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Comedian and actor Robert Webb has quit Strictly Come Dancing due to concerns over his health following an “urgent consultation” with his heart doctor. Two years ago the star underwent emergency heart surgery. He said in a statement: “Although I believed I was fit enough to take on Strictly and its demanding schedule, it became
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Tesla has been spotted deploying the first Megacharger to charge its upcoming Tesla Semi electric truck at Gigafactory Nevada. With the unveiling of the Tesla Semi in 2017, Tesla unveiled its plan to deploy ‘Megachargers,’ a more powerful version of its Supercharger network, to charge its electric trucks. The plan was ambitious. Tesla wanted a new charging
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A shot of a rare underwater spawning that only takes place around a full moon once a year has been named as the winner of this year’s Wildlife Photographer Of The Year competition. Judges said French underwater photographer and biologist Laurent Ballesta’s image, entitled Creation, has an “otherworldly beauty” and reveals a “fleeting moment of
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Tesla has achieved an impressive new delivery record in China, which has greatly contributed to the automaker’s massive delivery expectation beat last quarter. When Tesla announced that it delivered a new record of 241,300 electric cars last quarter, 20,000 more than analysts were expecting, it was clear that great performance from Tesla in China had
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Tesla has officially started its “wider release” of Full Self-Driving Beta in the US, which consists of slowly allowing more owners to download based on their “safety score.” Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta (FSD) enables Tesla vehicles to virtually drive themselves both on highways and city streets by simply entering a location
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George Clooney has told Sky News he’s “hopeful” but “not all that optimistic” that meaningful change will come out of COP26, the UN’s climate change conference, at the end of the month. While the American actor, director and environmentalist acknowledges the US’s failings when it comes to environmental policy, he also says he’s not confident
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Elon Musk is talking about licensing Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” software to other automakers, but the company has yet to deliver the feature to Tesla owners who paid for it. At Tesla’s shareholder’s meeting yesterday, CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla is considering licensing its “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) software to other automakers: I think Tesla’s open
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s delivery record numbers, Model 3 and Model Y prices, TSLA shareholders’ meeting, and more. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and innovative ways that Electrify America is providing freedom for electric vehicle drivers at ElectrifyAmerica.com.
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Tesla owners outside of Europe should finally be able to use public CCS fast-charging stations, as the automaker CCS to Tesla proprietary plug adapter is finally coming. With the launch of the Model 3 and its Supercharger V3 in Europe, Tesla switched its main charging standard to CCS. The automaker ended up launching a CCS adapter
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