Articles tagged “tesla”

Rental Cars

Hertz Orders 100,000 Tesla Cars in Effort to Create Electric Fleet

Although electric cars could play an enormous role in the fight against climate change, an important question is how easy will it be for consumers to charge those vehicles? The U.S. needs to improve its charging network infrastructure to encourage more people to buy and drive electric cars.

Hertz Orders 100,000 Tesla Cars in Effort to Create Electric Fleet

Business Travel

Is It Tourism or Is It Remote Work? The Line Is Getting Blurry

Destinations, start spending your marketing dollars on the ultimate repeat visitor — the remote worker.

Is It Tourism or Is It Remote Work? The Line Is Getting Blurry

Business Travel

Tesla and Microsoft Are Looking For Corporate Travel Agencies to Adopt Customized Business Models

There's a lot of rhetoric about the need to find business models that work for everyone, as the viewpoints of Tesla and Microsoft demonstrate, but there has been little action so far.

Tesla and Microsoft Are Looking For Corporate Travel Agencies to Adopt Customized Business Models

Airlines

Norway Pushing to Have Commercial Electric Planes in the Air in 10 Years

Aviation is looking to take a cue from the auto industry, making plans to launch electricity-powered planes. Who better then than Norway, whose drivers love Tesla, to be out front on electric planes?

Norway Pushing to Have Commercial Electric Planes in the Air in 10 Years

Rail

Elon Musk to Build High-Speed Transit to Chicago O’Hare Airport

Chicago is already ahead of New York in connecting its far-away airport to downtown. Cutting that 40-minute train trip down to 12 minutes could produce more demand than these electric vehicles can handle.

Elon Musk to Build High-Speed Transit to Chicago O’Hare Airport

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Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

The sharing economy hardly puts a dent in the fact that most American road trips occur with owned cars. But look out for brands adapting to electric vehicles before driverless cars change things completely.

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

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Americans Fearful of Self-Driving Cars: New AAA Survey

A new AAA survey doesn't bode well for companies like Alphabet and Tesla that are betting big on self-driving cars. The bottom line is that Americans are still freaked out by the idea of not having a real person behind the wheel. Will anything ever ease those anxieties?

Americans Fearful of Self-Driving Cars: New AAA Survey

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Lyft Hires New Chief Operating Officer From Tesla

Lyft is looking to formally launch in Canada this year, so having an experienced chief operating officer on hand is vital. It doesn't hurt that McNeill comes from Tesla, which has pioneered various automated driving technologies.

Lyft Hires New Chief Operating Officer From Tesla

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Chinese Electric Car Maker NIO Gives Tesla Stiff Competition

How will electric cars with batteries that can be swapped out in three minutes impact vacationers on road trips, as well as the taxi, ridesharing, rail, and airline sectors? Perhaps the more pertinent question for now is whether NIO and others will out-innovate Tesla in the electric car arena.

Chinese Electric Car Maker NIO Gives Tesla Stiff Competition

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Tesla Tells Taxis and Ridesharing Companies They Can’t Use Its Superchargers

Tesla has a limited supply of its Superchargers, and this isn't going to have a wide impact for now among commercial operators such as Uber and Lyft, or the taxi industry. Tesla, though, is expanding its reach: It will soon have three Supercharging stations in Manhattan, for example.

Tesla Tells Taxis and Ridesharing Companies They Can’t Use Its Superchargers