% stock gain, Macquarie says
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Macquarie Research begins coverage of Tesla with an outperform rating, saying shares of the electric auto maker can pop more than 70 percent. Read the full story More

Tesla on path to profitability this year and 70% stock gain, Macquarie says
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Macquarie Research begins coverage of Tesla with an outperform rating, saying shares of the electric auto maker can pop more than 70 percent. Read the full story More

Seven Reasons Why The Internal Combustion Engine Is A Dead Man Walking [Updated]

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect.

What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence?
1 China says so!

China is now the world’s largest car market (of the 86m cars sold More

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect.

What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence?
1 China says so!

China is now the world’s largest car market (of the 86m cars sold More

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Tesla investor: Now is the time for Apple to invest in Tesla

Tesla investor Ross Gerber said the carmaker’s problems are mostly operational, which is Apple CEO Tim Cook’s area of expertise.
And what Tesla lacks in scaling and operations, it makes up for in innovation — which Gerber says is what Apple desperately needs long-term.

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Tesla investor Ross Gerber said the carmaker’s problems are mostly operational, which is Apple CEO Tim Cook’s area of expertise.
And what Tesla lacks in scaling and operations, it makes up for in innovation — which Gerber says is what Apple desperately needs long-term.

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Up to 40 Million EV Charging Points Forecast Worldwide by…

Greentech Media Growth in electric vehicle sales worldwide is expected to boost demand for charging points, with up to 40 million installed by 2030, GTM Research predicts. The analyst firm’s report on EV Charging Infrastructure Development forecasts that 11 percent of new …… More

Greentech Media Growth in electric vehicle sales worldwide is expected to boost demand for charging points, with up to 40 million installed by 2030, GTM Research predicts. The analyst firm’s report on EV Charging Infrastructure Development forecasts that 11 percent of new …… More

Better Buy: Ford Motor Co. vs. Tesla

The auto industry is going through its biggest transition since Henry Ford made the assembly line a standard in the industry. Internal combustion engines are slowly but surely being replaced by electric vehicles that offer the potential for both lower cost of ownership and cleaner operations.

On top of the growth of EVs, self-driving vehicles are on the horizon, and they could upend the au More

The auto industry is going through its biggest transition since Henry Ford made the assembly line a standard in the industry. Internal combustion engines are slowly but surely being replaced by electric vehicles that offer the potential for both lower cost of ownership and cleaner operations.

On top of the growth of EVs, self-driving vehicles are on the horizon, and they could upend the au More

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Performance Model 3 could be the beat car on the road at any price

So I had a few hours yesterday with the new Tesla Model 3 Performance. To be honest, the conditions weren’t great. The weather was amazing per usual in Southern California but I was basically stuck in the middle of West LA during rush hour for this review. I tried to make a dash for Malibu and the mountains but alas, there wasn’t enough time, and they were already full of commuters heading hom More

So I had a few hours yesterday with the new Tesla Model 3 Performance. To be honest, the conditions weren’t great. The weather was amazing per usual in Southern California but I was basically stuck in the middle of West LA during rush hour for this review. I tried to make a dash for Malibu and the mountains but alas, there wasn’t enough time, and they were already full of commuters heading hom More

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Autopilot System Market Report 2018 to 2024 – Technology…

The Camping Canuck (press release) (blog) Europe and U.S. autopilot system market share is forecast to continue dominating global revenue in the coming years. The incorporation of rules and regulations for improvisation of flight safety and technology standards for airlines and passengers will be a …… More

The Camping Canuck (press release) (blog) Europe and U.S. autopilot system market share is forecast to continue dominating global revenue in the coming years. The incorporation of rules and regulations for improvisation of flight safety and technology standards for airlines and passengers will be a …… More

Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2018 PR Newswire…

PR Newswire (press release) The electric vehicle market reached the 1.2-million sales mark for the first time, with more than 165 models available for sale. China is leading the market with 48% market share followed by Europe with 26%. Solid-state batteries are likely to be the ‘game …… More

