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Elon Musk floats website where journalists and editors would get ‘credibility score’ 24.5.2018 Washington Post
What began as frustrated swipes at the press during earnings calls last year blossomed into full-blown fury when the billionaire inventor lashed out against the “holier-than-thou” media on Twitter.
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Elon Musk admits Tesla braking flaw 22.5.2018 BBC: Business
Flaws pointed out in a review of Tesla's Model 3 have prompted Elon Musk to make changes.
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UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough' 21.5.2018 BBC: Business
An industry expert says petrol and diesel cars should be banned by 2030 or 2035, not 2040.
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Scott Pruitt, praised for effectiveness, hits procedural, legal snags in his rush to roll back EPA rules 21.5.2018 Washington Post
The delays threaten to tarnish the EPA administrator’s image as an potent warrior in President Trump’s battle against federal regulations, a reputation that has so far saved his job amid an array of investigations into ethical and management lapses.
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Stalls, stops and breakdowns: Problems plague push for electric buses 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When Chinese battery maker BYD Ltd. approached Southern California officials in 2008 touting ambitious plans to build electric cars, local politicians jumped at the promise of thousands of jobs and cleaner air.  

In the nine years since, agencies have awarded BYD grants, subsidies and public contracts...

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Elon Musk doesn’t want anyone slowing down his plan to dig tunnels under Los Angeles 19.5.2018 Washington Post
Elon Musk doesn’t want anyone slowing down his plan to dig tunnels under Los Angeles
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Boom in giant batteries hits another roadblock: Cities' fear of fire 19.5.2018 LA Times: Business

The new era of big batteries has already drawn scrutiny after fiery electric-car crashes across America and Europe. Now, U.S. city planners are worried about the same risk of hard-to-control blazes as these power-storage units make their way into basements and onto rooftops.

“You can have these...

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How tech may trip the Thucydides Trap 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
How tech may trip the Thucydides Trap
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The invasion of the scooter bros: A new tribe whizzes past the haters on Washington sidewalks. 18.5.2018 Washington Post
The invasion of the scooter bros: A new tribe whizzes past the haters on Washington sidewalks.
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Writer and apostle of ‘New Journalism’ who captured extravagance of his times dies at 88 15.5.2018 Washington Post
Wolfe was a master of narrative nonfiction, and his career-defining book, “The Right Stuff,” was an epic account of the idea of heroism in America.
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Bird scooters are ruining Venice 15.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

I am certain that people who ride Bird scooters don’t read newspapers, so we may speak freely here. The reports you read are true: These electric scooters are everywhere — roads, sidewalks, street corners, parking lots, boardwalks, apartment complex hallways — beeping while stationary and whirring...

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Musk's medicine for ailing Tesla: a 'thorough reorganization' 15.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Following another top Tesla executive departure amid production turmoil, Chief Executive Elon Musk said Monday it’s time for a “thorough reorganization” at the electric-car maker.

In a memo to employees, Musk said he’ll be “flattening the management structure.” The goal? “To improve communication,...

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Tesla's Elon Musk overhauls management 14.5.2018 BBC: Business
The carmaker plans to restructure its operations amid concerns about its production schedule.
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The Energy 202: Coal allies call on Trump administration to use emergency powers to boost business 14.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Critics say that saving these plants is not actually a national security imperative.
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Minnesota sheriff's office receives life-saving surprise 13.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An anonymous donor gave the Chisago County Sheriff's Office $10,000 to finish equipping all of its squad cars with automated external defibrillators, or AEDs.
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A timeless classic about a tireless mother — here's to you, Mary Margaret Plaschke 13.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

She was my first reader, my first editor, even my first publisher, her weary fingers tapping out my first words in a darkened basement in the middle of the night.

I was a 13-year-old sportswriter who couldn’t type, so my mother would type my stories for me.

It was always Sunday, always late. She...

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Who’s winning the race to build self-driving cars? 12.5.2018 LA Times: Business

In the race to start the world’s first driving business without human drivers, everyone is chasing Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo.

The Google sibling has cleared the way to beat its nearest rivals, General Motors Co. and a couple of other players, by at least a year to introduce driverless cars to the public....

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Trump, top car executives meet amid struggle over climate rules for automobiles 12.5.2018 Washington Post
Trump, top car executives meet amid struggle over climate rules for automobiles
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Midwestern voters gave Trump a chance. Now, they’re the key to his political future. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
Over the first 15 months of the Trump presidency, The Post visited the Midwest for extended and sometimes repeated interviews with residents. What emerged is a story of how attitudes toward the president have changed, told through the voices of people in a unique part of Trump Nation.
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Purple Line train tests will begin in Maryland in 2020 or after, contractor says 11.5.2018 Washington Post
Purple Line train tests will begin in Maryland in 2020 or after, contractor says
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