Consumer Reports stops recommending Tesla 3
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Not reliable

Consumer Reports is pulling its recommendation of the Tesla Model 3, citing reliability issues with the car.

Waymo’s self-driving car can follow hand signals
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Will not run over the cop.

Waymo's self-driving cars will now be able to use AI to detect and respond to the arm movements of a traffic cop as they wave traffic through an intersection.

Germany to extend electric company car tax incentives
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The technology needs to grow

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz plans to extend tax incentives for electric company cars the government’s latest attempt to boost demand for clean vehicles.

Amazon and GM invest in electric truck manufacturer
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Rivian now valued at $1-2 billion

Amazon and General Motors want to invest in Rivian Automotive in a deal that would value the US electric truck manufacturer at between $1 billion and $2 billion.

Starman Tesla Roadster will crash into Earth
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It looks like it was not such a cool idea after all

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster and its Starman pilot are likely to crash into the Earth, according to boffins who have been adding up some less than stellar numbers.