Tesla expands electric car share
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 10:36

Tesla expands electric car share


Jaguar's I-Pace and Audi's e-Tron having difficulty

Tesla has managed to expand its electric-car market share, despite two new battery-powered luxury SUVs that have been in US showrooms for the last ten months: Jaguar's I-Pace and Audi's e-tron.

Tesla ordered to stop spinning safety numbers
Published in Transportation


Watchdog growls at Tesla

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has told Tesla to stop embellishing its figures.

Xilinx Alveo U50 adaptable compute is out
Published in AI
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 18:47

Xilinx Alveo U50 adaptable compute is out


Wins against Xeon and Tesla

Xilinx has a data center first strategy that Victor Peng and his team are executing flawlessly so far, and part of that plan is to launch an adaptable compute, network and storage card and call it Alveo U50.

Even humans drive better than Tesla’s automatic pilot
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Consumer Reports warning

Consumer Reports has rubbished a new feature on Tesla cars which will allow them to change lanes automatically saying that it doesn’t work very well and could create potential safety risks for drivers.

Tesla solar cells are being exported
Published in News
Thursday, 16 May 2019 12:18

Tesla solar cells are being exported


The US is not the best place to sell them

The “great majority” of solar cells being produced at the Tesla factory in upstate New York are being sold overseas.

Elon Musk says Lidar is fool’s gold
Published in Transportation
Monday, 29 April 2019 12:22

Elon Musk says Lidar is fool’s gold


Lidars are unnecessary

Tesla has shared a vast amount of details about its FSD (Full Self Driving) dual SoC 14nm computer and said that the 12 ARM core chip has a modest GPU, a custom neural network compute part, while the SoC packs 250 million gates, 6 billion transistors at 260 mm2. More importantly, Elon addressed Tesla’s apparent desire to stay away from Lidars.

Panasonic wants to invest more in Tesla
Published in News
Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:32

Panasonic wants to invest more in Tesla


Quashes rumours that the two outfits had fallen out

Panasonic is looking at further investments in battery production at its Gigafactory venture with Tesla and quashed rumours the two outfits had fallen out.

Tesla Model Y starts at $47K in late 2020
Published in Transportation


And in Europe will cost €56.000 in early 2021

Tesla has announced its next car and simply calls it Tesla Y. This is a higher version of Tesla 3 that has a similar interior - read no interior but a single 15inch tablet - but is slated to have three sitting rows and a range of 300 miles (482 km). Elon doesn’t tell you that a fully self-driving vehicle costs an additional $8,000 in the US and  €9,200 in Europe.

VW to seriously undercut Tesla
Published in Transportation
Friday, 09 November 2018 10:57

VW to seriously undercut Tesla


Plans to sell electric Tesla rival for less than $23,000

Adolf Hitler's favourite car company plans to sell a reasonably priced electric car which should kick Telsa to the curb.

Elon Musk fired as chairman of Tesla
Published in Transportation
Sunday, 30 September 2018 09:44

Elon Musk fired as chairman of Tesla


By SEC, still remains the CEO

Twitter is a dangerous tool and there is no going back when you are followed by millions. Due to his tweet about Tesla becoming a private company, after perhaps an ill-judged tweet, Tesla and Elon have to split a $40 million fine and Elon has to resign as chairman of the board within 60 days.