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Otto who? Tesla is ready to test electric, self-driving big rigs in Nevada and California
Otto who? Tesla is ready to test electric, self-driving big rigs in Nevada and California

You can say a lot of things about Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, but you certainly can't call them slackers. They've crafted a plan for world domination that includes electric cars, self-driving technology, solar power, and energy storage, among other things--and they're not done yet. For Tesla's...Read More»

At the groundbreaking for Faraday Future's production facility in North Las Vegas (April 13, 2016)
Faraday Future or far-off future? Company may not produce cars by 2018 after all

Remember Faraday Future? The company that debuted a 1,000-hp electric car back in January at the Consumer Electronics Show? Well, we have good news and bad news. The good news is, Faraday recently broke ground on a $1 billion production facility in Nevada, not far from the site where the FFZERO1...Read More»

Vegas snow
Tesla Picks Nevada For (Its First) Gigafactory: Announcement Expected Today

For weeks, rumors have circulated about Tesla's new lithium-ion battery "gigafactory" and where it'll be located. According to Bloomberg, all that gossip could come to an end today: Tesla is expected to make an announcement this afternoon, and the location of that announcement is telling: Carson...Read More»

2014 BMW M235i first drive, Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas Police Won't Respond To Auto Accidents Unless Someone's Hurt

When we learned to drive, we were taught that in the event of an accident, we should leave our vehicles just as they were at the time of the collision. Whether we were involved in a wee fender-bender or a major pile-up, we weren't to move our cars, even if they were still driveable. As we got...Read More»

Google's autonomous car
In Nevada, Google Gets America's First Autonomous Car License

Google's self-driving car is now 100% street-legal -- at least in Nevada. Last summer, Nevada passed legislation making it the first state in the U.S. to allow self-driving cars on the roadways. Back in February, a governmental committee announced rules and regulations related to those vehicles...Read More»

Stanford/Audi TTS autonomous Pikes Peak car, aka 'Shelley'
Nevada Green-Lights Self-Driving Cars, Assigns Red Plates

Take a drive down the Las Vegas strip, and there are plenty of things to catch your eye -- flashing lights, brightly colored fountains, pirates. But the most interesting sight of all may be a simple red license plate, because in the not-too-distant future, that'll mean that the car in front of you...Read More»

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