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Alibaba vies for a piece of China’s booming EV market

There’s no lack of news these days on China’s tech giants teaming up with traditional carmakers. Companies from Alibaba to Huawei are striving to become relevant in the trillion-dollar auto industry, which itself is seeking an electric transition and intelligent upgrade as 5G comes of age. State-owned automaker SAIC Motor, a major player in China, unveiled this week a new electric vehicle arm called Zhiji, in which Alibaba and a Shanghai government-backed entity are minority shareholders. The ti...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Asia, China, Tech, Tesla, Shanghai, Alibaba, Tencent, Bmw, Baidu, Audi, Huawei, Smart Cars, State

Colin Hanks, Diane Guerrero, and Nelly Join Buddy Holly Biopic ‘Clear Lake’

Colin Hanks, Diane Guerrero, and hip-hop star Nelly are the latest to join the cast of Clear Lake, the upcoming biopic about the iconic 1950s musician Buddy Holly. Variety reports that Hanks, Guerrero, and Nelly have been added to the Clear Lake cast, joining Irish actor Ruairi O’Connor, who has been cast as the legendary musician. The film, directed by Bruce Beresford, will tell the story of how Holly and other musicians in the late 1950s “gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll.” Hanks, best known for...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, America, Tesla, Elton John, Bruce Beresford, Diane Guerrero, Musical, True Story, Bmg, Raleigh, Holly, Richardson, Easley

REVIEW: The $144,000 Taycan 4S is Porsche's first EV that pairs cosmic speed with eerie electric silence

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S. Kristen Lee/Business Insider The Taycan is Porsche's first EV and comes in three trims: the $104,000 4S, $151,000 Turbo, and $185,000 Turbo S. My 4S loaner came to $143,690 after options. On paper, Porsche's iconic gas-powered 911 Turbo S is faster. But in practice, the Taycan 4S feels like it has warp drive. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The luxury electric car space is saturated with the likes of Tesla, Lucid, Polestar, Audi, and Jaguar. But ...
Tags: Transportation, Germany, Trends, Tesla, Frankfurt, Lewis Hamilton, Porsche, Autos, Jaguar, Epa, EVs, Electric Cars, Warp, Hatch, Volkswagen Group, Macan

Airlines can expect to bleed up to $157 billion in losses until people fly normally again, making 2020 the worst year in aviation history, industry body IATA says

Shutterstock/Philip Pilosian Airlines will rack up losses up to $157 billion until borders reopen safely and a vaccine rolls out, the International Air Transport Association predicted.The loss will be five times the deficit racked up during the 2008 financial recession.The slump in revenue during the pandemic shows airlines will lose $66 for every passenger carried this year, the association said."The history books will record 2020 as the industry's worst financial year, bar none," IATA's ...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Airline Industry, Airlines, ESG, Lazard, IATA, International Air Transport Association, Alexandre de Juniac, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Shalini Nagarajan, Airline bankruptcy, Airline Passenger Disturbance

Warren Buffett joked that he would be 'eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's' if the US government hadn't bailed out the banks in 2008

Warren Buffett loves McDonald's. "Becoming Warren Buffett"/HBO Warren Buffett joked in a CNBC interview in 2010 that he would've faced a fast-food Thanksgiving in 2008 if US authorities hadn't saved the financial system."If the government hadn't acted, I would be eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's," he said.The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO wouldn't mind too much, as he typically picks up breakfast at the restaurant chain on his way to work.Buffett is also the proud ow...
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Warren Buffett joked he would be 'eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's' if the US government didn't bail out the banks in 2008

Warren Buffett loves McDonald's. "Becoming Warren Buffett"/HBO Warren Buffett faced a fast-food Thanksgiving in 2008 if US authorities didn't save the financial system, he joked in a CNBC interview in 2010."If the government hadn't acted, I would be eating Thanksgiving dinner at McDonald's," he said.The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO wouldn't mind too much, as he picks up breakfast at the restaurant chain on his way to work every day.Buffett is also the proud owner of a Mc...
Tags: Hong Kong, US, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Bill Gates, Treasury, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, General Electric, Sam, ESG, Lazard

Bitcoin tumbles by more than $2,000 as cryptocurrency bulls cash in on this month's stellar run

Reuters/Lucas Jackson Bitcoin fell over 10% on Thursday as cryptocurrency traders cashed in on their Bitcoin holdings that have gained 20% in value this month alone. The digital token looked set to hit a record high of $20,000 this week.After such a swift rally, traders said a number of large investors booked profits on their holdings — many of which may have been moved to exchanges to secure a better price."It feels more and more like we're hitting a Bitcoin tipping point," a crypto trade...
Tags: US, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Ethereum, ESG, Lazard, Btc, Kramer, GSR, John Kramer, Shalini Nagarajan, Reuters Lucas Jackson Bitcoin, Ki Young Ju, Ki Young

Goldman Sachs has been employing drones to get a close peek at potential bids before sealing billion-dollar deals during the pandemic

