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Connecticut Should Be Tesla Country

When President Trump announced plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, Gov. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut responded that his state would continue its push to reduce its carbon footprint. “Connecticut has been a national leader in combating climate change,” he declared. “We …

Elon Musk's Tesla battery deal is a giant step for SA and the grid

Jay Weatherill's big new Tesla battery will be a giant step for South Australia and the National Electricity Market.<p>Not only will it be the largest …

Embrace electric cars as it's the 'end' for the combustion engine

Federal and state governments have been urged to ditch images of Australians as "V8-loving drivers" and provide incentives for people to buy electric …

Electric Vehicles

G20 faces it toughest test as global crises mount

<i>Hamburg</i>: The most critical G20 leaders' summit since the global financial crisis got underway in Germany last night amid increasing economic and …

Kidman Resources wins battle for $200m Goldfields lithium deposit

Kidman Resources will retain control of a $200 million-plus lithium deposit in Western Australia's Goldfields after the Supreme Court dismissed a …

Electric cars will dominate the roads by 2040 according to new report

Who killed the electric car? Nobody, it turns out: it appears to be coming back stronger than ever.<p>According to a report released today by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, electric cars could be the majority in 20 years, all thanks to plummeting battery prices.<p>The report is an analysis of the impact …

Massive Tesla battery should reduce power prices but won't prevent crippling SA blackouts, say experts

"Over time, storage can help put downward pressure on prices because it can flatten out peak demand," said Tony Wood, energy program director at the …

Energy

Tesla's first mass-market electric

Tesla will complete production of its very first Model 3 vehicle today. It won't be the only mass-market, all-electric, 200-mile sedan on the market …

Tesla building 'world's biggest' lithium-ion battery in Australia

Australia is famous for the Big Banana, the Big Pineapple and the Big Prawn. Now, another "world's biggest" is coming Down Under, and it's going to be just as much of a tourist attraction if Elon Musk has his way.<p>Tesla is teaming up with French-based renewable energy company Neoen to build the …

Electricity sector not providing value for money to consumers, survey suggests

Households and small businesses rank electricity behind banking, mobile phone and internet services on value for money, a national survey of energy …

Tesla factory reportedly described as a ‘predator zone’ by female employees

Also, new employees received T-shirts depicting Elon Musk as a superhero<p>Tesla’s Fremont factory was described by a female employee as a “predator zone” of harassment in a meeting attended by dozens of employees, according to a bombshell report in <i>The</i> <i>Guardian</i>. Other women recalled being catcalled by …

Tesla enters a bear market (TSLA)

Tesla has long seemed immune to traditional measures of a company's value, but increased competition and a disappointing crash rating may be bringing the company back down to Earth.<p>Tesla was trading down 5.87% on Thursday. Shares are down about 20.4% from their June 23 high of $386.99, meaning the …

A Tough Week for Tesla After a Safety Downgrade and Sinking Stocks

What started out as a week full of fireworks for Tesla may be turning into a dud.<p>The automaker’s high-flying stock took a nosedive after the long Fourth of July holiday, falling 7 percent on Wednesday. By midday Thursday, shares dipped another 5 percent. And the company's value slipped behind that …

Are electric cars too electric?

Most EVs suffer from limited range, so why are they wasting power on all those electronic gimmicks?

Tesla has lost $10 billion in market value in a matter of days

Tomorrow, the first of Tesla’s game-changing mass-market electric cars is scheduled to roll off the production line. Next year, Elon Musk hopes to produce 500,000 Model 3 vehicles, which start at $35,000.<p>The run-up to the realization of Musk’s audacious automotive ambitions should be cause for …

Tesla

Do electric cars squander their juice?

