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


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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OPEI files legal challenge to EPA E15 misfueling rule

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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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How the IBM PC Won, Then Lost, the Personal Computer Market

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On 12 August 1981, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, IBM unveiled the company's entrant into the nascent personal computer market: the IBM PC. The personal computer vastly expanded the number of people and organizations that used computers.

Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec. 2017


Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. million for failing to conduct “timely or adequate background checks” on approximately 8,600, or 95%, of its non-registered associated persons. This prevented the brokerage firm from determining whether those persons could have been deemed unsuitable to work at the firm. The post Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec.

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Audi combines e-scooter with skateboard

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The Audi e-tron Scooter is fitted with the legally required LED lights: a headlight, daytime running light, rear light and brake light. Electric (Battery) Personal TransitAudi has developed a new e-scooter concept to respond to the urban trend towards multi-modal mobility. The Audi e-tron Scooter, combining the advantages of the electric scooter and the skateboard, is designed for sporty riders.

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Opinion: Will Self-Driving Cars Eventually Repossess Themselves?

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New Technology Raises New Legal Questions. Legal Considerations. Even if the technology existed for autonomous repossession to be possible, there would be a few legal considerations. Story by Martin Banks.

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Schaeffler shows micro-mobility bio-hybrid concept; 4-wheel pedelec with roof

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There are already discussions in Germany about opening cycle tracks with a legal speed limit of 40 km/h. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Mobility Personal Transit Urban mobilityAutomotive supplier Schaeffler introduced a new micro-mobility concept during the “auto motor und sport” conference. This study shows how the company envisages a solution for urban individual forms of mobility.

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Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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The 25 experiments address four global megatrends—explosive population growth; an expanding middle class; air quality and public health concerns; and changing customer attitudes and priorities—challenging today’s transportation model and limiting personal mobility, especially in urban areas. Ford engineers are working with HP to track the driving habits of 100 vehicles used nationwide by HP employees for work and personal commuting.

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LowCVP announces winners of Low Carbon Urban Mobility Technology Challenge

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Ecospin is a research, design and development company which has developed the first road-legal, 3-wheeled, stand-on, rear wheel-powered electric vehicle. WeatherVelo specializes in eco-vehicles for personal urban mobility, to bridge the gap between two-wheelers and cars. City car Electric (Battery) Personal Transit Sustainability

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Avis Budget group to acquire car-sharing company Zipcar in cash deal for approximately $500 million

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Citigroup is acting as financial advisor, and Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as legal counsel, to Avis Budget Group. Morgan Stanley is acting as financial advisor, and Latham & Watkins LLP is acting as legal counsel, to Zipcar. Car Sharing Market Background Personal TransitAvis Budget sees car-sharing as a rapidly growing component of the mobility industry, with Zipcar well positioned for the opportunity. Source: Avis Budget. Click to enlarge.

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Adonis launches new electric bike consultation

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A public consultation on the use of small electric personal vehicles, was today launched by Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis. Tags: Green credentials Adonis consultation electric bike law legal path personal The consultation seeks views on new types of vehicle such as electric-assisted bicycles which are not covered by current laws surrounding bicycles and motor vehicles. Currently many such vehicles are not permitted on public highways and cycle paths. [.].

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Ford unveils all-electric F-100 Eluminator concept with new EV crate motor customers can now buy

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Ford owners have personalized, customized and enhanced their vehicles since the beginning—from changing looks to bringing the power. —,Eric Cin, global director, Vehicle Personalization, Accessories and Licensing.

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Electric jet company Lilium partners with Palantir


Over the past ten years, there has been an explosion in the number of companies looking to offer personal electric aircraft to the masses. In their efforts to introduce this electric personal jet, they have partnered with the software giant Palantir.

EV Tax Credit: The Guide Your Car Dealer Doesn’t Want You To Read

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Personalize Your EV Tax Credit. Want to skip the reading and personalize your EV tax credit based on your vehicle, zip code, and income? You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction. Federal EV Tax Credit.

