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Tesla fights new claims of cars accelerating by themselves after accident results in 2 deaths

Tesla is facing new claims of cars accelerating by themselves after several accidents in China — especially a recent one that resulted in two deaths and several people injured. Earlier this year, we reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that it is looking into claims that Tesla vehicles have a defect leading to “sudden unintended…
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Why Poland is finally giving up its dirty coal habit

The Polish government announced on Tuesday that it would be making a major pivot away from coal and toward green and nuclear energy. Here’s why. Poland generates a huge 74% of its electricity from coal — second only to Germany in Europe, and it’s the ninth-largest…
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Tesla promises more urban Superchargers in Europe to support growth

Tesla deployed a new urban Supercharger V3 in Berlin and promises to deploy more urban Supercharger stations to support growth in Europe. At first, Tesla’s Supercharger network aimed at enabling long-distance travel between major urban areas by strategically positioning the charging station along major highways. However, as Tesla started releasing cheaper vehicles, more apartment dwellers who…
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Quick Charge Podcast: September 10, 2020

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on…
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Nikola’s (NKLA) house of cards crumbles as GM acts like nothing is happening

Nikola Motors and its founder, Trevor Milton, are scrambling to save face after a research report exposed years of deception. This follows their new deal with GM, who doesn’t seem very concerned about their new partners’ past deception. If you have been following our coverage of Nikola Motors, you know that we have been highly skeptical of the company for some time From the patent trolling…
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EGEB: BP invests $1.1B in offshore wind

Oil giant BP buys 50% stakes in offshore wind company Equinor for $1.1 billion. Zimbabwe bans mining in all of its national parks. The world’s biggest rooftop greenhouse is in Montreal and can feed 2% of the city. Arcadia Power is committed to making clean energy work for…
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Tesla is working on a carbon-neutral nickel supply deal with Giga Metals, report says

Tesla is reportedly in talks to secure a nickel supply for batteries produced in a carbon-neutral way from a Canadian mining company called Giga Metals. During Tesla’s last earnings call in July, CEO Elon Musk pleaded with mining companies to increase their nickel production: Well, I’d just like to re-emphasize, any mining companies out there, please mine more nickel. Okay. Wherever you are…
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