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Tesla's Model 3 is causing a global scramble for the 'new gasoline'

Unveiled just on 31 March and already with 325,000 orders, it seems that the market, too, understands that the Model 3 is more than just another electric vehicle.<p>In one week alone, Tesla has racked up around $14 billion in implied future sales, making it the "biggest one-week launch of any product …

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Secret Thermal Camera Footage Allegedly Shows Seven Pro Cyclists Using Illegal Motors In Bikes

Rumors that elite professional cyclists have been riding with small, illegal motors tucked away in their bikes have swirled around the pro peloton …

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) 4Q 2015 Earnings: Model S Maker Reports Big Miss On Revenue As Losses Widen, But Says Model 3 Will Be Unveiled March 31

Tesla Motors reported its 11th consecutive quarterly loss Wednesday and missed analysts’ forecasts on revenue and net income. But investors cheered …

Tesla Model 3 will be for sale on 31 March, with a $1,000 reservation fee

The mass-market electric car, which will be the third in Tesla’s fleet, won’t arrive in driveways until at least 2017<p>Tesla’s fourth car, the Model 3, will be revealed on 31 March, chief executive Elon Musk told shareholders on the company’s quarterly earnings call.<p>Long awaited, the Model 3 is …

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Elon Musk says the Tesla Model X is the best car ever made—unless you prefer the Model S

On a call with analysts today following the release of its fourth quarter earnings, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was asked about the rollout of the company’s most recent vehicle, the crossover Model X. He said, in hindsight, the company probably should’ve tried to do less with the first iteration of the …

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Here's What's Behind Tesla's Long, Slow Stock Slide

Shares in electric car maker Tesla have slid to a two-year low and are close to trading at half the price they did at their peak in 2014.<p>The dip …

Tesla Share Price Slides As Sales Projections Cut, German Competition Looms

Investors are losing faith in Tesla Motors’ long-term prospects, with some analysts saying its relatively small scale will make it difficult to compete with established manufacturers, mainly the Germans, who are belatedly but busily readying competitive products.<p>Unexpectedly low oil prices are …

Tesla's worst nightmare ... cheap gas

Elon Musk has bigger problems than "super rude" customers and exploding SpaceX rockets. Tesla's stock has crashed and burned too.<p>Tesla (TSLA) stock is down more than 25% so far this year. It hit its lowest level since February 2014 on Wednesday.<p>Wall Street has grown increasingly skeptical about the …

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Report: Panasonic promises $1.6 billion toward Tesla's battery-making Gigafactory

Panasonic is doubling down on its investment both in Tesla and the electrified future of mobility.<p>According to <i>MarketWatch</i>, the Japanese electronics …

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Electric cars have created some of the biggest buzz-worthy news at this year's CES, including Faraday Future's first vehicle and Volkswagen's BUDD-e microbus.<p>But the latest auto sales data show electric cars are still a long ways away from reaching the mainstream audience.<p>According to this chart by …

Building Teslas is much harder than anyone in Silicon Valley thought

The number — 50,580 — was on the low end of the company's guidance, which was revised down from 55,000 at the beginning of last year, to between 50-55,000 and later to between 50-52,000.<p><i>[I misstated the total as 55,580 in an earier version of this post — that's corrected now.]</i><p>Deliveries of the new …

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Tesla has something alarming in common with another car company

But it hasn't been completely alone. There are, after all, lots of other automakers in the world, and for the most part, they had a terrific 2015.<p>We don't yet know the exact number, but chances are excellent that the year 2015 will come in as the best year ever for the US auto market, with …

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Saddle height: How to get it right, and why it's so important (video)

Saddle height adjustments can take seconds – but find the sweetspot and you could revolutionise your riding. Unfortunately, in the same amount of …

Report: Tesla Delivered a Ton of Cars in Latest Quarter

If one analyst is to be believed, Tesla ended the year in ludicrous mode.<p>The electric car maker likely delivered enough cars to hit the high end of …

Congress Wants NASA to Build a Deep Space Habitat

NASA received $55 million from Congress to develop living quarters for future missions into deep space.<p>The 2016 government appropriations bill …

Russia Says Elon Musk is 'Stepping On Our Toes'

If you ask Russia, Elon Musk is no Fred Astaire.<p>Speaking in an interview with Russia-based Rossiya 24 TV, Dmitry Rogozin, deputy prime minister in …

These are the 11 countries with the safest banks in the world

One of those is the perceived safeness of banks.<p>WEF used its executive opinion survey to ask "in general, how do you perceive the soundness of banks?"<p>So the measure isn't based on any objective economic or accounting measure, but rather by the perceptions of the population. The countries are ranked …

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Czech leader's anti-refugee rhetoric slammed

The Czech president's comments describing the refugee crisis as an "organised invasion" on Europe and his call on Syrians and Iraqis to stay at home and fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group are harmful from both political and humanitarian perspectives, analysts told Al …

Iran's Rouhani urges Muslim countries to unite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday (December 27) called on Muslim countries to unite and strive to improve Islam’s public image.<p>He deplored the divisions and violence plaguing the Muslim world.<p>“We must remove Islam’s negative image from today’s cyber and real space,” Rouhani told the 29th …

Top 10 nutrition tips for peak performance

Training, equipment and nutrition will all have an impact on your performance on a ride or in a race, but the importance of what you eat can …

The 2014 pro cycling season in numbers

With the 2015 pro cycling season on the immediate horizon, 2014 can be easily summarised, quantified and analysed.<p>Spain’s Alberto Contador – who …