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Tesla Model Y Crushes “Premium” Fossil SUV Coupes

Published on March 24th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The Tesla Model Y's shape is not that of the boxy SUVs of yesteryear (and a few retro holdouts), but that of the increasingly popular SUV coupe. Let's compare the Model Y's interior space, safety, performance, and value compared to other premium offerings in the SUV coupe category, the Mercedes GLC Coupe and Porsche Cayenne Coupe... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Model Y

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The newest member of the Tesla family stepped into the limelight last week at an event at Tesla's Hawthorne Design Studio in Southern California. The event was attended by several hundred enthusiasts, referral program award winners, and media who came out from around the world to see the big reveal... Read More


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Skoda electric car

Skoda Charting Its Own Electric Car Course In Czech Republic Using VW MEB Chassis

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen is busy converting its factory in Zwickau, Germany, to a manufacturing facility for electric cars. That's where the range of vehicles it plans to build using its new MEB platform will be built. But Skoda, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, plans to build its own cars based on that chassis in the Czech Republic, where they will get a healthy dollop of Czech seasoning baked in... Read More


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Which Electric Vehicles Could Score 500,000+ Sales A Year?

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The Tesla Model 3 had more than 100,000 sales in 2018 and could have more than 300,000 sales in 2019. In 2020, it could certainly pass that 500,000 unit marker (or not — we'll see). The Tesla Model Y will likely be more popular than the Model 3, perhaps much more popular, and it's hard to imagine the vehicle won't pass 500,000 sales per year. Other than these two Tesla mass-market models, though, which electric vehicles could reach such high annual sales... Read More


Bicycles

The RadMini Step-Thru Is Anything But Mini Under The Hood

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Rad Power Bikes is a US-based bike company that is charging into the world of e-bikes with a rapidly expanding fleet of outside-the-box bike solutions to meet the needs of a wide range of customers. They sent us their $1,499 RadMini Step-Thru so we could run it through the paces in a variety of situations, with a handful of differently sized humans to see how it fared... Read More


Clean Power

Sunslice Adds Backpack Charger To Its Portable Lineup

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

On-the-move power chargers have become even more versatile, thanks to Belgian startup Sunslice Solar, which has expanded its product line to include a backpack charger called the Fusion, to accompany the company’s Volta wallet charger and the pocket-sized Photon charger... Read More


Air Quality

Navajo Coal Company Drops Bid To Buy Navajo Generating Station & Kayenta Coal Mine As Navajo Council Signals It’s Time For Tribe’s Move To Clean Energy

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

On Thursday, March 21, the Naa'bik'iyati' Committee (Committee of the Whole) of the Navajo Council voted down a resolution to support Navajo Transitional Energy Co.’s proposal to buy and operate Navajo Generating Station and Peabody Energy’s Kayenta coal mine, which supplies the power plant with fuel. The 11–9 defeat of the resolution led today to an announcement by NTEC that it was dropping its bid to buy the plant and mine... Read More


Cars

$59,500 Tesla Model 3 Performance vs. $294,250 Porsche 911 GT2 RS — Guess Who Wins

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Want to check out an epic showdown between the internal combustion engine and electric drivetrain as they race against one another? This isn't just any showdown between gasmobile and EV. The Porsche 911 GT2 RS faces off against Tesla's Model 3 Performance in an adrenaline-filled drag race video produced by Formula 1 champ Nico Rosberg... Read More


Clean Transport

Nikola Motors Buys 400 Acres In Arizona For New Manufacturing Facility

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Nikola Motors has big plans to disrupt the heavy trucking industry with a lineup of 3 hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric class 8 trucks. Its second vehicle, the Nikola Two hydrogen fuel cell truck, will debut at Nikola World next month. Just ahead of the big reveal, the company announced that it has purchased 400 acres of land in Arizona for its manufacturing facility in a deal with Arizona real estate developer Saint Holdings... Read More


Batteries

Tesla — Framing Is Your Friend

Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla does a lot of things superbly in the world of communications. However, Tesla also has a lot of room for improvement, as some recent news about stores and the Model 3 shows... Read More


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Beneficial Electrification: Plug In For The Greener Grid!

Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by NRDC

“Beneficial electrification,” a new catchphrase in the energy world, refers to the growing recognition that using clean electricity to keep our homes and businesses running is cheaper, greener, and a smarter way to meet our energy needs... Read More


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