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An all-Tesla racing circuit is now one step closer to reality

By | 2018-02-01T19:03:28+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

An all-Tesla stock car-style racing series just got one step closer to reality: The proposed series was approved by the same industry association that manages Formula One and other major international motorsport competitions, The Verge reports. This means more work ahead, however, including securing the requisite amount of teams and funding, as well

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Tesla responds to fresh reports of Model 3 production issues

By | 2018-01-25T23:12:37+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla’s Model 3 EV delays are well-known, including in the company’s own earnings report and quarterly delivery numbers. A fresh report from CNBC on Thursday claimed that Model 3 production was even more delayed than it appeared, with specific continued issues around battery manufacturing. CNBC also suggested that the company is “not close”

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Tesla’s Model 3 is coming to some of its East Coast showrooms

By | 2018-01-19T21:35:43+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla is bringing its newest production vehicle to its showrooms in some East Coast locations for the first time, so that potential (and many actual) customers will be able to check it out in person. The carmaker will have Model 3 demo units on display at showrooms in New York, Boston and Miami

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Peugeot plans 100 percent electrified vehicle lineup by 2025

By | 2018-01-18T16:09:06+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

European automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to offer electric and hybrid electric powertrain options for all of its vehicles by 2025, according to CEO Carlos Tavares. The chief executive also said that PSA will seek to re-enter the U.S. market, according to Reuters, and revealed that they company aims to offer partial autonomous

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Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

By | 2018-01-16T20:25:36+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that its planning to both build its first electric supercar, and debut its first ever SUV, with the latter arriving sometime in either 2019

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Here’s what it’s like to ride in Byton’s new Concept SUV

By | 2018-01-12T02:10:44+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Byton’s electric concept car wowed at CES, and for good reason. The SUV has a lot of strong features, including a max range of 323 miles for the upgraded version, and a starting price of just $45,000. But the real jaw-dropping feature is a 49-inch display that covers the entire dash, providing a

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France probes Apple over iPhone planned obsolescence complaint

By | 2018-01-09T11:21:02+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

French authorities are investigating whether Apple deliberately slows down older iPhones in order to increase sales, AFP reports. The move follows a complaint by a French consumer group, HOP, that campaigns against planned obsolescence and which filed a complaint against Apple in December. Programmed obsolescence is illegal in France under a 2015 law

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Toyota’s mobility business shifts into high gear at CES

By | 2018-01-08T20:11:53+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Toyota took advantage of CES 2018 to signal a major shift in its business, becoming what company president Akio Toyoda termed a “mobility service company” during his keynote presentation. Toyota seems poised to embrace mobility services as a core part of its overall business, rather than an offshoot or subsidiary concern, based on

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VW taps Nvidia to build AI into its new electric microbus and beyond

By | 2018-01-08T07:50:48+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Nvidia will power artificial intelligence technology built into its future vehicles, including the new I.D. Buzz, its all-electric retro-inspired camper van concept. The partnership between the two companies also extends to the future vehicles, and will initially focus on so-called “Intelligent Co-Pilot” features, including using sensor data to make driving easier, safer and

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Tesla launches a web-based version of its in-car trip planning tool

By | 2018-01-04T18:30:08+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Curious about what it’s like to plan a long road trip as an electric vehicle owner? Tesla thinks you just might be, so now it’s launching a web-based version of its trip planning tool, which was previously only available to Tesla owners via the in-car navigation system. The tool allows you to map

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