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A daughter of the late entertainer Des O’Connor is taking legal action against the Metropolitan Police after a detective who told her she was “amazingly hot” during an investigation was allowed to keep his job. Kristina O’Connor was sent numerous inappropriate messages by Detective Chief Inspector James Mason after he responded to her report of
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In a sea of Vespa-styled electric scooters coming out across Europe, the newly unveiled Naon Zero-One electric two-wheeler offers a unique and fresh design. The fresh styling just may help differentiate it from the ubiquitous classically designed scooters still commanding significant market share. One look at the Zero-One is all it takes to realize that
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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 an interview with Tesla hater/FSD Beta tester Taylor Ogan, recall of Full Self-Driving Beta’s rolling stop feature, Tesla’s new cathode factory, and more. Remember to also subscribe to Electrek Quick Charge Podcast hosted by Mikey G and Electrek’s
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Volvo and Northvolt announced plans today to build their previously announced battery gigafactory in Gothenburg, Sweden and hired a Tesla executive to lead the new plant. It will have an annual capacity of up to 50 GWh to support the production of 500,000 electric cars per year, with operations aimed to start by 2025. Northvolt
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Lightning eMotors, a specialist in purpose-built commercial EVs and electric conversions, has announced a new agreement with General Motors (GM). Under the terms of the new agreement, Lightning eMotors becomes the first GM Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer (SVM) to develop 100% electric Class 3 through 6 commercial vehicles. Lightning eMotors ($ZEV) is a Colorado-based auto manufacturer specializing in
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Dune has bagged the most nominations at this year’s BAFTA film awards with 11, followed by Netflix western The Power Of The Dog and Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical Belfast. All three go up in the best film category, along with Adam McKay’s climate-comedy Don’t Look Up and Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1970s drama Licorice Pizza. Dune, which
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Earlier this month, Electrek got an invite from ECD Automotive Design to come visit its facility in Orlando and discover how its team builds completely custom 1:1 electric Land Rovers. The company has recently begun building electric versions of its one-of-a-kind vehicles by integrating Tesla motors and battery packs. After a tour of its entire
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Tesla has started to releases a new Full Self-Driving Beta software update (10.10) that includes several changes, including removing ‘rolling stop’, addressing some corner cases, and more. Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta Since October 2020, Tesla has been slowly rolling out what it is calling “Full Self-Driving Beta” (FSD Beta), which is an early version of
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