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Tesla to Start Exporting China-Made Model 3 Cars to Europe

October 19, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. will start exporting Model 3 cars made at its gigafactory on the outskirts of Shanghai to Europe later this month, the automaker said in a statement sent via WeChat. The car will be shipped to more than 10 […]


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US Fuel Cell Truck Startup Hyzon Gets Investment From French Oil Giant

October 9, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Total SE is making an investment as part of a small funding round in U.S. fuel cell truck startup Hyzon Motors, an effort by the French oil giant to boost development of cleaner energy sources. The strategic investment was made […]


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Hyundai Readies Fuel Cell Truck for US Market

October 7, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Hyundai Motor Co. said it would expand its fuel cell truck sales efforts to the U.S. and China and significantly increase production over the coming year. The South Korean manufacturer launched a heavy-duty fuel cell truck venture in Switzerland last […]


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Tesla’s $25,000 Car Doesn’t Worry Biggest Rivals in China

September 28, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc.’s plan to build a $25,000 car within the next three years doesn’t seem to have fazed China’s most-promising electric vehicle startups, with executives at the Beijing Auto Show saying Elon Musk can bring it on. “It’s a good […]


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Daimler Will Retool Century-Old Engine Plants in Electric Shift

September 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Daimler AG has entered discussions with its powerful German labor unions to convert key engine and transmission factories for the electric-car era. The plants in Berlin and Stuttgart’s Untertuerkheim district, adjacent to Daimler’s headquarters, are the focus of the Mercedes-Benz […]


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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

September 23, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, but one of its biggest cheerleaders is staying on the sidelines until next […]


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Tesla Falls on Musk Cautioning Battery Output Is Years Away

September 22, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Elon Musk tempered expectations for Tesla Inc.’s long-awaited battery day by cautioning that the company will unveil something that won’t be widely produced for two years. Tesla shares fell as much as 6% and were down 5.2% at $425.97 as […]


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Volvo Adds NFI to LIGHTS Project

September 22, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volvo Trucks North America announced diversified carrier NFI is the latest fleet to demonstrate two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project. It is the third company to deploy its […]


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Tesla’s Austin Site Plan Outlines Footprint for Huge Truck Factory

September 18, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

AUSTIN, Texas — Bulldozers and other construction equipment have been at work for weeks at the location of Tesla’s future $1.1 billion electric vehicle factory in southeast Travis County, but a site plan filed by the company is providing the […]


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Ford Builds Its Most Advanced Factory to Make Electric Pickup

September 17, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Ford Motor Co., facing an onslaught of competition for its new battery-powered F-150 pickup, unveiled the high-tech factory that will produce the electric truck using self-driving transport sleds and robots collaborating with human workers. The plant is going up inside […]