Month: February 2022

By Maria Merano Posted on February 27, 2022 A recent report from Germany suggests that Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s final approval is expected to be released at the end of this week. A grand opening event, complete with the first deliveries of the Made-in-Germany Model Y, is reportedly being prepared as well.  The information was recently
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Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations has unveiled some stunning carbon-fiber bodied Mustangs in the recent past, and now it’s giving the Shelby Cobra the same treatment. Called the Diamond Edition in honor of Shelby American’s 60th anniversary, it reproduces the design of Shelby’s CSX Cobra replicas in beautiful carbon fiber. The body shell weighs just 88 pounds
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An Israeli nanotechnology startup wants to supersize — and smarten — the conventional head-up display. Spectralics, which has drawn interest and investment from Volvo Cars, has developed a hardware development kit for imaging systems, with a novel thin optical film technology as one of its core components. When integrated into a vehicles’ windshield, the film
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The original Tesla Roadster is quickly becoming a collector’s item. It’s estimated that, after several fires and accidents, only around 2,000 are still in existence. Given Tesla’s dramatic rise to the top of the automotive industry, prices for its first production car are now soaring. Gruber Motors, an independent service and sales company that specializes in
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Hoping to attract more drivers, Uber Technologies Inc. is testing a new earnings algorithm in 24 U.S. cities, allowing drivers to see pay and destinations before accepting a trip. The algorithm also raises the incentives for drivers to take short rides. The changes, now in pilot programs, mark the most wide-ranging updates to Uber’s driver
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By Joey Klender Posted on February 25, 2022 Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) plans to expand its production capacity, along with other factors like surging oil prices that could sway consumers to electric vehicles, have contributed to Daiwa Securities analysts upgrading their outlook on the automaker’s stock. Daiwa analyst Jairam Nathan said Tesla is “best positioned” to
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Two groups expanded with fourth-quarter and first-quarter dealership acquisitions, while a father-and-son duo bought a single store in the fourth quarter. Here’s a look at the deals involving domestic and import brands and dealerships in Florida, Texas and Massachusetts. Butler Automotive Group of Macon, Ga., bought a Toyota dealership in Jacksonville, Fla., in late 2021,
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