Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Tesla

Yediyurappa welcomes Elon Musk’s Tesla to India, then deletes tweet a few hours later

Tesla has registered as a subsidiary company in Bengaluru and is expected to set up a research and development as well as a manufacturing unit.

Elon Musk says it’s ‘impossible’ to take Tesla private, plans new IPO

Tesla shares have surged eightfold this year and Musk’s net worth has soared by $132.2 billion to $159.7 billion, making him the world’s second-richest person.

Why hybrid cars are grabbing more road than electrics

Automakers are finding the cost of electric vehicle tough to digest, especially after Covid. Hybrids are one compliance solution, if not necessarily the technology transition.

China ignores Elon Musk, pushes ahead with plan to build hydrogen-fuelled auto sector

China's renewed interest in hydrogen could put it further ahead of US in next-generation autos even as President-elect Joe Biden tries to promote clean-car development.

Tesla to start exporting made-in-China Model 3 sedans to Europe

Tesla's Shanghai factory opened for local deliveries at the start of this year. It will start shipping cars to more than 10 countries, including Germany, France & Switzerland.

Elon Musk’s Tesla are headed to India, but there won’t be any green car revolution here

There are less than 500 electric vehicle charging stations in India, when the current need has been pegged at around 2,600.

Elon Musk is now world’s third-richest man, overtakes Mark Zuckerberg

Musk is now worth $115.4 billion as shares of Tesla Inc. continued their unrelenting rally after undergoing a forward stock split.

Elon Musk’s wealth tops $100 billion but Jeff Bezos is worth double that

Musk, now one of four centibillionaires in the world, has seen his fortune grow by $73.6 billion this year, a jump still smaller than Bezos’s, who is up by $87.1 billion.

Europe is building the next Tesla

Nikola Corp., whose market worth is $10.5 billion currently, promises clean energy transport and has been touted as Elon Musk's biggest upcoming contender.

Electric car battery boom hits a sudden slump, but there’s hope for the future

From Silicon Valley labs to Chinese manufacturers, optimism over the lithium-ion battery’s longer-term outlook is undimmed as companies say the battery will become more powerful, cheaper and ubiquitous.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.