Electric cars vs Petrol cars

Electric cars were in their heyday back in 1900, but a sudden rise in petrol engine cars, accompanied by battery technology inefficiencies killed electric cars by 1920. However, with recent improvements in battery technology and power electronics, electric cars have made a strong comeback. We will compare these totally different technologies scientifically, and come to […]

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Analyst warns of Tesla’s Autopilot machine learning rendering all other cars obsolete

Before introducing the second generation Autopilot hardware, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that once the first truly self-driving car is available, all other vehicles without the technology will have a “negative value”. Echoing the idea, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said this week that they started warning their clients that if Tesla is successful in […]

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Tesla starts deliveries of the Model S/X 100D – new longest range electric vehicles – after EPA hiccup

Last week, we reported on deliveries of Tesla’s new Model S and X 100D being delayed by a few weeks even though some of the vehicles were sitting in Tesla’s parking lots in stores and service centers. The problem was with the EPA’s certification for the vehicle. We now learn that the issue has been… via […]

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Tesla Autopilot: Insurer claims to take Autosteer usage into account to reduce your bill

A startup insurance company called ‘Root’ is using a mobile app to track its customers’ driving habits in order to offer discounts based on performance. They took noticed of Tesla’s crash rate being reduced by 40% after the introduction of Autopilot based on data reviewed by NHTSA and they now want to offer discounts to […]

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