Tesla Supercharger Network faces legal challenges in Germany

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As the Tesla Supercharger Network expands worldwide, it faces new legal challenges. According to Electrek , Tesla’s Supercharger Network is facing some legal challenges in Germany, where the chargers do not meet current requirements for EV chargers.

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Tesla loses Head of Legal who oversaw internal purchasing probe

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Tesla has lost its Head of Legal, David Searle, who reportedly left his position at the automaker less than a month ago. Tesla has gone through several Head Legal employees in the past several years.

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Tesla’s new legal head revealed as Twitter prepares to depose Elon Musk

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Tesla has a new head for its legal department, according to recent filings for the Elon Musk versus Twitter case. The new head of Tesla legal is Donna Eskin. She takes on the role of Senior Director of Legal at the company. .

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Tesla boosts its legal team by hiring top securities lawyer

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Tesla’s legal team received a boost last month, with the company hiring Derek Windham, a top securities lawyer, as its senior director and deputy general counsel for corporate and securities.

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Weird Alibaba: Check out this $1,100 ‘street legal’ 3-wheeled electric flatbed truck

Electrek

The biggest downside to all of the cool and wild electric vehicles I regularly find as part of the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week column is that most would never be street legal.

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Ford, BMW, VW, Honda, Volvo back California emissions authority in legal challenge

Green Car Reports

Five automakers have filed a motion to intervene on the side of the EPA, against a legal challenge to California's ability to set its own stricter emissions standards.

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Study: 15% of US alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities involve alcohol under the legal limit

Green Car Congress

A new open-access study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that motor vehicle crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) below the legal limit of 0.08% accounted for 15% of alcohol-involved crash deaths in the United States.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin critics’ latest legal efforts fail again

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Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action. The post Tesla Gigafactory Berlin critics’ latest legal efforts fail again appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Elon Musk’s legal team calls out Twitter over alleged pretrial delays

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s legal team has filed a letter to the Delaware Chancery Court, alleging that Twitter is engaging in unnecessary pretrial delays. As such, Musk’s legal team has requested the court to adopt its proposed schedule , and set the trial date for October 17-21.

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Tesla loses VP of Legal to LiDAR startup Luminar

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Tesla’s longtime Vice President of Legal and Acting General Counsel, Al Prescott, has joined LiDAR startup Luminar. Prescott has worked for years with autonomous cars, acting as a legal expert for companies planning to enter the sector.

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Elon Musk’s Starlink blocked by French court after legal battle with environmental groups

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Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service effectively lost its frequencies in France following a legal battle waged by environmental groups. The post Elon Musk’s Starlink blocked by French court after legal battle with environmental groups appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Street legal Huck Cycles electric motorbikes up to $850 off from $5,150 in New Green Deals

Electrek

The post Street legal Huck Cycles electric motorbikes up to $850 off from $5,150 in New Green Deals appeared first on Electrek.

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Beetle-inspired Ora Punk Cat electric car raises some eyebrows in VW’s legal department

Electrek

A new electric vehicle unveiled by China’s Great Wall Ora brand this week has attracted the interest of Volkswagen’s legal department for its resemblance to the classic VW Beetle.

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Twitter pursues legal action to ensure Elon Musk seals $44B deal

Teslarati

Twitter Board Chairman Bret Taylor announced that the social media company would pursue legal action to ensure Elon Musk seals his $44 billion deal. The social media company intends to force Musk to complete the merger through legal action.

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VanMoof’s dual-motor 31 MPH electric bicycle has over 10,000 reservations, and it’s not even legal

Electrek

” Now the company claims to have surpassed 10,000 reservations, despite the bike reaching a top speed that isn’t legal in most countries. Late last year, VanMoof unveiled the VanMoof V as a high-performance electric bicycle that the Dutch brand referred to as a “hyperbike.”

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Tesla's Legal Team Goes After Model 3 'Brake Failure' Claim

InsideEVs

It seems Tesla is pursuing legal action over the false brake failure claims in China

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Huawei exec who called Tesla “killing” machines fired after China legal team’s complaint

Teslarati

If there is one thing that is evident with Tesla China, it is the fact that its legal team does not hold back. Huawei allegedly received a letter of complaint from Tesla CN legal team. The comments also got the attention of Tesla China , whose legal team promptly went to work.

