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Australians want in on the $46 billion electric car market but the government is making it basically impossible, according to one expert

Australia is 10-12 years behind the rest of the world’s uptake of electric vehicles, according to e-mobility expert Dr Jake Whitehead. “If they were serious about climate change, they’d be serious about the uptake of electric vehicles,” he said of the government’s approach. Sales figures in China are expected to […]
Australians want in on the $46 billion electric car market but the government is making it basically impossible, according to one expert
Tech

It’s not just Elon Musk — a Tesla board member may have also helped with the automaker’s massive bitcoin purchase

A Tesla board member with an appetite for cryptocurrency may be behind the company’s bitcoin investment. Antonio Gracias is the director of two cryptocurrency companies through his investment firm. Tesla’s $US1.5 billion bitcoin purchase helped the cryptocurrency cruise to record highs. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. […]
It’s not just Elon Musk — a Tesla board member may have also helped with the automaker’s massive bitcoin purchase
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Inside Exxon Mobil’s ‘God Pod’

Happy Friday, and welcome to Insider Energy, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider. Here’s what you need to know: Want to get Insider Energy in your inbox every Friday?Sign up here. You can reach me at [email protected] I welcome feedback and story tips. Our new politics […]
Inside Exxon Mobil’s ‘God Pod’
Markets

Tesla jumps 3% after nearly hitting 500,000 deliveries in 2020

Tesla stock climbed as much as 3.4% in pre-market trading on Monday. Elon Musk’s automaker exceeded its production target of 500,000 vehicles last year, and fell just short of 500,000 deliveries. “So proud of the Tesla team for achieving this major milestone!” Musk tweeted about the news. The electric-car company’s […]
Tesla jumps 3% after nearly hitting 500,000 deliveries in 2020
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Tesla is on a hiring spree to try to reach 500,000 annual car deliveries, and is recruiting part-time staff because it doesn’t have to buy them laptops, according to a report

In the past two months alone, Tesla has hired around 1,000 additional sales and delivery staff across North America, sources familiar with the matter told Electrek. Sales are booming for the electric vehicle company. In October, Tesla posted its most profitable quarter ever. But it must ramp up deliveries if […]
Tesla is on a hiring spree to try to reach 500,000 annual car deliveries, and is recruiting part-time staff because it doesn’t have to buy them laptops, according to a report
Markets

Tesla stock surges after Elon Musk’s electric-car company posts record profits

Tesla’s strong third-quarter earnings sent its stock price up as much as 5.5% in pre-market trading on Thursday. Elon Musk’s electric-car maker delivered nearly 140,000 vehicles last quarter, fuelling record operating income of $US809 million and free cash flow of $US1.4 billion. Tesla’s bosses are aiming to deliver 500,000 vehicles […]
Tesla stock surges after Elon Musk’s electric-car company posts record profits
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Tesla is reporting earnings this week — here’s why analysts predict the automaker will close in on its first-ever annual profit

Tesla reports third-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the markets close. Analysts expect a fifth consecutive profitable quarter for a carmaker that’s now the world’s most valuable, and that’s closing in on its first-ever annual profit. Tesla’s China business has helped it to rapidly recover from the coronavirus shutdowns that rocked […]
Tesla is reporting earnings this week — here’s why analysts predict the automaker will close in on its first-ever annual profit
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The 10 most popular EVs to buy used according to a new study

Tesla leads the US in electric-vehicle sales, but several other brands give it a run for its money on the used market, according to a new study from car search engine iSeeCars. The firm analysed 54,000 used-EV sales to identify the ten most popular electric cars on the secondhand market. […]
The 10 most popular EVs to buy used according to a new study
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Elon Musk says Tesla will release a beta version of its ‘Full Self-Driving’ feature next week to some drivers. It probably won’t make the cars fully autonomous.

Tesla will release a new beta version of its “Full Self-Driving” feature next week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Monday. At Tesla’s “Battery Day” event last month, Musk said that the company had rewritten its Autopilot software and would release a “private beta” soon with “profound” improvements. Despite its name, […]
Elon Musk says Tesla will release a beta version of its ‘Full Self-Driving’ feature next week to some drivers. It probably won’t make the cars fully autonomous.