According to Autoblog, Musk was asked during Tesla’s latest earnings call about a comment from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about his desire to buy 500,000 autonomous Teslas from the auto manufacturer in five years time. The follow up question was, “cut out the middle man and sell on-demand electric mobility services directly from the company on its own platform?”

“That’s an insightful question,” Musk said. “I don’t think I should answer it.”

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Speed Queens in the pre-war era drove a tough road to win the right to compete against men in the popular automotive racing circuit. It wasn’t until 1932 when men and women were officially allowed to compete against one another at the Inter-Club Race. Racing then became very interesting indeed with many women blowing the doors off their male racing counterparts leaving sweet pea flowers trailing in their contrails.
Here racing legend Margaret Allan is shown behind the wheel of a 6.5 liter Bentley at Brooklands in 1936. For all women in motorsports racing, may the force be with you.

Apple could win Europe's heart by aligning with BMW. Germany could add new muscle to European efforts to tame Google's internet dominance by aligning with Apple in the rumored production of a new electric Apple iCar.

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