Tag: hyperdrive

  • Shakeup Looms for China’s Electric-Vehicle Makers

    China’s breakneck push to lead the world in electric-vehicle adoption may cause collateral damage among the legion of domestic carmakers deemed superfluous to that mission. A flurry of manufacturing and technology alliances plus an investment in Daimler AG by auto magnate Li Shufu valued at 7.3 billion euros ($9 billion) point to the urgency among Chinese carmakers […]

  • The Fall of a Chinese Tesla Killer Threatens a California Towns Electric Dream

    The black SUV that pulled up to an abandoned tire factory in Hanford, California, three years ago was supposed to transport the farm town into the future. A group led by former Tesla Inc. executives brought a bundle of gutsy ideas from their new employer, Chinese tycoon Jia Yueting, who vowed to revive the 1 million-square-foot building and […]

  • Lyft Hires Teslas Jon McNeill as Chief Operating Officer

    Lyft Inc. hired Tesla Inc.’s Jon McNeill as chief operating officer to help the U.S. ride-hailing startup gain more ground on Uber Technologies Inc. McNeill was president of global sales and service at Tesla and an influential figure at the automaker. On Tesla’s earnings call Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said McNeill’s department would […]