fbpx
Monday, November 30, 2020
S&P 500 adds Tesla, sending stock price soaring

S&P 500 adds Tesla, sending stock price soaring

0
Aurich Lawson vs Disney Tesla will finally be added to the S&P 500 Index, the committee responsible for the index announced after markets closed on Monday. The change will take effect on December 21. Tesla's stock price jumped 13 percent in after-hours trading on Monday. As I write this just before noon on Tuesday, Tesla's stock has…
Seamless car charging comes to Electrify America with Plug&Charge

Seamless car charging comes to Electrify America with Plug&Charge

0
Enlarge / Charging a MY2021 Taycan at an Electrify America station (not pictured) will be as easy as plugging it in. Fast charging your electric vehicle at an Electrify America station just got a lot more seamless—at least for some electric vehicles. That's because the company has now implemented Plug&Charge, the user-friendly name for the…
Nikola has $900 million in the bank, lost $117 million last quarter

Nikola has $900 million in the bank, lost $117 million last...

0
Enlarge / The Nikola Tre semi truck. Electric truckmaker Nikola was widely ridiculed in September when a short-selling firm revealed that its first truck, the Nikola One, never worked. A promotional video of the truck "in motion" actually showed the vehicle rolling down a hill. But the company's latest quarterly financial results, released Monday, show…
Carmakers want to ditch battery packs, use auto bodies for energy storage

Carmakers want to ditch battery packs, use auto bodies for energy...

0
Elon Musk made a lot of promises during Tesla’s Battery Day last September. Soon, he said, the company would have a car that runs on batteries with pure silicon anodes to boost their performance and reduced cobalt in the cathodes to lower their price. Its battery pack will be integrated into the chassis so that it…
Weekend eye candy: The new supercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum

Weekend eye candy: The new supercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum

0
Supercars: A Century of Spectacle and Speed is a new exhibit at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. The Petersen Museum The Lamborghini Miura is often credited as the world's first supercar, but this exhibit makes a compelling case that the breed predates the Miura by many decades. This is a 1913 Mercer Raceabout. A…
Weekend eye candy: the new supercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum

Weekend eye candy: the new supercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum

0
Supercars: A Century of Spectacle and Speed is a new exhibit at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. The Petersen Museum The Lamborghini Miura is often credited as the world's first supercar, but this exhibit makes a compelling case that the breed predates the Miura by many decades. This is a 1913 Mercer Raceabout. A…
Bentley will ditch internal combustion engines by 2030

Bentley will ditch internal combustion engines by 2030

0
Enlarge / For its centenary in 2019 the company built the EXP 100 GT concept car to think through ideas for an all-electric Bentley.Bentley Time is starting to run out for vehicles powered purely by internal combustion engines, and the auto industry knows it. This week Bentley, that bastion of British luxury, became the latest…
The electric Volvo XC40 Recharge: First-drive impressions

The electric Volvo XC40 Recharge: First-drive impressions

0
The Volvo XC40 was already a compelling luxury crossover, and the addition of an all-electric powertrain only improves it. Jonathan Gitlin At first glance, this is much like any other XC40, but a closer looks shows subtle differences. I do like the black-and-silver treatment on the dash and the doors. Jonathan Gitlin For once, I'm…
The 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country: How to ruin a station wagon

The 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country: How to ruin a station...

0
The Volvo V60 Cross Country is a station wagon for people who want to be able to drive places where SUVs go, but don't want the extra body height. Jonathan Gitlin The regular V60 is one of the most handsome cars on the road, but does it still work wearing platform shoes? Jonathan Gitlin But…
Tesla raises “full self-driving” price from $8,000 to $10,000

Tesla raises “full self-driving” price from $8,000 to $10,000

0
Enlarge / Interior of Tesla's Model 3. Tesla is wasting no time cashing in on excitement over the company's forthcoming "full self-driving" software release, which was released in beta form to a small number of customers last week. Tesla has now raised the price of the FSD upgrade from $8,000 to $10,000. Tesla has tinkered…

Recent Posts