• Ford, union in Canada reach deal 23 Sep 2020 07:52 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette DETROIT -- The union representing Canadian autoworkers said it has reached a tentative three-year contract deal with Ford to build five new electric vehicles at a factory near Toronto. Unifor President Jerry Dias said the deal was reached early Tuesday …
  • Musk says $25,000 Tesla car 3 years off 23 Sep 2020 07:52 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Tesla Inc. plans to manufacture a car that will cost $25,000 in about three years' time, fulfilling an elusive long-term objective to sell an inexpensive mass-market vehicle, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said Tuesday. "This has always been …
  • Stock Futures Move Higher Despite Disappointing German Data 23 Sep 2020 07:23 Scoop Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 6:19 pm Article: Naeem Aslam European futures are trading higher despite the fact that the German GfK Consumer Climate data missed the forecast. However, traders are pleased with the number as it is moving in the right …
  • Elon Musk's 'battery day' disappoints investors who cut $70b from Tesla's value 23 Sep 2020 06:51 ABC Australia Investors have slashed $US50 billion ($70 billion) from Tesla Inc's market value despite CEO Elon Musk's promise to cut electric vehicle costs so radically a $35,000 car that drives itself will be possible, but not for at least three years. Key …
  • Pure Watercraft Secures $23.4 Million Series A Round To Transform Boating Worldwide 23 Sep 2020 06:32 GoSkagit - Washington State SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Watercraft, provider of next-generation electric marine propulsion solutions, today announced it has raised $23.4 million in Series A funding led by L37, a San Francisco Bay Area venture capital and …
  • Faith enters deal to provide chargers for electric trucks 23 Sep 2020 06:07 Daily Reporter - Wisconsin Faith Technologies, of Menasha, has reached a deal to install charging stations for electric-powered trucks made by Peterbuilt and Kenworth for customers in the U.S. and Canada. As part of the partnership, Faith would support sales of new battery-electric …
  • Climate disruption is now locked in. The next moves will be crucial 23 Sep 2020 06:02 New Zealand Herald America is now under siege by climate change in ways that scientists have warned about for years. But there is a second part to their admonition: Decades of growing crisis are already locked into the global ecosystem and cannot be reversed. This means the …
  • Wednesday briefing: last orders in fight to avoid lockdown 23 Sep 2020 06:00 The Guardian Top story: New rules in England could last six months Morning everyone. I’m Martin Farrer and these are the top stories today. Britons are waking up to the prospect of another national coronavirus lockdown unless they stick to the new rules designed to …
  • Elon Musk looking to use 1/3 manganese in EV batteries … which is great news for EMN 23 Sep 2020 05:53 iTWire PROMOTIONAL NEWS Elon Musk is pushing the vehicle manufacture industry to seek out more high purity manganese to power its vehicles. As the world transitions to electric vehicle (EV) dominance, manganese will play a key role in EV production. At the Tesla’ …
  • Asian suppliers' stocks slip on Tesla's cheaper battery plan 23 Sep 2020 05:51 Reuters By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Asian battery suppliers fell on Wednesday after Tesla Inc TSLA.O unveiled a plan to halve the cost of its electric vehicle batteries and bring more production of the key auto component in-house. FILE PHOTO: A …
  • Tesla CEO promises double range from game-changing new battery 23 Sep 2020 05:30 New Zealand Herald The 22nd of September may not be a very significant day in most of the population's calendars, but if you are a Tesla fan and or investor, you'd know that it is 'Battery Day'. As you'd expect, Battery Day is quite a big deal for one of …
  • Unifor-Ford deal a 'shot in the arm' for Windsor automotive sector 23 Sep 2020 05:23 Windsor Star “There are many touch points here that fit nicely with what’s going on in the community and are very forward looking.”  Unifor National President Jerry Dias Photo by ERNEST DOROSZUK /Toronto SunDias credited both the provincial and federal governments …