Ex-Tesla engineer accused of theft upset that case is going to arbitration


Tesla alleged that the ex-engineer had downloaded confidential and tightly guarded information about Dojo on his personal devices. . The ex-Tesla engineer’s legal team added that Tesla “cannot have it both ways.” “Now

Porsche presents 3D-printing technology for bucket seats

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That’s why personalized seat shells customised for the driver have been standard in race cars for a long time now. In the long term, the technology will also enable fully personalized solutions if sufficient customers express an interest in this.

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Twitter finally agrees to comply with Elon Musk’s demands over bot data: report


” The firehose is a stream of data comprising over 500 million tweets posted every day, according to a person familiar with the social media platform’s plans. .

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Next generation electric Volvo flagship SUV to come standard with Luminar LiDAR and NVIDIA DRIVE Orin

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An autonomous driving feature for use on motorways, the optional Highway Pilot will be activated for customers when verified safe and legally allowed for individual geographic locations and conditions.

Electric bikes vs electric scooters vs electric mopeds vs electric motorcycles: What’s the difference?

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Personal mobility devices are gaining popularity. Electric bikes, electric scooters, electric mopeds, and electric motorcycles are accessible and efficient personal electric vehicles. This concludes our quick comparison of these popular personal EVs.

SpaceX’s next-gen Starlink plans questioned by a company with zero satellites


In the latest instance of an Amazon-related venture attempting to use regulations and legal routes to suppress competition , Amazon’s Project Kuiper satellite internet venture wants the FCC to dismiss SpaceX’s application for the next generation of Starlink satellites.

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Twitter lawyer dubs Musk’s latest filing as “invalid and wrongful”


Musk’s 13D filing featured a letter from the Tesla CEO which noted that the additional reasons for his efforts to terminate his Twitter buyout deal are “distinct from those bases set forth in the Reporting Person’s July 8, 2022 letter to Twitter terminating their Merger Agreement on that date.”.

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Elon Musk calls on Twitter whistleblower to provide details on spam accounts


Elon Musk’s legal team sent a subpoena to former Twitter security chief turned whistleblower Pieter “Mudge” Zatko over the weekend.

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Elon Musk makes opening remarks in SolarCity trial, defends Tesla’s $2.6B acquisition


Musk commented on questions asked by his attorney, Evan Chesler, initially, stating that the nature of the transaction did not result in any monetary gain for him personally. If this were to occur, it would be one of the largest judgments ever to be decided against one person.

Wall Street Journal stands by Elon Musk affair report: “We are confident in our sourcing”


Musk also noted that legal action against the Journal is “futile.” “Legal action by a public person against a news organization in America is futile.

Tesla investigating executive in internal investigation


Bloomberg noted that the investigation was led by Tesla’s Acting Head of Legal, David Searle. The goal is to determine whether or not a special kind of glass was to be used by Tesla CEO Elon Musk for personal use.

Tesla registers insurance company at Giga Berlin’s address


Tesla Insurance officially has a branch in Germany, located near Giga Berlin in Grünheide. The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority announced Tesla Insurance Limited (Germany Branch) in its April 2021 Journal. .

Twitter files suit against Elon Musk in Delaware court to enforce buyout deal


Twitter claims Musk “refused to honor his obligations to Twitter and its stockholders because the deal he signed no longer serves his personal interests.” On Tuesday, July 12, Twitter officially filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Tesla’s Elon Musk responds to JPMorgan suit with “final warning” — for a 1-Star Yelp review


JPMorgan, however, maintained in its lawsuit that it had no choice but to seek legal action against Tesla. Elon Musk responded to JPMorgan’s legal action by personally providing a “final warning” to the bank.

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SEC charges Volkswagen AG, former CEO Winterkorn with defrauding bond investors during emissions fraud

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According to the SEC’s complaint, from April 2014 to May 2015, Volkswagen issued more than $13 billion in bonds and asset-backed securities in the US markets at a time when senior executives knew that more than 500,000 vehicles in the United States grossly exceeded legal vehicle emissions limits, exposing the company to massive financial and reputational harm.

