• Porsche's electric Mission E arrives in 2019, priced like Panamera

    4 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Porsche's first all-electric car will go on sale at the end of 2019, the car maker revealed at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, with pricing similar to the current Porsche Panamera, so likely starting around at least $80,000 or so in the U.S.
    The Mission E was revealed originally back in 2015, but it's now entering the final stages of development before actually shipping...
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  • 23andMe is getting serious about drug development - and it could signal a fresh approach to finding new medicines

    23andMe is getting serious about drug development - and it could signal a fresh approach to finding new medicines

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    23andMe, a company known for its consumer genetics test, is also looking to develop new drugs.
    The company raised $250 million on Tuesday, and the funding will in part go toward drug development.
    While drug development and consumer genetics tests might seem like vastly different businesses, the link could be critical to finding new treatments for diseases.
    23andMe is getting serious about drug development.
    On Tuesday, 23andMe announced that it had raised $250 million valuing the company at a reported $1.5 billion , and said that that funding will in part go toward developing 23andMe-made...
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  • Porsche CEO details Mission E pricing, release date

    Porsche CEO details Mission E pricing, release date

    4 days ago - By SlashGear

    It's been two years now since Porsche revealed the stunning Mission E concept - its first all-electric model - at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Since then we've heard that the four-door will actually enter production to challenge Tesla's growing dominance in the EV market, but little else has been revealed. That's finally starting to change, as the German carmaker's...
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  • Mercedes' new all-electric concept car shows just how serious the company is about taking on Tesla

    Mercedes' new all-electric concept car shows just how serious the company is about taking on Tesla

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Mercedes-Benz is going all in on electric cars.
    On Monday, Daimler, the automaker's parent company, said that Mercedes will sell electrified versions of all of its models by 2022 . And on Tuesday, the company showcased an all-electric concept car, dubbed the Mercedes Concept EQA, that hints at what its future electric compact cars might look like.
    While the company didn't say whether the EQA would go into production, the company did make clear that the compact segment was important to it.
    "The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA proves that we are serious about introducing electric mobility...
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