  • Everything You Need To Know About Tesla’s New 4680 Battery Cell 23 Sep 2020 05:12 CleanTechnica Batteries Published on September 22nd, 2020 | by Kyle Field 0 September 22nd, 2020 by Kyle Field  Tesla didn’t hold back at Battery Day, announcing a new tabless 4680 cell form factor, among many other things. The new form factor eliminates the tabs, …
  • Canada's Trudeau to unveil plan to address coronavirus outbreak, revive economy 23 Sep 2020 05:03 Reuters OTTAWA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil on Wednesday what he says is a far-reaching plan to help the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic while ensuring efforts to fight the outbreak do not falter. Trudeau, …
  • Elon Musk Promises a $25,000 Tesla in 3 Years—Again 23 Sep 2020 04:15 News (South Africa) What happens when you load more than 200 Tesla shareholders—increasingly rich shareholders—into a Fremont, California, parking lot, and set CEO Elon Musk loose in front of them to talk about the company’s upcoming battery tech? They honk. A lot. The …
  • How To Nuke Your Reputation: The Nikola Edition 23 Sep 2020 04:01 Techdirt from the going-downhill dept This isn't so much in vogue as it was in the past, but it still remains true that one's reputation is a scarce resource that can be frittered away easily. And, on these pages at least, it is often equal parts perplexing …
  • Elon Musk announces first Tesla-made battery to get to $25,000 EV 23 Sep 2020 03:54 Mashable Tesla's Battery Day finally happened Tuesday, drive-in movie theater style, with attendees sitting in parked Tesla cars. They were in the Fremont car factory lot facing a stage to hear about the next advancement in battery technology powering Elon Musk …
  • Tesla cuts battery cost on road to $25,000 model 23 Sep 2020 03:44 Khaleej Times  Tesla on Tuesday said it is slashing battery costs to speed a global shift to renewable energy, and could have a $25,000 self-driving model available in three years or so. Chief executive Elon Musk and the head of Tesla's power team laid out battery …
  • Elon Musk says cheaper, more powerful electric vehicle batteries are 3 years off 23 Sep 2020 03:31 The Guardian Elon Musk described a new generation of electric vehicle batteries that will be more powerful, longer lasting, and half as expensive as the company’s current cells at Tesla’s “Battery Day” on Tuesday. Tesla’s new larger cylindrical cells will provide five …
  • FERC Talks Technology, But Actions Hurt Clean Energy Innovators 23 Sep 2020 03:30 Engineering News-Record While the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is touting a new regulation that lets innovative technologies compete in regional wholesale power markets, renewable energy producers and industry observers say other recent agency rules and decisions are …
  • Tesla Battery Day — Here Is Everything I Think Will Be Announced 23 Sep 2020 03:03 CleanTechnica Batteries Published on September 21st, 2020 | by Chanan Bos 0 September 21st, 2020 by Chanan Bos  Well, there is only one day left until Tesla Battery Day. For almost a year now, I have been trying to get all the research, the patents, the facts, the …
  • Tesla's value drops US$50b as Musk's promised cheaper battery 3 years away 23 Sep 2020 02:58 Malay Mail Entrepreneur Elon Musk presents an RNA printer, essentially a vaccine production device, on the sidelines of a meeting with the CDU/CSU parliamentary group leaders in Berlin, Germany September 2, 2020. — Pool pic via Reuters FREMONT, Sept 23 — …
  • Election 2020: Cannabis question smokes out Kaikōura candidates 23 Sep 2020 02:48 Stuff While some Kaikōura candidates have admitted “personal experience” with cannabis, only two will vote ‘yes’ in next month’s referendum. About 110 people watched as six candidates fielded questions at a pre-election debate at Biddy Kate's Irish Bar in …
  • Tesla Battery Day: Electric Tipping Point Nigh 23 Sep 2020 02:40 Scoop  Elon Musk has announced further improvements to battery technology for Electric Vehicles during its Battery Day event in California today, signalling that price parity between EVs and petrol vehicles is ever closer. Bernstein Research shows that Tesla has …
  • 'Another homerun for the facilities': Unifor-Ford tentative deal includes $2B in investments 23 Sep 2020 02:23 CTV News Windsor DETROIT -- Unifor president Jerry Dias says the union has reached a tentative deal with Ford Motor Company of Canada,which includes security for Windsor. Dias announced the tentative three-year agreement on Tuesday. "I am pleased to announce …