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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Tesla’s Newest Promises Break the Laws of Batteries

Tesla

Elon Musk knows how to make promises. Even by his own standards, the promises made last week while introducing two new Tesla vehicles—the heavy-duty Semi Truck and the speedy Roadster—are monuments of envelope pushing. To deliver, according to close observers of battery technology, Tesla would have to far exceed what is currently thought possible.

Tom Randall and John Lippert | Bloomberg News
November 27, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ryder Teams With Embark, Frigidaire for Autonomous Truck Test

Ryder and Embark worked together on the test TT File Photo

Ryder System Inc. teamed with autonomous technology developer Embark and consumer products manufacturer Frigidaire to run a series of autonomous-driving technology tests in October, carrying Frigidaire refrigerators 650 miles at a time, the three partners said in a statement.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2017
Business

Autonomous Technology Needs US Standards, Volvo Executive Tells Transportation Panel

Drew Angerer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — For autonomous driving technologies to continue to advance, lawmakers will have to approve federal standards that address various regulations at the state level, a Volvo Group executive told a Senate transportation panel July 7.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2015