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Tesla Model 3 = 3rd Best Selling Vehicle In California In 1st Quarter | CleanTechnica

In fact, the Model 3’s expected resale value and low operational costs probably make the Model 3 cheaper than any Toyota Camry or Honda Accord ! These benefits probably make a Model 3 approximately half the cost of a BMW 3 Series!
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shares insights on Rivian’s $700 million investment

During Amazon’s all-hands meeting in March, CEO Jeff Bezos stated that he is fascinated by the emerging trends in the auto industry. Bezos noted that it was this fascination that ultimately played a part in Amazon’s hefty $700 million investment in electric truck startup Rivian Automotive back in February.

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Tales from a Tesla Model S with 450,000 miles: Battery life, durability, and more

The quality and durability of Tesla’s vehicles are not just talking points for fans of the all-electric car manufacturer – they’re traits that prove themselves time and again as a benefit of the ownership experience. In a recent example, a 2015 Tesla Model S that’s driven almost 450,000 miles shuttling passengers over long distances was shown to be still running strong and ready for more t More

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company finally has a paying customer for its first tunnel project

The company, born out of the billionaire’s hatred of freeway traffic, has been tapped to build a one-mile tunnel to connect two ends of the Las Vegas Convention Center at a total cost of $48 million, the city’s convention and visitors authority said in a press release.

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Read Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s email to employees where he says the company made an average of 900 Model 3s per day this week

Tesla shares rose more than 1% Thursday after CEO Elon Musk sent an e-mail to all employees saying the electric vehicle maker is close to reaching its target production numbers for the Model 3 this quarter.

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BlackBird adding 100+ Bye electric airplanes to on-demand service by 2020, 3x faster and 4x cheaper than driving

BlackBird, an on-demand flight service that’s been called “Uber for planes,” is partnering with Bye Aerospace to add more than 100 electric airplanes to its platform. The companies say that the partnership will make flying cheaper more affordable than driving for trips up to 300 mile

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Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

(Reuters) – The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight.

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Tesla Reportedly Begins Expansion Of V3 Supercharger Network

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In April 2019 Hyundai Plug-In Electric Car Sales Tripled

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Chevron starts deploying EV charging stations at its gas stations

Oil and gas station companies are increasingly looking at adding electric vehicle charging stations at their locations in order to stay relevant as the industry moves to electric.

Chevron is the latest example as it partners with EVgo to bring EV charging stations to its gas stations.

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Here are the top 5 electric motorcycles and scooters from the Barcelona Motor Show

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Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell, officially takes over the battery technology

After a few months of formalities, Tesla announced today that it has finally completed its acquisition of Maxwell and it will officially be able to take over its battery technology.

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China claims new breakthrough cuts lithium production costs to record low, EVs look to benefit

The Chinese government claims a new technological breakthrough pushes lithium production prices to a record low, which could have a big effect on electric car battery costs.

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Passenger Plug-In EV Car Sales In Europe In Q1 2019 By Country

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Tesla was named the most-loved car brand by AutoTrader – Business Insider

Tesla was named the most-loved car brand by AutoTrader
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk. AutoTrader has named Tesla the most-loved auto brand for 2019, The UK-based online automotive marketplace surveyed over 60,000 vehicle owners. Respondents highlighted the tech features – including the semi-autonomous Autopilot system, over-the-air updates, and touchscreen – and ele More

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Chevy Bolt EV Available To Lease As Low As $106* A Month

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Tesla Model 3 gets back on US’ Top 10 list for best-selling passenger cars

GoodCarBadCar listed 10,050 Model 3 sales in April, and while the number is less than March’s figures, it was nonetheless enough to earn a place in the month’s Top 10 list for best-selling passenger cars. The Model 3’s numbers are quite impressive overall, especially since most of its competitors, including the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Toyota Corolla, saw declines in year-over-year sa More

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Tesla amazes auto info giant after Model 3 receives more power ‘out of thin air’

