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  • Tesla fires 400 employees for an unknown reason?
    15 Oct 2017

    According to the local news report and a former Tesla employee, the electric vehicle maker fired about 400 employees last week. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of employees leaving the company.  "It's about 400 people ranging from associates to team leaders to supervisors. We don't know how high up it went," said the former employee, who worked on the assembly line and did not want to be identified. Though Tesla cited performance as the reason for the firings, the source ...

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  • The car industry reveals the highest sales since 2005
    03 Oct 2017

    Many drivers scrambled to replace their flood-damaged cars in the past six weeks, as a result the seasonally adjusted annual sales rate for all U.S. light vehicles hit 18,57 million units last month. That was up from 16.14 million in August and well above 16.0 million forecast. It was the highest sales rate since July 2005.  While U.S. sales rose beyond the storm zones, according to automakers and dealers, much of the September gains came after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas. Replacing cars during the recovery in southeast Texas and Florida will boost U.S. new and used auto sales through...

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  • How fast can we expect EVs to increase market share in the U.S.?
    27 Sep 2017

    Rising commitment from major automakers, rapid battery cost declines, strong policy support from state and local governments, and low operational costs have put electric vehicles on track to pass gasoline-powered vehicles. EV sales in U.S. have grown to an average of 32% annually from 2012-2016 and 45% over the year ending June 2017.  Considering these advantages, automakers and investors face several big questions: How fast can we expect EVs to increase market share in the United States?  What penetration will they achieve, by when?  How will these outcomes be affected by ...

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  • Facebook won't make cars, Sandberg says
    14 Sep 2017

    Facebook, the world’s biggest social network doesn’t want to compete with automakers, at least that’s what Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer says. She said it with charm and in a bit of a funny manner, mentioning that Facebook is the only company in Silicon Valley that’s not building cars.  But Facebook is sponsoring a "new mobility world" at the Frankfurt show that brings together carmakers, tech companies and start-ups in areas such as autonomous driving and electric cars. Sandberg's visit to Germany comes after the coun...

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  • Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise in August
    04 Sep 2017

     Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise last month as it solidified its position among the top three plug-in electric cars for which monthly U.S. sales are reported. The Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise last month as it solidified its position among the top three plug-in electric cars for which monthly U.S. sales are reported. In August, Chevy delivered 2,107 Bolt EVs, the first time the car had sold more than 2,000 units in a month after entering the market in mid-December last year.  Close behind was the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, at 1...

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