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Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks in Austin, Texas, on March 10, 2018. Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO Elon Musk is likely one of the most well-known folks within the enterprise world and serves because the CEO of two multibillion greenback firms on the identical time. And that provides as much as loads of stress, as …

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Enlarge / A possible design for an electrical skate. The Boring Company Elon Musk’s two-year-old tunnel digging enterprise has proposed one more challenge within the Los Angeles space: a one-way, roughly 3.6-mile tunnel from loads close to an LA Metro Station to Dodger Stadium. Currently, this concept is only a proposal, and it nonetheless wants …

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The DRACO, a bush aircraft designed and constructed by Mike Patey in 5 months. It makes use of a turbine as a substitute of a piston engine, and might take off in simply 110 toes at sea stage. The DRACO can climb at 4,000 toes per minute and cruise at 180mph. At this yr’s EAA …

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Tesla Not all adaptive cruise management and lane preserving techniques are created equal. That ought to be apparent, however in case it is not, current assessments by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will function proof. On Tuesday, IIHS printed the outcomes of some street and observe testing with a number of completely different makes …

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On Thursday morning, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed freezing gas financial system requirements for passenger automobiles at 2020 ranges, erasing the gradual gas financial system will increase that have been signed into legislation by the Obama administration simply earlier than Trump took workplace. Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt deemed the gas financial system requirements …

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Tesla is creating its personal chips optimized for machine studying, CEO Elon Musk stated throughout a name with buyers on Wednesday. Musk acknowledged the rumored challenge final December however is now offering extra particulars. “We’ve been in semi-stealth mode for the last two to three years,” Musk stated. During that point, Tesla created what Musk …

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Enlarge / One of the earliest households in Waymo’s public trial in Phoenix poses with a Waymo minivan. Waymo is about to launch a pilot program to discover how self-driving vehicles can be utilized together with public transit, the Google self-driving automotive unit introduced on Tuesday. Starting in August, staff of Valley Metro, the company that …

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The release of the Model 3 was supposed to be the moment when Tesla finally made a car that was affordable for the masses. “In terms of price, it’ll be $35,000,” Musk said at the March 2016 Model 3 announcement event. “And I want to emphasize that even if you buy no options at all, …

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Enlarge / An Uber self-driving car in San Francisco in 2017. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber is laying off its safety drivers in Pittsburgh and San Francisco—about 100 people in total. It’s the latest sign that Uber is scaling back its testing operations as it tries to move beyond the March crash that killed a pedestrian …

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Enlarge / The Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) headquarters and manufacturing complex is reflected in a mudflat in Ningde, Fujian Province, China, in January 2018. CATL already sells the most batteries to the biggest electric-vehicle makers in the biggest EV market: China. A Chinese battery company called Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) has chosen a …

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