Argo AI & Ford Partner With Lyft For Rides In Robotaxi Test Vehicles

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 17:19:03 +0000

Argo AI and Ford announced today that they’re partnering with Lyft to provide rides in their robotaxi vehicles. As many on social media have pointed out, there will be safety drivers in the front seats monitoring the vehicle, at least for now. Rides will begin in Miami later this year, and in Austin next year. […]

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Analysis: Tesla Has Much Less Debt Than Ford & GM, & Much Higher Gross Margin

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 13:34:31 +0000

By Johnna Crider and Daryl Elliott I was recently given some detailed research by Daryl Elliott, who discovered that Tesla has less debt than Ford or GM. All three are American automakers and last year, Tesla went on to have the largest market cap out of those two as well as all other global automakers. […]

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Help Me Develop Ideas For An Electric Or Hybrid RV

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:05:53 +0000

In a previous article, I discussed the economic and practical challenges a future electric RV faces. Unlike commercial vehicles (especially semi-trucks), which bring in a lot of money transporting goods, it’s pretty rare for someone to pay someone else to drive an RV around. On top of that, their large sizes, weights, and aerodynamic inefficiency […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyer Shares Horrible Dealership Experiences: Extreme Price Markups, Random $1000 Dealership Fees, & Enraged Salespeople

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 20:45:18 +0000

YouTube channel Get Energi, which is mostly about electric vehicles and deep dives into the latest EVs on the market, was created by an electrical test engineer whose passion is learning about EVs and sharing them with his audience. In the video below, he shared a horrible buying experience he had at a Ford dealership […]

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Ford’s New Fragrance, Mach-Eau, Aims To Please With An “Animal Element” Fused With Gasoline, Rubber, & Smoky Accords

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 21:43:25 +0000

Many often joke about Tesla CEO Elon Musk starting his own fragrance, but Ford actually did this. Well, the automaker did something similar. It created an air freshener for its Mustang Mach-E GT that is a high-end fragrance “designed to please the nose of any wearer.” The automaker held a survey and found that one […]

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Could Ford’s Mustang Mach-E Reservation Holders In China Be Cancelling & Switching To Tesla’s New, Lower-Priced Model Y?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 00:00:16 +0000

I saw an interesting post from Ray4Tesla last week. Ray pointed out that a WeChat group of Mach-E reservation holders changed the group’s profile name to Model Y as soon as Tesla introduced the new Standard Range RWD variant. “The whole group switched their Mach-E reservations to [Model Y],” Ray tweeted. This led him to […]

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US Auto Sales: Tesla Had Highest % Increase from Q2 2019 to Q2 2021, 5th Highest Volume Increase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 10:57:06 +0000

Another quarter has wrapped up and we have more grand trends in the US auto industry. In the charts and text below, I’m comparing Q2 2021 (the second quarter of 2021) with Q2 2020 and also with Q2 2019. Naturally, year-over-year changes are interesting, but given how unique last year was, I think it’s more […]

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Why The Volkswagen ID.4 Is 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year — I Think

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 13:13:48 +0000

As I revealed and discussed in a recent CleanTech Talk podcast, the Volkswagen ID.4 won the 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year award. This article is another celebration of the vehicle, as well as an explanation of why it won — sort of. One unique thing about our awards is that we pick the finalists […]

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Tesla Lawsuits vs. Other Automaker & Dealership Lawsuits: Who Was Sued The Most?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 12:19:27 +0000

With all of the hoopla surrounding Tesla in the news, it seems that Tesla is always getting sued. Whether it’s a dealership suing Tesla because they don’t want competition on their turf, or for other reasons, each lawsuit is often amplified by the media to the point that it seems that Tesla is the only […]

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