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Tesla stock dives amid Model 3 pessimism and X crash scolding

Tesla stock dives amid Model 3 pessimism and X crash scolding

Elon Musk's big April Fools' Day joke was that Tesla was going bankrupt, but the chief exec may be struggling to find the funny side today amid stock price slumps and criticism from numerous angles. The automaker is under the magnifying glass again this week over just how many of its more affordable Model 3 electric sedans it managed to pump off the production line as Q1 2018 came to a close.

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Tesla: Autopilot was on – and ignored – in fatal Model X crash

Tesla: Autopilot was on – and ignored – in fatal Model X crash

Tesla has confirmed that Autopilot was enabled on the Model X that crashed, fatally, in California last week, though says the driver ignored multiple warnings before the incident. The crash saw driver Wei Huang collide with a concrete highway lane divider last Friday, March 23. He later died in hospital from his injuries.

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Why Honda’s hidden hybrid makes the 2019 Insight pivotal

Why Honda’s hidden hybrid makes the 2019 Insight pivotal

You can't accuse Honda of sleeping on electrification, but of all the EVs, hybrids, and fuel-cell cars in its line-up, the new 2019 Insight could be both the simplest and the most effective. Revealed in full at the New York International Auto Show this week, the hybrid sedan is, at first glance, hardly eco-thrilling in the grand scheme of things. Indeed, it's far less interesting, technologically speaking, than other cars Honda has launched recently.

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Genesis Essentia first look: Electric lust

Genesis Essentia first look: Electric lust

Genesis is forging its own path, trying to carve out a segment of the luxury market without riding on the coat-tails of Hyundai and Kia, and it needed a figurehead car. That's just what the South Korean automaker delivered at the New York International Auto Show this week in the shape of the Genesis Essentia Concept. While the new 2019 G70 might be the production car, it's an all-electric performance Gran Turismo to which the responsibility to make Genesis a respected brand falls.

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Genesis Essentia Concept is an EV GT to put Tesla to shame

Genesis Essentia Concept is an EV GT to put Tesla to shame

When you're envisaging the modern GT, as the Genesis Essentia Concept does today at the New York International Auto Show, you start with pure-electric and then wrap it in a beguiling shell. It's Genesis' first battery-electric vehicle, though this is no squeaky-clean urban runabout. Instead, the Essentia explores what electrification means to the modern Gran Turismo car.

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Classic Mini gets all-electric conversion

Classic Mini gets all-electric conversion

The new Mini looks cool, but for many fans of the brand, it's the classic Mini that is better looking. Mini has announced that it will be demonstrating its EV appetite at the auto show with a classic Mini car that has been converted to an all-electric car. On the outside, the Mini is all historic, classic style.

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Waymo’s self-driving Jaguar is the luxe autonomy needs

Waymo’s self-driving Jaguar is the luxe autonomy needs

Waymo may not be charging for its autonomous car trials right now, but the company knows that it'll need something more special than a minivan when the digital driver wants paying. Witness, therefore, the news today that Waymo and Jaguar will collaborate to turn the new I-PACE all-electric SUV into the latest self-driving chariot.

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20 new Tesla Semi electric trucks joining FedEx fleet

20 new Tesla Semi electric trucks joining FedEx fleet

FedEx will add twenty Tesla Semi trucks to its fleet, with the delivery firm planning to trial the all-electric big rigs into its FedEx Freight division. The trucks, which were announced last year by the California electric car company, are expected to go into production in 2019.

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2019 Honda Insight official: 55mpg premium hybrid

2019 Honda Insight official: 55mpg premium hybrid

Honda has taken the wraps off its latest hybrid, the 2019 Honda Insight, having teased the upscale gas-sipper in concept form last year. Making its official debut at the New York International Auto Show 2018 this coming week, the new 2019 Insight slots in between the Civic and Accord, and uses Honda's third-generation hybrid gas-electric drivetrain.

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Nissan promises 8 new EVs and 1m yearly sales by 2022

Nissan promises 8 new EVs and 1m yearly sales by 2022

Nissan will target 1m electrified vehicle sales each year by 2022, the Japanese automaker has announced today, though not all of those cars will do away with internal combustion altogether. The plan is part of the company's ambitious "Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022" roadmap, which includes not only EVs and hybrids but a push for autonomous driving, too.

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BMW iX3 all-electric SUV to pave way for i4 EV sedan

BMW iX3 all-electric SUV to pave way for i4 EV sedan

BMW will launch its first all-electric SUV, the BMW iX3, in 2020 the automaker has confirmed. Part of what the German marque has described as a "drive train offensive" toward full scale electrification, the new SUV EV will be previewed at the Beijing Auto Show later this year.

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Nissan’s Reborn Light gives old EV batteries a streetlamp job

Nissan’s Reborn Light gives old EV batteries a streetlamp job

Nissan plans to put old electric car batteries to work again, giving them a second life in off-the-grid solar powered street lamps. The project, dubbed The Reborn Light, aims to give EV components another stab at usefulness, after they're no longer up to the job in transportation.

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