Porsche is planning on taking the fight to Tesla with the upcoming production version of the gorgeous Mission E Concept
, and they’ve officially started the smack-talking.
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McLaren has been designing its Formula 1 racing efforts and sports cars using a virtual reality simulator, and now it’d like to think it could market this to the rest of the automotive industry. That doesn’t mean your next car will drive like a McLaren, though.
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Elon Musk sat down for an interview during Wednesday night’s Code Conference to chat about how life is just a simulation
, the Apple car
, and the government of Mars
. Maybe he’s an alien himself
. But he also hinted about what’s in store for Tesla later this year.
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SpaceX has done it again. For the third time in a row, the Falcon 9 rocket has delivered its payload in the upper atmosphere and returned to earth with a successful vertical propulsion landing on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You. This time SpaceX released the best angle yet of the landing—from the rocket itself all the way from space.
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After breaking ground on a billion dollar factory in Sparks, Nevada earlier this month, Faraday Future is now working a deal on a second facility in Vallejo, California. So—a Bay Area factory and a larger Nevada-based factory. Sound familiar? Oh yea! That’s Tesla’s deal.
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A few weeks ago we saw one Hyperloop start-up company display a small-scale propulsion technology for the 700 mph transportation of our future. Where that company is more focused on cargo transport, the second company, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, is tackling human transport—and it looks a little too cozy.
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