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BMW is rumored to unveil an all-electric 3 Series in September to compete with Tesla’s Model 3

While BMW’s electric car plans have long been confusing, the German has been positioning itself for moving more seriously in the electric vehicle space lately. The company started holding meetings to warn employees that EVS are coming and here to stay and they announced production expansion for …

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Tesla Model X airbags deployed at a red light without impact, owner is blocking access to vehicle for investigation

A strange incident in a Tesla Model X happened in China last month when the airbags of the all-electric SUV deployed at a red light without any impact.<p>Tesla China said that it was its first case of airbag inflation without impact worldwide and while the company would like to investigate it, the …

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China Is About to Bury Elon Musk in Batteries - Bloomberg

As Elon Musk races to finish building the world’s biggest battery factory in the Nevada desert, China is poised to leave him in the dust.<p>Chinese …

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I'm Marc Rogers, Hacker and Head of Information Security for Cloudflare, and This Is How I Work

Marc Roger’s career spans more than twenty years, including a decade managing security for the UK operator Vodafone. He’s been a CISO in South Korea …

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California Weighs Making EVs Cheaper Right Off the Lot - Bloomberg

The federal tax credit for electric car purchases has an end in sight, but California doesn’t want demand for the zero-emissions vehicles to meet the …

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Bizarre Swedish study claims electric cars are worse for the environment

Electric vehicles shouldn't be considered all-out carbon footprint saviors, but they can legitimately be viewed as the great minimizers.<p>The benefits …

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Poor Porsche completely spins out trying to keep up with a Tesla

Here is something you probably thought you'd never see: a Porsche absolutely spinning out trying to keep up with a Tesla. A <i>TESLA</i>.<p>YouTube user dadcz was able to catch this miracle on video, of the sporty coupe attempting to match the acceleration of Elon Musk's electric beast. Does this stand as …

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Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Most Brilliant Moves in 2017 So Far

Keeping investors looking to the future may be Elon Musk's real genius in business.<p>Elon Musk's greatest strength as a business visionary may be his …

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meet stella vie: the family car that runs entirely on solar power

jun 28, 2017<p>with complete comfort, excelling performance and sporty styling, the 2018 mercedes-benz E-class cabriolet delivers a true and puristic …

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Porsche Cayman Spins Out Trying To Race A Tesla Model S

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>With the Tesla Model S having all that instant torque at its disposal, you'd think that something like a Porsche Cayman …

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Porsche Spins Out Trying To Keep Up With Tesla S's Acceleration

This is a video from the rear window of a Tesla Model S of a Porsche that spins out while trying to keep up with the Tesla Model S's 0-60MPH in 2.5 …

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Watch a Porsche spin out of control while trying to keep up with a Tesla Model S on Ludicrous mode

The performance versions of the Tesla Model S have become the vehicles to beat in some performance car circles. While most know not to try to race one from a standstill because of its insane ludicrous torque, there are still some who dare.<p>It’s funny because we were just discussing yesterday how it …

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Faraday Future climbs Pikes Peak 23 seconds faster than Tesla Model S

Oh, great, now there's going to be a rivalry.<p>Pikes Peak isn't your average shakedown test-track. It's long, it's complex and it's dangerous. But Faraday Future went there nevertheless, and it walked away with a record.<p>Faraday Future's FF 91 blazed through the 12.42-mile track in 11 minutes, 25.083 …

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Rimac CEO says Richard Hammond was going ‘way too fast’ when he crashed the all-electric Concept One

Matte Rimac, CEO of Rimac, and Richard Hammond, host of Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour, gave an interview about what happened earlier this month when Hammond crashed down a hill in Switzerland while testing the company’s all-electric supercar, the Concept_One.<p>The former Top Gear host said that he …

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The digital tools that designed the Tesla Model 3 and crash-tested your Honda minivan

Dassault Systèmes’ 3D platform aims to do it all.<p>Understandably, the focus of a lot of our car coverage here at Ars has been on things like hybrid …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Hardware 2: so what functions work in Autopilot and what don't?

