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Malaysia Backs Down on Tesla Deal

Malaysia Backs Down on 100 units Tesla Model S electric vehicle cancelled put on hold EV Geely Proton China

Here’s what (we think) we know   Less than 18 months after the Malaysian government announced that it wants to waive import duties on 100 Tesla electric cars in effort to promote electric vehicles (EVs), the project is now on hold, sources say. At last count, only 16 Teslas had been brought in by Greentech Malaysia thus far, people familiar

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Tax Boost for Sustainable Mobility in the Philippines

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EV Tax Exemption The Philippines is proposing new excise tax law that would exempt electric vehicles (EVs) from excise duty. The proposed exemptions are part of the House Bill 5636, which the House of Representatives passed on May 31, and the Senate Bill 1408 currently under consideration. The proposed law also exempts hybrid vehicles so long as its drive system “consists of

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Self-Driving Car Disengagement Reports Show Technology is Not Road Ready

California Department of Motor Vehicles today released Disengagement Reports from Companies testing self driving cars on California’s public roads. These Reports indicate the self-driving technology is not ready to be deployed without human drivers behind a steering wheel who can take control when the self-driving technology fails, Consumer Watchdog said. “Despite the self-serving hype of the manufacturers, robot technology simply isn’t

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Hackers turn Tesla into a Mind Controlled Vehicle

A group of technologists equipped with a machine learning training program and an EEG headset turned brain activity into driving commands on a Tesla Model S 85D. The Tesla Model S rolled straight for a few feet from one empty spot in the parking garage to another, without a driver behind the wheel, though.  The “driver” sat in the passenger’s seat, donning an EEG

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Freedonia Roofing Expert Weighs in on Elon Musk’s Solar Plans

PRNewswire/ — Tesla founder Elon Musk recently announced plans to revolutionize the US Residential Roofing industry by producing solar shingles in conjunction with SolarCity, a company Tesla is in the process of acquiring. According to Musk, these new roofing shingles represent a significant advance in solar roofing both in terms of aesthetics and cost. SolarCity shingles are designed to look identical to conventional roofing

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State Awards Green Commuter $250,000 State Tax Credit to Expand Electric Car Sharing, Vanpooling Service

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The California Competes Tax Credit Committee has approved a $250,000 state tax credit to Green Commuter to assist the Los Angeles-based company with continued expansion of its innovative electric vehicle car sharing, vanpool and fleet replacement service. Green Commuter is the innovative clean energy company launching and managing a fleet of Tesla Model X electric vehicles in the

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Tesla Self-Driving Car [Video]

Recently Tesla announced that all new Tesla vehicles will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver. Eight surround cameras provide 360 degree visibility around the car at up to 250 meters of range. Twelve updated ultrasonic sensors complement this vision, allowing for detection of both hard and soft

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All Tesla Cars Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware

Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving transportation safety and accelerating the world’s transition to a sustainable future. Full autonomy will enable a Tesla to be substantially safer than a human driver, lower the financial cost of transportation for those who own a car and provide low-cost on-demand mobility for those who do not. As of today, all

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