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Trevor Milton looked like the next Elon Musk—and may end up the next Elizabeth Holmes. As the first of his several trials gets under way, the people who exposed him reveal how it all went down.

Great reporting from Bloomberg as they cover the details about the trial of Trevor Milton the founder and chief crook of Nikola Motors. An intriguing story about a shady character, fraud, conspiracy and how investors were fleeced for many millions of $. The article concludes with: In July 2021, about six months after the botched …

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Tesla Supercharger Network expands to 1,000 in UK

With the recent addition of Sidcup Supercharger there are now 1,000 Tesla Superchargers spread across 100-plus UK locations. The 1000th Supercharger is situated in the newly opened London Sidcup Supercharger site at Ruxley Manor with 15 charge points available. The site is accessed from the A20 and offers amenities, such as a restaurant, café, grocery …

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Nissan lowers cost of Home Chargers in Summer sale

Nissan has teamed up with the energy company E.ON to offer generous discounts on electric vehicle home chargers in a special Summer Sale. The offer is available to past and current purchasers of new and used electric vehicles at your local Nissan dealership or via the registration form at EON Energy. It means £350 off the …

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Another dismal month for new car sales with weakest May for 30 years

New UK car registrations fell -20.6% to 124,394 units in the second weakest May since 1992, after the 2020 pandemic-hit market, as supply shortages continued to hamper new purchases and the fulfilment of existing orders, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The decline, compared with the first …

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Another sign that all cars are becoming computers on wheels

Volkswagen’s CARIAD, the Volkswagen Group’s software company, announced this week that it will source chips from Qualcomm to develop autonomous driving software, which the German carmaker has made the backbone of its future strategy. Who is CARIAD? CARIAD is an automotive software company in the Volkswagen Group that is consolidating and further expanding the Group’s software competencies …

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Tesla Model 3 best selling car in Europe during September 2021

JATO reports EV revolution hits new milestone as Tesla Model 3 becomes Europe’s best-selling car in September September was another significant month for Europe’s automotive industry, as new car registrations fell by 25% to just 964,800 units. Dealers continue to face issues with the availability of new cars due to the chip shortage. As a …

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Tesla Giga Shanghai still ramping fast with new production record in September with 56K units.

According to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), Tesla China reported a total of approximately 56,006 units, up 27% month-over-month. In China alone, Tesla sold a total of 52,153 vehicles and exported 3,853 units. The CPCA also reported that Tesla China sold 33,033 Model Y units and 19,120 Model 3 units. These are large numbers …

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