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California is poised for the most massive deployment of electric vehicle chargers across the U.S.

California is poised for the most massive deployment of electric vehicle chargers across the U.S.

California is poised for the most massive deployment of electric vehicle chargers across the U.S.

AlanAug 29, 2016 2:56 PM PT

Tesla Autopilot with new v8.0 software update is able to handle highway interchanges

Tesla Autopilot with new v8.0 software update is able to handle highway interchanges

Version 8.0 with the new off-ramp and highway interchange features bring the Autopilot closer to this vision than ever before.

AlanAug 29, 2016 2:45 PM PT

Chemi Peres makes predictions for Israel’s tech scene

Chemi Peres makes predictions for Israel’s tech scene

TechCrunch had the opportunity to speak with Chemi Peres, co-founder of Pitango Venture Capital, about Israel’s tech scene.

ShellyAug 29, 2016 2:35 PM PT

NHTSA releases raw 2015 traffic fatality data, calls for tech companies to analyze

NHTSA releases raw 2015 traffic fatality data, calls for tech companies to analyze

The NHTSA is offering an open data set of anonymized but detailed info regarding these accidents today, three months earlier than it typically does.

ShellyAug 29, 2016 2:30 PM PT

The Obama administration wants to require electronic speed-limiting devices in big trucks and buses

The Obama administration wants to require electronic speed-limiting devices in big trucks and buses

Speed would be capped at 60, 65, or 68 mph.

ElenaAug 28, 2016 1:25 AM PT

Volkswagen’s 2019 electric car said to get 300 miles on a 15-minute charge

Volkswagen’s 2019 electric car said to get 300 miles on a 15-minute charge

This year’s Paris motor show will host the unveiling of Volkswagen’s first all-electric car, according to an interview with company chairman Herbert Diess in German magazine WirstschaftWoche.

ElenaAug 27, 2016 9:00 PM PT

Google hires Airbnb’s Shaun Stewart to help bring self-driving cars to market

Google hires Airbnb’s Shaun Stewart to help bring self-driving cars to market

Google has a new director at its self-driving car unit: Shaun Stewart, former head of Airbnb’s vacation rentals business, and CEO at TripAdvisor prior to that.

ShellyAug 27, 2016 3:00 PM PT

Spiri’s on-demand carpooling service will use custom EVs and let drivers ride free

Spiri’s on-demand carpooling service will use custom EVs and let drivers ride free

Danish startup Spiri believes urban transportation is still massively inefficient, and it’s setting out to tackle the problem from a few different directions.

PatrickAug 27, 2016 12:30 AM PT

Tesla is working to turn its vehicles into Wi-Fi hotspots, introduces new chip and module

Tesla is working to turn its vehicles into Wi-Fi hotspots, introduces new chip and module

Tesla is at the forefront of the technology in the auto industry as the first automaker to offer over-the-air (OTA) software updates for all its vehicles.

PatrickAug 26, 2016 10:15 PM PT

Median home price in Sparks, Nevada, has increased 42% since Tesla announced its Gigafactory

Median home price in Sparks, Nevada, has increased 42% since Tesla announced its Gigafactory

A recent look at home sales in Sparks, Nevada, where Tesla is building the battery factory, shows that the median home price has increased 42% since the automaker announced its plans for the plant.

AlanAug 26, 2016 7:30 PM PT

Karma Automotive to move HQ and open store in former Kawasaki HQ in Irvine

Karma Automotive to move HQ and open store in former Kawasaki HQ in Irvine

A few weeks after Karma Automotive had an “online unveiling” for its new Revero, the automaker announced that it will move its headquarters to a new building in Irvine, California.

AlanAug 26, 2016 6:30 PM PT

Here’s Baidu’s new all-electric self-driving test car

Here’s Baidu’s new all-electric self-driving test car

Self-driving cars have a tendency to become more adorable as big tech companies iterate their design, and Baidu’s new modified Chery eQ all-electric test vehicle is no exception.

ShellyAug 26, 2016 3:05 PM PT

Tesla releases new charging adapter to connect directly in most dryer outlets

Tesla releases new charging adapter to connect directly in most dryer outlets

Tesla released, or more accurately re-released, a NEMA 14-30 adapter for the Model S and Model X.

MiaAug 26, 2016 11:53 AM PT

Someone is still filing bogus NHTSA complaints about Tesla’s suspension allegedly failing

Someone is still filing bogus NHTSA complaints about Tesla’s suspension allegedly failing

Despite NHTSA looking into the alleged issue and reportedly not finding anything, the Australian in question, Keef Wivaneff, is still filing his bogus NHTSA complaints about Tesla.

MiaAug 26, 2016 11:30 AM PT

AAA study sheds light on AEB systems

AAA study sheds light on AEB systems

The study found that AEB systems are designed to work differently, though that may not be apparent to consumers.

MiaAug 26, 2016 10:25 AM PT

Naval Ravikant on China money into Silicon Valley

Naval Ravikant on China money into Silicon Valley

This trickle could become a tsunami.

ElenaAug 26, 2016 6:30 AM PT

Uber reportedly lost $1.27 billion in just six months

Uber reportedly lost $1.27 billion in just six months

That’s $6.5 million a day.

MiaAug 26, 2016 12:30 AM PT

Tesla is now on Amazon

Tesla is now on Amazon

Tesla is now on Amazon: you can buy accessories and parts, but not the actual vehicles.

ElenaAug 25, 2016 6:30 PM PT

Tesla wins FTC approval for the SolarCity acquisition

Tesla wins FTC approval for the SolarCity acquisition

Tesla received one of the first necessary approval for SolarCity acquisition.

PatrickAug 25, 2016 3:15 PM PT

New EV study praises Tesla, BMW & Nissan for nationwide availability, shames Honda & Toyota

New EV study praises Tesla, BMW & Nissan for nationwide availability, shames Honda & Toyota

A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists praises Tesla, BMW and Nissan for their nationwide availability, and shames Honda and Toyota for their little effort in making plug-in vehicles available.

ShellyAug 25, 2016 11:30 AM PT