PR Newswire (press release) The electric vehicle market reached the 1.2-million sales mark for the first time, with more than 165 models available for sale. China is leading the market with 48% market share followed by Europe with 26%. Solid-state batteries are likely to be the ‘game …… More

Why LiDAR might have prevented the Tesla Autopilot firetruck crash | WIRED UK

The driver apparently told the fire department the car was in Autopilot mode at the time. The crash highlighted the shortcomings of the increasingly common semi-autonomous systems that let cars drive themselves in limited conditions.

This surprisingly non-deadly debacle also raises a technical question: How is it possible that one of the most advanced driving systems on the planet doesnR More

The driver apparently told the fire department the car was in Autopilot mode at the time. The crash highlighted the shortcomings of the increasingly common semi-autonomous systems that let cars drive themselves in limited conditions.

This surprisingly non-deadly debacle also raises a technical question: How is it possible that one of the most advanced driving systems on the planet doesnR More

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220 Mile Tesla Model 3 vs 225 Mile Nissan LEAF — Who Will Win? | CleanTechnica

Some quietly broken news this past week was that the 2019 Nissan LEAF is expected to have 225 miles of range , potentially trolling the base Tesla Model 3 by 5 miles.

That would put the LEAF #5 of the list of electric cars with the most range , only trailing the Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Tesla Model 3 Long Range, and Chevy Bolt. Range is not ev More

Some quietly broken news this past week was that the 2019 Nissan LEAF is expected to have 225 miles of range , potentially trolling the base Tesla Model 3 by 5 miles.

That would put the LEAF #5 of the list of electric cars with the most range , only trailing the Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Tesla Model 3 Long Range, and Chevy Bolt. Range is not ev More

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[model 3] Tesla Model 3 Early Impressions – it’s as good as we hoped it would be | Electrek

esla has finally started shipping Model 3 in significant numbers, and as a Roadster owner, an early reservation holder and a California resident, I’ve been lucky enough to get one of the first batches of cars sent to non-employees, and have been spending the last two days driving it, giving test rides, and trying to figure out everything I can about the car over the course of this busy holiday w More

esla has finally started shipping Model 3 in significant numbers, and as a Roadster owner, an early reservation holder and a California resident, I’ve been lucky enough to get one of the first batches of cars sent to non-employees, and have been spending the last two days driving it, giving test rides, and trying to figure out everything I can about the car over the course of this busy holiday w More

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Autopilot System Market Trends Exhibits Big Growth by 2016-2022

Sarasota, FL — 12/29/2017 — The report analyzes Autopilot System Market on a global and regional level. The study offers past data of 2014 to 2016 along with forecast from 2017 to 2022 on the basis revenue (USD Billion). Assessment of market dynamics gives a brief thought about the drivers and restraints for the Autopilot System Market along with the impact they have on the demand ove More

Sarasota, FL — 12/29/2017 — The report analyzes Autopilot System Market on a global and regional level. The study offers past data of 2014 to 2016 along with forecast from 2017 to 2022 on the basis revenue (USD Billion). Assessment of market dynamics gives a brief thought about the drivers and restraints for the Autopilot System Market along with the impact they have on the demand ove More

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Global small electric vehicle market is forecast to grow at…

PR Newswire (press release) According to “Global Small Electric Vehicle Market By Vehicle Type, By Technology Type, By Battery Type, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2016 – 2022”, Global small electric vehicle market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 23% during …… More

PR Newswire (press release) According to “Global Small Electric Vehicle Market By Vehicle Type, By Technology Type, By Battery Type, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2016 – 2022”, Global small electric vehicle market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 23% during …… More

