Apr 20, 2018 - 05:14 pm

Tesla to power Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico experienced major, enduring power shortages and reconnecting the power grid will take at least another 24 hours, Tesla has jumped on the news to help expand the solar and battery grid on the island to become more self-sufficient.

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Apr 19, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Sleep tight, Elon!

Elon Musk statements usually inspire a reaction, although his newest interview has given his followers a new direction. It seems that Elon admitted to sleeping in the factory, and fans have taken up to call to furnish the poor mans surroundings. 

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Apr 18, 2018 - 08:50 pm

Mercedes wants to make Smart hip all over

Daimler is ready to party, or at least their youngster, and soon to be all-electric Smart label is. They created what they call their “smart mobile disco” aka a “workstation for DJs” in an attempt to link the brand to club culture.

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Apr 17, 2018 - 11:41 am

Tesla’s Project X Rider

Remember the tv show Knight Rider, from before self-driving cars and talking devices were real? Now Tesla’s partner for custom vehicles, SS Customs has turned a Model X into KITT.

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Apr 16, 2018 - 11:06 pm

Tighten EU emission regulation, please

It is not every day the EU hears someone asking them to give them stricter regulations and this time, it is neither citizens nor environmental organisations but industrial heavy weights. Those dealing in deliveries brought by trucks want tougher rules so that they can come clean.

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Apr 13, 2018 - 03:42 pm

Formula E receives official blessing

A new report analyzing social media indicates that the Formula E is becoming more popular particularly among younger motor sports fans. Ahead of the first race in Rome, one of the electric racers even received a blessing from the Pope.

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Apr 12, 2018 - 11:38 am

Segway that follows you

This robot you can ride and once you’re done rocking back and forth to drive around, it can follow your every step. This robot “butler” cannot cook, but has enough autonomy to make for an interesting toy.

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Apr 11, 2018 - 03:01 pm

Submerged Tesla with some garnish

A stolen Tesla Model S was found partially submerged in a river in British Columbia. A suspicious load was also discovered in the vehicle, and it remains unclear if there is a deeper meaning to it.

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Apr 10, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Police confused about fueling

The British police forces seem confused with the choice of cars they are being offered, as officers misfueled their tanks 299 times last year. It seems that even traditional combustion motors are too complicated for some, which is especially rich compared to arguments regarding the usability of EVs. 

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Apr 9, 2018 - 12:38 pm

Partisan Motors presents electric SUV made for Putin

You can try to enter a market longterm or go in there with a bang, which is what Partisan Motors is trying to do. Their first electric SUV is called Partisan One and has been designed with a pretty particular client in mind – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

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Apr 5, 2018 - 01:08 pm

Porsche launches electric tractor

Porsche, in trying to gain some extra traction for its Mission E, has announced a new addition to the family. This time the Germans added a bit of a blast from the past by adding an agricultural vehicle to their line-up.

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Apr 4, 2018 - 01:13 pm

Tesla declared bankruptcy and nobody noticed

Tesla announced bankruptcy this April, but it seems nobody was paying attention to the date. The April fools joke was tweeted out from Musks personal account, and poked fun at detractors who have claimed that Tesla may be nearing its end.

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Mar 27, 2018 - 12:29 pm

Tesla Model 3 under close scrutiny

Since Tesla has launched the Model 3, reverse engineering is becoming quite the norm. Automobile manufacturers across the planet have begun taking advantage of the first deliveries and are testing and taking apart the vehicle to gain insight into the famous brand. 

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Mar 22, 2018 - 11:11 am

This Rimac EV is Hammond-proof

Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond has had a hard time coming to terms with electric supercars. There was a fallout with Tesla during testing on the popular TV show, and Hammond has repeatedly voiced his dislike of electric vehicles.

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Mar 21, 2018 - 08:27 pm

Tesla Semi break down sparks Schadenfreude

It is a distinctly German word and maybe trait, Schadenfreude, but it appears it’s widespread on the worldwide web as well. Tesla got its share when one of their Semi electric trucks was spotted motionless at the roadside.

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Mar 20, 2018 - 12:09 pm

Airborne charging support is ready for take-off

Meet the Volt Drone, a mobile battery that flies to the rescue of stranded EV drivers in need of a charge. The mobile charger does not carry more than 3 kWh, however, so while drivers can use it to get a little more mileage on their EV, the drone will not provide any major charge […]

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Mar 19, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Electric copy kitten from China

China’s Qifeng Auto is among those new car companies that cast a glance westwards to find some inspiration for their own designs. In their case, their gaze travelled all the way to Stuttgart and settled on one of Daimler’s series.

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Mar 16, 2018 - 06:11 pm

Tesla Model 3 in Berlin

A video has surfaced showing a Tesla Model 3 driving around Germany’s capital. The red license plate from the Bavarian Pfaffenhofen suggests, that it is likely owned by Audi or BMW though. 

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Mar 14, 2018 - 07:44 pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger to sue Big Oil for murder

First degree murder he cries, the former action star turned governor turned climate hero Arnold Schwarzenegger. To put his money where his mouth is he wants to file a lawsuit against petrochemical corporations in the style of past class action lawsuits against tobacco firms.

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Mar 9, 2018 - 03:57 pm

Your move, Elon

On billboards for the Kona Elektro, Hyundai is directly addressing Tesla mastermind Elon Musk just as Audi did last year. It’s printed „Your turn, Elon“ in large letters. 

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