Getting into gear.
Elon Musk’s dedicated EV maker is miles ahead, but Nissan has several advantages over its legacy rivals.
We already have most technologies Australia needs to make the clean energy transition. What’s missing is a plan to deploy them at huge scale.
Grimes finds solace in The Communist Manifesto after her split from Elon Musk, but what can she learn from reading Marx and Engels? A political theorist explains.
All the bull can be a lot to bear.
Despite a boom in IPOs, a larger number of companies are going in the opposite direction.
Advanced driver-assist systems can lull drivers into taking their hands off the wheel and eyes off the road when they shouldn’t.
Tesla crashes and the investigations that follow generate a lot of headlines, but the dangers of automotive automation are industrywide. The common denominator is the human behind the wheel.
Xpeng’s G3 electric is leading the way in top-end Chinese engineering.
China used to only make Soviet cars under licence. Now it’s taking on Tesla.
Tesla aims to show off a prototype humanoid robot as soon as next year.
If you see the Tesla Bot as a joke or a harbinger of a dystopian future, you could be missing the real threat, which has more to do with Elon Musk’s power than robots run amok.
Tesla’s Autopilot enables hands-free driving, but it’s not meant to allow drivers to take their eyes off the road.
An autonomous vehicle expert explains how Tesla’s Autopilot works, what prompted US authorities to investigate the system and what changes might be in store for the company.
Small cities in China show the way forward for electric vehicle travel.
Ford calls its all-electric F-150 Lightning “the truck of the future.”
Ford’s electric F-150 pickup won’t roll off assembly lines until early 2022, but the company has received thousands of preorders already for a vehicle aimed at the mass market, not eco-buyers.
Tesla’s stance has also shone the spotlight further onto the carbon footprint of cryptocurrency – an issue that will not go away soon.
From dawn til Musk.
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Bitcoin prices have plunged after the world’s second richest person tweeted that Tesla would no longer accept the cryptocurrency.
Self-driving software will become a key differentiator for highly automated vehicles but the technology is not quite ready yet.
Autonomous vehicles could one day transform urban transport and make roads safer, but some obstacles need to be overcome first.
The logos may have been printed too soon.
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Usually, companies use this power to secure financial benefits for themselves, such as tax or regulation relief. But increasingly, they’re using it for social causes as well.
Production of Tesla Model 3s was forced to be suspended.
Welcome to the great silicon famine of 2021. And 2022. And 2023. And …
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Tesla spending billions on Bitcoin is bad news for the company’s shareholders and for Elon Musk’s admirers - not to mention the planet.
Bitcoin is attracting attention from big buyers like Tesla. But don’t be fooled – it’s still a disaster for the climate.
‘It’s a one-way bet.’
There could be a reckoning coming with global regulators.
Australia has a lot of work to do to overcome the challenges facing electric vehicles users, starting with the lack of a comprehensive national charging network.
Tesla is now valued at more than Toyota, Volkswagen, Daimler, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Hyundai and Ford combined. But don’t expect that to last.