Month: April 2020

By Eric Ralph Posted on April 30, 2020 SpaceX has won part of a new $1 billion NASA contract to create a custom version of Starship designed explicitly to send space agency astronauts and huge amounts of cargo to the Moon. Incredibly, SpaceX won its Lunar Starship development contract alongside two others awarded by NASA
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Tesla has released a big Autopilot / Full Self-Driving update and this is a big one. I’ll tell you all about it along with other Tesla and electric car news for the week! Support this channel on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/eforelectric! OUR SPONSOR: ❤️ Shop aftermarket accessories for Tesla selection at http://www.Evannex.com – use “EFORELECTRIC” for
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Tesla just released its Q1 2020 earnings report and for the first time ever, the automaker reports a Q1 profit. The main financial details from the Q1 2020 report are as follows: $5.985 billion in revenue Profit of $0.09 per share  And here’s what Tesla was expected to report, according to analysts. Non-GAAP profit per share: Loss
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Finnish energy conglomerate Fortum has agreed to sell the majority of its public charging network operator Fortum Recharge to Infracapital, a subsidiary of investment manager M&G. Fortum Recharge owns approximately 1,300 public chargers, mostly DC fast chargers, and operates an additional 1,400 charging points in Norway, Finland and Sweden. After the transaction Fortum’s ownership in
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FreeWire Technologies, a provider of “power solutions for the grid edge,” has closed a $25-million Series B and venture debt financing round, which was led by existing investor BP Ventures, together with new investors ABB Technology Ventures and Energy Innovation Capital. The financing will support the commercialization of FreeWire’s fast charging technologies. The company’s solutions
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/04/Quick-Charge-4.28.20.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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Ford is about three weeks away from converting reservations for the all-electric Mustang Mach-E into official orders. Mark Kaufman, the vehicle’s global director of marketing distribution, told Electrek that test drives will be critical for a successful launch of Ford’s electric crossover. Therefore, the company is beginning to plan how to get prospective buyers behind
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It was only in February that Czinger introduced its 21C, but the American performance startup already has a faster version of the hybrid hypercar in the offing. A wide-body 21C boasting as much as 1,331 horsepower, or 98 horses more than the regular 21C, is being developed, Jens Sverdrup, the chief commercial officer at Czinger,
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