Electric vehicles: Toyota could become Tesla’s next big headache

oyota Motor Corp. is making a serious commitment to bringing electrified vehicles into its fleet. The move goes against the widely held perception that the Japanese automaker was taking a very different path than other global automakers striving to become “Tesla-competitive.”
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oyota Motor Corp. is making a serious commitment to bringing electrified vehicles into its fleet. The move goes against the widely held perception that the Japanese automaker was taking a very different path than other global automakers striving to become “Tesla-competitive.”
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China Electric Vehicle Industry Research Report 2017-2021 -…

Business Wire (press release) In terms of the development trend of current technologies and vehicle driving principles, electric vehicles can be divided into three categories: battery electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles. Since fuel cell …… More

Business Wire (press release) In terms of the development trend of current technologies and vehicle driving principles, electric vehicles can be divided into three categories: battery electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles. Since fuel cell …… More

Tesla’s Model 3 Is the ‘iPhone of EVs’: Instinet | Investopedia

Electric car pioneer Tesla Inc. (TSLA) invited institutional investors to take a ride in its new Model 3 sedan, its first mass-market model, at a closed-door event at its showroom in Brooklyn, N.Y. A number of analysts, including a team at Instinet, were enthusiastic about the company’s first mass-market vehicle after their test drives. (See also: Tesla’s Margin for Error Is ‘Uncomfo More

Electric car pioneer Tesla Inc. (TSLA) invited institutional investors to take a ride in its new Model 3 sedan, its first mass-market model, at a closed-door event at its showroom in Brooklyn, N.Y. A number of analysts, including a team at Instinet, were enthusiastic about the company’s first mass-market vehicle after their test drives. (See also: Tesla’s Margin for Error Is ‘Uncomfo More

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We Switched from Nissan Leaf To Chevy Bolt and Here Is What We Think | Torque News

Few days ago on SF Bay Area Nissan LEAF Owners group on Facebook there was an interesting discussion, in which group member Chris Mossing wrote that he has been driving a Nissan Leaf since May 2011 and really like it. But now he needs more range and is researching the Chevy Bolt. “Have any of you made the switch to Bolt? If yes, what are the pros and cons of the Bolt versus the Leaf More

Few days ago on SF Bay Area Nissan LEAF Owners group on Facebook there was an interesting discussion, in which group member Chris Mossing wrote that he has been driving a Nissan Leaf since May 2011 and really like it. But now he needs more range and is researching the Chevy Bolt. “Have any of you made the switch to Bolt? If yes, what are the pros and cons of the Bolt versus the Leaf More

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A $5 trillion transition is taking place in the electric vehicle market – Business Insider

Change in the world of wheels is accelerating! Momentum is building and some days it’s hard to keep up.

Every week, the assumptions about the future of transportation, and the energy systems that turn our wheels, are becoming more Jetson-esque.

The excitement is palpable and as a technology junkie I love it. Auto shows are rolling out new electric vehicle (EV) models; China says it More

Change in the world of wheels is accelerating! Momentum is building and some days it’s hard to keep up.

Every week, the assumptions about the future of transportation, and the energy systems that turn our wheels, are becoming more Jetson-esque.

The excitement is palpable and as a technology junkie I love it. Auto shows are rolling out new electric vehicle (EV) models; China says it More

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: Tesla Model 3: Complete Guide to the World’s Most Hyped Car

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The death of the internal combustion engine

“HUMAN inventiveness…has still not found a mechanical process to replace horses as the propulsion for vehicles,” lamented Le Petit Journal, a French newspaper, in December 1893. Its answer was to organise the Paris-Rouen race for horseless carriages, held the following July. The 102 entrants included vehicles powered by steam, petrol, electricity, compressed air and hydraulics. Only 21 quali More

“HUMAN inventiveness…has still not found a mechanical process to replace horses as the propulsion for vehicles,” lamented Le Petit Journal, a French newspaper, in December 1893. Its answer was to organise the Paris-Rouen race for horseless carriages, held the following July. The 102 entrants included vehicles powered by steam, petrol, electricity, compressed air and hydraulics. Only 21 quali More

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