Tesla’s Model S has an advanced cruise control feature called Autopilot, which uses cameras and radar to detect the car’s position in lane, the proximity of other cars and the speed limit. It can control the car’s speed and steering to keep it in the middle of the lane, reacting to other cars and changing lanes on command. … [Read more...] about Self-driving cars: who’s building them and how do they work?
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This future, where electric cars are used as a key element of our energy system, is not without potential downsides. Vince said he had concerns about the impact on the car battery’s longevity, though Ovo thinks active management of it could even be beneficial. Thinktanks have warned that just six electric cars in one neighbourhood could cause unplanned drops in voltage if they are not charged at the right times of day. And another worry is the social impact of lots of solar- and electric car-equipped homes reducing their reliance on the power grids. … [Read more...] about Electric cars key to driving change in UK’s energy supply industry
Tesla has burned through more than $2bn in cash so far this year ahead of the launch. A troubled Model 3 launch could heighten the risks for the company, while a steady delivery of Model 3s could generate a stream of cash that would allow Tesla to avoid going again to the capital markets to fund its operations. … [Read more...] about Elon Musk hands over first Tesla Model 3 electric cars to buyers
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