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....Umicore, which has invested €25m (£22. 6m) into an industrial pilot plant in Antwerp to recycle lithium-ion batteries, has deals in Europe with both Tesla and Toyota to use smelting to recover precious metals such as cobalt and nickel. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... In the UK, the government has announced it would ban the sales of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health, putting an end date on the life expectancy of traditional combustion-engine powered vehicles. Volvo recently announced all its new cars would be built with electric or hybrid engines from 2019, while Silicon Valley-based electric car company Tesla recently started delivering its more mass-market aimed car, the $35,000 Model 3, which can travel up to 310 miles between charges with an extended range battery. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Tesla is working on electric, self-driving trucks that can travel in “platoons” or road trains capable of following a lead vehicle, according to leaked correspondence with regulators. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....However, one luxury carmaker branded the government’s plans “absurd” because some drivers need to travel long distances. The average range of a new electric car is 100-150 miles, although some of Tesla’s cars can now run for more than 300 miles between charges. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... A spokesman for Aim declined to comment. Earlier this year, the company boasted that it had secured an order from the electric carmaker Tesla. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Investors have learned to discriminate. Stocks such as Amazon, Google, Facebook and Tesla remain hellishly difficult to value by old yardsticks, but the market is commendably ruthless in punishing the shares of overpromoted companies that disappoint financially, like Twitter. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Telit Communications chief fired after fraud allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of August 2017 11:30:14 AM
.... A spokesman for Aim declined to comment. Earlier this year, the company boasted that it had secured an order from the electric carmaker Tesla. ...
Aw, Snapchat! Its shares stood little chance in the face of Facebook image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
.... Investors have learned to discriminate. Stocks such as Amazon, Google, Facebook and Tesla remain hellishly difficult to value by old yardsticks, but the market is commendably ruthless in punishing the shares of overpromoted companies that disappoint financially, like Twitter. ...
Tesla seeking to test driver-free electric trucks on public roads image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 10:55:23 AM
. Tesla is working on electric, self-driving trucks that can travel in “platoons” or road trains capable of following a lead vehicle, according to leaked correspondence with regulators. ...
The rise of electric cars could leave us with a big battery waste problem image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 08:15:27 AM
....Umicore, which has invested €25m (£22. 6m) into an industrial pilot plant in Antwerp to recycle lithium-ion batteries, has deals in Europe with both Tesla and Toyota to use smelting to recover precious metals such as cobalt and nickel. ...
Mazda boosts petrol engine efficiency in fresh blow to diesel image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 06:06:32 PM
.... In the UK, the government has announced it would ban the sales of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health, putting an end date on the life expectancy of traditional combustion-engine powered vehicles. Volvo recently announced all its new cars would be built with electric or hybrid engines from 2019, while Silicon Valley-based electric car company Tesla recently started delivering its more mass-market aimed car, the $35,000 Model 3, which can travel up to 310 miles between charges with an extended range battery. ...
Petrol and diesel ban: Can we afford the electric car revolution? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . The BMW i3 is slightly more starting at £26,970, while the VW e-Golf costs £32,190 and the upmarket Tesla Model S costs from £71,435, according to figures from CarWow. ...
Elon Musk hands over first Tesla Model 3 electric cars to buyers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of July 2017 04:59:50 AM
. Tesla boss Elon Musk has handed over the first of what he hopes will be a mass-market electric car to employee buyers, setting the stage for the biggest test yet of the company’s plans to revolutionise the auto industry. ...
Carmakers say fossil-fuel vehicle ban will dent industry and stall sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of July 2017 03:15:14 PM
....However, one luxury carmaker branded the government’s plans “absurd” because some drivers need to travel long distances. The average range of a new electric car is 100-150 miles, although some of Tesla’s cars can now run for more than 300 miles between charges. ...
