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Marchionne is last to join the EV bandwagon, but can Fiat still compete? (Part 2)

[Follows from Part 1] The Future Vs Marchionne June 2018: methane may not be Fiat’s new technological focus after all. Also, improving traditional Diesel engines is ultimately not feasible, so those will instead be fully scrapped by 2021. The much-derided … Continue reading

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Marchionne is last to join the EV bandwagon, but can Fiat still compete? (Part 1)

Fiat Chrysler’s CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled his last 5-year industrial plan for the Italian-American carmaker a month ago in Turin, Italy. The much anticipated event did not disappoint, as the CEO – now 14 years into his reign at the … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s Tesla “cash burn” theories up for test as make-or-break H1 ’18 comes to an end

It is make-or-break time for both Tesla and its detractors, as an historical first half of 2018 comes to a wrap in the next few days. A Tesla news overload through the past year has resulted in a wild and … Continue reading

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Tesla Model 3 base version looming as Elon Musk unveils AWD and Performance specs

After a long, agonizing wait (at least for a reservation holder like myself), Elon Musk has finally provided some details of the upcoming dual motor all-wheel-drive and Performance versions of the Tesla Model 3, in a series of tantalising updates … Continue reading

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BMW’s iX3 and electrification strategy: too little too late?

The BMW iX3 electric concept car was finally unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show (Auto China 2018) last week. The long touted prototype of BMW’s first electric SUV – derived entirely from the conventional X3 model and expected for sale … Continue reading

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This S3XY chart shows Tesla’s exponential growth in the making

Tesla’s production figures for the first quarter 2018 were released recently and provided great support to the company’s mission to accelerate the adoption of electric cars. Elon Musk’s company is under intense pressure as it strives to ramp up production … Continue reading

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Will Tesla Model 3 be 2018 World’s best selling EV?

Tesla has finally revealed production numbers for Q1 2018 on its website (they can be found here). The much awaited news got analysts and media crunching numbers to obtain guidance on the company’s near term progress and longer term expectations. … Continue reading

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2 years ago I ordered my Tesla Model 3. Should I move on?

Exactly two years ago today, I was preparing to watch one of the most awaited events in the Elon-Musk-age: the Tesla Model 3 reveal. 31st of March 2016 at 8.30pm in California. Touted as the first mass produced, affordable long … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s $200 billion solar bet

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman revealed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding with Japanese group SoftBank to invest $200 billion dollars in the development of a 200 GW solar power plant in Saudi Arabia. You read it right, $200 … Continue reading

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Plans for World’s largest solar plant unveiled in India

India is set to build the largest solar power project in the World, with a proposed capacity of 4,000MW. The Government has announced the massive scheme in a press release by the Ministry for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. The … Continue reading

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