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LeEco sells of land in Silicon Valley to help pay debts

Published: March 18, 2017

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Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Green Automakers , Technology , Crossover , Electric This $260 million injection of cash couldn’t come at a better time. Continue reading LeEco sells of land in Silicon Valley to help pay debts LeEco sells of land in Silicon Valley to help pay debts originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:57:00 EDT


Donald Trump’s tech industry meeting may, or may not, include Elon Musk

Published: December 12, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , United States , Electric Maybe if Trump Tower had a few Superchargers… Continue reading Donald Trump’s tech industry meeting may, or may not, include Elon Musk Donald Trump’s tech industry meeting may, or may not, include Elon Musk originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:52:00 EST


Ford launches self-driving car tests in California in 2016

Published: December 16, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Sedan , Autonomous Ford will use its Silicon Valley lab as a headquarters to begin testing the autonomous Fusion Hybrid on public roads in 2016. Continue reading Ford launches self-driving car tests in California in 2016 Ford launches self-driving car tests in California in 2016 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Uber could be valued at $50B

Published: May 11, 2015

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Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Green , Green Culture , Transportation Alternatives , Smartphone , Technology A new fundraising push could add $1.5 billion to Uber’s pockets and push the company’s valuation past $50B, making it the most valuable startup on the planet. Continue reading Uber could be valued at $50B Uber could be valued at $50B originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 11 May 2015 13:30:00 EST.


Elon Musk says Apple offering $250,000 sigining bonus to poach Tesla employees

Published: February 7, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Read This , Tesla , Technology , Electric Bloomberg has the fascinating story on the hiring competition between Apple and Tesla for Silicon Valley’s talent. Continue reading Elon Musk says Apple offering $250,000 sigining bonus to poach Tesla employees Elon Musk says Apple offering $250,000 sigining bonus to poach Tesla employees originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 07 Feb 2015 18:05:00 EST.


Official: Renovo Coupe electric supercar offers 500 HP for just $529,000 [w/video]

Published: August 15, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in What you’re looking at there, a Shelby Daytona decked out in classic glorious blue with white racing stripes, is the just-revealed, all-electric 2015 Renovo Coupe. Renovo calls it, “America’s First All-Electric Supercar.” We call it dope. Here’s why: powered by a lithium-ion battery pack and direct-drive twin sequential axial flux motors that can spit out 500 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque, the Renovo Coupe will be able to go from zero to 60 in under 3.4 seconds and has a top speed of over 120 miles per hour, Renovo says.


Recharge Wrap-up: EVs poll well in Portland, Tesla seeks office space

Published: August 5, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chevrolet , Tesla Motors , North America , Pacific Region , USA In a poll of drivers in Portland , more than 80 percent said they would be driving an EV in the next 10 years if they weren’t already.


Tango EV is an excellent little sight gag in Silicon Valley [w/video]

Published: May 28, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture I haven’t been watching HBO’s new nerd comedy Silicon Valley , but I should have known that anything from the brain of Mike Judge ( Beavis and Butt-head , Idiocracy ) is likely to be pretty funny. People sure seem to like it , and if a sight gag from the pilot episode is any indication, the producers know how to find the humor in electric vehicles.


Read This: Silicon Valley workplaces rage when there are more EVs than charging stations

Published: January 22, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture Silicon Valley has become a hub of workplace charging .


Study: Tesla Model S is a big hit among the Silicon Valley, Hamptons set

Published: November 5, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Stand up (or rattle your jewelry) if you’re from Water Mill, NY. Be proud, Hamptons dwellers, for you’re the only community outside of California where the Tesla Model S is making a real dent in overall new car sales, says Edmunds . Of the 25 wealthiest zip codes in the US, eight of them have the distinction of having the Tesla Model S as its best-selling car


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