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LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation to end all legal disputes over EV batteries in US and Korea

Green Car Congress

LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation have agreed to settle all legal disputes relating to EV batteries in the United States and Korea. The companies agreed to withdraw all pending legal disputes in United States and Korea, and agreed to a ten-year non-assertion. As a result, all litigation between the companies, which began in April 2019, is resolved. In this agreement, the two companies agreed to the following terms. SK Innovation will pay LG Energy Solution 2 trillion won (USD $1.8

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Tesla’s Elon Musk called out by Twitter legal for allegedly violating his NDA

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In a post on Sunday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted that Twitter’s legal team called him out for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement. It did not take long before Musk posted an update stating that he just got a call from Twitter legal.

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

Green Car Congress

An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. Target single-charge range for the Luka EV is 300 km (186 miles), with a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and a price below €20,000 (US$22,445). Project aims include quick design and build (less than a year). The project team is using design bodywork from gaming, converted to a Solidworks file. The body is fabricated using FRP (fiberglass); The solidworks file provides the basis for a full-size foam model.

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Tesla widens its legal action against Rivian over alleged theft of battery secrets

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is widening its legal action against fellow electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive Inc., Battery tech is among Tesla’s most closely-held innovations, which makes the company’s new legal action quite understandable. Tesla inc.

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Tesla takes legal action against China driver who alleged “brake failure” incident

Teslarati

Tesla China’s assertive stance against inaccurate reporting and false news continues, with the company recently taking legal action against a Model 3 owner who previously alleged that his vehicle experienced a “brake failure” incident.

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Trevor Milton’s legal team releases statement after Nikola founder indicted for fraud

Teslarati

Trevor Milton’s legal team has put out a statement regarding his indictment on two counts of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud. Milton’s legal team, headed by Lead Counsel Brad Bondi, released a statement following the charges , which the legal team says are false.

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Tesla Giga Berlin critics are taking another stand with some new legal action

Teslarati

In their new complaint, which was retrieved by local news agencies , the NABU and the Green League took issue with the fact that the higher court did not give them enough legal hearing.

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Moke America’s street-legal open-top mini electric cars want to trade high speed for high fun

Electrek

The post Moke America’s street-legal open-top mini electric cars want to trade high speed for high fun appeared first on Electrek. Remember that fun little Jeep-lookin’ Mini Moke from a WWII British military vehicle development program?

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Tesla’s camera-based driver monitoring system triggers legal complaint in Illinois

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Tesla’s legal team, for its part, is yet to issue a response to the complaint. . The post Tesla’s camera-based driver monitoring system triggers legal complaint in Illinois appeared first on TESLARATI.

LiDAR startup lured Tesla’s VP of Legal away with $30m compensation package

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lured Tesla Vice President of Legal Alan Prescott away from the Austin-based electric vehicle leader with a massive $30 million compensation package. Prescott left Tesla last April after just under four years to join Luminar as the company’s Chief Legal Officer.

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Record-Breaking McMurtry Speirling EV To Spawn Road-Legal Variant

InsideEVs

McMurtry Automotive's boss confirms plans for a very limited series of Spéirling road cars that will cost "seven figures

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Legal Study on EU Legislation for Corporate Fleet Electrification

EV Obssesion

By Sam Hargreaves This study examines the legal feasibility of different options for legislative measures that could be put forward by the Commission in order to boost uptake of zero-emission vehicles in corporate fleets.

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Elon Musk links Tesla’s current legal and regulatory troubles to its disruptiveness, lack of ads, and political contributions

Electrek

Elon Musk put its support behind the notion that Tesla’s current legal and regulatory troubles with several government agencies are due to the company’s disruptiveness in several industries, lack of paying for ads, and lack of political contributions.

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Daimler denies DUH charges of emissions data rigging, says evaluating legal options

Green Car Congress

that it had rigged emissions data, Daimler “ sharply ” denied the allegations and said that it was evaluating legal options pertaining to the approach taken and the public assertions made by the DUH. Our engines meet and adhere to every legal requirement. The technical programming of our engines adheres to all legal requirements. We have no knowledge of measurements that indicate our vehicles did not meet legally required standards.

