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Tesla’s Model 3 Lost In The World’s Most Advanced EV Market In A Peak Month (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Introduction

Norway is a small automotive market but is widely regarded as the most advanced market for electric vehicles (EVs) in the world thanks to generous government incentives. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrids accounted for over 80% of sales in September 2020 and the national parliament has set 2025 as the target year for the country to go fully electric.

This is why electric vehicle data from Norway if often used as an indicator for the prediction which models and manufacturers will excel in a world in which electric vehicles become the norm. There is also no local player, which means the Norwegian EV market is not skewed like some other countries like France where the Renault Zoe reigns supreme.

As I mentioned in my previous SA article on Tesla (TSLA), its Model 3 always performs poorly in Europe during the first month

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Women Drop Out of Workforce at Fastest Pace Since Pandemic Peak

(Bloomberg) — Women, especially those in the age group most likely to have young children, are dropping out of the job market at the fastest pace since the height of the pandemic as many schools and child care centers remain closed.

Participation in the labor force by women between the ages of 25 to 54 dropped to 74.2% in September, down from 74.9% in August after nearly hitting an all-time record right before the virus hit, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department.

At the same time, Black Americans — who have been bearing much of the brunt of job losses in recent months — saw an improvement in their employment situation as the gap between Black and White joblessness narrowed for the first time since April.



chart: Women most likely to have school-aged children are leaving the labor force


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Women most likely to have school-aged children are leaving the labor force

Economists and Federal Reserve officials have repeatedly

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Michigan’s U.P. at peak color, here are the beauty spots

Fall color is rapidly spreading across Michigan. The Upper Peninsula has most areas at peak or very near peak, and changing fast. The Lower Peninsula has trees also quickly turning brilliant.

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Aerial view of Breakfast Lake in the U.P. (Photo courtesy E. Neil Harri)

This is the fastest changeover to fall colors I’ve seen in years. Many of you in Lower Michigan are mentioning 25 percent change overnight. The reason for the fast change is the three day heavy frost a few weeks back.

Here’s the latest fall color map, as of 12:00 p.m. today, September 30, 2020. The map is based on all of the reports sent to us on the MLive Michigan Weather Facebook page and my personal Facebook page.

Cold air, with morning temperatures below freezing, is moving into northern Lower and the U.P. in the next few days. This will really accelerate the leaf color change.

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