Inquest into death of 'Porsche kid' Bret Capper finds 'intolerable pressure' on prison counsellors
The coroner who examined the suicide of a notorious Perth criminal once dubbed the "Porsche Kid" calls for an urgent increase in the number of prison counsellors to reduce "intolerable pressure".Bret Lindsay Capper, 43, died in hospital two days after barricading himself in a day room at Hakea Prison in January 2016 and trying to kill himself.
- The electric sports car has a driving range of 201 miles, according to the (EPA).
- When Porsche the Taycan Turbo, it said the vehicle would have a range of upt to 280 miles, according to the European testing cycle, which tends to be more generous than the EPA's.
- A Porsche representative said tests from the automotive-research firm AMCI Testing indicated that the Taycan Turbo has a range of 275 miles.
- The EPA's range estimate for the Taycan Turbo is much lower than that of Tesla's Model S, which has a range of 348 miles or 373 miles, depending on the trim.
- Long range is not just a matter of pride for an electric-car maker, it's an essential factor in attracting customers, as limited range has been cited as one of the holding electric vehicles back from wider adoption.
The Porsche Taycan Turbo electric sports car has a driving range of 201 miles, according to the(EPA). When Porsche the Taycan Turbo, it said the vehicle would have a range of up to 280 miles, according to the European testing cycle, which tends to be more generous than the EPA's. The automaker noted at the time that the EPA had not finished testing the vehicle.
Elon Musk said in a leaked email to Tesla employees that delivering cars and installing solar roofs are his top priorities for the end of the year
Fulfilling customer orders and installing more solar products are Tesla CEOElon Musk's two biggest priorities for the electric-car maker for the end of this year, Musk said Wednesday in an internal email obtained by Business Insider. "The first is making sure all cars are delivered to their customers before end of year," Musk said of his priorities for December. "The second, just as important, is that we immediately increase the rate of solar deployments by a significant degree." In October, Tesla said it expected to set another quarterly delivery record during the final three months of this year.
The Taycan's most expensive trim, the Taycan Turbo S, may end up with an EPA range estimate of under 200 miles, since the European testing cycle said it would have a range of up to 256 miles. The EPA has not published testing results for the Taycan Turbo S.
The EPA's range estimate for the Taycan Turbo is much lower than that of Tesla's Model S, which has a range of 348 miles or 373 miles, depending on the trim.
Tesla is revamping its relationship with owners of the original Roadster. Here's a closer look at Tesla's first car.
Tesla recently announced that it would revise its service relationship with owners of its original Roadster, while simultaneously encouraging them to considering trading in Tesla's first car for a new model.The Roadster announced, dramatically, what Tesla was all about: fast, sexy, all-electric cars. No more glorified golf carts.
A Porsche representative said tests from the automotive-research firm AMCI Testing indicated that the Taycan Turbo has a range of 275 miles.
"We respect and entirely accept the results of the EPA testing," the representative added.
Long range is not just a matter of pride for an electric-car maker, it's a key factor in the business case for electric vehicles and an essential way to attract customers. Limited range has been cited as one of theholding electric vehicles back from wider adoption. The average gas-powered vehicle can drive around 300 miles on a single tank of gas, which represents the threshold at which so-called range anxiety is no longer a problem for electric vehicles, Michael Harley, the executive editor at the automotive-research website Kelley Blue Book, Business Insider in September.
In the same way that fuel economy may be one of the top priorities for someone who's shopping for a gas-powered vehicle, range is likely the primary factor a consumer will consider when shopping for an electric vehicle, Harley said.
Jaguar i-Pace range extended
Jaguar is releasing a free software update for i-Pace owners, which adds an extra 20 kilometres of 'real-world' driving range to the electric SUV.The complimentary update will need to be installed at a dealership, however, the software will allow for enha nced over-the-air updates moving forward. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.
Porsche has said deliveries for the Taycan will begin before the end of this year. The Taycan Turbo has a top speed of 161 mph, 670 horsepower, and the ability to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in three seconds.
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Tesla is reportedly considering cutting the price of Model 3s built in China by 20% next year .
Tesla may cut the price of Model 3 sedans built at its Shanghai, China, factory by 20% in the second half of next year, Bloomberg reported. Tesla hopes that using parts made by Chinese suppliers, rather than importing them from the US and paying tariffs, will lower production costs, according to Bloomberg's report.Tesla hopes that using parts made by Chinese suppliers, rather than importing them from the US and paying tariffs, will lower production costs, according to Bloomberg's report. Having a factory in China will also alleviate the shipping costs required to send US-made vehicles to the country.