Nevada

'IPhone of cars' in self-assembly kits is French entrepreneur's Vegas bet

7:23 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2016

GM and Mercedes-Benz say the next generation of cars will be self-driving and super-connected. A French entrepreneur is betting they'll also come in kits. The cube-shaped vehicles made by France Craft are shipped in a kit and have safety clearance to hit the road in Europe as long as they're assembled by a professional mechanic....
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Bosch sensors will help cars park themselves at 'smart' garages

3:10 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

In recent years, you've been hearing all about “smart” parking garages that will allow you to leave your self-parking vehicle at the entrance. German auto supplier Bosch aims to make them a reality soon....
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Ford seeks out software to connect drones with F-150s

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

Next time a devastating tsunami or earthquake strikes, Ford wants the rapid-response vehicle to be an F-150 pickup with a drone in back....
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Faraday Future's racecar concept packs 1,000 hp

11:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Faraday Future, the Chinese-backed electric-car maker shrouded in mystery for much of 2015, shrugged off the notion that it's peddling vaporware by unveiling a 1,000-hp concept racecar Monday night in Las Vegas ahead of the annual CES technology expo....
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Faraday Future loses battery designer before EV's debut at CES

6:56 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Faraday Future Inc., the electric-car startup backed by Chinese Internet billionaire Jia Yueting, lost its chief battery architect ahead of introducing its concept vehicle at this week's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas....
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CES preview: Auto players offer a glimpse of the future

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

This year at CES, the Chevrolet Bolt and a EV concept from Volkswagen show an industry gambling on an electrified future....
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Faraday picks Las Vegas suburb for $1 billion EV plant

9:59 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2015

Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, selected Nevada for the company’s planned $1 billion U.S. factory....
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Chinese-backed startup targets Tesla with $1 billion U.S. plant

11:52 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015

Faraday Future, the startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, has big dreams of taking on Tesla Motors, starting with a $1 billion investment in a new U.S. factory that will build electric cars starting in 2017....
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Ferrari-Maserati casino dealership reopens in downtown Las Vegas

3:36 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2015

The Ferrari-Maserati dealership formerly located inside the Wynn Las Vegas casino and hotel has been purchased by a downtown Vegas luxury car dealership....
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Tesla says 2 journalists caught trespassing at Nevada plant site

2:20 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2015

Two journalists were caught trespassing at Tesla's $5 billion Gigafactory site in Nevada on Friday, one of whom drove into security employees, the electric carmaker said in a blog post....
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FTC remains vigilant on deceptive dealership ads

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015

After two Las Vegas dealerships agreed last week to settle charges that they used deceptive advertising, the Federal Trade Commission said dealers can expect vigilant enforcement of dealers' practices to continue....
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Tesla's gigafactory buzz takes root in Reno

8:36 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015

Tesla's $5 billion “gigafactory” may be the best thing to happen to northern Nevada since the silver rush of the 1850s and the gaming boom a century later. The company's decision to build the facility in an industrial park east of town is giving the self-proclaimed “Biggest Little City in the World” a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to diversify the economy and transcend Reno's image as a downmarket Las Vegas....
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Tesla gigafactory to get hundreds of Panasonic workers

6:56 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015

Panasonic will dispatch hundreds of employees to Tesla's Nevada gigafactory from this fall to get ready to make lithium ion batteries for electric cars at the plant from next year....
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BLOG: Tesla is all smiles on 'gigafactory' progress

3:00 pm U.S. ET | March 6, 2015

For most car companies, a construction delay is an annoyance. But for Tesla, which is betting the company on a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium ion batteries in Nevada, it's an existential fear....
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