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Tesla Bonds Raise More Funds Than Expected

It really comes as no surprise that once again, Tesla raised more money than planned with its recent high-yield junk bond offering. Last week, Tesla set out to raise another $1.5 billion last week via a debt offering. The company aimed to cover the amount through the sale of senior…

12 hours ago by Steven Loveday 19

Why Do Electric Vehicles Only Have 1 Gear? – Video

Engineering Explained, in partnership with the Formula E, explained the topic of a single-gear transmission, a set-up typically utilized in electric vehicles. There are of course examples of two and three speed transmissions, but in general EVs don’t need to change gears, as electric motors still work great with a fixed ratio….

14 hours ago by Mark Kane 16

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Trend – Combustion Engine Out, Electric Motor In

Nikkei recently posted on the latest movement to electric vehicles from the Japanese perspective – “Race underway to perfect successors to internal combustion engine.” The announcement on the ban of conventional petrol and diesel car sales from 2040 in the UK made a big splash worldwide, even though it’s more than 20…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 40

Musk May Be Tesla’s Biggest Fate Risk

What makes Tesla strong is the same thing that makes it weak. As the California-based automaker purposefully whirrs down the straight and narrow, Elon-Pilot keeps it glued to the center of its lane. Not much ping-ponging here. Mileposts erected in CEO Musk’s master plan have clicked by with such regularity,…

1 day ago by Domenick Yoney 27