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 mph (330.88 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. The record was certified by the International Mile Racing Association (IMRA). The previous record, which also was held by Genovation, stood at 186.8 mph (300.63 km/h).

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Volkswagen bringing new board member for Integrity and Legal Affairs over from Daimler

Green Car Congress

Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, currently Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Integrity and Legal Affairs, will move to Volkswagen AG in 2016 as Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs. She will join the Volkswagen Group as of 1 January 2016 as the Board Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs.

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DeltaWing to develop GT race car concept; step toward street-legal DeltaWing sports car

Green Car Congress

Expected to appear in 2015, this new DeltaWing Racing Cars project is a major step toward a street-legal two-seat DeltaWing sports car, the company said. In Mat 2014, DeltaWing released a rendering of an application of its DeltaWing aerodynamic and lightweight design architecture as a street-legal, four-passenger car. DeltaWing Technology Group is beginning development of a DeltaWing GT race car concept.

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Continental calls for market-based adaptation of the legal framework to support autonomous driving

Green Car Congress

International automotive supplier Continental is calling for a market-based adaptation of the legal framework for automated driving. Initial success in this regard was seen with the recent modification of the Vienna Convention, which established the legal foundations for partially automated driving. This has established the legal foundation for partially automated driving since control of the vehicle may now essentially be assumed by systems as well.

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We Are Now Legal!!!

DIY Electric Car

EV Grinning, we have just completed our conversion from gas to electric, two weeks ago the Fiero passed it's safety test with no problems. We had the car licensed and plated the following week. We have had a few road tests, trying to find the actual range per charge. We are averaging about 25 km's (15.33 miles) per charge with a charging cost that has averaged about $0.67 and taking about 6 hours to charge @ 10amps per charger from a standard 115 volt ac plug rated at 15 amps.

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Rimac Nevera Becomes Road-Legal As First Unit Gets License Plates

InsideEVs

The photos of the Nevera with Croatian plates were shared by company founder Mate Rimac on social media

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EU starts legal action against Germany, UK for failing to act on diesel emissions

Green Car Reports

But now regulatory agencies in European countries have become caught up in the legal fallout from VW's emissions cheating. The European Union began legal action Thursday against Germany, the U.K., The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to numerous lawsuits against the German automaker in multiple countries. and five other nations. DON'T MISS: Every. Europe emissions lawsuit EU Volkswagen diesel scandal

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EEA: Air pollution in 10 EU countries still above legal limits; road transport and agriculture

Green Car Congress

Air pollution from sources such as transport and agriculture is still being emitted above legal limits in 10 European Union (EU) Member States according to new data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The main reasons for the exceedances are emissions from road transport (NO x ) and agriculture (NH 3 ).

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OPEI files legal challenge to EPA E15 misfueling rule

Green Car Congress

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), along with automakers and marine manufacturers, filed a legal challenge to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Regulation to Mitigate Misfueling” rule which was meant to address concerns about 15% ethanol blends in non-road products and older model-year vehicles.

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Tesla calls out Bloomberg for falsely claiming David Searle left the company

Teslarati

Tesla confirmed that its Head of Legal, David Searle, has not left his position less than a month ago. Tesla’s Legal Department has been increasing its employees. News Featured Tesla Tesla Legal

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DeltaWing Technologies seeking OEM partners for street-legal DeltaWing passenger car

Green Car Congress

released a rendering of an application of its DeltaWing aerodynamic and lightweight design architecture—currently competing in IMSA sports car road races in the form of the DeltaWing race car—as a street-legal, four-passenger car. DeltaWing Technologies Inc.

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Uber CEO Hoped Drivers Would Face Violence at Taxi Protests, According to Leaked Emails

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News Businesspeople Controversies involving Uber Economy of the United States Illegal taxi operation Jalopnik Joe Biden Legality of ridesharing companies by jurisdiction Nairi Hourdajian Olaf Scholz People from California Ridesharing company safety measures Travis Kalanick Uber

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