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In this week’s top stories: Tesla Model 3 prototype sightings and new details, GM delays its Chevy Bolt EV rollout into 2017, the latest solar and energy news, and much more.

We kick things off with a few rare sightings of Model 3 prototypes that you might have missed, and we get new details on the upcoming vehicle’s battery and new ‘free long-distance charging’ teased by Elon Musk  this week.

A new law means all electric vehicles in the U.S. will need to emit a sound at up to 19 mph to protect pedestrians starting in 2019, and we give you the details on how Tesla might have a nuanced solution to the problem.

GM officially gives up on a nationwide launch of the Chevy Bolt EV as it commits to a ‘slow’ rollout for next year. A French oil company announces the installation of solar panels at 5,000 gas stations. And Tesla demoes its new self-driving tech in this week’s top video.

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