The expanded collection of sensors known as Hardware 2 continues to bring new and revamped features to the Tesla Model S and Model X electric …

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Elon Musk Does Share A Trait With Steve Jobs

Elon Musk gets compared to many famous CEOs and founders.<p>Among those, Steve Jobs stands out.<p>In this article, I argue that Elon Musk does, indeed, …

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After Tesla granted approval for 2nd dealership in Virginia, auto dealers get in the way; judge allows VADA lawsuit to proceed

In the more-than-year-long saga of Tesla trying to open a dealership in Virginia, the auto dealers have just scored a victory (and consumers have taken a defeat), with a judge allowing the Virginia Auto Dealers’ Association (VADA) lawsuit against Tesla to proceed. Tesla had argued that the VADA was …

Autos

Check out BMW’s new ‘performance’ X3 SUV for 2018

<b>BMW has launched the next generation of the BMW X3, the company’s luxury SUV range, revamping the design and introducing a new performance version of</b> …

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Artificial Intelligence - To Fear Or Not To Fear, That Is The Question?

"<p>The world around us is becoming increasingly automated, with many of us leaning on digital assistants such as Cortana, Echo and Siri to run our lives. Before too long it is highly likely that our cars will be driverless, fridges will restock automatically and our homes will heat …

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US stocks tumble as tech shares hit

NEW YORK: High-flying technology stocks were among the biggest losers on a down day for US stocks on Tuesday (Jun 27), as a key vote on President …

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Tesla shares are slipping (TSLA)

Shares of Tesla were down over 2% in morning trading on Tuesday, to $375 after a Monday close at $383.<p>The dip is relative, given that Tesla is up almost 80% year-to-date, an epic surge.<p>There's no obvious explanation for the slide, but Tesla did bolster its credit lines last week, adding $800 …

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Why Tesla is overhyped — and overvalued

Tesla and the deep problems with “disruption” theory.<p>Silicon Valley investors love to talk about “disruption” — they are besotted with the storyline of small, scrappy, high-tech underdogs upending boring “legacy” corporations. And nowhere is this disruption fetish more evident than in the valuation …

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MORGAN STANLEY: Here's why it makes sense for Tesla to become the next big music-streaming service

Tesla, the electric-car and energy-storage company, could become the next big music-streaming service.<p>Last week, a representative told Business Insider that it was important for its customers to "listen to the music they want from whatever source they choose." The comments followed a report …

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An ex-Tesla exec reveals how the company is transforming itself into a data powerhouse

Tesla ramped up its efforts to become a big data company under Chris Lattner, one of Apple's most famous developers who left the electric carmaker last Wednesday after just 6 months of employment.<p>Lattner's public résumé highlights how data is playing an increasingly important role in Tesla's …

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Leaked photos show a new side of the upcoming Tesla Model 3

New photos of the Tesla Model 3 — the most anticipated electric car of the decade, if not all time — have been leaked by You You Xue, who claimed on Reddit that Xue came across the new model randomly in San Matteo, and “jumped straight out of the car and started snapping photos!” The car is due to …

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Four Theories Why a Tesla Model 3 Just Showed Up in New Zealand

On Monday, an unknown sharp-eyed lookout spotted some interesting cargo coming off a plane at the airport in New Zealand’s capital, Auckland: a shiny …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Launch Will Require Almost $20 Billion In Lease Financing, On Top Of $8-10 Billion In CapEx

To sell 500,000 automobiles per year, Tesla will require nearly $20 billion in lease financing.<p>That is in addition to $8-10 billion for working …

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A-Z: the best and worst electric and hybrid cars on sale

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron<p><b>What is it?</b> A neat, tidy integration of engine and electricity in a hatchback. Just not cheap.<p><b>Why should I care?</b> Although …

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Investment in cyber security to soar as hackers target vehicles

Vehicle manufacturers are raising the amount of money they spend on cyber security after hackers, and a recent ransomware attack, revealed their …

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