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    Tesla Raises Prices to Keep More Retail Stores Open

    Tesla has announced that is going to raise prices 3% to keep more of its retail locations open. Some stores in high visibility locations will be reopened. These stores will have fewer employees, but test drives will be available. Some stores are under review and a decision will be made over the...
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    Tesla Launches $35,000 Standard Model 3

    Tesla has announced that it is now taking orders for the $35,000 standard Model 3. The electric car will feature 220 miles of range, a top speed of 130 mph and 0-60 mph acceleration of 5.6 seconds. No compromises in safety were made from the longer-range version. A Model 3 Standard Range Plus is...
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    Volvo Reveals the New Polestar 2 Electric Performance Vehicle

    Polestar is an electric performance brand and a division of Volvo. Today, Polestar revealed the Polestar 2 which is priced to compete with the Tesla Model 3 as the base model is expected to start at $45,000. Polestar 2 is a premium five-door fastback with two electric motors creating 408 hp and...
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    Tesla Rival Nio Causes Traffic Jam as Software Upgrade Incapacitates Smart Car

    The image of Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has been tarnished in China as a software update shutdown one of the vehicles in the middle of a test drive. This caused a traffic jam in one of China's most prestigious neighborhoods. Changan Avenue is heavily policed as it is home to some of...
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    The Ora R1 Is a $8,600 Electric Car from China

    The Ora R1 is an ultra cheap, electric car from the Great Wall Motor company in China. It has a price range of $8,640 - $11,293, a max range of 194 miles and is designed to appeal to the "urban youth." The car awakens by saying "Hello Ora" and comes in 5 colors. Car buyers in China purchase...
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    Tesla Summon+ Feature Is Clearing Regulatory Hurdles and More Tesla News

    Elon Musk has announced that the successor to its Summon feature called Summon+ is currently clearing regulatory hurdles in some regions as the electric car manufacturer readies for its release. The Summon+ feature will grant Tesla owners the power to summon their cars and the vehicle would...
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    Nissan to Unveil Its Vision for Electric Mobility and the LEAF NISMO RC at CES 2019

    Nissan has announced the unveiling of its Nissan Intelligent Mobility roadmap at CES 2019. The company has a vision to connect cars on the road to each other to achieve zero-emissions and zero-fatalities. This will be achieved through driving aids that allow you to sense more around you, while...
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    Tesla Adds Two Independent Directors to Its Board of Directors

    Tesla has added two new independent directors to its Board of Directors. Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson joined the Tesla Board of Directors on December 27, 2018 to meet compliance with the terms of a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settlement. Elon Musk had drawn the ire of...
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    SEC Charges Tesla CEO Elon Musk with Fraud for Irresponsible Social Media Posts

    Social media darling and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a series of tweets in which he announced "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured." He later said that he was in talks with the Saudis to fund a bid...
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    Ford Team Edison Director Discusses the Development of an Electric Car Fleet

    Darren Palmer, Ford Team Edison Global Product Development Director, has written a blog post about the challenges of developing "16 new electric vehicle models within a global portfolio of 40 electrified vehicles through 2022." He discusses how his team has been given the freedom to "operate in...
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    New Mercedes Electric will have a Pouch

    Mercedes is showing off what is going to be powering its new electric cars; the EQC lithium-ion battery. Trevor Long over at EFTM got a firsthand look at the technology while it was being shown off in Sweden. While Tesla has committed to a system centered around the commonplace 18650 battery...
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    Tesla Is About to Feel the Heat as Electric Car Manufacturers Roll Out New Cars

    Conventional car manufacturers are ready to showoff their new electric car models to meet demands in China and greenhouse standards in Europe. Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Audi, and Porsche all have new cars ready to compete with Tesla in the SUV and luxury categories. These vehicles purportedly can...
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