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Xpeng’s stock value loses power despite new EV model launch 

Xpeng’s stock value loses power despite new EV model launch 

Chinese EV maker Xpeng unveiled its groundbreaking new P5 model on Wednesday, only to then see its stock drop by over 7% after earlier gains.The Guangzhou-headquarted firm is touting its latest high-tech model as the world's first mass-produced EV equipped with lidar sensorsLidar technology uses laser light pulses to gauge …

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MacBook and iPad production delayed as supply crunch hits Apple 

MacBook and iPad production delayed as supply crunch hits Apple 

(ATF) Production of some of Apple Inc’s MacBooks and iPads has been postponed due to the global component shortage, despite the US tech giant’s buying clout.iPhone production has not yet been affected although the supply of some components for the devices is "quite tight", Nikkei Asia said on Thursday.Chip shortages …

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Tesla hails Chinese demand for record deliveries

Tesla hails Chinese demand for record deliveries

(ATF) Tesla announced record deliveries for the first quarter and hailed Chinese demand for its Model Y electric vehicle (EV), as sales of less expensive models offset the impact of lower volume in high-end models and a global shortage of parts.“In the first quarter, we produced just over 180,000 vehicles …

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China’s stock exchange plan to lure overseas-listed firms home 

China’s stock exchange plan to lure overseas-listed firms home 

Beijing is working on setting up a stock exchange that would attract Chinese firms listed in offshore markets such as Hong Kong and the United States.As well as bolstering the global status of its onshore share markets, the government hopes the initiative would also lure marquee global firms such as …

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Visa adds to crypto acceptance - but buyer beware

Visa adds to crypto acceptance - but buyer beware

(ATF) Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are looking likely to become a commonplace means of payment with credit card giant Visa saying it will allow the use of a digicoin in payments on its systems.But a look at the refund policies of the highest-profile adopter of bitcoin payments - Tesla Motors …

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Cash, credit or crypto? Tesla can now be bought for bitcoin, Musk says 

Cash, credit or crypto? Tesla can now be bought for bitcoin, Musk says 

Tesla chief Elon Musk has said customers can now buy the firm’s electric vehicles with bitcoin.The pay by bitcoin system will only be available in the US for now, but the billionaire said the payment method will be expanded to other countries later this year."You can now buy a Tesla …

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Lithium’s frenzied rise could have a calming geopolitical effect

Lithium’s frenzied rise could have a calming geopolitical effect

(ATF) The price of lithium has risen almost 90% since the start of 2021, putting the metal on course to more than double in price by the end of the first quarter. A global commodity boom appears to be underway but even among in-demand metals lithium is seeing particularly keen …

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Consumer complaints mount for Tesla as Musk rejects 'spying' fears

Consumer complaints mount for Tesla as Musk rejects spying fears

(ATF) Tesla is rarely out of the news these days, partly because its boss Elon Musk, one of the richest men in the world, is involved in cutting-edge developments such as electric vehicles and space travel. Currently, the 49-year-old industrial engineer and business magnate has plenty on his plate. Today, …

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Rave on - Musk’s new title keeps Tesla fans dancing to his own tune

Rave on - Musk’s new title keeps Tesla watchers dancing to his own tune

(ATF) Rave DJ or Silicon Valley monarch? The new title Tesla boss Elon Musk has given himself has stumped many.On Monday it was revealed on a filing to the US stock market regulator that the South African-born billionaire had given himself the moniker Technoking, as well as chief executive.His CFO …

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Tesla charges more as share price sparks into life again 

Tesla charges more as share price sparks into life again 

Tesla has upped the price tag on two of its leading models just a day after the electric car maker’s share price saw its biggest daily rise in a year.The American EV firm has increased the prices of its Model Y Long Range and Model S Plaid plus by $10,000, …

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