Sebastian Kahnert/picture alliance via Getty Images Goldman Sachs has been using drones to help secure billion-dollar deals during the pandemic.The shift to remote work forced investment bankers to conduct virtual tours of potential acquisition targets for their clients, the bank's co-head of mergers told CNBC."It gives buyers the confidence they need because when you are buying a business, you want to see, touch and feel what you are buying," he said.Over 95% of Goldman's deal transaction...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Trends, Cisco, Tesla, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Goldman, ESG, Lazard, Cnbc, JPMorgan Goldman, COVID, Shalini Nagarajan, Getty Images Goldman Sachs, Sebastian Kahnert

European shares hover around nine-month highs, while gold gets a boost from a weaker dollar and cryptocurrencies slide

Bull and Bear sculptures outside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt. Xinhua/Getty Images European shares held around nine-month highs, led by gains in German stocks, while the dollar eased, which boosted gold. Cryptocurrencies ran into a wall of selling after this week's rally, with Bitcoin down by $2,000 on the day and Ripple's XRP losing as much as 30% on the day. The US Thanksgiving holiday kept trading volumes fairly subdued, with futures showing a modest rise on the day. Visit ...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, US, Trends, Tesla, Frankfurt, ESG, Lazard, GSR, Commerzbank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Amanda Cooper, John Kramer, COVID, Frankfurt Xinhua Getty Images

Tesla recalls nearly 10,000 Model X and Model Y vehicles

Tesla is recalling 9,136 Model X vehicles and 401 Model Y vehicles over separate safety issues.
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Tesla is now worth half a trillion dollars (techcrunch)

Surging Tesla shares have pushed the company’s market capitalization to more than $515 billion, a fivefold increase since the start of the year. The traditionally volatile stock has continued to experience price swings. But since reaching a low for the year in March, Tesla’s share price has been on an upwards trajectory that accelerated in August. Tesla’s share price, which rose 4.6% in morning trading to $545.62, has helped blast its CEO Elon Musk into the upper stratosphere of Bloomberg’s Bil...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Tesla, Bloomberg, Jeff Bezos, Ford Motor Co, Apple Berkshire Hathaway, Kirsten Korosec, Surging Tesla

Elon Musk promoted coronavirus misinformation for months. Then his own infection kept him out of SpaceX's astronaut launch.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has repeatedly criticized coronavirus public-health measures. Susan Walsh/AP; NIH; Photo illustration by Business Insider Elon Musk has promoted unscientific ideas and misinformation about coronavirus case numbers and testing since March. But Musk tested positive for COVID-19 this month, which prevented him from attending SpaceX's landmark astronaut launch. Musk then reached out to an epidemiologist to help him understand PCR testing after months of ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Sweden, Washington Post, Berlin, US, Trends, Tweets, Tesla, Nasa, Analysis, Food And Drug Administration

Best Tesla Model 3 alternatives

Tesla isn't the only company producing electric vehicles. Check out these great electric alternatives to the Tesla Model 3 and hit the road with zero emissions.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Model 3, Buying Guides, Bolt Ev, Ev

Tesla Issues Dual Recalls Covering 9,500 U.S. Vehicles

Tesla is issuing head-to-head recalls covering about 9,500 vehicles over a roof trim that may separate from the car and some bolts connecting the front upper control arm to the steering knuckle that might need to be tightened. While both issues can lead to some disastrous results, the unsecured roof is the larger problem by […] The post Tesla Issues Dual Recalls Covering 9,500 U.S. Vehicles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Tesla, Recalls, Autos, Model X, Tesla Motors, Roof, Model Y, News Blog, Tesla Inc

Tesla Stock Rises Again, Creating Another Problem for Index Funds

Tesla stock is up for the third consecutive day and the sixth time in the seven trading days after the S&P index committee announced...
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‘Superintelligence’ Review: Maybe Melissa McCarthy Should Stop Letting Ben Falcone Direct Her Movies

The first thing you should know about the new film Superintelligence is that it’s being distributed by the WarnerMedia empire. Second, you should know that WarnerMedia does not have ownership in The Late Late Show with James Corden , though the very existence of Superintelligence would seem to imply otherwise. Ostensibly, this comedy is about an average citizen being thrown into a situation where only she can save humanity from a mysterious artificial intelligence. But Superintellig...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Tesla, Features, Netflix, Movie Reviews, Party, James Corden, Bobby Cannavale, Mccarthy, Carol, Melissa Mccarthy, Corden, Falcone, Ben Falcone, Ben Falcone Tammy

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Tesla’ is the Cure for the Common Biopic

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Tesla Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: A biopic of Nikola Tesla that avoids the standard biopic trappings. Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: Tesla had a very, very limited release, and now it’s streaming on Hulu – which is the perfect opportunity for people to discover it. The story of Nikola Tesla has been covered on f...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Tesla, Features, Ethan Hawke, Nikola Tesla, Hulu, Hawke, Edison, Michael Almereyda, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream, Thomas Edison Kyle MacLachlan, Almereyda

