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Nikola Electric Trucks Catch Fire, and Company Suspects Foul Play

Nikola Electric Truck Reignites after Fire in JuneNikola Nikola, the electric truck manufacturer on Friday, reported a fire around its global headquarters in Phoenix. Five electric trucks were burned in the incident, the company confirmed, though no injuries have been reported. The company took to Twitter to announce that it suspects foul play was involved

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Canadian Black Book names Yolanda Biswah its first president

Canadian Black Book has a new president. The data and analytics that specializes in used-vehicle analysis promoted Yolanda Biswah to the newly created position July 1. Biswah was most recently senior vice-president and general manager of Canadian Black Book, which is owned by the US-based Black Book company. “This is a proud, historic Canadian brand,

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Panasonic eyes 3rd NA EV battery plant

Speaking Thursday during Panasonic Holdings Corp.’s annual business strategy briefing, Tadanobu said his company also planned next-generation improvements to its cells. Energy density of Panasonic’s lithium ion batteries should increase to 1,000 watts per liter in 2030 from 800 watts per liter in 2022, he said. Improvements will be applied to a next-generation version of

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Braking defect prompts Tesla’s big recall in China

Tesla eventually issued a public apology after facing criticism from local authorities and state-run media, without acknowledging any defect. The company later released data logs of the vehicle showing it was traveling at 118.5 kilometers per hour (74 miles per hour) just before impact. A separate incident in November 2022 involved a fatal crash with

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Tesla deliveries to measure the effectiveness of price cuts

Tesla Inc. shares are set to mark their best-ever start to a year, buoyed by price cuts across the electric-vehicle maker’s lineup in a bid to boost sales. Investors will soon discover if all the enthusiasm was justified. the Elon Musk-led carmaker is expected to announce quarterly delivery and production figures in early April, providing

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