Trump’s White House just gave you another reason to buy an electric car right away

Charge it while you can — the federal charge credit for Teslas and other electrical vehicles is on its way out . Image: Smith Collection/ Gado/ Getty Images When Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduced a lower-priced Model 3 a few…

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Rivian R1S SUV takes on Tesla’s Model X

Watch out, Tesla . Image: Rivian Automotive If Americans won’t dyke trucks and SUVs even in the face of detrimental climate change, perhaps it’s time those vehicles departed electrical. That’s what Rivian Automotive is working on. The companionship divulged its…

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Elon Musk admits he shouldn’t have tweeted so much

Elon Musk goes into his mad 2018. Image: DAVID MCNEW/ AFP/ Getty Images Tesla, SpaceX, and the Boring Company CEO Elon Musk made an figure on Recode’s podcast and he talked to the publication’s Kara Swisher about tweeting, building a…

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Chinese Tesla rival Nio trims IPO target: now aims to raise up to $1.5B

The U.S. IPO window may be wide open for Chinese tech firms, but electrical vehicle manufacturer Nio has conservatively trimmed the target for its NYSE listing to $1.5 billion after it exhausted a price range for its shares. The company…

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Picking Up the Pieces

August would be slow, they predicted. Catch up on sleep, leave operate a little early on Fridays, start attacking those long-term jobs you’ve been mulling. It was not to be. This month–and this week !– ought to have full of…

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Keeping Tesla Public Won’t Save Elon Musk From the SECor Angry Investors

On Friday evening, as the moon hung high over the US’s East Coast, public announcements shot out of Silicon Valley. Tesla, the electrified free spirit of the automaking macrocosm, would abide public after all. Two weeks after announcing he was…

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On Teslas path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker

Morgan Stanley is no longer equity coverage on Tesla’s broth, the second largest firm to drop its broth rating on the electric automaker since CEO Elon Musk announced plans via Twitter to take the company private. Tesla declined to comment….

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Honey We Broke the Future

If any one thing propelled Tesla’s meteoric rise from a small Silicon Valley startup to one of the world’s most famous and evoking companionships, it’s Elon Musk. Every scrap of bulletin about the company now draws headlines, as its outspoken,…

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Why Saudi Arabia Would Want to Invest in Elon Musk and Tesla

At first blush, Elon Musk and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia may appear to be strange bedfellows. The latter is a nation that owes its massive capital to Big Oil, and the former is a Silicon Valley industrialist determined to…

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Show Me the Money

On Tuesday afternoon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk descent a bombshell via–what else ?– a tweet. “Am considering making Tesla private at $420, ” he wrote. “Funding secured.” The dude was serious, it turned out. But it’s not clear he had…

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