Cree joins Volkswagen’s FAST program to provide silicon carbide


Automotive manufacturer Volkswagen Group has selected Cree as the exclusive provider of silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors for its Future Automotive Supply Tracks (FAST) program. Founded in 2015, FAST aims to optimize the collaboration between Volkswagen and its suppliers. According to Cree, the use of SiC semiconductors makes EVs more efficient, allowing for reduced costs, quicker… Read more »

SpaceX Falcon 9 and $1B satellite trio set for first California launch in months

After the better part of both half a year of launch delays and launch pad inactivity, SpaceX and Falcon 9 are ready to return the company’s California-based SLC-4 facilities to action with the launch of the $1 billion Radarsat Constellation Mission (RCM). Built by Maxar for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), RCM is a trio […]

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BMW & JLR to cooperate on development

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The BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover are joining forces to develop the next generation of electric drives. However, it will be some time before the parts jointly developed in Munich can be used in production cars. Some of their earlier joint history is coming back to life: Jaguar Land Rover and BMW want to […]

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Tesla owner evades pickup truck ‘rolling coal’ on his Model 3

A Tesla owner recently came across a truck driver who might have been preparing a dirty surprise for his Model 3. While driving at Amar Road in West Covina, CA, Tesla Model 3 owner Jeff Esguerra noticed a white pickup truck behaving rather strangely. Seconds later, he found out why: the vehicle’s driver was apparently […]

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Tesla captures lane-splitting motorcyclist intentionally hitting Model 3 for not making space on Autopilot

Tesla’s dashcam system, TeslaCam, captured a video of a lane-splitting motorcyclist intentionally hitting a Model 3’s side mirror apparently for not making space.
The Model 3 was on Autopilot and didn’t move to make space for the mot…