Honda CEO: “No demand for EVs”

I do not believe there will be a dramatic increase in demand for battery vehicles, and I believe this situation is true globally. There are issues with infrastructure and hardware. There are different regulations in different countries, and we have to abide by them. But I don’t believe it will become mainstream anytime soon,” he […]

Google to offer Checking Accounts to spy on your spending

Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, becoming the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance. The project, code-named Cache, is expected to launch next year with accounts run by Citigroup Inc. and a credit union at Stanford University, a tiny lender in Google’s backyard. Wall Street Journal Recall this story from last year about how […]

Inside the deal to build Gigafactory Berlin

Bloomberg has a very interesting story about the negotiations between Tesla and local governments over the location of the European Gigafactory: Fresh from his experience building a factory in China, Musk had a demand that was as clear as it was hard to execute for notoriously bureaucratic Germans: to build the site as swiftly as the one […]

Tesla secures permit for Gigafactory Shanghai

With all the talk of Gigafactory Berlin, its sibling Gigfactory in Shanghai may have gotten a little jealous for attention. Tesla Inc. won permission to start mass production at its China factory, clearing one of the last hurdles to begin selling locally built cars in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market. Bloomberg Permits secured baby 😎 […]

These are the top 10 cars traded in for a Model 3

The latest part of Tom Randall’s Model 3 Survey is out, and as usual there are lots of interesting tidbits. In particular, I thought their list of top trade-in cars was interesting. Here’s the top 10: Toyota Prius –– Average $27,080 BMW 3 Series –– Average $46,477 Honda Accord –– Average $25,428 Honda Civic –– […]