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Business, Technology, Fuel

Daimler Steps Up Electric Truck Rollout as Tesla Rivalry Looms

Fuso eCanter truck Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg News

Daimler AG is stepping up plans to roll out electric-powered trucks as the world’s largest maker of commercial vehicles seeks to fend off newcomers like Tesla Inc. and Deutsche Post AG.

Joao Lima | Bloomberg News
October 30, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Daimler Steals Tesla’s Thunder With Heavy-Duty Electric Truck

Daimler Trucks

Daimler AG is jumping the gun on Tesla Inc. by showing off a battery-powered heavy-duty truck weeks before the California electric-car maker’s own planned unveiling, in a sign of the growing rivalry between the companies.

Elisabeth Behrmann | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla’s Model 3 Bottlenecks Delay Unveiling of Semi-Truck

A plug sits connected to a Tesla Inc. Model X electric automobile at a charging point in a parking lot in Frankfurt, Germany. Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. pushed back the reveal of its semi-truck by three weeks as CEO Elon Musk focuses on boosting production of the cheaper sedan that the electric-car maker is counting on to dramatically increase sales.

Anne Riley Moffat | Bloomberg News
October 10, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Tesla to Reveal ‘Beast’ Semi-Truck in October, Elon Musk Says

Elon Musk, CEO for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), pauses while speaking during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News

Silicon Valley automaker Tesla is tentatively set to reveal its electric semi-truck in October, CEO Elon Musk said

September 14, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Automation Faulted by NTSB in 2016 Fatal Florida Crash

Raindrops rest on the badge of Tesla Inc. Model X electric automobile in a parking lot in Frankfurt, Germany, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Alex Kraus/ Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc.’s design of its Autopilot system contributed to a 2016 fatal crash in Florida, accident investigators concluded as they recommended all automakers prevent autonomous driving systems from being used on roads for which they are not designed.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

A New All-Electric Delivery Truck Is on the Way, and It’s Not From Tesla

Electric Van Chanje Energy

Chanje’s vision sounds a lot like Tesla’s: electric vehicles recharged via clean rooftop solar power.

Russ Mitchell | Los Angeles Times
August 10, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Tesla Meets With California, Nevada on Autonomous Truck Testing

Tesla Store Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. has met with California and Nevada agencies about testing an autonomous semi-truck ahead of CEO Elon Musk’s unveiling of the next addition to the electric-car maker’s lineup.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
August 10, 2017
Business

Musk Sketches Out Timeline for Tesla Electric Semi-Truck

Bobby Yip/Reuters

Tesla Inc.’s plans to pad its lineup of electric cars are taking shape, with Elon Musk sketching out a timeline for the arrival of a semi-truck, pickup and sports car.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 14, 2017
Business

Musk Says Tesla's New Autopilot Could Have Saved Driver

Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Elon Musk unveiled a new version of Tesla Motors Inc.’s Autopilot software on Sept. 11, saying its emphasis on radar over cameras to guide semi-autonomous cars might have saved the life of a driver in May.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2016
Business

Tesla’s Electric Commercial Truck Plan Expected to Cost Up to $3 Billion

Bobby Yip/Reuters

Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors Inc. to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said July 21.

Paul Lienert and Tenzin Pema | Reuters
July 27, 2016

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