Tesla

04 Dec 2018

Tesla Incident Shows the Challenges of Stopping a Driverless Car

A recent incident with a driver asleep at the wheel of his Tesla running on Autopilot shows how dangerous self-driving vehicle can be to others.

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19 Nov 2018

The Disrupters: EVgo Jolting the Charging Network Business

Industry insiders, analysts and consumers agree that the growing proliferation of electric vehicle charging stations will encourage more consumers to buy EVs. The lack of infrastructure remains an oft-cited...

By Robert Gray

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19 Nov 2018

Weekly Brief: Tesla, GM and Nissan Unite to Save US EV Tax Credits

A crisis makes strange bedfellows. Last week three of the fiercest competitors on the electric vehicle front, Tesla, General Motors and Nissan, banded together to lobby for an extension...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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09 Nov 2018

Tesla Appoints Telstra CFO Chairwoman

Tesla has appointed Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm as its new chairwoman, following controversial CEO Elon Musk’s agreement with regulators to step down as chairman. She is stepping down as...

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25 Oct 2018

Tesla Turns a Profit As Company Envisions AV Ride-Hailing

After burning through cash for years, Tesla managed to turn a profit in the third quarter despite more controversy from CEO Elon Musk.

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22 Oct 2018

Weekly brief: China’s EV Bonanza a Magnet for Foreign Carmakers

Tesla is headed East. After a year mired in production delays at its Fremont, California, Gigafactory, the electric carmaker announced last week that it has secured 212.5 acres of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18 Oct 2018

Sources: Uber to Spin Off AV Unit

Sources say Uber is considering spinning off its AV unit, the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), into a separate company. The Financial Times has cited two sources as saying the...

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18 Oct 2018

Style Not Power Will Sell the Cars of the Future, Says DS Autos

Engine power output will become largely irrelevant to future generations of car buyers and users more interested in lifestyle than mechanical prowess. That’s the opinion of Eric Apode vice-president...

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18 Oct 2018

Autonomous Tech Dangerously Confusing Motorists, Study Says

ADAS and automated driver systems are confusing motorists to a dangerous degree, latest research suggests. A study commissioned by auto safety specialists including Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and Global...

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17 Oct 2018

Judge OKs $40M Settlement Between Musk and SEC

A federal judge in New York has approved Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk’s claim on Twitter that he had secured funding...

Stephen Lawson

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17 Oct 2018

NIO Takes Aim at US With EV Offerings

Could NIO become the new kid coming to town in the global electric vehicle market? Perhaps, albeit eventually. This summer China’s NIO filed for an initial public offering of...

By Eric Volkman

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04 Oct 2018

Consumer Reports: Cadillac Tops Tesla in ADAS Safety & Performance

A Consumer Reports ranking of semi-autonomous vehicle technology from major automakers puts Cadillac on top, beating out Tesla, while Volvo brings up the rear.

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