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  • A prototype of the Tesla Model 3 is on display in front of the factory during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker in Sparks
    Tesla's Musk sees 'modest' capital raise for next strategic turn

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker "tens of billions" of dollars over the long term, but will likely require only a "modest" …

    A prototype of the Tesla Model 3 is on display in front of the factory during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker in Sparks

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker "tens of billions" of dollars over the long term, but will likely require only a "modest" capital raise, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk's comments during a media open house at Tesla's sprawling, …

  • Mercedes-Benz gives first peek at its all-electric truck with 26-ton capacity
    Mercedes-Benz gives first peek at its all-electric truck with 26-ton capacity

    Mercedes-Benz has revealed the first photos and specifications of its eTruck. Capable of carrying up to 26 tons, the three-axle truck has electric motors adjacent to the rear axle wheel.

    Mercedes-Benz gives first peek at its all-electric truck with 26-ton capacity

    Mercedes-Benz has revealed the first photos and specifications of its eTruck. Capable of carrying up to 26 tons, the three-axle truck has electric motors adjacent to the rear axle wheel.

  • Fiat Chrysler to Stop Making Small Cars in America By Early 2017
    Fiat Chrysler to Stop Making Small Cars in America By Early 2017

    With demand for small cars on the decline, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to build only pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S. starting in early 2017.

    Fiat Chrysler to Stop Making Small Cars in America By Early 2017

    With demand for small cars on the decline, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to build only pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S. starting in early 2017.

  • Mercedes Pushes Uber Upscale Golf Car at PGA

    Mercedes-Benz is rolling out its latest concept car for the golfer who has everything, just in time for this weekend’s fourth and final men’s major golf tournament--the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf …

    Mercedes-Benz is rolling out its latest concept car for the golfer who has everything, just in time for this weekend’s fourth and final men’s major golf tournament--the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.

  • Jaguar will fight Tesla with an electric sedan and SUV before 2020

    Jaguar is developing two battery-powered models in a bid to beat its rivals to the premium electric car segment. The first is a sedan that could replace the XJ, while the second is an SUV.

    Jaguar will fight Tesla with an electric sedan and SUV before 2020

    Jaguar is developing two battery-powered models in a bid to beat its rivals to the premium electric car segment. The first is a sedan that could replace the XJ, while the second is an SUV.

  • Tesla (TSLA) Officially Opens Partly-Constructed Gigafactory

    Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) announced the official opening of the Gigafactory in Nevada.

    Tesla (TSLA) Officially Opens Partly-Constructed Gigafactory

    Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) announced the official opening of the Gigafactory in Nevada.

  • Has Mercedes-AMG declared open season on the Bugatti Chiron?

    Mercedes-AMG will reportedly celebrate its 50th birthday with a limited-edition megacar designed to run alongside the Bugatti Chiron. Called R50, the model will benefit from a carbon fiber monocoque and …

    Has Mercedes-AMG declared open season on the Bugatti Chiron?

    Mercedes-AMG will reportedly celebrate its 50th birthday with a limited-edition megacar designed to run alongside the Bugatti Chiron. Called R50, the model will benefit from a carbon fiber monocoque and a 1,300-horsepower hybrid drivetrain.

  • First drive: 2017 Jaguar F-Pace

    Jaguar’s latest vehicle isn’t a sports car or luxury cruiser, rather a five-seat SUV aimed at families that satisfies both desires.

    First drive: 2017 Jaguar F-Pace

    Jaguar’s latest vehicle isn’t a sports car or luxury cruiser, rather a five-seat SUV aimed at families that satisfies both desires.

  • Inside Tesla's $5 billion factory gamble

    Five billion-dollar Gigafactory is the company's biggest gamble yet to meet demand for the mass market electric car

    Inside Tesla's $5 billion factory gamble

    Five billion-dollar Gigafactory is the company's biggest gamble yet to meet demand for the mass market electric car

  • Tesla's Musk says master plan will require capital raise

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicle maker's product line could cost "tens of billions" of dollars over time and would likely require …

    A Tesla logo hang on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York

    By Joseph White SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicle maker's product line could cost "tens of billions" of dollars over time and would likely require a "modest capital raise", Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Speaking at a formal unveiling of Tesla's $5 …

  • The 10 best FWD cars will make rear-wheel purists swallow their scoffs

    Enthusiasts often scoff at the idea of driving a front-wheel drive car, but it doesn't necessarily have to be a dull experience. Luxurious, efficient, or fast, here are the 10 best front-wheel drivers …

    The 10 best FWD cars will make rear-wheel purists swallow their scoffs

    Enthusiasts often scoff at the idea of driving a front-wheel drive car, but it doesn't necessarily have to be a dull experience. Luxurious, efficient, or fast, here are the 10 best front-wheel drivers on the market today.

