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James Dyson reveals $2.7B electric car project

Would you buy a new electric car from this vacuum-cleaner salesman? James Dyson, the founder of the Dyson gadget powerhouse, is betting $2.7 billion that you will. Today Dyson, who made his name with high-tech vacuum cleaners and has branched out … Continue reading

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Tesla looks back and looks ahead at Model 3

Tesla’s Model 3 electric car was the focus of today’s chatter in the wake of the company’s quarterly earnings report, which posted revenue that was stronger than expected ($2.79 billion vs. $2.51 billion, pre-estimated by Thomson Reuters) and a loss per share … Continue reading

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Elon Musk kicks off Tesla Model 3 deliveries

As thousands of employees and fans cheered, Tesla CEO Elon Musk drove a red Model 3 electric car onto the stage at the company’s factory in Fremont, Calif., tonight – and then handed over the first 30 cars to customers. The … Continue reading

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Elon Musk shows off first official Tesla Model 3

The hundreds of thousands of customers who have plunked down deposits for the mass-market Tesla Model 3 electric car are finally getting a glimpse of what they’re buying. In a pair of tweets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off “Production Unit 1” for the Model … Continue reading

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Tesla Model 3 car is ready for its debut

Tesla’s billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, says the first production model of the company’s anxiously awaited mass-market Model 3 electric car will roll off its assembly line on July 7. Pre-production prototypes of the car have been spotted over the past few months, but … Continue reading

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Waymo opens up self-driving test in Phoenix

It’s been a good day on the streets and in the courts for Waymo, the driverless-car company that was spun out from Google as another Alphabet subsidiary last year. First off, Waymo opened up its closed trial for autonomous driving … Continue reading

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Uber will bring flying cars to Dallas and Dubai

Uber has been talking about flying cars for months, but today the ride-sharing company fleshed out its plan to become a flight-sharing company in 2020. “We actually get to live in this era of flying cars,” Jeff Holden, Uber’s chief product … Continue reading

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