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batteriesWill Tesla keep growing sales in 2019?

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Tesla sold about 55,000 Model 3s in the Third quarter. Estimates are for about 62,000 to be sold in the fourth quarter. 2019 has a lot of uncertainty. The backlog of orders is being delivered in 2018. Tesla has significant …

carsBad drivers and very low accident costs will help China win with self-driving cars

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China has said it will ban gas and diesel cars in the near future. Many expect China to ban new non-electric cars in 2030. Car manufacturers recognize they cannot compete with combustion engine cars in China. They are the largest …

austriaAustria will let electric cars drive faster, use bus lanes and get free parking

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Austria is allowing electric cars to drive at 130 kilometers per hour (80 mph) instead of 100 kilometers per hour (60 mph) on the IG-L highway. This affects 440 kilometers of highway. The next step is to open bus lanes …

artificial intelligenceTesla Autopilot used to remotely switch parking spots

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A Tesla owner used the current autonomous driving and parking capabilities to remotely change parking spots. With Smart Summon, the Tesla car can navigate more complex environments and parking spaces, maneuvering around objects as necessary to come find you. The …

appleFord says the future is built and disses vision

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Ford has an ad where they diss keynote addresses and claim only the building of things matters. Building and executing is highly critical but if that was all that mattered then the future will be China’s. China is building more …

carsTesla registers 61,800 Model 3s in October

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Tesla had registered a total of 61,843 Model 3 VINs in October. Elon Musk noted that a ramp to 7,000 Model 3 per week should be doable just by optimizing its existing lines. To date, 69,712 dual motor VINs have …

carsVolkswagen has bet $30 billion to start beating Tesla in 2020

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Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has promised the NEO electric car in 2020 with 400 kilometer (250 mile) range at a price of $28,000. Volkswagen has invested $30 billion into electric cars and batteries. They are building a large plant in …

batteriesFisker gets investment from Caterpillar for solid state battery technology

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Fisker and electric car company has gotten an investment from Caterpillar Venture Capital. Fisker is developing solid-state batteries. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. …

batteriesSolid State battery for Dyson electric car

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Billionaire vacuum cleaner maker James Dyson will open an electric car factory in Singapore in 2020. The British consumer goods company will invest about $2.7 billion to launch new electric cars. Dyson has plenty of experience working with batteries, electric …

batteriesTesla Model 3 is crushing BMW, Audi and Mercedes sales

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Tesla short-seller Andrew Left of Citron Research is now buying Tesla shares. The main driver for belief in Tesla is Tesla’s continued dominance of the premium electric car segment. BMW, Audi and Mercedes sales are dropping as the Tesla Model …