Sexual harassment in Silicon Valley: have we reached a tipping point? image
....All this comes four months after engineer Susan Fowler’s viral account of facing unwanted sexual advances and discrimination at Uber sparked international outrage and led to intense scrutiny of the frat-house culture across the male-dominated industry. Women have since come forward with claims of mistreatment by numerous high-profile players, including Tesla. ...
Bank of England: pay figures will fuel raging interest rate debate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of July 2017 09:10:15 AM
.... An initial 75 stations are due to be operational by the end of the year. Some sites will be exclusively for black cabs but others will be open to owners of other electric vehicles, such as Teslas and electric BMWs. ...
Gig economy: now is the time to ease the burden for workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of July 2017 06:00:16 AM
.... But it’s not too late for officials to say no, minister. The future of British power is in wind, solar and gas, energy efficiency, smart grids and the sort of enormous battery plant Elon Musk has revealed Tesla will construct in Australia. ...
UK to fund research into letting electric cars return power to grid image
....The announcement comes on the heels of a week of good news for electric car manufacturers and battery-makers. Volvo said it was turning its back on cars powered solely by an internal combustion engine, France declared it would ban sales of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 and Tesla revealed plans to build the world’s largest battery storage plant in South Australia. ...
Bosch brain drives autonomous Tesla car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 03:04:39 PM
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All Volvo cars to be electric or hybrid from 2019 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 09:25:25 AM
....” Volvo said in May it was considering ceasing development on next-generation diesel engines. Of Elon Musk’s Tesla, whose ‘mass market’ Model 3 is expected to roll off the production line later this week, Samuelsson said: “It’s a tough competitor. ...
LeEco chairman 'has bank accounts frozen over debt' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 04:54:25 AM
.... . But it then drew comparison with the likes of Apple and Tesla when it began branching out into hardware, including a smart TV, phones and electric cars. ...
Tesla boosted ahead of Model 3 electric car launch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 03:11:07 PM
. Shares in electric car maker Tesla have risen after founder Elon Musk said its new Model 3 car would be ready by Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule. ...
Should you join the charge and buy an electric car? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 06:00:30 AM
.... It’s also worth noting that your car’s range will go down significantly in cold weather. So which electric cars should you go for? The Renault Zoe may have the longest range (only outdone by the hugely expensive Teslas), but they are relatively expensive and buyers have to pay at least £59 a month to lease the battery. ...
Waymo ditches futuristic self-driving bubble car for … a minivan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 10:39:29 AM
....While some organisations are researching autonomous technology for public transport, particularly those trialling systems in the UK, the majority of development has shifted towards commercial systems. Most automotive manufacturers are looking to effectively shoehorn self-driving systems into existing cars andmarket them to the public as having more advanced driving aids, with Tesla’s Autopilot system the most high-profile example. ...
Berkeley duo's plan to solve traffic jams: hyper-fast lanes for self-driving cars image
.... They call it Hyperlane, and it works a lot like high-speed toll lanes already do, only with a central computer controlling everything. Although fully autonomous cars are not yet legal on most public roads, manufacturers like Volvo and Tesla already offer autonomous features on their vehicles – adaptive cruise control and, in some cases, systems that steer the car with limited driver input. ...
Dow jumps on US climate deal withdrawal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 03:39:31 PM
....Mr Immelt said he was "disappointed". Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, confirmed he would leave the President's advisory council in response to the move. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 09:37:48 AM
.... But apart from that, there has been almost universal criticism from big business. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk and Walt Disney boss Robert Iger have quit their advisory positions in the White House as a result. ...
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou pledges to give half of £2bn fortune to charity image
....9bn. Haji-Ioannou said the no-frills airline was “nothing special” in comparison with the business empires of some of the Giving Pledge’s other members, who include the Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk, the futurist and chief executive of electric car firm Tesla. ...
Ford faces lots of bumps in the road to a world of driverless cars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 06:00:02 AM
....Ford itself should not be seen as emblematic of the 20th-century petrol past: it has, less noisily than some, set up its own billion-dollar labs and artificial intelligence projects. But perception can count for a lot with investors: Ford’s stock market valuation has dipped and – despite their huge disparity in global sales – the car giant has recently suffered the indignity of being overtaken by upstart Tesla in terms of stock-market value. ...
