Today

Tesla’s energy division is expanding its energy storage deployment in many markets and now they have been delivering some Powerpacks in the UK.

A new system has been deployed at Manchester Science Park (MSP), which is home to many startups and businesses. expand full story

Yesterday

Legendary chip architect Jim Keller has seen an increasingly important role at Tesla since he joined the company in 2015.

He most recently took over the responsibilities of the Autopilot program after Chris Lattner left and Tesla went in another direction by hiring AI expert Andrej Karpathy to oversee computer vision and AI.

Now we learn that today was Keller’s last day at Tesla as the Autopilot team sees yet another leadership change. expand full story

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Last year, Volvo announced that it was going “all electric“ by 2019, but it was actually only adding electric motors to each model.

Now, the company is clarifying its electrification plans with an announcement that they aim for 50% of sales to be ‘fully electric’ by 2025. expand full story

Green Deals: Rachio 2nd Gen. 16-zone Smart Sprinkler $159 (refurb), more

Today only, as one of its Special Buys of the Day, Home Depot offers the second generation 16-zone Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller in certified refurbished condition for $159 shipped. Originally selling for around $250, we’ve seen this model hit as low as $163 at Amazon in new condition. Rachio’s line of smart sprinkler controllers monitor the weather and offer Alexa/Assistant control. Creating schedules helps cut down on unnecessary watering. A one-year warranty is included with purchase. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

With the countless number of issues that Uber has faced in recent years from regulatory compliance in many markets to major culture problems, people have often been turning to alternatives for ride-hailing services recently.

Lyft has been the main one, but other startups are also seeing opportunities to offer the service in a better way.

One of them is currently emerging in France as an all-electric and socially responsible ride-hailing service. expand full story

Strong government programs and market conditions have led to rapidly growing electric vehicle demand in China and now automakers are launching vehicles exclusive to the market.

Nissan is the latest to get in on the trend with a new Leaf-based electric car. expand full story

Boosted Boards recently unveiled their new lineup of electric skateboards, improving the specs on their longboards and introducing a brand new and more affordable shortboard in two performance variations. Previously offering only longboards, Boosted’s new shortboard poises the company to compete directly with a growing field of smaller shortboard rivals. expand full story

Electric GT, the Tesla racing championship, had a few setbacks that resulted in delays, but they are now apparently ready to start after receiving FIA accreditation earlier this year.

This week, they confirmed their first 10 races for their inaugural 2018-2019 season. expand full story

Words like “premium” and “quality” are thrown around a lot, but every now and again an electric bicycle comes along that is more deserving of these accolades than the rest. Today, that ebike is the Stromer ST5.

The Stromer ST5 is the product of extreme attention to detail and a refusal to cut corners. The result is an ebike with incredible performance combined with features and finish that would surely make even Elon Musk proud. expand full story

Accidents involving Tesla’s Autopilot driver assist system are often making the news, but it’s rare that the near-miss incidents where Autopilot potentially made the difference get much attention.

But now a Tesla owner says Autopilot saved him from a near-miss crash with a semi truck caught on video. expand full story

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