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Tesla Energy to step back in South Korea in potential win for local rivals: report

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 4, 2020 Back in 2018, Tesla Energy announced that it intended to enter South Korea’s energy storage system (ESS) market. The move then was considered as a potential threat to local players such as Samsung and LG Chem, both of whom are also producing battery storage products. Since then, …

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Tesla Model 3 hailed as fastest-selling 2nd hand car in the United States

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 4, 2020 With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, used cars are becoming the ideal purchase for more and more vehicle buyers in the United States. Among these vehicles, one electric sedan is selling the quickest in the second-hand market. This vehicle is the Tesla Model 3.  Car search engine iSeeCars.com recently published …

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SpaceX Starship leaps towards Mars with picture-perfect hop debut

By Eric Ralph Posted on August 4, 2020 SpaceX’s Starship rocket has taken the biggest step towards orbit (and Mars) yet after a full-scale prototype successfully launched 150m (~500 ft) into the air and landed in one piece. Anywhere from two to four years in the making, Starship SN5’s seemingly flawless hop debut saw the …

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Rivian R1T offers Hollywood star support on 13,000-mile journey in new TV series

By Joey Klender Posted on August 4, 2020 Rivian’s R1T pickup truck made an extensive 13,000-mile journey alongside Hollywood actor Ewan McGregor and friend Charley Boorman for their TV series called “Long Way Up.” Long Way Up documents McGregor and Boorman’s 13,000-mile journey from Patagonia, Argentina, through South America and the U.S.’ Southwest states to …

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Tesla’s Elon Musk talks Rivian lawsuit, “They’re doing bad things, so we sued them”

By Joey Klender Posted on August 4, 2020 Tesla CEO opened up about his company’s recently opened lawsuit against fellow electric carmaker Rivian in a recent interview, stating that the rival carmaker was “absolutely” poaching employees and stealing secrets. Musk sat down for the final portion of a three-part interview with Automotive News’ Jason Stein, …

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Ford’s new CEO Jim Farley is the company’s key to competing with Tesla

By Joey Klender Posted on August 4, 2020 Ford has a new frontman in Jim Farley, and the company’s competitive edge in electric vehicle manufacturing may come from the fresh leadership. The Detroit legacy automaker announced on August 4 that CEO Jim Hackett would be stepping down from his pedestal as the leader of Ford …

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Tesla’s plan to close retail locations is going in the opposite direction

By Joey Klender Posted on August 4, 2020 Tesla is opening more retail locations throughout the world, indicating that its 2019 plan to shutter showrooms has been left in the dust. A report from Electrek indicated that Tesla was ramping the hiring of customer service and sales representatives within some of its existing retail locations, along …

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Tesla Giga-Texas construction kicks into overdrive with marshland prep, ground leveling, around the clock

By Dacia J. Ferris Posted on August 4, 2020 Tesla’s newest Gigafactory under construction in Texas continues to keep pace with expectations set by the company during its other building projects in Shanghai and Berlin. In doing so, the all-electric carmaker’s construction strategy looks to be quite scalable given the size of the Texas Gigafactory …

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SpaceX Starship hop debut aborted at the last second by Raptor engine

By Eric Ralph Posted on August 3, 2020 SpaceX’s full-scale Starship hop debut was aborted at the last second after an otherwise successful lead-up to the milestone, forcing the company to try again tomorrow. Following a minor delay from August 2nd to August 3rd, SpaceX kicked off Starship SN5’s hop debut preparations relatively late into …

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