RBS could rob us of the chance to see Fred Goodwin grilled in court | Nils Pratley image
.... The litigants don’t owe future historians anything – but they’d be doing them a favour by going ahead. If you’re Ford and your market capitalisation has fallen below that of the electric upstart Tesla, you’re probably right to worry about investors’ implied judgment that your business model is vulnerable to technological innovation. ...
Ford names Jim Hackett as new CEO in push to build self-driving cars image
....4bn (£8bn) last year, the company has fallen out of favour on Wall Street and its stock has declined by 37% during Fields’ tenure. This year it was overtaken in stock market value by newcomer Tesla, which specialises in electric cars and is testing driverless vehicles, as investors focus on the future of transport. ...
Ford chairman denies that he fired chief executive image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 07:20:07 AM
.... Long-range electric and autonomous transport is tomorrow's technology, and the likes of General Motors, Toyota, and Volkswagen are ahead in the race to exploit it. Last month, Ford's stock market value fell behind Tesla, the electric car upstart that has never made a profit. ...
Tesla factory workers reveal pain, injury and stress: 'Everything feels like the future but us' image
. When Tesla bought a decommissioned car factory in Fremont, California, Elon Musk transformed the old-fashioned, unionized plant into a much-vaunted “factory of the future”, where giant robots named after X-Men shape and fold sheets of metal inside a gleaming white mecca of advanced manufacturing. ...
Ford looks to cut 1,400 jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:22:17 PM
Lyft strikes self-driving deal with Google's Waymo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 08:23:51 AM
.... It said this arrangement will not be affected by the new deal with Waymo. Other companies working on driverless technology include Tesla and Apple, as well as a number of Chinese technology firms and most US, European and Asian carmakers. ...
Fast-charging smartphones set for launch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 11:50:02 AM
...."We don't have contracts but we are working with car companies to develop the battery - this will take another three years or so to be on the road," said Mr Myersdorf. By contrast, Elon Musk's electric vehicle firm Tesla says its Supercharger technology takes 75 minutes to fully charge the battery in one of the firm's cars, such as a Model S for example. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 11:07:44 PM
....Another problem with solar is that at a domestic level, installing it is still a cumbersome process - and many householders don't much like how the panels look. This is why Tesla boss Elon Musk unveiled a new design for solar panels that resemble traditional roof tiles. ...
Apple can’t just make iPhones for ever. What’s next? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 06:00:25 AM
....Analysts at Citigroup, the investment bank, have drawn up a list of seven companies that Apple could buy with the cash. Their candidates are Netflix, Walt Disney, Tesla, streaming service Hulu, and video game makers Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts and Take Two Interactive. ...
Nissan launches British-made home battery to rival Tesla's Powerwall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 09:00:05 AM
. Batteries that have powered electric cars around the UK will get a second life providing energy storage for households, with the launch this week of a British-made home battery to rival the one made by Elon Musk’s Tesla. ...
Samsung self-driving cars take fight to Apple, Uber and Google's Waymo image
.... Samsung has previously pledged full support for the burgeoning Internet of Things, integrating smart, connected technology into everyday appliances, something autonomous vehicles are expected to rely on for car-to-car and car-to-road communications. While Waymo has what was known as the self-driving Google car, and Uber has used Volvo cars among others, it is still unclear how self-driving technology will become available to the public and whether technology firms will turn into car firms, as Elon Musk’s Tesla has. ...
Battery bonanza image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 11:01:30 PM
.... . The entrepreneur behind electric car maker Tesla is building a gigantic lithium-ion battery factory in Nevada. ...
Fangs: the lightning rise of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 08:00:25 AM
....Bezos, who also owns the Washington Post, is now on the brink of toppling the legendary investor Warren Buffett to become the world’s second-richest person after Bill Gates. Both men are spending their money fast, Gates on fighting malaria and other treatable diseases in the developing world, and Bezos on building his own spaceflight company, Blue Origin, with the aim of beating the Tesla boss Elon Musk to Mars. ...
