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Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

VW’s EV Expansion in Tennessee Is ‘On Plan’

A VW logo is reflected in the wing mirror of a VW ID electric automobile. A VW logo is reflected in the wing mirror of a VW ID electric automobile. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Walls are up enclosing Volkswagen’s new $800 million electric vehicle production site in Chattanooga, Tenn., as factory equipment is shipped in for installation, an official says.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
July 22, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Slashes Deposit for China Customers to Just $143

The Tesla logo is seen outside one of the company's showrooms in Beijing, China. The Tesla logo is seen outside one of the company's showrooms in Beijing, China. (Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. lowered the deposit that buyers in China have to put down on its cars, seeking to keep sales momentum in the face of intensifying competition and reductions in the government’s electric-vehicle subsidies.

July 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Shares Take a Breather After Historic Run

A man walks past a Tesla Model X electric vehicle on display at a showroom in Hong Kong. A man walks past a Tesla Model X electric vehicle on display at a showroom in Hong Kong. (Justin Chin/Bloomberg News)

After a torrid rally that saw shares more than double since early May, Tesla Inc. is taking a pause on July 15, even as the broader market rises on the hopes for a coronavirus vaccine.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
July 15, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Michigan Creates Office to Navigate Emerging Tech in Transportation

The Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing, Mich. The Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing, Mich. (Steven Kriemadis/Getty Images)

Michigan is creating a centralized team to handle future technology issues, with the new Office of Future Mobility and Electrification.

Taylor DesOrmeau | MLive.com (Walker, Mich.)
July 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Electric Vehicles Are Starting to Buoy the Global Metals Market

Cut cobalt cathodes sit inside barrels in Netherlands in January 2018. Cut cobalt cathodes sit inside barrels in Netherlands in January 2018. (Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News)

The market gloom over the metals that will power the cars of the future is starting to lift.

Yvonne Yue Li | Bloomberg News
July 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

In Ohio, Lordstown Motors Is a Glint of Hope Among Heartbreak

An American flag flies in front of the closed GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, in 2019. An American flag flies in front of the closed GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, in 2019. (Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg News)

In a cavernous Northeast Ohio factory that General Motors Co. left last year, a small group of engineers is coaxing dormant robots back to life — one by one — in a long-shot bid to build a new type of pickup truck.

Kevin Miller | Bloomberg News
June 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Electric Car Charging Stations Are Finally About to Take Off

A Tesla vehicle sits parked in front of a charging station in New Jersey in November 2019. A Tesla vehicle sits parked in front of a charging station in New Jersey in November 2019. (Gabby Jones/Bloomberg News)

It may be the coronavirus pandemic that finally breaks the stalemate.

June 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Tesla Homes In on Austin, Texas, for Cybertruck Site

Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck in California in November 2019. Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck in California in November 2019. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. is zeroing in on an area in southeast Austin, Texas, for the electric-car maker’s second U.S. auto factory as Elon Musk prepares to choose a site for its production base of a new pickup truck.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
June 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk: ‘Time to Go All Out’ on Semi Production

The Tesla assembly plant stands in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. The Tesla assembly plant stands in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

CEO Elon Musk sent an email to Tesla employees before the market opened June 10 declaring that it is “time to go all out” and put Tesla’s Semi into volume production.

June 10, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Tesla Hails Air-Quality Effects of Shutdowns Elon Musk Called ‘Fascist’

Pacific Coast Highway near Santa Monica, Calif. Vehicles drive in light traffic along the Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, Calif., on March 19, 2020. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. said the drop in pollution during coronavirus-related shutdowns could embolden governments that already have been making plans to eventually ban vehicles that run on fossil fuels.

Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg News
June 8, 2020

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