Overall, Edmunds was quite impressed with Tesla, considering that the company legitimately added more power to the Model 3 over the air, at zero cost to electric car owners. Unlike power boosts in internal combustion vehicles, Tesla’s Peak Power Increase required no new parts or a trip to the service center. That’s mighty impressive, especially for non-Performance vehicles like the Long Range More

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Tesla battery partner Panasonic sees higher Gigafactory output, cites Model S/X demand increase

Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga recently discussed some details about the Japanese corporation’s existing operations with American electric car maker Tesla. According to the executive, Panasonic expects to see higher yields from Gigafactory 1 as operations get optimized, and there could be a potential upside in Model S and X demand as Tesla takes actions to make its flagship vehicles more att More

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VW’s new electric hatchback receives 10,000 pre-orders in first 24 hours

Volkswagen opened up pre-orders in Europe at a launch event Wednesday for a special edition of the first model in its new all-electric ID brand. Within 24 hours, the company received more than 10,000 registrations, a result that suggests growing demand for electric vehicles.

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Workhorse To Buy GM’s Lordstown Factory To Build Electric Pickup?

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Dyson electric car patents reveal possibilities of large wheels, 3rd-row seating

The Telegraph has a few more details about James Dyson’s thoughts on the car, as obtained from a memo sent to staff. The company is still planning to launch the vehicle in 2021, with Dyson saying it will be “entirely designed by Dyson, manufactured by Dyson, and sold by Dyson.”

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Tesla sales leap over 400% in Germany as Model 3’s European push continues

Tesla’s total number of cars registered in April 2019 represents a higher percentage of the total vehicles sold in Germany for the month by Alfa Romeo and Lexus, which commanded a market share of 0.12% and 0.11%, respectively. Given the current trends, Tesla’s market share in Germany will likely continue to grow as the all-electric car manufacturer continues its sales push into the European ma More

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BYTON reportedly close to $100 million in new funding, seeking $500 million

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Tesla cars can now figure out which parts need to be replaced and order new ones – Business Insider

Tesla cars can now figure out which parts need to be replaced and order new ones
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Tesla vehicles can determine which parts need to replaced and order new ones, the electric-car maker tweeted on Monday. “Our cars can keep tabs on certain components to let you know if they need replacing and order parts ahead of your next service visit,” the company said. Dur More

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Tesla (TSLA) is going to get up to $2 billion from Fiat-Chrysler to meet emission standards

We recently learned that Tesla and Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) reached a deal to pool their fleet together in Europe for the purpose of the latter avoiding emission requirement fines.

It was first reported to be worth a few hundred million dollars, but FCA now says that it will pay Tesla up to $2 billion for the emission credits.

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VW reveals specs of ID.3 electric hatchback starting at less than €30,000 & up to 550 km range

Volkswagen is starting to take pre-orders for its ID.3 electric hatchback. It hasn’t fully unveiled the production version yet, but it has released some interesting specs and pricing information.

The VW ID.3 electric hatchback will start at less than €30,000 and have over 330 km of range.

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Tesla vehicles can now diagnose themselves and even pre-order parts for service

Tesla vehicles can now diagnose themselves with repair and maintenance issues and they can even automatically pre-order parts for repairs.

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Tesla releases a bunch of updates to Sentry mode, Driving Visualization, and more

It’s now easier to enable and disable Sentry Mode by tapping the Sentry Mode icon at the top of your touchscreen when your is in Park.

Your car can also default Sentry Mode to always be enabled when your vehicle is parked by going to Controls > Safety & Security > Sentry Mode > ON if selected ON, you can exclude Home, Work and/or Favorite places by selecting the checkboxes. If a loca More

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Mercedes-Benz starts production of EQC electric SUV

Mercedes-Benz says that it started production of the EQC, an all-electric SUV and the automaker’s first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up, and it also started taking orders for the vehicle.

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