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SEC reportedly began Tesla probe last year

Federal regulators began a probe into Tesla last year, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission …

Tesla files lawsuit against Ontario government

TORONTO (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Thursday it is suing Ontario's new government, claiming it was treated unfairly in the cancellation of a program providing rebates to residents who bought electric vehicles.<p>Tesla Motors Canada said in court documents that the decision by Premier …

Tesla

Meet the renegade who’s teaching the world to fix totaled Teslas

Phil Sadow reverse-engineers and repairs Tesla vehicles. He and those he’s taught have repaired nearly 400 salvaged cars. And the company isn’t happy.<p>In a cramped warehouse in an industrial neighborhood in Berkeley, California, a Tesla Model 3 is ready to go. It’s powered up, its display screen is …

Tesla

Sila Nanotechnologies raises $70 million for next-generation battery development

Sila Nanotechnologies today announced the closure of a $70 million funding round for its silicon-based lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles and consumer tech products. Established in 2011, Sila Nano operated in stealth until earlier this year and plans to bring its first batteries to …

Electric Vehicles

A graphene breakthrough hints at the future of battery power

Catch the 1E bus from central Belgrade, Serbia, and you’ll be riding the future.<p>The five Chariot e-buses that operate on this route are some of the …

Graphene

Yuneec Mantis Q – foldable 4K travel drone

Yuneec is no stranger to making drones, and their latest offering the Mantis Q looks to be a direct competitor to the DJI Mavic Air, DJI Mavic Pro, …

Drones

Fstoppers Reviews the Parrot Anafi Drone: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Parrot Anafi is tiny and films in 4K, but does it deliver? What is the image quality like? Can it handle wind? What about the battery life and …

Drones

Bumper Falls Off Brand New Tesla Model 3 After 30 Minutes and Some Rain (Updated)

We’ve written about Tesla’s production and quality control issues, especially with the new Model 3, before, but this would be sort of startling even …

Tesla

‘We don’t have a single friend’: Canada’s Saudi spat reveals country is alone

Soon after Donald Trump took office, it became clear that the longstanding relationship between the United States and its northern neighbour was about to change: there were terse renegotiations of Nafta, thousands of asylum seekers walking across the shared border and attacks on against Canada’s …

Canada

Elon Musk’s Tweet Draws Tesla Investor Lawsuit Over Share Price Swings

Elon Musk and Tesla Inc. were sued for manipulating share prices with the chief executive officer’s bombshell tweet that he was thinking about taking …

Tesla

'Leave immediately': US Navy plane warned over South China Sea

<b>Above the South China Sea (CNN) —</b> High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN was given a rare look Friday at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea<p>Aboard a US Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane, CNN got a view from 16,500 feet …

China

The Best Robot Vacuums

Whether you have pets and need the extra help, or just want to streamline your cleaning process, a robot vacuum is a great product to add to your …

Darth Vader

Ford equips factory workers with exoskeletons

Robots will augment our future.<p>Before our future is taken over by robots, we will mesh man with machine to aid in an assortment of tasks. Ford is …

Robotics

Tesla Pickup Truck is Elon Musk’s ‘favorite next product’ and U.S. automakers should be afraid

Tesla has only 3 vehicle programs in production, which isn’t many for the average automaker, but it is working on many more to come out in the next few years.<p>One of the most important new programs is the Tesla Pickup Truck and we now learn that it is Elon Musk’s ‘favorite next Tesla product.’<p>During …

Tesla

Driving the Electric Vehicles Market in Michigan

A new report from NRDC, Driving Out Pollution: How Utilities Can Accelerate the Market for Electric Vehicles details how and why the electric …

Electric Vehicles

Saudi Arabia halts all medical treatment for citizens in Canada

Riyadh's move comes after Ottawa denounced a crackdown on human rights activists in the kingdom.<p>Saudi Arabia barred all citizens from receiving medical treatment in Canada as a diplomatic dispute over criticism of its human rights record intensifies.<p>Riyadh also announced it is coordinating the …

Human Rights

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Tesla Batteries

<b>You have questions, Two Bit da Vinci has answers.</b>One of the main reasons Tesla is where it is today is because of batteries. They attacked the …

Tesla

Nissan sells its battery business, 225-mile Leaf e-Plus to get LG Chem batteries

When it comes to electric-car batteries, Nissan is no longer going its own way.<p>The company that launched the first modern, mass-market all-electric …

Electric Vehicles

DJI Mavic Air Review: The Drone to Buy

Awards<p>WIRED Recommends (08-03-2018)<p>Since the advent of the consumer drone (not so long ago, really), making a purchasing decision around new flying …

Drones

How To: Network-Unlock Your iPhone to Use with Any GSM Carrier on iOS 11

If you want to use your iPhone with another carrier, all you have to do is contact the original carrier to request an unlock, which is usually …

Mobile Technology

Ford, GM losing battle of the crossovers

During broadcasts of Wimbledon tennis matches this month, a promotional game was playing out between General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. …

Automotive Industry

What Tesla Model 3 buyers trade in says something about them

Buyers driving home Tesla Model 3s are moving up.<p>In its second-quarter earnings call Wednesday, Tesla executives revealed the top five cars they have …

Tesla Model 3

Porsche reveals and explains the Taycan all-electric powertrain in detail

Even though the Taycan, Porsche’s first all-electric vehicle formerly known as the Mission E, is still a year away from production, the German automaker has been sharing a lot of information ahead of the launch.<p>Today, they have gone into detail about the specs of the vehicle’s electric …

Electric Vehicles

Volvo’s First Fully Electric Car Will Have A 350-Mile Range

Tesla's going to have some serious competition.<p>Volvo’s COO Jonathan Goodman has finally spilled some of the beans about the company’s …

Electric Vehicles

Wow! You Won't Believe This Camper That Turns Into a Mini Boat

If you're someone who likes to go camping or enjoys the outdoors, you might know there are trailers, there are campers, and there are boats. That is, until the Sealander came along. *Cue the entrance of the perfect combo of all three.*<p>The ingenious recreation equipment connects to a trailer hitch, …

RVs

Key reason Elon Musk will never fail

THE story of Elon Musk is like a comic book. At first he seemed like a hero — they called him Iron Man, and he seemed to be saving the world.<p>Now he …

Tesla Now Has Competition--For Customers And Capital--In China's NIO

Tesla has benefitted massively in the U.S. from the established automakers’ glacial pace of adoption of vehicles that run purely on electric battery power (BEVs.) The situation is very different in China, where government incentives and growing charging infrastructure have created a BEV boom. …

Tesla

Trading cryptocurrency? Use this nifty tool to stay up to date and in the loop

Cryptocurrency trading can be a fickle mistress – and if you hang out in Telegram channels long enough you’ll see these questions asked incessantly:<p><i>When moon? Why dump? When new exchange?</i><p>Well, a new service has opened up that can help answer in real time. Coindar is primarily a web-based …

Social Media

Nissan LEAF NISMO sport version is officially launching and going on sale this month

Nissan and Nismo, the automaker’s motorsports and in-house tuning division, have been teasing making a version of the new Leaf for a while and it’s now finally happening.<p>The Japanese automaker has announced the official debut and the start of sales of the new Leaf Nismo by the end of the month.<p>The …

Pre-orders for the Porsche Taycan are already off to an impressive start

The forthcoming Porsche Taycan (formerly known as the Mission E) isn’t set to arrive until 2020, but the vehicle’s impressive specs and sleek design …

Electric Vehicles