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Intel’s Acquisition Of Mobileye To “Accelerate The Future Of Autonomous Driving”

Intel's acquisition of outstanding ordinary shares of Mobileye NV is now complete, which should soon make some of the goals of the acquisition more clear. With that in mind, the newest press release (revealing the completion of the tender offer) states that Intel estimates the "vehicle systems, data, and services market opportunity to be up to $70 billion by 2030."

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Gigafactory Will Produce More Batteries Than the Rest of the World Combined…by a Factor of 2!

As part of the Tesla Model 3 production unveiling tonight, Tesla blew our minds with updates in the pre-event webcast from across the Tesla manufacturing network live including from within the Fremont Factory itself and way out in Sparks, Nevada at the Gigafactory. As part of the Gigafactory update, Tesla shared that when it was [&hellip

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Elon Musk Crowns Marques Brownlee aka MKBHD as Winner of Tesla’s Project Loveday Contest

In advance of the Model 3 Production reveal tonight, Elon Musk tweeted out the winner of Tesla's Project Loveday contest. Technophile Marques Brownlee aka MKBHD took top honors with his fan made commercial depicting a day in the life of a Tesla owner including a chance encounter and drag race against a Lamborghini. 👊 — [&hellip

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Report: VW planning 20 new plug-in models for China

Filed under: With just about everything getting super-sized for China, Volkswagen is following suit with its plug-in vehicle plans for the world's most populous country. VW, Europe's largest carmaker, is looking to sell more than 20 different plug-in models in China within the next four years, Reuters says, citing comments …

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Tea Party Organizer Debbie Dooley Taking Her Advocacy for Solar Energy and Against Utility Monopolies to Florida, Virginia, and Wisconsin

When Debbie Dooley seized the mantle as solar energy's newest and most vocal champion in Georgia last year, solar advocates in other states began wondering how they could replicate her efforts. Well they may have an answer as Dooley is testing the waters in Florida, Virginia and Wisconsin.read more

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More Problems for CSP: Ivanpah Solar Plant Falling Short of Expected Electricity Production

Whether scorched birds are a major issue at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California is a matter of dispute. But the “power tower” solar plant and its owners -- NRG Energy, Google and BrightSource Energy -- might have an even more fundamental problem on their hands: generating adequate electricity. The Mojave Desert plant, built with the aid of a $1.6 billion federal loan guarantee, …