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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobile's NYSE debut is an important step

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles started trading on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, marking an important step in CEO Sergio Marchionne’s efforts to turn the company into one of the world's leading automakers. Fiat Chrysler shares fell  slightly in their first day of trading. 

  • Government program that loaned billions to Tesla, Fisker restarting

    The US Department of Energy's $25 billion low-interest loan program may be about to start awarding new loans for the first time since 2011. The program, which handed out loans to Tesla, Fisker, and Ford, assists companies in producing vehicles with higher energy efficiency than the models they replace.

  • What can the Tesla Model S autopilot really do?

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced an 'Autopilot' feature for the Model S that will change lanes for the driver once the signal is turned on. The Tesla autopilot feature will include more capabilities in the future. 

  • Tesla 'D' means 691-HP dual-motor option, autopilot, and more driving range (+video)

    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk’s big announcement regarding the 'D' turned out to be a new dual-motor option for the Model S that provides it with the extra traction of all-wheel drive. The dual-motor option also increases the driving range of the Tesla Model S by about 10 miles.

October 21, 2014

Photos of the day 10/21

Former football player Mark Batchelor speaks on his mobile phone, bearing a photo of the late Reeva Steenkamp, as he sits in court after Oscar Pistorius' sentencing in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius was given a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend, Ms. Steenkamp, last year.

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