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Jul 3, 2018

Tesla's all-nighter fails to convince Wall Street

Tesla burning the midnight oil to meet a Model 3 target does not persuade Wall Street it can sustain that production pace.

Jan 30, 2018

Alibaba, Foxconn invest $350m in electric car start-up

Chinese electric car maker Xiaopeng Motors plans to release its first vehicle this year, with investment from Alibaba Group and Foxconn Technology.

Dec 27, 2017

Tesla to make pickup truck after Model Y crossover

Elon Musk promises to build a pickup truck after producing the electric crossover vehicle.

Sep 6, 2017

Nissan takes electric car battle to Tesla

A longer-range version of the Leaf electric vehicle, with 60kWh battery, will be launched internationally next year, says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa.

Apr 18, 2017

Apple receives permit to test self-driving cars

The technology giant secures a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, indicating its plans to get into the autonomous game.

Feb 24, 2017

Tesla's risk-taking foretells need for capital

CEO Elon Musk spooked investors yesterday when he indicated the electric car company could face another cash crunch.

Nov 30, 2016

Carmakers fund European electric car charging sites

Four of the world's top carmakers to invest in fast-charging sites across Europe.

Oct 20, 2016

LeEco unveils car, can't make it drive

The Chinese company made an inauspicious entry into the self-driving electric car race when its prototype car could not make it down the runway.

Oct 17, 2016

Musk moves 'unexpected' unveiling to Wednesday

CEO Elon Musk has said Tesla Motors will reveal a new "unexpected by most" product this week.

Sep 28, 2016

Tipping point threatens electric car pioneers

Battery-powered car pioneers, such as Tesla and Renault-Nissan, will now have to work harder to defend their lead.

Sep 21, 2016

Tesla fixes security bugs after Model S hack

The automaker has rolled out a security patch for its electric cars after Chinese security researchers uncovered vulnerabilities.

Jul 25, 2016

Audi outlines electric car ambitions

The carmaker's electric cars push is part of a strategic overhaul following the emissions scandal at parent Volkswagen.

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