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The unicorn factory promised by Carlos Moedas comes out of paper and joins several initiatives – Negócios



The unicorn factory promised by Carlos Moedas comes out of paper and joins several initiatives - Negócios

At the opening of Web Summit 2021, Carlos Moedas, the newly elected mayor of Lisbon, said that wanted to go beyond Web Summit and create a unicorn factorypromotion of the city as a technological center and ensuring that entrepreneurs come to Lisbon but stay and set up their companies here.

Today the promise is fulfilled, but with Unicorn Factory Lisbon announcementdays before the start of another web summit, which Paddy Cosgrave promises to be the busiest.

“Mission Unicorn Factory Lisbon andexpand support for the entrepreneurial ecosystem to promote accelerated and sustainable growth of technology companies from Lisbonworking as an engine of innovation and economic growth of the city and the country,” the organization explains.

the factory is actually a platform that brings together programs and centers to support start-ups and scale while creating products and business models or developing effective processes.. As they grow, they can become unicorns, a term for companies valued in the billions of dollars.

“Lisbon needs more unicorns, big companies, because these companies will create jobs in the future, create wealth, power the economy and renew the city,” defends Carlos Moedas.

At the Unicorn factory in Lisbon Startup Lisboa and Hub Criativo do Beato will be integratedand there are four pillars of action, from supporting the start-up phase of startups to supporting growth at scale, as well as investing in attracting scale and international unicorns through the Soft Landing program and in developing a network of hubs and programs through hubs focused on
innovation in areas of strong growth.

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Starting in 2023, two new programs will be promoted, the applications of which will be opened during the web summit. These programs are the Scaling Up Program, which is the first program in Lisbon to work on more than 20 large scale high potential operations per year, and the Soft Landing Program with tools to address growth and change or expand operations in Lisbon.

With two new programs that open apps during the web summit, Unicorn Factory Lisbon is promoting over a thousand opportunities for partnerships and synergies.and provides access to more than 30 business partners, including the largest Portuguese companies, unicorns and global technology groups, as well as more than 20 investors.

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners



Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

Read also: We already know when the Bugatti Centodieci fell into the hands of Ronaldo.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”



The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios



Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.

Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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