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Chinese electric car company Nio doubles deliveries in 2020 as local competition ramps up for Tesla

  • Chinese electric car start-ups Nio, Li Auto and Xpeng each announced in the last few days that vehicle deliveries surged last year.
  • The U.S.-listed shares of the three automakers have soared over the last several months.
  • As much ground as the start-ups have gained, the numbers still fall far short of Elon Musk’s Tesla, which stepped up its promotions in the country on New Year’s Day and delivered about five times more cars worldwide last year than the three start-ups combined.



a car parked on the side of a building: Employees make checks at an inspection line during a media tour of the Nio Inc. production facility in Hefei, Anhui province, China, on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.


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Employees make checks at an inspection line during a media tour of the Nio Inc. production facility in Hefei, Anhui province, China, on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.

BEIJING — China’s homegrown Tesla rivals are racking up sales in the world’s largest auto market.

Electric car start-ups Nio, Li Auto and Xpeng each announced in the last few days that deliveries surged in 2020 to close

New Car Technology Is Building Us Worse Drivers. But It Does not Have To.

Tesla With Autopilot Hits Cop Car—Driver Admits He Was Observing a Motion picture.” The headline from August was riveting—and effortless for viewers to dismiss as some thing that could never ever take place to them. While an regrettable couple of can switch anything at all you hand them into an put into action of catastrophe, most of us possess the popular feeling to not do something so reckless even though driving new automation-equipped cars and trucks.



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At the very least, we believe we do. But shrug off that headline at your very own peril. The way we are coming up with our new motor vehicle engineering is upending some of our most reliable commonsense understandings—the kinds that we depend on to continue to keep us risk-free. It can make actions that feel acceptable and secure be anything at

Elon Musk reveals Tesla’s plan to be at the forefront of a self-driving car revolution

Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, recently sat down with Tesla CEO Elon Musk to discuss why his electric car company will be at the forefront of the self-driving car revolution, as well as his ambitious plans to open up space exploration.



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Elon Musk. Axel Springer

You can read a transcript of the video below. 

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Mathias Döpfner: Wolfgang Schäuble, a wise German politician said: “If there is an absolute value in our Basic Law at all, then it is the dignity of man. That is inviolable. But it does not exclude that we must die.”

Musk: Everyone dies.

Döpfner: Everyone dies. But dignity is something that should be protected. Even in times of Corona. Did you change any of your views with regard to the virus during your own infection?

Musk: No, honestly.

Döpfner: What is your outlook, let’s

Proud Scots mum hails ‘warrior’ son, 7, for miracle fightback after being hit by car in horror crash

A PROUD mum has hailed her “warrior” son for his miracle fightback from horror injuries he suffered when he was hit by a car.

Sarah-Jayne Plunkett, 39, also paid tribute to hero medics who saved seven-year-old Stephen Edward Torley’s life with an extraordinary brain op.

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Sarah-Jayne Plunkett has hailed her ‘warrior’ son Stephen Edward Torley
The 7-year-old has made a remarkable recovery after being hit by a car

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The 7-year-old has made a remarkable recovery after being hit by a car

Surgeons relieved deadly pressure on his skull by extracting two pieces of bone — then inserted them into his stomach until they were needed.

After waking from a three-week coma, the brave schoolboy had to learn to walk, talk and eat again.

But Sarah-Jayne told how she is delighted with Stephen Edward’s incredible progress since then.

She said: “If you ask him, ‘Show us your muscles’, he flexes his wee bicep.

Stephen Edward had pieces of bone removed from his skull and put in his stomach

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Stephen Edward had pieces of bone removed from