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It’s a good time to be Elon Musk

Shares of Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors have surged 40% since 1 December, putting the stock within reach of a 52-week high. The acquisition of SolarCity is complete. Musk’s sprawling Gigafactory is now producing battery

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Tesla cleared in crash probe

The push to bring self-driving cars to US roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation’s chief car safety regulator essentially cleared Tesla Motors’ Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash. The US National Highway Traffic

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Musk’s Gigafactory has been activated

The Gigafactory has been activated. Hidden in the scrubland east of Reno, Nevada in the US, where cowboys gamble and wild horses still roam – a diamond-shaped factory of outlandish proportions is emerging from the sweat and promises of Tesla CEO

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Autonomous BMWs to hit the road in 2017

BMW will dispatch a fleet of autonomous vehicles to US and European cities in the second half the year, the next step in its partnership with Mobileye and Intel to introduce fully self-driving vehicles by 2021. The German automaker will put 40 of

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Faraday unveils Tesla-beating supercar

Faraday Future staked its claim to the world’s fastest electric car with its FF91 production model, showing footage of it outracing Tesla Motors’ Model S in a glitzy event in Las Vegas. The start-up electric car maker backed by Chinese billionaire Jia

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Global petrol demand has peaked

After fuelling the 20th century car culture that reshaped cities and defined modern life, petrol has had its day. The International Energy Agency forecasts that global petrol consumption has all but peaked as more efficient cars and the

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Watch: Elon Musk reveals solar roof tiles

Elon Musk showcased his ambitions to make Tesla Motors a clean-energy behemoth on Friday, unveiling a new “solar roof” product at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California. As the sun set, Musk told hundreds of guests gathered in an outside

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Why there won’t be an Apple Car

Apple has drastically scaled back its automotive ambitions, leading to hundreds of job cuts and a new direction that, for now, no longer includes building its own car, according to people familiar with the project. Hundreds of members of the car

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DTI wants Tesla to invest in SA

Trade & industry minister Rob Davies has encouraged US automotive and energy storage company Tesla to explore the possibility of setting up shop in South Africa. The company expressed interest in investing in South Africa

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Elon Musk turns his gaze to Mars

When Elon Musk takes the stage of the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on 27 September, it won’t be to rehash terrestrial concerns like a fatal Tesla autopilot crash or a poorly received merger proposal. Instead

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