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Tesla vehicles will soon have Zoom video conferencing

Zoom is working with Tesla to bring video conferencing into its vehicles. The announcement, made at the 2022 Zoomtopia conference, was light on details. But according to Zoom’s group product manager ..
The Verge

Zoom is coming to Tesla for in-car conference calls

Zoom will soon be added to Tesla vehicles according to an official announcement from the maker of the popular video conferencing app, allowing drivers to participate in video and audio calls without u..
The Verge

Elon Musk sells another $3.9 billion in Tesla shares

Twitter has been struggling. Some major advertisers have paused spending on Twitter because of the change in control. A top ad exec, Sarah Personette, quit the day after Musk took over. Musk met with ..

Tesla recalls over 40,000 cars to address power steering flaw

Tesla has at least one more recall in store this year, if not as large as the last one. As BBC News reports, the EV maker has recalled 40,168 Model S and Model X vehicles over a software defect that c..
The Verge

Tesla critic claims his anti-Tesla ad was banned from Twitter for ‘political’ reasons

The Dawn Project, an anti-Tesla advocacy group fronted by software developer Dan O’Dowd, claims that Twitter rejected its attempts to promote a tweet about a full-page ad running in The New York Times..

Musk’s $56 billion Tesla pay deal goes to trial amid Twitter overhaul

As if Elon Musk didn’t have enough on his plate, the world’s richest man is headed to court next week to defend his $56 billion Tesla pay package. Richard Tornetta, a Tesla shareholder who filed suit ..

UK BEV Volume Up YoY Despite Tesla Mid-Quarter Restocking

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% share in October, with growing year on year volumes. Despite volume gain, YoY plugin share saw a slight dip (from 23.1%), against greater YoY..

Mercedes To Emphasize Efficiency & Range Over Robotaxis

While Mercedes CTO Markus Schäfer was in Silicon Valley to visit the company’s research and development center in Sunnyvale recently, he sat down for an interview with The Verge to talk about his comp..

Tesla Takes Over SEMA Show in Las Vegas (Photo Gallery)

The SEMA show in Las Vegas is the largest automotive specialty parts trade show in the world, drawing over 160,000 attendees. I attended the show last week to check out new parts and accessories that ..

Foxconn To Manufacture Electric Vehicles With Saudi Wealth Fund

Foxconn will go anywhere and do anything to realize its dream of becoming a major manufacturer of electric cars. Last month it said it wants to become the manufacturer of choice for many electric car ..

Elon Musk Is Overloaded

Elon Musk has a lot going on right now. In the week since he bought Twitter for $44 billion, he fired its upper management and laid off thousands of employees, declared himself CEO and sole director, ..

Kia America Plugs Into Final Round Of Electrify Expo 2022

Note: Several core members of CleanTechnica will also be at Electrify Expo in Austin. Reach out if you’ll be there and want to meet up. Kia America has announced it will once again be attending the E..

Honda Exhibits World Premiere of the “e:N2 Concept EV”

On Friday, November 6, Honda Brand introduced the world premiere of the e:N2 Concept at the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE). The expo event is being hosted in Shanghai, China. Honda release..

Tesla’s Giga Berlin Starts Clearing Trees For Expansion At Brandenburg Gigafactory

As U.S. automaker Tesla continues to ramp up production in Germany with its new Brandenburg Gigafactory, the company is already looking to make expansions to the plant. And within the past few weeks, ..
The Verge

Jack Dorsey takes responsibility for Elon Musk’s mass layoffs at Twitter

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder and former CEO, responded to the mass layoffs under Elon Musk’s ownership by saying he owns “the responsibility for why everyone is in this situation” and that he gre..

How the The Wire helped me understand the 2023 BMW 760i xDrive

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—"You want it to be one way... But it's the other way." I thought of Marlo Stanfield's words from The Wire that morning. Much as I might like, I couldn't just come to Palm Springs ..

In Glow Of Twitter Dumpster Fire, A Few Notes On Tesla

To get to what I think are some potentially very important notes on Tesla, I have to provide quite a lot of background on what is happening at Twitter for anyone who isn’t following the story closely...

How Much Tesla Earned Per Car Delivered in Q3

Year over year, Tesla’s net income more than doubled in the third quarter, and CEO Elon Musk seems to think the company could someday outpace some of the world’s largest companies. With Tesla and othe..

This Little Autonomous Vehicle Getting Use At New York’s JFK International Airport

We give much attention to autonomous driving companies like Waymo, Cruise, Tesla, Argo AI, etc., yet often forget about little autonomous shuttle company Navya. It’s true — Navya is not tackling gener..

Report: Musk to lay off 50% of Twitter staff, reverse work-from-home policy

Elon Musk plans to eliminate half the jobs at Twitter and require remote employees to report to an office, Bloomberg reported. "Elon Musk plans to eliminate about 3,700 jobs at Twitter, or half of th..

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Wall Street Journal

Exxon Makes Lithium Play in Long-Term Bet on EV Demand

Exxon Mobil said Monday it is starting to drill for lithium in Arkansas and aims to become a major U.S. supplier for makers of electric-vehicle batteries by 2030.  The Texas-based oil companys entr…..
Sports Illustrated

Lakers News: Fresh Intel On Extent Of LeBron James’s Sore Foot

If Los Angeles Lakers All-Star forward LeBron James has looked like his athleticism has been impeded over the last few weeks, there's a reason: he has been dealing with a sore left foot throughout the..
Australian Financial Review

Aussie start-up raises $12m to eyeball mystery satellites

Our customers were paying us super well, and we thought that was enough to go for gold, he said. But demands from commercial customers to get cameras into distant orbit, to figure out why foreign-ow…..