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Tesla to launch long haul electric ‘big-rig’ truck next month

Tesla to launch long haul electric ‘big-rig’ truck next month

Written by on August 25, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc next month plans to unveil an electric big-rig truck with a working range of 200 to 300 miles, Reuters has learned, a sign that the electric car maker is targeting regional hauling for its entry into the commercial freight market. Chief Executive Elon Musk has promised to release a […]

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News highlights – 13 August 2017

News highlights – 13 August 2017

Written by on August 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 13 August 2017 Dutch students grow their own biodegradable car  EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) – What’s made of sugar, can carry four people and travel at 50 miles (80 km) per hour? A biodegradable car, whose inventors say could be the next step in environmentally friendly motoring. Read more… Indian government may consider quashing […]

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Tesla wants to test self driving semi-trucks in Nevada

Tesla wants to test self driving semi-trucks in Nevada

Written by on August 10, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in “platoons” that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype, according to an email discussion of potential road tests between the car company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), […]

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News highlights – 30 July 2017

News highlights – 30 July 2017

Written by on July 31, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 30 July 2017 Putin bans VPNs to block banned website searches MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia, the government’s website showed on Sunday. Read more… Accenture had developed an AI based solution for the visually impaired Accenture […]

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News highlights – 20 June

News highlights – 20 June

Written by on June 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 20 June Adobe posts better than expected profits (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast current-quarter above analysts’ estimates, as the software maker benefits from a rapid switch to the cloud. Read more… AI uptake will grow at 162% CAGR through 2022 ABI Research predicts the number […]

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News highlights – 23 April

News highlights – 23 April

Written by on April 24, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 23 April Germany reports cyber crime up over 80 percent BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. Read more… T-Mobile notches up gigabit speeds as […]

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News highlights – 12 December

News highlights – 12 December

Written by on December 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 12 December Bill Gates, investors launch $1 billion clean tech fund (Reuters) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and a group of high-profile executives are investing $1 billion in a fund to spur clean energy technology and address global climate change a year after the Paris climate agreement. Read more… EU fines Japanese […]

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Musk bullish, markets bearish on Tesla SolarCity deal

Musk bullish, markets bearish on Tesla SolarCity deal

Written by on November 2, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc said on Tuesday its $2.6 billion merger with SolarCity Corp would add over $500 million in cash to the electric carmaker’s balance sheet over the next three years, while contributing over $1 billion to revenue in 2017. Shares of Tesla fell another 2 percent in after-hours trade […]

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Disagreement over best equipment for self-driving cars

Disagreement over best equipment for self-driving cars

Written by on October 21, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc’s decision to equip all of its vehicles with self-driving hardware has intensified competition among rival camps of technology and auto companies over what equipment will be on board cars of the future. Tesla’s self-driving system will rely on cameras and radar sensors — but not lidar, the laser […]

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News highlights – 29 September

News highlights – 29 September

Written by on September 30, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 29 September European Commission wants to reduce restrictions on data location BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – The European Commission wants to reduce national restrictions on where some types of commercial and health data can be stored, Vice-President Andrus Ansip said on Thursday. Read more… Salesforce wants EU to investigate Microsoft LinkedIn deal BRUSSELS (Reuters) […]

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