Most electric cars barely have enough range to get consumers interested, so why are they wasting electricity on electronic in-car gadgets or the ability to for the car to go 100 mph? That's a good question, posted by Franco in Hamilton, Ontario.<p>In fact, electric cars usually reserve their big …

Tesla Model 3

France announces ban on petrol and diesel cars in 2040 – going all-electric

France’s new environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, has announced a series of measures today aiming to make France a carbon neutral country by 2050.<p>The most radical one is a ban on petrol and diesel cars in 2040.<p>Several countries have suggested goals and have explored mandates to discourage the sales …

France

The Car and Driver Guide to Automotive Bullsh!t

It's all around us. But if you can see it and smell it, then you can avoid stepping in it.<p>From the July 2017 issue<p>The mainstream is an easy place to drown in cow pies. Just look at the news, or a TED Talk. And few things are more mainstream than cars. There are more than 240 million light vehicles …

Company is modding street lights into electric vehicle chargers

Ubitricity is a nifty little company that modifies existing electric street lamps into charging stations for electric cars.<p>Via Fully Charged:<p>The …

ubitricity

Tesla Model 3 to roll off factory floor this week

In another sign of Tesla's ambition, the company plans to unveil a working prototype of its semi-truck model at an event in September. Musk also …

Tesla

Faraday Future's Prototype Beat The Tesla Model S Up Pikes Peak By 23 Seconds

Last year, the Tesla Model S P90D shot up the 12.4-mile, 156-turn Pikes Peak International Hill Climb course in well under 12 minutes and set the …

Tesla will deliver the first 30 Model 3s on July 28th

Tesla will start delivering its much-anticipated Model 3 EV this month, as promised. CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company will have a "handover party for [the] first 30 customer Model 3s on the 28th." He added that production will grow exponentially, "so August should be 100 cars and September …

Court Blocks E.P.A. Effort to Suspend Obama-Era Methane Rule

WASHINGTON — Dealing a legal blow to the Trump administration, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot suspend an Obama-era rule to restrict methane emissions from new oil and gas wells.<p>The 2-to-1 decision from the United States Court of Appeals for …

Trump Administration

Tesla delivers 22,000 vehicles to reach lower-end of delivery goal

While Tesla is about to start production of the Model 3, which should see its first production car roll off the production line Friday, the company is still delivering its flagship Model S and Model X.<p>The company confirmed its delivery numbers for the most recent quarter and it managed to reach the …

Tesla

Nissan Teases 2018 Leaf’s Digital Gauge Cluster, Confirms Semi-Autonomous Capability

Perhaps the most exciting thing about the yet-to-be-released 2018 Nissan Leaf EV is a small steering-wheel button labeled Pilot. Nissan, for the first time, showed us this button—but not the rest of the new Leaf—by releasing a photo of the car’s steering wheel and digital gauge cluster. So what …

Elon Musk’s car tunnel gets an elevator next week

He started digging in the SpaceX parking lot.<p>Elon Musk’s plan to dig tunnels under cities for cars to circumvent traffic is coming to fruition — starting in the SpaceX parking lot in Los Angeles.<p>The serial entrepreneur is breaking ground with his new startup The Boring Company, which Musk says …

Elon Musk

A startup backed by Tesla's cofounders has big plans for its battery tech

The startup has been working on lightweight, electric motorcycles since it was founded in stealth mode in 2010. But Alta Motors plans to eventually sell its proprietary battery pack and drivetrain to other companies working on lightweight vehicles and delivery drones, cofounder and CEO Marc …

Tesla hired a top AI expert to lead a critical aspect of Autopilot — here's what we know

Karpathy will replace David Nistér, Tesla's VP of Autopilot vision, who left the company quietly in March to join NVIDIA, according to his LinkedIn. Karpathy will play a critical role in advancing the company's Autopilot system to the point where a Tesla can drive itself from Los Angeles to New …

Tesla is talking to the music labels about creating its own streaming service

Why not work directly with Spotify, Apple and others? Good question.<p>Put this one in the “You can do that, but why would you want to do that?” file: Tesla is talking to the music industry about creating its own streaming music service.<p>Music industry sources say the carmaker has had talks with all of …

Tesla

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

Electric Vehicles