Tesla

24th February 2020

Weekly Brief: Tesla Rides Crest of Electrification Wave

Tesla’s newest vehicle, the Model Y crossover SUV, finally received its certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency last week. The Model Y’s range came in at 315 miles...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th January 2020

Cadillac Catches Up With Lane Changing Tesla

Cadillac has added automated lane-changing to it latest Super Cruise system as it catches up with Tesla technology. Among other enhancements to the new system, automatic lane-changing should allow...

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22nd January 2020

Anti-EV US Climate Sees Lucid Follow Tesla to Europe

Arizona’s BEV maker Lucid Motors is following Tesla’s lead in looking for sales growth outside of a stagnant US market. It says it is responding to consumer demand from...

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20th January 2020

Weekly Brief: Hyundai and Kia Gamble on Multi-Model EV Platform

EV start-up Arrival came out of stealth mode with a bang last week. The UK company announced a cash infusion of $112M from South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd January 2020

Bosch Pours Scorn on LiDAR-Less Driverless Tech

Bosch has poured scorn on autonomous driving systems that do not feature what it sees as essential LiDAR senors. Its stance flies in the face of carmakers such as...

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30th December 2019

Weekly Brief: Reinvention Key to Automotive Revolution in 2020s

With the end of the decade comes the end of an era for electric vehicles. That’s what Tesla found out last week when the US government announced it will...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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27th December 2019

Automakers Flex Their Insurance Muscles

Would you buy auto insurance from the same company that made your vehicle? Recently, two noted automakers placed bets on customers answering “yes” to that question. In the US...

By Eric Volkman

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16th December 2019

Weekly Brief: Fledgling Driverless Outfit Butters Up Fleet Market

A shipment of 40,000-lbs of butter was the first self-driving freight cross-country delivery in the United States. Autonomous truck start-up Plus.ai completed the delivery over the Thanksgiving break. The...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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25th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Sound of Breaking Glass Echoed By Share Price Crash

Well that didn’t go how Elon Musk expected. Halfway through his presentation last Thursday of Tesla’s new electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, Musk invited the truck’s lead designer, Franz...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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22nd November 2019

Tesla Pickup Truck Not as Tough as it Looks

Tesla’s owner Elon Musk saw a stunt go wrong when attempting to show the strength of his new pickup truck’s glass which shattered when hit but a metal ball....

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18th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Ford’s First EV Talk of the Town in LA

One of America’s iconic sports cars is about to go electric. All eyes will be trained this week on the Ford Mustang Mach-E, which is set to debut at...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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14th October 2019

Weekly Brief: Waymo Pledges No Drivers in Its Robo-Taxis

Waymo will soon go where no robo-taxi fleet has gone before. Last week the tech company reached out to members of its Early Rider pilot program with a letter...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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