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GM Vows to Surpass Tesla in Electric Vehicle Sales

October 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors plans to cash in as the world switches from combustion engines to battery power, promising to double its annual revenue by 2030 with an array of new electric vehicles, profitable gas-powered cars and trucks, and services such as […]


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Tesla Expects Delivery Record, Beating Supply Chain Turmoil

October 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is expected to report record deliveries of roughly 224,000 vehicles in the most recent quarter, another milestone for CEO Elon Musk and his trailblazing electric-car brand. Deliveries are one of the most closely watched metrics at Tesla: They […]


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US Asks Tesla How Autopilot Responds to Emergency Vehicles

September 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. government’s highway safety agency wants detailed information on how Tesla’s Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made the request in an 11-page letter dated Aug. 31 that […]


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Tesla Hopes to Start Production at Berlin Factory in October

August 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk said Aug. 13 that he hopes to start producing cars at its new factory outside Berlin in October. The U.S. company originally had planned to begin manufacturing its electric cars at the “Gigafactory” in […]


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Tesla Engineer Says Musk Overstated Tesla Autopilot Capability

May 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

One of Tesla Inc.’s engineers told California authorities that CEO Elon Musk overstated the capability of Autopilot, the company’s driver-assistance system, early this year. The clarification was described in a series of records the California Department of Motor Vehicles released […]


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Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


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Huawei to Invest $1 Billion on Car Tech It Says Surpasses Tesla

April 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Huawei Technologies Co. will invest $1 billion on researching self-driving and electric-car technologies, accelerating plans to compete with Tesla Inc. and Xiaomi Corp. in the world’s biggest vehicle arena. Huawei’s autonomous-driving technology already has surpassed Tesla’s in some spheres, for […]


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Musk Statement on Tesla Production Raises Questions

April 9, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is once again drawing scrutiny for questionable comments he made to Wall Street analysts, this time involving the status of his company’s vehicle production. On a Jan. 27 conference call to discuss Tesla’s fourth-quarter earnings, Musk […]


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2021’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Lucid Air

March 22, 2021

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Peter Rawlinson, who’d been the chief engineer for Tesla’s Model S, is ready to launch his Lucid Air from a factory in Casa Grande, Ariz., this spring. From a lot that Rawlinson called “bare earth,” a US $700 million factory […]


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Election Outcome Could Stir Up Electric Vehicle Industry

November 2, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Both of the major-party presidential candidates have said they support electric vehicles, but a Joe Biden win could bring changes to significantly speed up the adoption of cars and trucks built by the likes of Tesla Inc. and Nikola Corp. […]