Elon Musk Overtakes Bill Gates To Grab World's Second-Richest Ranking

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Elon Musk's year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the world's second-richest person. The 49-year-old entrepreneur's net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla's share price. Musk has added $100.3 billion to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world's 500 richest people. In January ...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Gates, Musk, Microsoft Corp, Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Space Exploration Technologies Corp

Tesla recalls 9,500 cars for steering issues and detaching roof trim

EV maker Tesla has just issued two recalls that cover around 9,500 vehicles, Reuters reports. According to the report and the US’ National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, the first recall relates to the roof trim in 9,136 Model X vehicles from 2016. The recall states the trim may separate from the vehicle due to bolts that may not have been tightened sufficiently and an incorrect use of adhesive. The NHTSA says the front and spine cosmetic roof trim may have been improperly attached t...
Tags: Startups, US, Tesla, Shift, Nhtsa, Reuters, National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration

Tesla is recalling more than 9,000 Model X cars over a cosmetic adhesive that could fly off

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk introduces the falcon wing door on the Model X during a presentation in Fremont, California in 2015. Tesla has filed recall paperwork with US regulators for more than 9,000 Model X vehicles.  The cars have a cosmetic adhesive near the roof and windshield that could come loose, NHTSA said.  The company has struggled with numerous other recalls in recent months, ranging from power steering to electronics and suspension issues.  Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Recall, Model X, Tesla Motors, Nhtsa, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fremont California, Tech Insider, Graham Rapier, Business News Desk

Musk boasts his Semi will have a 621-mile range and a 40-ton payload capacity

In typical fashion, Tesla figurehead Elon Musk has boasted about the range of the EV company’s planned semi-articulated electric truck. According to a report by Electrek, Musk said that the goal is to eventually equip the truck with enough power to travel 621 miles (1,000 km) on a charge. The range will reportedly be achieved thanks to new in-house battery cells and pack technology. [Read: Why this security engineer loves working in infosec] When announced back in 2017, Tesla said that its semi ...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Tesla, Musk, Shift, Electrek Musk

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. US futures point higher after Dow broke 30,000. See what markets are doing after a record-breaking day on Wall Street.2. Tesla's market cap could soon overtake Berkshire Hathaway's. Here's why the...
Tags: Finance, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Berkshire Hathaway, Ecb, Morgan Stanley, Dow, Morningstar, Byron Wien, Brendan Mcdermid, Uber Lyft, Federal Open Market Committee, David Goldsmith, 10 Things Before Opening Bell

Tesla has surged past $525 billion in market value and could soon overtake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Here's why that's astounding

Warren Buffett (left) and Elon Musk (right) Alex Wong/Getty, REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Tesla's market capitalization soared past $525 billion on Tuesday, leaving it within striking distance of the $549 billion market cap of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.Shares in Elon Musk's electric-vehicle company have rocketed up more than 500% this year, while Berkshire stock has only risen 2.4%.The similarity in market caps is surprising, given Berkshire earned $255 billion in revenue last year, mo...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Dow Jones, Berkshire, Musk, Buffett, Morningstar, Alex Wong Getty, Berkshire Hathaway Here, Burlington Northern, Theron Mohamed

Elon Musk plans ‘world’s biggest battery factory’ at Tesla plant near Berlin

Tesla CEO wants to build battery plant on same site as his Brandenburg Gigafactory.
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Elon Musk hints at Tesla hatchback model for Europe

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has suggested that his firm could launch a new hatchback model in Europe in the future.
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, Tesla, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk

10 things in tech you need to know today

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Facebook briefly prioritized established news sites. In the days after the US election, Fac...
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Elon Musk Shares Battery & Vehicle Updates At European Conference

At the European Conference on Batteries, Elon Musk just shared a Tesla battery update
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Elon Musk Talks New Tesla Model In Europe

Elon Musk made rare comments about a new Tesla vehicle to be designed in Berlin, adding that the reason behind the new vehicle program is to attract new talent from Europe: "I think there's a lot of talent, talented designers and engineers, in Europe. And a lot of the best people, they want to work somewhere where they are doing original design work. They don't want to just be doing the European version of something that was designed in California. So, I think it's important in order to attract ...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, California, Germany, Berlin, US, Tech, Tesla, Musk, Electrek, Gigafactory Berlin, Elon Musk Talks New Tesla

Dow closes above 30,000 for first time ever on Biden-transition rally

Getty Images / Scott Olson US equities jumped on Tuesday after the General Services Administration's ascertainment of President-elect Joe Biden's victory lifted investor sentiments.The Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 30,000 for the first time, marking a rapid comeback from the index's low of 18,213 in March.The GSA announced on Monday that it would provide the "resources and services" needed to start Biden's transition to the White House. It was the clearest sign yet that the Tr...
Tags: Elon Musk, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Treasury, General Services Administration, Astrazeneca, Oil Price, Janet Yellen, Biden, Donald Trump