Tesla leaks several new hardware updates in code: battery packs, suspension, and more

Tesla is preparing to launch several new hardware updates including, new Model S and Model X battery packs, a new suspension update, and more, based on new code found by a Tesla hacker. more…

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Climate Crisis Weekly: US Treasury Secretary: ‘This is not the doom and gloom issue’

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he’s more worried about Iran than climate change.
  • Why Bernie Sanders’ expensive, radical plan to tackle the climate crisis just might work.
  • Not everyone at Davos is “elite”: Meet the youth climate activists who slept in tents in the snow.
  • And more…

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Tesla will open a European design center in Germany, in addition to US & China

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that Tesla intends to open a product design center in Europe.  The design center would likely be built at the same site as Tesla’s Gigafactory 4 project outside Berlin.

Earlier this month, Musk also announced that Tesla wants to open a design center in China to design cars for the global market.

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Europe and US clash over climate change at Davos

The US and Europe clashed over the climate crisis at Davos on Friday, with US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin saying during the summit’s final panel, “Let’s call it an environmental issue and not climate change.”

This was in response to Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, saying it was of utmost importance to include climate risk in economic forecasts.

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Podcast: Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing, Maxwell acquisition, unintended acceleration, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing potential, Elon Musk comments on Tesla’s Maxwell acquisition, Tesla being under scrutiny due to claims of unintended acceleration, and more. more…

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