AA boss shortlisted for economics prize for ‘road miles’ allowance plan image
....A study by the Institute of Fiscal Studies for the RAC Foundation forecast that Treasury revenues from motorists are due to drop by more than a third to £25bn by the end of the next decade, making a £250,000 award seem cheap at the price. King said they were not counting any chickens at this stage, but admitted: “An electric car, a Tesla, would be nice. ...
TfL to spend £18m on preparing London for new electric black cabs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 04:24:18 PM
....An initial 75 fast chargers are due to be operational by the end of the year. While some of the sites will be exclusively for black cabs, the network will also be open to the increasing number of owners of Teslas, Nissan Leafs and electric BMWs in London. ...
Electric flying car that takes off vertically could be future of transport image
....Terrafugia, based outside the US city of Boston and founded 11 years ago by MIT graduates, aims to build a mass-market flying car, while the US-Israeli firm Joby Aviation has said it is working on a four-seater drone. Google, Tesla and Uber have also reportedly shown interest in the new technology. ...
Tesla recalls 53,000 cars over brake issue image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 02:16:42 AM
. Tesla has issued a voluntary global recall for some of its Model S and Model X cars to fix a problem with the parking brake. ...
UK unprepared for surge in electric car use, thinktank warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:01:11 PM
.... Falling solar power prices mean that by 2020 it will make economic sense for commercial building owners to install solar even without subsidies, the report said. The combination of solar and household batteries such as Tesla’s Powerwall could result in houses being able to supply their own electricity independently for months at a time by 2025, it added. ...
Baidu to share self-drive car technology image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 05:25:16 AM
....Called Apollo, the project will make a range of software, hardware and data services available to others, especially carmakers. Other firms in the sector, such as Tesla and Google, have tended to keep key developments secret. ...
Sparks fly on Wall Street over Tesla’s current valuation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
. Tesla, the electric carmaker, briefly became America’s most valued auto manufacturer last week when a surge in its share price saw it roar past General Motors. ...
Tesla board 'too close to Elon Musk' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 09:01:58 PM
. A group of Tesla shareholders has questioned the independence of the electric carmaker's board, warning it is too close to boss and co-founder Elon Musk. ...
Tesla surpasses GM to become most valuable car company in US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 04:37:58 PM
.... Silicon Valley now owns the most valuable car company in the US. Tesla, the loss-making electric luxury vehicle maker, became the most valuable car company in the US. ...
Self-driving cars will only work when we accept autonomy is a myth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 08:00:05 AM
.... We need standards for accident investigation, data sharing and communications between vehicles and infrastructure such as roads and traffic signals. At the moment, each Tesla vehicle generates gigabytes of information, which is used to train its self-driving software, but the company is willing to divulge data only when it suits them. ...
Tesla closes in on General Motors as most valuable US carmaker image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 05:33:05 PM
. Electric car maker Tesla is vying with General Motors to become the most valuable auto company in the US. ...
Tesla charges ahead to overtake Ford in market value image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 01:31:56 PM
....The other is less than 15 years old and has never made a profit. And yet a 7% surge in the value of shares in electric car firm Tesla on Monday saw it zoom ahead of Ford Motor Company, in terms of its stock market value. ...
Tesla's market value overtakes Ford image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 09:20:03 PM
. Tesla's market value has overtaken that of Ford after shares in the electric car maker added more than 7%. ...
Tesla reports record car deliveries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 11:56:21 PM
. In a record quarter, Tesla delivered just over 25,000 cars in the first three months of the year. ...
