Last Build Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:05:25 +0000
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:05:25 +0000
Growth in new wind and solar projects helped renewable energy surpass coal as the largest global source of installed power capacity for 2015. The International Energy Agency reported that in 2015 about 153 GW (gigawatts) of renewables (including 66 GW wind and 49 GW solar) were added. That was 15 percent higher than in 2014. […]
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:00:15 +0000
Elon Musk said that his Tesla Network concept will offer Tesla owners an economic opportunity, and won’t be a threat to ride-hailing giant Uber. During the automaker’s third quarter conference call yesterday, Tesla CEO Musk said that Tesla Network, the company’s concept for an autonomous car-sharing service, offers Tesla owners a way to make income […]
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:28:46 +0000
Wheego Electric Cars has been transformed into Wheego Technologies providing autonomous vehicle technologies mostly in China, the company’s chief said. In an interview with WardsAuto, Wheego CEO Mike McQuary explained the company’s transition from a manufacturer of small electric cars in the U.S. to a supplier of electric vehicle and autonomous-driving technology to other companies. […]
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:03:48 +0000
Bob Lutz compared Tesla Motors supporters to “members of a religious cult” during a CNBC television interview yesterday. Hours before its quarterly earnings report, Lutz, a former General Motors vice chairman and promoter of the Chevy Volt, presented a scathing sound-bite-sized analysis of Tesla’s financial future and gave Tesla CEO Elon Musk a thumbs down […]
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:08:20 +0000
Otto and Budweiser have announced they have completed the world’s first shipment by a self-driving truck. With the full support from the State of Colorado, Otto and Anheuser-Busch delivered 51,744 cans of Budweiser from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, traveling through downtown Denver during the trip. The self-driving truck is equipped with cameras, radar and […]
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:00:41 +0000
True Zero, which operates the world’s largest network of hydrogen charging stations, recently doubled the number of zero emission miles fueled through its stations to two million. Hitting the two million mark happened just 60 days after reaching one million miles driven by hydrogen fuel cell vehicles fueling up at True Zero’s network of stations […]
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:12:01 +0000
Today Tesla recorded its second profitable quarter since going public in 2010. Net income of $21.9 million under generally accepted accounting pronciples (GAAP) on $2.3 billion in revenue for the quarter ended Sept 30 was called “one of the best moments ever for Tesla” by company head Elon Musk. The other profitable quarter was in […]
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:23:12 +0000
The Chinese government and Society of Automotive Engineers of China have issued a roadmap through 2030 that could have semi- or fully autonomous vehicles on sale as early as 2021. The 450-page plan that was issued by the SAEC lays out a roadmap for the development of autonomous technologies in three distinct five-year periods. It […]
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:37:43 +0000
Going against irony and long odds, there are presently at least eight startup companies trying to secure ground-floor footing within the nascent U.S. plug-in car market. If not immediately obvious, that’s a lot of companies who’ve decided to reach for what could be but a needle-in-a-haystack opportunity against now-waking-up incumbent automakers flush with cash and […]
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:53:50 +0000
Audi is leaving its long-standing involvement with FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Le Mans series behind, turning its attention to the all-electric FIA Formula E racing series. Rupert Stadler, chairman of Audi’s board, made the announcement to 300 Audi employees Wednesday at the Audi Motorsport headquarters in Neuburg, Germany. That decision was based […]
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