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Subaru: Focused on Electrification, Launch of New Models - The Epoch Times

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Subaru is preparing for its electrified future, an undertaking for which it will partner with Toyota.“Toyota is recognized as one of the leaders in that whole area of electrification,” says Ted Lalka, vice-president of marketing and product management for Subaru Canada. “As part of a collaboration between the two companies, it’s going to a next level. Ted Lalka. (Subaru Canada)“They certainly see us as a brand that’s respected and has a lot of value. At the same time, we recognize that being a relatively small player, it’s a challenge to absorb the costs for the next generation of plug-in hybrid vehicles and EVs.”The first vehicle launching under this new electrification collaboration between the two brands is the Subaru Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid vehicle to be offered by Subaru Canada. Built on the new Subaru Global Platform designed to accommodate electric and hybrid powertrains, the Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid integrates Subaru’s four-cylinder boxer engine and …

Could Tesla Be Planning a Camping Trailer Just for the Cybertruck? - Gear Patrol

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Even in a year packed with big car reveals like the new Defender, the Jeep Gladiator and the Porsche Taycan, few cars made quite the splash of the Tesla Cybertruck. The electric pickup veritably broke the Internet, Kim Kardashian style, when Elon Musk revealed it in all its slab-sided glory on a late-night livestream last month. The truck’s impressive stats gathered their fair share of attention, but it was the truck’s shocking appearance — a dystopian blend of sharp angles and cold steel — that caused double-takes across the planet.But as with everything Tesla, the initial explosion of attention shows no signs of fading any time soon. Several weeks after the reveal, the Blade Runner-esque rig continued to dominate the automotive conversation, with reports popping their heads out of the digital ether to satisfy a world craving any hint of new info about this wild rig. The latest example: the hint of a suggestion that the EV-maker might whip up something like a camping trailer attachme…

Fast Times in the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid - Barron's

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The plug-in hybrid is a useful addition to the Cayenne line, but some buyers will want to wait for the all-electric Taycan.Porsche photo The fully electric Porsche—the Taycan—is not yet with us. Sales in the U.S. will begin next spring. But in the meantime we can have a good sense of what battery Porsche driving is like, because the company has fully embraced the best-of-both-worlds plug-in hybrid. I just spent a week behind the wheel of a 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid, and found it very livable. The car starts at $79,900, but with options and delivery, the test car was $96,790. These plug-in hybrids have Jekyll and Hyde personalities. The electric driving range is only 13 miles, but that gives the car a miles-per-gallon equivalent (MPGe) of 46. When that’s exhausted, the car relies on a 335-horsepower turbocharged three-liter V6, which offers only 22 miles per gallon combined. Together, and mated to an eight-speed automatic, they deliver a mighty 455 horsepower and 516 pound feet of t…

Why Tesla Is Rebounding as China's Electric Car Market Faces Shakeout - Investopedia

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The market value of CEO Elon Musk's electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla Inc. (TSLA) has rebounded by almost 92% and $29 billion from its 52-week low on June 3, 2019, on forecasts of rising profits and market share. Moreover, the outlook for Tesla in China, the world's largest vehicle market, may be brightening as would-be competitors face obstacles. To reduce air pollution, China plans to become a world leader in electric vehicles. As a result, dozens of Chinese EV startups have raised over $18 billion, but this may represent a speculative bubble, Bloomberg reports. Key TakeawaysChina plans to be a major player in electric vehicles (EVs).Billionaire Chinese tycoons are spending billions in the EV market.However, becoming profitable is an uphill climb.Meanwhile, Tesla has opened its first plant in China. Significance For InvestorsAmong the billionaire Chinese business tycoons who spending big money to become big players in the Chinese EV market are Jack Ma of Alibaba Group Holdi…

Startup bets on AI voice assistant to prevent physician burnout - MedCity News

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Startup bets on AI voice assistant to prevent physician burnout - MedCity NewsStartup bets on AI voice assistant to prevent physician burnout - MedCity NewsStudy Startup The Case For A Sponsor Single Point Of Contact (SPoC) In Multicenter Trials - Clinical Leader"The language of business": How Sydney startup Avertro is translating cyber risks into something manager-friendly - SmartCompany.com.auFormer Uber exec Jambu Palaniappan joins Omers Ventures in Europe - TechCrunchStartup bets on AI voice assistant to prevent physician burnout - MedCity NewsPosted: 10 Dec 2019 02:03 PM PSTRx.Health is adding a suite of tools to prevent physician burnout. How do you keep physicians from being overwhelmed by a mountain of paperwork? Give them a voice assistant, similar to Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri. That's the thinking behind Suki, a Redwood City-based startup that recently struck a partnership with Mount Sinai Health System spinoff Rx.Health.Rx.Health curates digital too…

“Rampa Ventures launches virtual accelerator for startups - Contxto” plus 3 more

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“Rampa Ventures launches virtual accelerator for startups - Contxto” plus 3 moreRampa Ventures launches virtual accelerator for startups - ContxtoNew program in Seattle aims to help tech workers leave big companies and launch their own startups - GeekWireUS VC investment in female founders hits all-time high - TechCrunchStartups turn focus to B2B to scale up - Bangkok PostRampa Ventures launches virtual accelerator for startups - ContxtoPosted: 09 Dec 2019 11:29 PM PSTThis post is also available in: Español(Spanish)Contxto – Startup acceleration at a distance will soon become a reality in Latin America. Rampa Ventures is launching HiperPropulsor Latino, a virtual accelerator program for software-geared startups in the region.HiperPropulsor LatinoA jam-packed agenda awaits the accelerator's first batch of startups for the duration of the 24-week-long program. Founders will benefit from specialized mentoring, online follow-up, and in-person summits.It won't all be remote. There …