  • Tesla's Musk says Model 3 could generate $20 billion in revenue per year

    By Joseph White RENO, Nev. (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the company's Model 3 could generate $20 billion (15.21 billion pounds) in revenue per year and …

    A Tesla logo hang on a building outside of a Tesla dealership in New York

    By Joseph White RENO, Nev. (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the company's Model 3 could generate $20 billion (15.21 billion pounds) in revenue per year and an annual gross profit of about $5 billion. A "modest capital raise" could be needed to fund Tesla's strategic plans, and …

  • Tesla will not be using Mobileye chips in its next version of Autopilot

    Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system won't use Mobileye's EyeQ camera image-processing hardware in future versions. EyeQ3 will continue to be part of the current Autopilot version …

    Tesla will not be using Mobileye chips in its next version of Autopilot

    Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system won't use Mobileye's EyeQ camera image-processing hardware in future versions. EyeQ3 will continue to be part of the current Autopilot version but the next generations won't be used.

  • The fix is in: VW’s 2.0-liter diesel settlement granted preliminary approval

    Volkswagen has announced that its 2.0-liter diesel settlement program has been preliminarily approved by a U.S. District Court judge. The program allows drivers to either sell their vehicle back or receive …

    The fix is in: VW’s 2.0-liter diesel settlement granted preliminary approval

    Volkswagen has announced that its 2.0-liter diesel settlement program has been preliminarily approved by a U.S. District Court judge. The program allows drivers to either sell their vehicle back or receive a free emissions modification.

  • Tesla On Course To Open Gigafactory Early, But Plenty Of Hurdles Remain

    Tesla is set to open its Gigafactory ahead of schedule, allowing investors to soon see if Musk’s grand visions for Tesla can be realized in the market place

    Tesla is set to open its Gigafactory ahead of schedule, allowing investors to soon see if Musk’s grand visions for Tesla can be realized in the market place

  • U.S. report says Tesla in fatal Autopilot crash was speeding

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors Inc car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was exceeding the speed limit, U.S. highway safety …

    A Tesla Model S involved in the fatal crash on is shown with the top third of the car sheared off by the impact of the collision of the Tesla with a tractor-trailer truck on nearby highway and came to rest in Williston

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A driver killed in the May 7 crash of a Tesla Motors Inc car while using Autopilot driving-assist software was exceeding the speed limit, U.S. highway safety investigators said on Tuesday in a preliminary report that did not state a probable cause. The U.S. National Transportation …

  • Mobileye stumbles after announcing breakup with Tesla

    Shares of Mobileye fell more than 10 percent Tuesday after the software company announced it would not renew a contract with Tesla when it expires.

    Mobileye stumbles after announcing breakup with Tesla

    Shares of Mobileye fell more than 10 percent Tuesday after the software company announced it would not renew a contract with Tesla when it expires.

  • Audi has its sights set on electric, autonomous, and fuel-cell vehicles

    Audi has announced plans for three electric cars by 2020, as well as future autonomous and fuel-cell vehicles. Audi will trim some model lines to clear investment resources for future technologies dev …

    Audi has its sights set on electric, autonomous, and fuel-cell vehicles

    Audi has announced plans for three electric cars by 2020, as well as future autonomous and fuel-cell vehicles. Audi will trim some model lines to clear investment resources for future technologies development.

  • The Lotus Elise will return in 2020 with a focus on speed, agility, low weight

    Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales says work on the next-generation Elise, due in 2020, has begun and that it will return to its lightweight, agile roots.

    The Lotus Elise will return in 2020 with a focus on speed, agility, low weight

    Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales says work on the next-generation Elise, due in 2020, has begun and that it will return to its lightweight, agile roots.

  • Driver in Tesla Autopilot crash was speeding: NTSB report

    The National Traffic Safety Board said on Tuesday a Tesla Model S driver who died in a fatal car crash in Florida had been speeding.

    Driver in Tesla Autopilot crash was speeding: NTSB report

    The National Traffic Safety Board said on Tuesday a Tesla Model S driver who died in a fatal car crash in Florida had been speeding.

 
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