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Tesla to Build Factory in China

Tesla Headquarters Palo Alto

Tesla is planning a factory in China with a capacity for 500,000 vehicles a year, its biggest step beyond the U.S. so far, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.  Tesla is due to sign a memorandum of understanding with local entities in Shanghai, the people said, asking not to be identified as the …

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Will Easy Riders Go Electric? Harley Thinks So

Electric Harley Davidson

Harley Davidson is making an all-electric motorcycle that will be for sale next year. David Royse | LedeTree In the near future, Hogs may sound a bit different. Harley Davidson announced late last week that it has made an equity investment in California’s Alta Motors, which makes small electric motorcycles, …

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Florida Lawmakers Consider Grant Fund for Smart Mobility Solutions, Autonomous Cars

Transdev Autonomous Shuttle

State grant money would go to local projects that encourage electric or autonomous vehicles or shared transportation solutions, under a measure under consideration by the Florida legislature.  David Royse | LedeTree The proposal would create the “Florida Smart City Challenge Grant Program,” for programs that provide “innovative, smart mobility solutions” …

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Toyota Ramping Up Electric Push

Toyota Fuel Cell Car

All Toyota Vehicles Will Have Fully Electric or Hybrid Version By 2025 Darrell Etherington | TechCrunch Toyota is finally revealing the details of its plan to catch up with some of its rivals on electrification; the automaker has focused primarily on hybrids and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles before now, despite …

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DHL Latest Shipper To Give Tesla Electric Trucks a Try

Tesla Semi Truck

DHL said Tuesday it has preordered 10 of Tesla Inc.’s Semi trucks, joining a growing list of large transportation companies looking to test the all-electric vehicles.  DHL pre-orders 10 trucks; questions about electric trucks’ range, battery weight.  Jennifer Smith | Wall Street Journal DHL Supply Chain, which handles logistics operations for retailers and manufacturers, …

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