Tesla

18th July 2022

Weekly Brief: Autonomous Tech Under Safety Microscope

The California Public Utilities Commission may suspend or revoke Cruise’s driverless permit in San Francisco following accusations that the company has overlooked safety issues in its race to commercialize...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th July 2022

Weekly Brief: Volkswagen’s Battery Strategy to EV Supremacy

To vie for electric vehicle supremacy, carmakers need battery power. The more high-quality batteries they can make for the least amount of money at the greatest rate of efficiency,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th July 2022

Tesla Woes Mount with German Software Recall

German regulators have demanded a recall of more than 59,000 Tesla vehicles following the discovery of a system software glitch. Our sister website, IoT World Today, reports that the...

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5th July 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Sheds Autopilot Engineers as NHTSA Ramps Investigation

Tesla laid off nearly 200 workers last week and closed its office in San Mateo, California, where a dedicated team worked on Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system, Autopilot. Most...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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20th June 2022

Weekly Brief: Just as EVs Should be Winning, Survival Seems Best Hope

Electric Last Mile Solutions has thrown in the towel and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The start-up focused on commercial EVs and was working to bring its first electric...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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17th June 2022

Tesla Tops Autonomous ADAS Crash Table

Pressure is mounting on the safety record of Tesla’s Autopilot cruise control software with 273 reported crashes with the systems engaged in the US since July last year, according...

6th June 2022

Weekly Brief: Robo-Taxi War Gears Up While Tesla Winds Down

Cruise is ready to commercialize. After nine years of research, development and piloting autonomous vehicle technology, the start-up announced last week that it will begin charging the general public...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd May 2022

Weekly Brief: Ultramini BEVs Unlikely to Score in Supersizing US

The EV revolution is going ultramini. Nissan and Mitsubishi unveiled a pair of mini electric vehicles that will hit the Japanese market this summer. Everything about the EVs is...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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16th May 2022

Weekly Brief: EV Start-Ups Struggle as Established Brands Advance

Lordstown Motors lives to fight another day. The embattled EV start-up cut an 11th hour deal with Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to purchase its Ohio factory for $230M. The...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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25th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Reaps Rewards of Traditional Automaker BEV Ads

Tesla smashed analyst expectations with a record $3.3Bn profit in the first quarter of 2022. The EV maker delivered roughly 310,000 vehicles between January and March, almost twice what...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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20th April 2022

Tesla’s Battery Supplier Starts its Own Swap-Out Service

Tesla’s Chinese battery supplier has opened it’s first battery swap stations in the city of Xiamen, southeast China’s Fujian Province. The stations are run under Contemporary Amperex Technology Company...

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19th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Carmakers Lose Interest in Auto Shows but Consumers Don’t

The New York International Auto Show returned from a two-year hiatus last week with a new look geared toward a fully electric future. The show featured a 250,000-square-foot indoor...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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