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Nikola’s Slow-Motion Collapse Continues Apace

Nikola, the electric truck startup that was once valued at $26 billion despite having no revenue, has had as weird a time during the pandemic as anyone. Nikola was accused of being an “intricate fraud,” and then its founder left. It has since tried to soldier on in diminished form but each new update is […]

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Nikola’s Slow-Motion Collapse Continues Apace

Nikola, the electric truck startup that was once valued at $26 billion despite having no revenue, has had as weird a time during the pandemic as anyone. Nikola was accused of being an “intricate fraud,” and then its founder left. It has since tried to soldier on in diminished form but each new update is […]

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So Who’ll Be First To Mass Produce An Electric Truck?

Your contenders for first-to-market in volume are, in no particular order, are Rivian, Ford, GMC, Chevy, Lordstown Motors, Tesla, Bollinger, Nikola, Canoo and (maybe) Ram.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ford Bronco Roof To Delay Some Models Into 2022

Every day we tell ourselves “Ford isn’t going to have any problems with this product launch” and every day we are disappointed. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 26, 2021. Read more…

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Ford Bronco Roof To Delay Some Models Into 2022

Every day we tell ourselves “Ford isn’t going to have any problems with this product launch” and every day we are disappointed. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 26, 2021. Read more…

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Lordstown Motors Has Been Faking Orders, Is Actually 3-4 Years From Production: Research Firm

Lordstown Motors was sort of the homegrown hero of recent EV startups: an impressive electric truck designed and built in America with a factory in a place that badly needed the economic and job benefits that come with a company setting up shop. However, everything is not as it seems with Lordstown, if a recent […]

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Nikola’s Own YouTube Video Disproved Weight Claims About Its Trucks

The infamous EV startup Nikola is in hot water again, this time over false claims that it made about the weight of its Tre trucks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Nikola’s Own YouTube Video Disproved Weight Claims About Its Trucks

The infamous EV startup Nikola is in hot water again, this time over false claims that it made about the weight of its Tre trucks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Nikola Confirms What We All Knew

Nikola bust onto the scene with a lot of braggadocio. Then whispers that the founder was spouting bullshit turned into murmurs and yells, and then he resigned amid a workplace scandal. Now an internal review from Nikola affirms that he was full of shit. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 26, […]

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Nikola Confirms What We All Knew

Nikola bust onto the scene with a lot of braggadocio. Then whispers that the founder was spouting bullshit turned into murmurs and yells, and then he resigned amid a workplace scandal. Now an internal review from Nikola affirms that he was full of shit. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 26, […]

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The Badger Is Dead As Nikola Walks Back Its Partnership With GM

It was in February when Nikola announced its alternative-fuel Badger truck, before Nikola was called an “intricate fraud,” before Nikola’s CEO Trevor Milton stepped aside, before Nikola announced a partnership that included a GM stake in Nikola, a proposal that GM later waffled on. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Sexual Assault Accusations Drive Ex-Nikola CEO To Delete Twitter Account A Day After Resigning

Nikola Motors CEO and prolific Twitterist Trevor Milton stepped down from the EV startup yesterday amid accusations that he had misled investors. But it seems to have taken public accusations of sexual assault, from a family member, to finally push Milton into permanently deleting his most beloved social media…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Thinks It Can Go It Alone On Batteries

The Ford Ranger is “the most American made,” the auto industry is mad it has to reduce CO2 emissions, and Tesla. All that and more in The Morning Shift for September 18, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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