official warning from the authorities and resignations

The tumultuous acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk continued to make waves on Thursday, November 10, with the resignation of senior officials of the social network, and a rare warning from the US competition agency (FTC). “We are following recent developments at Twitter with great concern. No CEO or company is above the law”, said … Read more

Avian flu case transmitted to humans in Spain

An employee of a Spanish poultry farm contracted bird flu in late September, in a rare case of transmission to humans, and remained asymptomatic until he tested negative, with no other known infections, said on Monday October 3 the Ministry of Health. “On September 27, 2022, the National Center for Microbiology confirmed a case of … Read more

Musk wants to post his tweets about Tesla without having them pre-approved

Elon Musk has asked a New York court to annul a provision of an agreement made with the American stock market policeman (SEC) obliging him to have his tweets linked to the activity of his Tesla group validated by a lawyer. In a document submitted Tuesday evening to a federal appeals court in Manhattan, Elon … Read more

charging station prices sparkle

Electricity supply is trading at very high rates currently due to the energy crisis, inflation and the conflict in Ukraine. Electric cars are not spared by this phenomenon and price increases have been triggered in recent days. The KWh tariff has risen to 79 euro cents for Tesla’s Supercharger stations while Allego’s charging stations will … Read more

Tesla puts battery factory project in Germany on hold

Tesla has put plans to build a battery factory in Germany on hold to see how the group can respond to new regulations on subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal. Washington indeed adopted in August a text providing for tax incentives for manufacturers if … Read more

Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in Texas

US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and is seeking tax breaks to complete the project. In an application package sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the end of August and made public on Friday, Tesla says it wants to “process … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

A bird flu outbreak in Ain, 10,600 ducks slaughtered

The home was “depopulated” and “disinfected” and a 3 km protection zone around the farm was set up. 10,600 ducks were slaughtered after an outbreak of avian flu was declared in a farm in Ain, the department prefecture told AFP on Sunday. “State services (departmental directorate for the protection of populations) of Ain have revealed … Read more

Ex-Twitter boss ordered by Elon Musk to provide documents

Elon Musk has served ex-Twitter boss Jack Dorsey with an injunction to provide a whole series of documents, as part of the battle he launched to extricate himself from the $ 44 billion takeover deal of the social network. According to documents made public Monday, August 22, Jack Dorsey was ordered to give Elon Musk … Read more