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Amazon plans to hit Paris climate change goals 10 years early

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Jeff Bezos has announced Amazon will sign up to a climate pledge with the aim of meeting the United Nations Paris Agreement climate goals 10 years early. He said Amazon will hit emission reduction targets by 2040, report its emissions regularly and implement decarbonization strategies. The company will […]

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Seat wants to sell its Cupra Tavascan EV concept some day

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Steve Dent / Engadget After Spanish automaker Seat (owned by VW) spun out the Cupra sport sub-brand last year, it seemed like we were going to see some interesting vehicles from it. That’s certainly the case at the Frankfurt Motor Show, where Seat has unveiled the Cupra Tavascan EV concept. […]

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Tesla wins a tax exemption in China to offset trade-war tariffs (updated)

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS The regulatory body in charge of cars in China has announced several Tesla vehicles will be exempt from its purchase tax, which should help offset an upcoming tariff. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology granted exemptions for more than a dozen Model 3, Model S and Model […]

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Tesla will reportedly raise prices in China again this week

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Aly Song / Reuters Buying a Tesla in China could be more expensive in the very near future. The automaker will increase prices on its cars in the country this Friday, according to Reuters. That potential price lift is said to be in response to the yuan weakening against the […]

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Porsche Taycan will come with a standalone Apple Music app

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Porsche Porsche Taycan owners will be able to play their Apple Music collection directly through the vehicle’s touchscreen display. According to TechCrunch, the automaker has teamed up with Cupertino to integrate Apple Music into the upcoming electric vehicle. It will be the the first time the streaming service is offered […]

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Harley-Davidson offers free charging for its electric motorcycle

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Harley-Davidson’s first electric motorcycle will soon hit the roads, and while the LiveWire will have a longer range than first expected, at 140 miles of city driving on a single charge, you’ll still need to hook it up to a charger once in a while. To help you […]

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Former Tesla employee admits to storing Autopilot source code on his own iCloud

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS A former Tesla employee is being sued for downloading data related to the company’s Autopilot feature and allegedly taking that data to a Chinese rival company. In the court filing, ex-employee Guangzhi Cao admits that he accessed Tesla’s source code and uploaded the files to a personal drive, […]

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Waymo’s Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Waymo Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it’s been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mountain View, California headquarters. During the tests, Waymo has […]

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Elon Musk talks up Tesla’s ‘Cyberpunk truck,’ and 400-mile range EVs

Engadget RSS Feed This year at Tesla’s annual investor’s meeting the conversation went pretty much as we’d expect, with teases of some upcoming products, muttering about negative media coverage and plenty of confidence from CEO Elon Musk. Specifically, he responded to speculation that Tesla is having trouble meeting sales targets by saying that “I want […]

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Hyundai’s Ioniq EV gets a bigger battery and more connectivity

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Hyundai Hyundai is refreshing its Ioniq line-up with the hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric models all getting design tweaks and new features. The EV in particular will get a larger, 38.3 kWh battery pack that has 36 percent more storage capacity than its predecessor. Under the WLTP standard, Hyundai’s target […]

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