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Tesla Has The Most Aggressive EV Sales Goals, Battery Cost Reductions, & Charging Capabilities, Says IEA

Tesla Has The Most Aggressive EV Sales Goals, Battery Cost Reductions, & Charging Capabilities, Says IEA

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris Electric vehicles are on a major roll, and the International Energy Agency’s annual report on the market makes for lively reading this year. The IEA’s Global EV Outlook 2017 report notes that global plug-in vehicle sales surpassed 750,000 in 2016, bringing the number of battery-powered cars on the world’s roads to …

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Nike’s SNKRS app uses AR to help you buy limited-edition shoes

Nike’s SNKRS app uses AR to help you buy limited-edition shoes

Nike is the latest company to join the augmented reality craze . The sportswear giant has started using the tech to sell limited-edition kicks through its SNRKS app , with the system’s first drop being the Nike SB Dunk High Pro "Momofuku," a model designed in collaboration with renowned chef David Chang . To unlock these sneakers in the application, …

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Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

Tesla’s Electric Vehicle Technology, Explained (Video)

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris We Teslaphiles are familiar with the cool attributes of electric vehicles – the instant torque, the greater efficiency, the regenerative braking – but how many of us really understand how all that stuff works? Anyone who’d like a little deeper understanding of the workings of an electric powertrain, without going to …

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Book Preview: The Tesla Revolution — Why Big Oil Has Lost The Energy War

Book Preview: The Tesla Revolution — Why Big Oil Has Lost The Energy War

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris Everybody seems to be piling on the poor oil barons these days. Just as Tony Seba’s latest paper predicting the doom of the industry is making the rounds, a new book explains their predicament from an even more Tesla-centric perspective. Above: A new book explores Tesla and its potential impact on …

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How To Land One Of Tesla’s Coveted Intern Spots

How To Land One Of Tesla’s Coveted Intern Spots

Originally published on EV Annex . By Charles Morris Those of us who only dimly remember our college days may have an outdated view of what it means to be an intern. Days of tedious trips to the copy machine for no pay? Not in today’s Silicon Valley. According to the web site Glassdoor , interns at Tesla make a …

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Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu

Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu

Andrew Ng, the former chief scientist of Baidu, announced his next venture, Deeplearning.ai , with only a logo, a domain name and a footnote pointing to an August launch date. In an interesting twist, the Deeplearning.ai domain name appears to be registered to Baidu’s Sunnyvale AI research campus — the same office Ng would have worked out of as an …

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Volvo assures efficient electric vehicles under Polestar brand

Volvo assures efficient electric vehicles under Polestar brand

Polestar once represented the pinnacle of performance Volvos. Now, after being spun off, it’ll concentrate on the very same thing, but with more electrical power. Volvo revealed Wednesday that Polestar will be dividing from its parent business. The two will still work with each other however Polestar’s focus will change from constructing hi-po Volvos to something totally different– performance-oriented electric …

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The best hybrid cars save fuel without sacrificing fun

The best hybrid cars save fuel without sacrificing fun

From novel curiosities to an integrated part of the automotive mainstream, hybrid cars have come a long way. That means there are more choices than ever, and that buyers don’t have to give up things like comfort, practicality, or even performance just to have the best fuel economy. There’s no need to buy a good hybrid that isn’t also a …

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Pulling Out Of Car Ownership

Pulling Out Of Car Ownership

An Uber driverless car waits in traffic during a test drive in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP) Is car ownership going the way of the horse and buggy? We’ll look at how ride sharing and driverless cars are turning the way we move. One thing about Americans – they own cars, right? Well, maybe not for long. The U.S. auto industry …

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