Tesla must tell Elon Musk to delete a 2018 tweet, rules US agency
Musk had tweeted: "Nothing stopping Tesla team at our car plant from voting union. Could do so tmrw if they wanted. But why pay union dues & give up stock options for nothing? Our safety record is 2X better than when the plant was UAW & everybody already gets healthcare". The board on Thursday gave the order as part of a years-long legal battle between Tesla and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union.
E-SUV Jaguar I-PACE launched in India, starts at Rs 105.9L
Rohit Suri, President & Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India Ltd. (JLRIL) said: "Jaguar I-PACE is the first all-electric SUV that we've launched in India and it marks the beginning of our electrification journey. With our electrified products, we look forward to playing a significant role in India's electrification drive into the future."
If Tesla spied anywhere, it would shut down: Elon Musk
Addressing the China Development Forum virtually, the Tesla CEO said that spying business is something Tesla would never get involved in. "There's a very strong incentive for us to be very confidential with any information. If Tesla used cars to spy in China or anywhere, we will get shut down," Musk told the forum, The Verge reported on Sunday.
Germany's Porsche posts record revenues in 2020
Porsche's profit before tax also increased to almost 4.4 billion euros in 2020. In total, it delivered more than 272,000 vehicles to customers worldwide, down by three per cent compared to the company's best year ever in 2019, the Xinhua news agency reported. "The financial year 2020 was successful for Porsche -- despite challenging circumstances," said Oliver Blume, chairman of the executive board of Porsche AG, in a statement.
US probes another Tesla Autopilot crash
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) swung into action after the driver of a Tesla Model Y smashed into a state trooper's cruiser near Michigan. Michigan police said the driver was using Autopilot, Tesla's advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS), at the time of the crash, The Verge reported on Thursday.
Mercedes-Benz India launches new E-Class
At present, the E-Class remains Mercedes-Benz India's largest selling model with more than 46,000 units on Indian roads. "We had to advance the launch of the new E-Class owing to the successful run out of the outgoing model much ahead of our planning and for an overwhelming interest for the new model," said Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.
Ford introduces EcoSport SE Featuring at Rs 10.49L
The new variant - Ford EcoSport SE - is priced at Rs 10.49 lakh for petrol and Rs 10.99 lakh diesel variants. The company said that the new variant features design cues borrowed from its American and European peers, where the compact SUV is sold without a rear-mounted spare wheel.
Ola showcases 1st electric scooter, aims 1 cr bikes by 2022
Built over 500 acres in Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, the Ola FutureFactory facility will roll out one scooter every two seconds at full capacity, according to Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO. It will be an integrated manufacturing facility, addressing all needs from the battery to finished goods.
Lexus India launches limited-edition LC 500h at Rs 2.15 Cr
The new LC Limited Edition is inspired by a partnership between air race pilot Yoshihide Muroya and Lexus engineers. It is powered by a naturally aspirated V6 engine pumping out 264 kW brake horsepower and 350 Nm of torque.
Vehicle registrations in January falls over 9% YoY
On Tuesday, data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) showed that over 15.92 lakh vehicles were registered January 2021, compared with over 17.63 lakh units in January 2020. The fall comes after December 2020's registration rose on a YoY basis.