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    1. August 29, 2016

      nuTonomy looks to beat Uber at its own game

      In the increasingly crowded global race to put driverless cars on the road, a US start-up stood out from the pack last...

    2. August 18, 2016

      A fork in the road for driverless cars

      Carmakers are at war over the future of driverless technology. Ford has said there is no safe way to combine human and...

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    1. August 16, 2016

      Ford plans mass-market self-driving car by 2021

      Ford says it will build a totally self-driving car by 2021 as it seeks to take the lead in the global race to produce...

    2. August 16, 2016

      German carmakers led by BMW train their sights on Tesla

      A woman crosses a parking lot fitted with two battery charging stations scrubbed of their Tesla Motors’ logos. “You can...

    3. August 15, 2016

      Tesla shifts into reverse on dropping Autopilot label in China

      Tesla briefly removed the word “Autopilot” from its Chinese language website over the weekend, only days after...

    4. August 12, 2016

      Week in Review, August 13

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Airbus criminal probe puts use of...

    5. August 10, 2016

      Tesla crash in China raises concerns on Autopilot claims

      The driver of a Tesla Motors car, which hit another vehicle in China while using the Autopilot function, has accused...

    6. August 4, 2016

      Tesla claims output problems are easing

      Tesla Motors claimed to be making headway in overcoming its recent production problems on Wednesday as it released...

    7. August 3, 2016

      Investors bet China can play tech catch-up with US

      A young Chinese company built around voice-recognition technology this week announced it would soon begin marketing its...

    8. August 2, 2016

      Elon Musk’s vision is a masterclass in communication

      Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a “master plan” for his Tesla electric car company this month. The reviews,...

    9. August 1, 2016

      Tesla/SolarCity: sanity check

      Elon Musk just might be capable of thrift. On Monday, Tesla and SolarCity, who in June said they were pursuing a...

    10. August 1, 2016

      SolarCity accepts $2.6bn bid from Tesla

      Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors, brushed aside criticisms of corporate over-reach and conflicts of interest...

    11. Fast FT

      August 1, 2016

      SolarCity agrees to $2.6bn takeover by Tesla

      Elon Musk’s plans of creating a sustainable energy powerhouse took another big step forward on Monday after the board...

    12. July 27, 2016

      FMC contract underlines rising battery demand for Lithium

      The lithium market received a boost after FMC said it planned to double its output of battery raw material lithium next...

    13. July 26, 2016

      Tesla and Mobileye to part ways after fatal crash

      Tesla is to part ways with Israeli sensor maker Mobileye after their current arrangement ends, leaving the US electric...

    14. July 21, 2016

      Southwest Airlines knocked due to fare pressure fears

      Southwest Airlines shares were knocked on Thursday after the US carrier logged weaker than expected profits and warned...

    15. July 21, 2016

      Tesla Motors: Elon-gated

      Cash is boring. At least compared with rocket ships, self-driving buses and even solar panels and car sharing apps....

    16. July 21, 2016

      Elon Musk outlines lofty goals for Tesla

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, has sketched out a lofty and futuristic vision for his electric car company, as he...

    17. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Tesla exploring heavy-duty truck development

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, on Wednesday sketched out a lofty and futuristic vision for his electric car company,...

    18. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      Musk rules out Autopilot in Pennsylvania Tesla crash

      Elon Musk went back on the offensive on Thursday, defending Tesla Motors’ self-driving car technology, as he ruled out...

    19. July 12, 2016

      Tesla Motors: material world

      It seems reckless for Tesla Motors not to have disclosed a fatal crash involving its “autopilot” when the electric...

    20. July 11, 2016

      Telecoms and utilities lead way to another peak

      Dividend-paying stocks have led the way as Wall Street climbed back into record territory, underscoring investors’...

    21. July 11, 2016

      US autos: Adding new routes

      The low-rise brick buildings on Ford Motor’s River Rouge site, in Dearborn, Michigan, would still be recognisable to...

    22. July 8, 2016

      ‘The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All’, by Chris Goodall

      Bill Gates is a well-meaning billionaire, constantly shelling out large lumps of his considerable fortune to make the...

    23. July 8, 2016

      Lithium: Chile’s buried treasure

      A 600-mile-long strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the snow-capped Andes, northern Chile’s Atacama is the...

    24. July 7, 2016

      Tech needs to be hands-on in helping users with automated future

      Imagine a place where driverless cars roam the streets, intelligent electricity grids regulate the power and everything...

    25. July 6, 2016

      Beware the car that can nearly drive itself

      Joshua Brown died in May when his Tesla sports car drove under a tractor-trailer that turned across his path on a...

    26. July 3, 2016

      Tesla misses delivery targets again

      Tesla Motors has missed its quarterly vehicle delivery targets for the third quarter in a row, as the US electric...

    27. July 1, 2016

      BMW sets 2021 goal for driverless cars

      BMW is aiming to produce fully self-driving cars by 2021 after entering a partnership with US computer chip group Intel...

    28. July 1, 2016

      Tesla reveals first self-driving car death

      A car that was driving itself has been involved in a fatal crash for the first time, after a person at the wheel of one...

    29. June 30, 2016

      Thai start-up tries to outdo Elon Musk in green energy storage

      Piriyathep Kanchanadul flicks a switch to set a bank of light ablaze, fed by electrolyte that shoots round a tentacular...

    30. June 29, 2016

      Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future

      It is a nice dream. You catch the sun’s rays in photovoltaic panels on the roof. The resulting electricity is fed down...

    31. June 28, 2016

      Elon Musk’s grip on SolarCity fans corporate governance fears

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, had a ready answer last week to any suspicions that his proposed $2.5bn purchase of...

    32. June 28, 2016

      SolarCity sets up special panel over Tesla approach

      SolarCity, the solar power company that has received a takeover approach from Tesla Motors, sought to deal with a...

    33. June 24, 2016

      Week in Review, June 25

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Twilio’s New York debut ends US...

    34. June 23, 2016

      Elon Musk’s $1tn goal could be out of this world

      Has Silicon Valley run out of ambition? That uncharacteristic question has been voiced increasingly in tech circles as...

    35. FT Alphaville

      June 22, 2016

      Tesla/Solar City: An exchange of ideas

      Sorry investment banking analyst, you are going to have work this weekend. As the press release explaining the...

    36. June 22, 2016

      Tesla boss Elon Musk tests investors with one-stop energy company

      For shareholders in Tesla Motors, it sometimes seems as though Elon Musk can do little wrong as he raises billions of...

    37. June 22, 2016

      Tesla-SolarCity: storm ahead

      Elon Musk believes there is an advantage to being a vertically-integrated energy production, storage and transport...

    38. June 21, 2016

      Elon Musk to use Tesla to buy out his SolarCity

      Elon Musk has taken a step towards rolling up his different corporate interests, using the high-flying stock of...

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