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Which Automakers Use Laminated Glass to Reduce the Risk of Exploding Sunroofs?

As car sunroofs have expanded in size in recent years, they’ve also become more prone to a terrifying potential hazard: suddenly exploding, often …

Automotive Industry

Tesla Proves Most Lucrative, Least Volatile Auto Stock

Nikola Tesla electrified the world in the 19th century when he created the alternating-current motor and anticipated 21st century mass communication with his work on wireless transmission of voices, images and moving pictures. Unlike the Serbian-American inventor who died destitute at 86 in 1943, …

Market Capitalization

Donald Trump’s economy isn’t much to brag about: Readers sound off

From Trump's economy, to childbirth death rates, to foreign aid to Venezuela, our readers sound off on the latest headlines.<p><i>Letters to the editor:</i><p>President Donald Trump has widely and loudly boasted of an economic revival of epic and historic proportions. Make no mistake, the economy today is …

Donald Trump

The Magic of Fibonacci Applied to Facebook

Nature has a rhythm. We see it in tides, weather, flower petals, shells and even galaxies. These patterns are clear enough to have been recognized …

Stock Markets

Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers

On Friday morning, homeless web developer David Casarez woke from his park bench in Mountain View, Calif., put on a nice shirt and tie, and carried …

Employment

Lessons From 3 Months of Driving an Electric Vehicle

In early May, I starting driving an electric vehicle. I took the keys (or more accurately, the key fob) to a 2014 Toyota RAV4 EV. No, it’s not a …

Electric Vehicles

Who Owns Which Car Brands?

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions …

General Motors

Obama Had GDP Growth Higher Than The One Trump Is Celebrating On 4 Separate Occasions

Trump is celebrating the GDP growth of 4.1%, but it isn't such a great achievement when Obama's economy had higher GDP growth in four separate …

Obama Administration

What Tesla's New Patent Can Tell Us About Elon Musk's Future Models

Ahead of next week’s much-anticipated earnings call, Tesla has published a new patent that appears designed to make its batteries safer.<p>The new …

Tesla

Tesla Model 3 teardown gives incredible look at the electric powertrain

On the surface, Tesla’s Model 3 is already highly successful and well-received among those who have driven it.<p>But the vehicle’s architecture and technology are also believed to represent a significant step change by several people doing breakdowns and reverse engineering the vehicle.<p>Now we get a …

Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

Tesla

Tesla Trauma Shows the Lithium Market Needs a Chill Pill

Isn’t lithium meant to be a mood stabilizer?<p>That’s certainly not what’s happening in the stocks of companies that produce the element used in rechargeable batteries and psychiatric medications. News this week that Tesla Inc. sent a memo to some suppliers asking them for payment rebates to help it …

Electric Vehicles

Check Out This 100 kWh Tesla Battery Energy Storage System

<b>It’s like seven Tesla Powerwalls in one unit.</b>EVTV (Electric Vehicle Television) offers, in its online store, a wide variety of products. Some, like …

Clean Energy

Tesla Q3: $6B Sales, Top 20 U.S. Car, And Path To Shanghai With $12B To Pay For Factories

Tesla Has Passed The 200k Tax Threshold For Cars Sold Into The US<p>Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) just updated its Electric Vehicle Incentives page. As projected …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 Critic Flips View, Sees Sedan Being Profitable

The rollout of Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 electric sedan over the last year was plagued by delays and doubts over whether it could ever be profitable. Now, …

Tesla

Cobalt Crisis May Cause Legacy Automakers To Struggle To Catch Tesla

ADVANTAGE TESLA: COBALT COULD BE A STICKING POINT FOR LEGACY AUTOMAKERS<p>Just one word, young man: Cobalt. The silver-gray element (no, it’s not …

Alternative Fuel

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Tesla Model 3 teardown shows over 30% profitability as Munro research firm ‘eats crow’

Munro & Associates, an engineering research and consulting firm, bought a few Tesla Model 3 vehicles to tear them down and produce an analysis of the new electric vehicle.<p>The firm has been releasing partial reports on the Model 3 for months now.<p>At first, they were highly critical, but they are now …

Tesla

First Tesla Model 3 rollover crash: ‘only minor injuries, car performed exceptionally well’, says owner

We have yet to see any result from third-party crash tests on the Tesla Model 3, but we are still learning about the safety performance of the car through real-world accidents.<p>Now an owner reports back on what could be the first reported Model 3 rollover accident.<p>All-electric vehicles are often …

Tesla

Trump blames Obama for Russian election meddling

The president asked why the Obama administration didn't 'do something about' Russia's cyberattacks.<p>President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for the actions of 12 Russian military officials indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller for hacking the Democratic National …

Donald Trump

Power Utilities Shouldn't Underestimate The Power Of Tesla - Here's Why

Today’s electrical power utilities sector is dominated by a core group of companies which in effect operate regional and local monopolies. Moves to diversify the marketplace have been primarily limited to energy generation, and small scale, making them insubstantial when you consider that …

Tesla

Why Do "Experts" Keep Underestimating Elon Musk?

Elon Musk doesn't fit their narratives and he makes them feel small and stupid.<p>I've been working in business journalism for over 20 years and I've never seen any high tech leader who creates such a polarized reaction as Elon Musk.<p>The public loves the guy but the financial experts can't stand …

A Google Executive Just Admitted a Frightening Truth About Its Search Engine. Here It Is in 5 Words

Well, this should make a few people think a little more.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You do it all the time, don't you?<p>You're at a restaurant, in a bar, on a train, or merely prostrate on the sofa when a question comes …

If You Want Nissan Leaf or Chevy Volt/Bolt Check Out How The Battery Is Cooled

GM gets praise for a well engineered battery thermal management system used on Chevy Volt, Chevy Bolt, Chevy Spark EV and the Cadillac ELR.<p>Few days …

SpaceX Is Closing the Gap on America’s Lost Dominance in Space

“Wheels stop.”<p>Those two words, uttered on July 21, 2011, not only signaled the end of the last shuttle flight, but also the end of the U.S.’ ability …

Space Exploration

Watch Time-Lapse Of Tesla Model 3 Supercharging From 0 – 100%

The charge took 1:48 hours and gave the vehicle a range of 504 kilometers (313 miles) with a reported cost of $18.98 for a full charge.Ever wondered …

The Misinformation Around Electric Vehicles

The oil and automotive industries’ increasingly crude attempts to spread misinformation about electric vehicles is a bid to protect a business model increasingly recognized each day as harmful to the planet and to each and every one of us. Media outlets such as <i>The Guardian</i> and CNBC have written …

Electric Vehicles

Oil industry is 'peddling misinformation' about electric vehicles

When technological innovation threatens to upend the status quo, the status quo fights back. Every time. I try to keep that in mind when observing …

Tesla's IPO was 8 years ago — here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day

• <b>Tesla went public eight years ago Friday.</b>• <b><br>A $1,000 investment at the stock's closing price that day would now be worth over $14,000.</b>• <b><br>Watch Tesla trade</b> …

Nissan Leaf long-term update: Frosty hypermiling

It was only 20 miles later, when I'd already burned through 50 miles of indicated range, that I yielded to my burgeoning range anxiety and turned off the heat.<p>With a plaintive bleep and a dashboard warning, ProPilot Assist disabled itself, and for the rest of the trip I was without cruise control.