Congested, polluted and with car jobs at risk, Stuttgart reaches a crossroads image
.... All the social, technological and political trends point to a rapid demise of the polluting internal combustion engine, the coming of electric cars and the end to German car dominance. In the wake of “Dieselgate”, when VW was found to have cheated emission figures, and the arrival on the car scene of digital companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google, all jockeying to introduce driverless and electric cars, the sedate German industry is waking up to the fact that it may be left behind by the US and China and that if it does nothing its cars could soon seem like antisocial relics. ...
China's Tencent buys 5% stake in Tesla image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 02:30:31 PM
The five best ISA funds that have thrashed the market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:22:00 AM
.... . Manager James Anderson invests almost half the fund in US firms, including online retailer Amazon, electric carmaker Tesla Motors and social media giant Facebook, with hefty exposure to the eurozone and China. ...
Netflix and Tesla overrated? Yes, in this mad, mad world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:01:32 AM
....I love Netflix – I watch it more now than any broadcast TV channel. I love Tesla cars, though I doubt I’ll ever be able to afford one. ...
Buy your new car now to save thousands of pounds ahead of excise hike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:00:32 AM
....However, the biggest financial impact will be felt by those driving bigger, more expensive cars, with those costing more than £40,000 attracting a new £310 annual surcharge for five years. The move means that owners of the fully electric Tesla models will still pay nothing in the first year of ownership, but will pay £310 for the following five years. ...
Elon Musk offers to fix Australian power network in 100 days image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 09:17:43 AM
. Elon Musk, boss of electric car firm Tesla, says he can help solve South Australia's power crisis within 100 days - and if not he'll do it for free. ...
Smart vision image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:57:32 AM
.... . Three years ago, Marx heard that Tesla, the Silicon Valley tech company, was developing self-driving vehicles. ...
Paris, Frankfurt, Vilnius: how EU cities are vying for London's bankers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 06:00:11 PM
....Appealingly low-tax Luxembourg, home to 143 banks with assets of some €800bn and the EU headquarters of companies such as Skype and Paypal, bills itself as “the only country that still loves bankers” and has also reported strong interest from international financial services firms exploring post-Brexit options. Also in the race is Amsterdam, home to the EU offices of Uber, Tesla and Netflix as well as one of the world’s largest data transport hubs. ...
Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft file opposition to Trump's travel ban image
....Among the companies signing the filing, an amicus brief supporting Washington state’s lawsuit against Trump’s order are Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft, as well as smaller firms such as Uber, Reddit, Netflix and Dropbox. Notably absent are Amazon, which had previously pledged its support to the Washington lawsuit, and Tesla and SpaceX, the companies of Trump advisory council member Elon Musk. ...
Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council after users boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:25:33 AM
....“There are many ways we will continue to advocate for just change on immigration but staying on the council was going to get in the way of that,” he wrote in the staff email. Another tech industry icon, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, remains on the advisory council. ...
Brad Stone: ‘We should watch Uber and Airbnb closely’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 08:00:18 AM
....Which sectors have been able to embrace upstarts’ disruption with any success?The auto industry. Upstarts like Tesla have achieved enormous success but haven’t slowed down the car companies – 2015 was their best year ever. ...
Electric cars will not stem global demand for oil, says BP image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 02:47:17 PM
.... BP said electric cars would not be a “gamechanger” for the oil industry. “It’s not Teslas and the US. ...
Bernie Sanders supports Trump's TPP order while McCain criticizes opting out image
....“We are going to be imposing a very major border tax on the product when it comes in,” Trump said. The president promised the executives from Ford, Dell Technologies, Tesla and others that he would cut regulation and taxes for businesses. ...
Batteries included: Yorkshire village seeks to solve riddle of too much sun image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 08:00:30 AM
....But later this month, dozens of homes in this South Yorkshire village will have a home battery installed as part of a £250,000 trial to see if they can make solar power more valuable to homeowners and less painful for grid managers. Smaller than the high-profile Powerwalls introduced to the UK by Elon Musk’s Tesla last year, the British-engineered batteries will be fitted for free in 30 homes with solar panels on their roofs and 10 without. ...
Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 07:30:09 AM
CES 2017: Faraday Future unveils super fast electric car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 04:26:09 AM
....39 seconds. Faraday says the FF91 accelerates faster than Tesla's Model S or any other electric car in production. ...
Tesla to hike UK prices by 5% in the new year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 11:43:07 AM
. Electric carmaker Tesla Motors is blaming “currency fluctuations” for the decision to push up the price of models sold in the UK by 5% in the new year. ...
Uber halts California self-driving cars test image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:02:32 AM
....Uber says its technology is not sophisticated enough to have cars continuously drive by themselves - and therefore the permit demanded in San Francisco is not needed. But regulators say that 20 other companies testing self-driving technology in California - including Google, Tesla and Ford - do so with the special permit which requires the firms to report any accidents to the authorities. ...
The Fox-Sky row isn’t going away, no matter how much ministers ignore it image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 06:59:44 AM
....Rarely can so much wealth and power have gathered around one table. In a meeting at Trump Tower last week the president-elect of the United States, Donald Trump, held talks with a group of technology bosses that included Tim Cook of Apple, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Google’s owner Alphabet, and Elon Musk of Tesla. ...
Southern rail dispute reflects workers’ growing fears about rise of automation image
.... The company, which has a deal with Volvo, is pushing ahead with the technology that could see thousands of self-driving cars on the road within a couple of years. Electric car maker Tesla has taken more than 325,000 reservations for its Model 3, which has driverless technology and is due to arrive in late 2017. ...
With Trump and Uber, the driverless future could turn into a nightmare | John Harris image
....The answer lies in some pretty obvious fears. If unprecedentedly cheap taxi rides become the norm, what will be the fate of buses and trains? Won’t all those fleets of cars cause unbelievable congestion? Are we ready for the loud, arrogant demands for the rebuilding of urban space that will come from Uber, Lyft, Tesla, Waymo (Google’s new offshoot) and all the other driverless giants? And what if the driverless ride is the means not to some great feat of collective emancipation, but individualism taken to the nth degree – the same dystopian isolation captured in Iggy Pop’s hymn to self-possessed detachment The Passenger (“I am a passenger/I stay under glass”)? As evidenced by such movies as Total Recall and Minority Report, the driverless ride has long been central to plenty of visions of dystopia. ...
The tech industry won't save us – or the planet – from Trump's excesses | Kate Aronoff image
.... They will be guilty of their own form of climate denial if they can’t see the glaring conflict between what he says behind closed doors and the havoc his cabinet threatens to wreak on the planet. Left to their own devices, Trump and his Silicon Valley allies will just slap more Teslas and solar panels onto a burning planet. ...
IBM vows to hire 25,000 staff as tech chiefs meet Trump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:52:41 AM
.... . The senior executives expected to attend Wednesday's meeting in Trump Tower are expected to include Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella, Google/Alphabet's Larry Page, Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook and Tesla founder Elon Musk. ...
Ofgem partner: energy users may pay across reliability tiers in future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 11:40:48 PM
....“We are currently all paying broadly the same price but we could be moving away from that and there will be some new features in the market which may see some choose to pay for a higher level of reliability. “One household may be sitting with their lights on, charging their Tesla electric car, while someone else will be sitting in the dark. ...
Apple reveals self-driving car plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 09:53:08 AM
....Google is already testing self-driving cars on the roads. In October, electric carmaker Tesla announced that all the cars it now builds will have the hardware installed to drive on their own. ...
Jaguar Land Rover's electric car plans could prove game-changer for industry image
....But Jaguar Land Rover’s announcement that it plans to build electric vehicles (EVs) here – subject to government subsidising investment in new infrastructure – underlines the change in fortunes for the technology that, until the Nissan Leaf came to Britain in 2013, largely made people think of milk floats. JLR, which launched its first electric model, the IPace, under its Jaguar brand a fortnight ago, is now seen as a relatively late entrant to a market re-awakened by Tesla and Nissan and nurtured by a global desire to cut emissions and limit pollution. ...

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