BMW and Porsche have unveiled a charging station that can jolt electric vehicles with enough power to drive 100km in less than three minutes.
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Volkswagen plans to add a subcompact crossover costing about €18 000 (R290 000) to its all-electric I.D. range, expanding its lineup of zero-emissions vehicles that are more affordable than those of Tesla.
Tesla has chosen Robyn Denholm to succeed Elon Musk as board chair, selecting an independent director to contend with the car maker’s mercurial CEO following his run-ins with regulators and investors.
An estimated $6-trillion is theoretically needed to build the infrastructure that electric cars need such as charging stations and power networks. That’s about 7.5% of the world’s GDP.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the $20-million penalty he was given for announcing on Twitter that he had funding to take the electric vehicle maker private was “worth it”.
Oracle founder Larry Ellison is a big believer in Tesla and defender of his friend Elon Musk.
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