Investors to get their say after Musk scuttles Tesla buyout

08 August, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Investors on Monday will render their verdict on Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk’s decision to abandon a proposed $72 billion buyout to take the luxury electric car maker private. Musk said in a blog post late on Friday that his decision to scuttle the proposed deal was motivated in part by … Read More

VW’s Electrify America taps Flintstones, Jetsons for EV campaign

08 August, 2018 10:08 am 10:08 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen unit Electrify America said it is launching a national advertising campaign using cultural US cartoon icons the Flintstones and Jetsons in a bid to broaden consumer awareness of electric vehicles. The campaign is part of $45 million public education program and includes a television commercial called “JetStones,” which features General Motors … Read More