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Uber’s commitment to go all-electric by 2030 is a lofty goal.Uber Wants to Go All-Electric by 2030. It Won’t Be Easy|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
The outlook for the electric-vehicle maker has always been contentious, and bears have long argued that Tesla has a business model problem—namely that its main business will never make enough money to justify the lofty stock price.Tesla’s largest outside shareholder sold at a very good time|Anne Sraders|September 4, 2020|Fortune
It went public at lofty valuations only to see its shares tank.The humbling of Europe’s most-hyped startup incubator: Rocket Internet|Jeremy Kahn|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Given this backdrop, perhaps the most impressive part of the demonstration isn’t lofty predictions of what brain-machine interfaces could potentially do one day.Neuralink’s Wildly Anticipated New Brain Implant: the Hype vs. the Science|Shelly Fan|September 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
Stocks may keep trekking ever-higher at even loftier price tags.The S&P 500 just had a ‘perfect week’—which is making some investors nervous|Anne Sraders|August 28, 2020|Fortune
Be reliable supports of the Songun revolution possessed of a lofty spirit and rich knowledge!
Powell ranks with Patrick Smith in the hierarchy of Florida historical novelists and that is lofty territory, indeed.Book Bag: Overlooked Classic Books From the Sunshine State|Randy Wayne White|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a tradition in this country stretching back to Thomas Jefferson of lofty ideals for our colleges and universities.College Must Be More Than Just a Classy Trade School|Michael S. Roth|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As always, its leaders paid lip service to lofty ideals to obscure the ugly base alloys.A Brief History of Wingnuts in America; From George Washington to Woodstock|John Avlon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Travel with lofty purpose really began when it was accessible only to a small and privileged class with unlimited time to travel.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
It is a lofty and richly-decorated pile of the fourteenth century; and tells of the labours and the wealth of a foreign land.
Sir Cadge was about the same age as the famous beauty, and rose quite two inches above her lofty head.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
And man shall be brought down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
It was a large square apartment, very lofty and very naked-looking.