Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 03:05:24 +0000

All rights to Simon Barke /CTAfter the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

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Tesla — Vertical Integration Is Value Integration

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 07:43:13 +0000

There is nothing vertical in vertical integration, and nothing horizontal in horizontal integration, and the integration is not really what vertical integration is about. In short, it’s a bad name for a complex matter. The last time I intended to write an article about it, something else flew out of the 6 fingers I usually write with and I don’t know really why but people liked it, so therefore I declare it was a good story despite my own opinion, which does not really count. If I learned one thing about writing, it is, trust your readers, follow your fingers, and don’t look back — and most important of all, don’t listen to your own judgement

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Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:20:56 +0000

New Conservative Party leader and incoming prime minister Boris Johnson gives a speech at an event to announce the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest in central London on July 23, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members of his own party as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran.

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Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:06:46 +0000

Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.

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Italian socialist Sassoli to be president of EU Parliament

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 12:48:24 +0000

Italian socialist Sassoli to be president of EU Parliament

Italian socialist David-Maria Sassoli was elected Wednesday to head the European parliament, completing the bloc’s appointment process for its top jobs.

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Iran speeds up uranium enrichment as Mideast tensions mount

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:42:47 +0000

Iran speeds up uranium enrichment as Mideast tensions mount

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Washington.

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