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This week’s top stories: Elon Musk meets w/ Trump & joins advisory forum, Tesla SuperChargers introduce idle fee, USA installs record amount of solar & more


In this week’s top stories: Elon Musk meets w/ Donald Trump at the President-elect’s tech summit after joining his Strategic and Policy Forum, Tesla SuperChargers introduce an idle fee, USA installs a record amount of solar power, and much more.

We kick things off with details from within Elon Musk’s meeting with Donald Trump. Tesla introduces a $0.40/minute idle fee for Superchargers to incentivize users to move after charging. And we show you how Tesla’s new radar technology for Autopilot is already saving owners from accidents as the company starts adding features to new Autopilot cars in order to match the older version.

Lucid unveils its electric sedan called ‘Air’ with 400 miles of range. The first electric vehicle DC fast-charging station capable of 350 kW output breaks ground in California. And USA installs a record amount of solar power.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s Logic Pros series.