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Nikola’s chairman steps down, stock crashes following allegations of fraud

Nikola Corp. founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton is stepping down from the electric truck company effective immediately. This comes in the wake of a report from a noted short-seller accusing

Battery tech superstars JB Straubel of Redwood Materials, Celina Mikolajczak of Panasonic coming to TC Mobility 2020

It was a trickle at first that has evolved into a slow and steady stream. Now, a wave of new electric vehicles is building, promising to deliver an unprecedented number of models to North America, Eur

Daily Crunch: Twitter tightens security ahead of election

Twitter takes preemptive steps to avoid election-related hacks, we check out the new Apple Watches and Facebook launches new business tools. This is your Daily Crunch for September 17, 2020. The big s

Polestar built a better car than Tesla; now it needs to build a better brand

Polestar is a startup in an unusual situation. Polestar has the car. It has the executives. Polestar has factories, partners and distribution channels. It’s set for success in a way most startup

GM to reveal, start taking reservations for Hummer EV on October 20

GM will reveal its GMC -branded electric Hummer on October 20, the same day that the company will also begin taking customer reservations for the new vehicle that it describes as a “super truck.

Elon Musk says Tesla will ‘one day’ produce ‘super efficient home HVAC’ with HEPA filtering

Elon Musk has previously touted the “Bioweapon Defense Mode” boasted by Tesla’s vehicles, which are designed to provide excellent air quality inside the car even in the face of disas

Lucid lets shoppers customize cars like a video game character

Lucid just launched its first production vehicle, and it looks impressive. But let’s talk about the new website, too. It features a remarkable buying experience that lets shoppers build a 3D car onl

Here’s every angle of the all-electric Lucid Air in pictures

After years of development, Lucid Motors took the wraps off the Air, an electric luxury sedan that was unveiled Wednesday in a live-streamed event. The Air combines high-end features with eye-popping

Lucid Motors’ second vehicle is an electric SUV, the Gravity

Lucid Motors provided Wednesday a peek of the next vehicle in its all-electric lineup — an SUV called the Lucid Gravity. The Lucid Gravity follows the Air, a luxury all-electric sedan that was revea

Hear from the CEO of Porsche Cars North America on electrifying the sports car

Few electric cars made a bigger splash than the new Porsche Taycan. As president and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Klaus Zellmer has the tall order of bringing the electric sedan to America and s

Panasonic to expand battery capacity at Tesla Gigafactory

Panasonic is adding another production line to the massive factory it operates with Tesla in Nevada, an expansion that will increase battery cell capacity by 10%. The Sparks facility, dubbed Gigafacto

Tesla shares drop sharply in broader tech sell-off, falling 17% in morning trading

Last Thursday and Friday’s public market sell-off has stretched into this week, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite off 2.5% this morning. But while tech shares are down broadly to start the ho

General Motors takes $2 billion stake in electric truck startup Nikola

Nikola and General Motors today announced a strategic partnership. Through the deal, GM gets 11% ownership in startup Nikola, and will, in turn, produce Nikola’s wild fuel cell pickup truck by t

The Station: Yandex spins out self-driving biz, Ike takes the SaaS road and a solid-state battery startup strikes SPAC

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station

Stocks are selling off again, and SaaS shares are taking the biggest lumps

It was just days ago that cries of “stocks only go up,” and “no it makes sense that Tesla is going up because it split” and other bits of unironic stupidity were the only thing

In ego battle, Lucid Motors claims to beat Tesla with 9.9-second quarter mile

Lucid Motors is set to unveil its production electric sedan next week and it’s clear the company is targeting Tesla . Over the last few weeks, Lucid has teased notable aspects of the Lucid Air, incl

Tesla taps market rally keg, announces $5B stock sale

Tesla said Tuesday it will sell up to $5 billion in new stock as the company seeks to take advantage of an unprecedented run up in its share price. Tesla will sell the shares from “time to time,

Decrypted: Tesla’s ransomware near miss, Palantir’s S-1 risk factors

Another busy week in cybersecurity. In case you missed it: A widely used messaging app used by over a million protesters has several major security flaws; a little-known loophole has let the DMV sell

The Station: Luminar takes the SPAC path and Voyage lifts the hood on its next-gen robotaxi

Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B.

Elon Musk demonstrates Neuralink’s tech live using pigs with surgically implanted brain-monitoring devices

Elon Musk -founded Neuralink has made headlines over the past many years around its efforts to develop a new kind of interface between the human brain and computing devices. On Friday, the company pro
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