Tesla has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over throttling battery capacity. The court hasn’t approved the settlement, but it is expected to be and will include a payment of $625 to each affected Tesla owner. Back in 2019, Electrek reported on several reports from Tesla owners about seeing significant drops in range from 12 to 30
Infrastructure stocks took off late this week as a bill backed by President Joe Biden cleared another key hurdle. Late Wednesday, the Senate voted to advance the infrastructure bill, which includes $550 billion in new spending for such projects as moving the country to clean energy reliance, building roads and rails and expanding internet access.
Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk has said he “had a small heart attack” but will “be back soon” after he collapsed on set earlier this week. The 58-year-old was taken to hospital on Tuesday while filming the Breaking Bad spin-off show in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He tweeted on Friday: “Hi. It’s Bob. Thank you.
A US government watchdog on Friday sided with NASA over its decision to pick a single lunar lander provider, rejecting a protest filed by Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics Inc. The companies had challenged the $2.9 billion award to Elon Musk’s SpaceX for the lander, arguing NASA was required to make multiple awards. The Government
SHANGHAI — Nreal, a Chinese company making glasses for so-called augmented reality experiences, is looking to go public within five years, its CEO told CNBC. “We’re thinking this is really a major tech market and really looking forward to what’s going to happen in the next 10 to 15 years. Very exciting – I think
Tokyo is hot in the summer. That’s why back in the 1964 Olympics they shifted events into October and the athletes enjoyed pretty much perfect temperatures. The average was about 20C (68F). The warmest day was 23.3C (73.9F). Ideal for almost everyone. These Games have been different in so many ways and are on track
Earlier this week CleanTechnica hosted a webinar with several industry experts on the topic of accelerating quality solar development and origination. The live event was moderated by CleanTechnica’s founder and former CEO, Scott Cooney, who chatted with our panelists, Tony Chen, VP Sales at HST; Kelly Snyder, Senior Director of Origination at EDPR North America;
This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s record earnings but coming with delays, a big new Tesla software update, Tesla’s retail shift, and more. The show is back live every Friday at 4 p.m. ET on Electrek’s YouTube channel. As a reminder,
In this article SRG-IT ENEL-IT The CEO of Italian infrastructure giant Snam on Friday outlined a vision for the future of hydrogen, saying the “beauty” of it was that it could be easily stored and transported. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe,” Marco Alverà spoke about how current systems would be used to facilitate the
The Conservatives could be in danger of losing more than a dozen seats in their so-called “blue wall” heartlands, a new poll suggests. YouGov found that voting intention in 53 such constituencies in the south and east of England currently held by the party stood at 44% for the Conservatives, 24% for Labour, 18% for
Two women have been seriously injured after being struck by a falling oak tree as Storm Evert continues to batter the South East of England. The pair, aged in their 20s, were said to have been attending a “private outdoor party” near Heveningham in Suffolk when the incident occurred. It comes as yellow weather warnings
In this article AMZN Amazon drivers begin their delivery routes as workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York prepare to walk off their jobs demanding stepped-up protection and pay after several workers at the facility were diagnosed with COVID-19. Paul Hennessy | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Amazon delivery companies around the
The UK is “closing in on” striking an agreement in principle with New Zealand, the international trade secretary has said. Liz Truss said “great progress” had been made in the sixth round of discussions between the two sides, which took place from 19 to 30 July. “We’re closing in on an agreement in principle, with
Donald Trump’s tax returns must be given to congressional investigators by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the US Justice Department has said. In a memo on Friday, the department’s Office of Legal Counsel said the Treasury should provide the House Ways and Means Committee with the former Republican president’s tax details. The move could bring
Ben Stokes has announced he is to take an “indefinite” break from cricket to ”prioritise his mental well-being”. The England all-rounder will initially miss the upcoming Test series against India. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said it fully supported his decision. Managing director of England Men’s Cricket, Ashley Giles, said: “Ben has shown tremendous
6:07 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — There will be no Golden Slam for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 Friday in the semifinals of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Djokovic was attempting to become the first man to win all four Grand Slam tournaments