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5 Steps To Take Immediately After a Truck Accident

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Get Legal Help. By working with an experienced personal injury attorney, you will have someone by your side who will defend your rights and negotiate the best possible settlement offer on your behalf. Tips To Safely Navigate the Aftermath of an Accident.

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Honda begins joint research with Boston University in information security for AI; secure MPC

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In order to enable AI to cooperate with people, personal information about the users must be collected and analyzed. However, MPC’s social benefits cannot be realized unless we design MPC systems whose security and functionality can be comprehended by the executives, directors, and legal advisors of participating organizations, and we automate the secure compilation of legacy applications that were developed in well-known programming paradigms.

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Tesla’s “hardcore litigation department” is already taking shape


Online personalities that alleged “brake failure” incidents issued open apologies after admitting to faking videos , and a Huawei exec who called Teslas “killing machines” was even terminated after Tesla China’s legal complaint. .

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Tesla posts details for 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders: Here’s how to join


Beneficial owners are advised to ask their broker, bank, or organization for a “legal proxy” for the meeting, a copy of which should be sent to

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Self-driving cars move forward. Can we say the same for epileptic driving rights?


The self-driving cars of the future could offer independence and freedom for those who are not legally able to obtain a driver’s license due to their medical conditions.

Golia electric passenger transfer vehicle available in UK

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The electric road-legal bus has a range of up to 50 miles (80 km) on a single charge and is fitted with a two-speed manual gearbox, to help traverse steeper gradients. The battery pack can be fully recharged in just 8-10 hours, or can be swapped out for a spare pack in a matter of minutes, using only one person and a pallet truck. A battery-powered, six-seat passenger transfer vehicle is now available in the UK.

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Tesla sues man for $650k in defamation lawsuit after he won $150k from automaker


Han Chao has posted images of legal documents that indicate Tesla is suing him for 5.05 American electric car company Tesla has decided to sue a Chinese man for $650,000, claiming defamation following his victory against the automaker in a separate lawsuit, where he won $155,000.

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Digital Currency and Trade Systems Are Tearing up the Rules

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One serious concern in this new regime is the deterioration of personal data privacy and the rising power of data holders, both companies and government agencies. The next big thing in global commerce is "trust chain" digital platforms.

Twitter to adopt ‘poison pill’ strategy to fend off Musk’s $43B bid for platform


Wedbush’s Dan Ives believes Twitter’s course of action could be challenged legally. Twitter’s Board will adopt the “poison pill” strategy to fend off Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $43 billion bid to buy the social media platform.

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Tesla Vision, the camera-only strategy for Autopilot and FSD, lands in Europe and Middle East


“Vehicles equipped with Tesla Vision retain the legally mandated crash safety compliance as vehicles equipped with radar.” There’s no question in my mind that with a pure vision solution, we can make a car that is dramatically safer than the average person,” Musk said.

NHTSA calculates US motor vehicle crashes in 2010 cost $871B in economic loss and societal harm

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This includes $277 billion in economic costs—nearly $900 for each person living in the United States based on calendar year 2010 data—and $594 billion in harm from the loss of life and the pain and decreased quality of life due to injuries. More than 90% of this amount is attributable to lost workplace and household productivity and legal costs.

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Taking your electric car abroad: everything you need to know

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There are a few essentials you need to drive abroad legally. As well as personal travel insurance, breakdown cover is another essential you should have. Legal requirements and key considerations. Personal travel insurance & relevant documents. ?

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Mercedes-Benz unveils EQS electric luxury sedan

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This means that, following the purchase and the initial new-car configuration, some of the features of the EQS can be adapted according to personal preferences. Mercedes-Benz unveiled the EQS, the first all-electric luxury sedan from Mercedes-EQ. Earlier post.)

SpaceX President explains termination of employees behind open letter criticizing Elon Musk’s tweets


We solicit and expect our employees to report all concerns to their leadership, senior management, HR, or Legal. SpaceX must swiftly and explicitly separate itself from Elon’s personal brand.

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