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Autonomous Vehicles

For Tesla Wraps & Mods, Mike “Mojo” Mogilewski Is The King

Published on October 21st, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

When customers love a product, they want to personalize it, and boy, is that ever true of Tesla’s vehicles. If you’re one of those Tesla owners who just has to give your baby a truly distinctive look, sooner or later you’ll find your way to Mike “Mojo” Mogilewski’s Signature Custom Wraps & Coatings in Fort Lauderdale, Florida... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model 3 Medium Range: What Does It Mean?

Published on October 20th, 2018 | by Frugal Moogal

In case you missed it, last tonight, Elon Musk dropped this nugget on his Twitter feed that Tesla was offering a new, lower cost, Tesla Model 3 Mid Range. Before I go any further, I want to reiterate what I said in my previous article about Tesla, simply, "Let's All Calm Down." Now let's proceed with some speculation... Read More


Climate Change

Cities & Global Warming Have A Complex Relationship

Published on October 20th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

Urbanization is one of the factors which allowed more humans to survive and hence the population to grow. Cities were integral to the success of the Industrial Revolution and without them, humanity wouldn’t have changed the climate as much... Read More


CleanTechnica

Smart Contract Business Drivers: Herstatt Risk (Blockchain Report Excerpt)

Published on October 20th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

Herstatt risk or settlement risk is the risk that a foreign exchange rate will change after a contract is locked in at a specified amount of a specified currency. Obviously this is a two-way risk, as if the exchange rate goes up, the buyer will pay more; and if the exchange rate goes down, the seller will receive less. The more volatile the currency and the longer the time until settlement, the greater the risk... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model S Still #1 Large Luxury Car In USA — By Far

Published on October 20th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Poor Model S and Model X. Their younger sister came along and completely stole their thunder*. For years, the Model S and Model X were the hottest items in the auto industry. In particular, the Model S's dramatic, unexpected, sharp rise to the top of its class — in terms of sales, consumer satisfaction, glowing reviews, and everything else — was the story of the century. Then along came Model ... Read More


Air Quality

Hollywood Promoting Electric Cars, Sustainability

Published on October 20th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla's cars have become popular with many of Hollywood's biggest stars. But more recently, many of those who are behind the scenes on today's television and movie sets are embracing the electric car and clean energy. ... Read More


Agriculture

Cow Methane Emissions Reduced By Swiss Company Agolin

Published on October 19th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

The Swiss company Agolin has developed feed additives which reduce methane emissions from cows, and methane is one of the key greenhouse gases. The company was founded in 2006 and uses botanical compounds in the additives. Michael Roe, Agolin's Commercial Director, answered some questions for CleanTechnica... Read More


Clean Power

Alveston Wind Farm - Ecotricity

Iron Mountain Signs 145 Megawatt PPA, Reaches 75% Renewables In 2018

Published on October 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

US data company Iron Mountain Incorporated announced this week that it has signed another renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement, this time for 145 megawatts (MW) from the Pretty Prairie Wind Farm in Kansas, which is expected to boost the company's renewable electricity usage in 2018 to 75% of its global operations. ... Read More


Clean Transport

Electric Motor Production Begins At Audi Hungaria

Published on October 19th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Audi Hungaria recently began producing electric motors in Gyor using modular assembly with about 100 employees in an 8,500 square meter workspace. The first electric motors from Audi Hungaria will be used in the Audi e-tron. Peter Sarvari, Project leader of E-engine production AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt, answered some questions about the production for CleanTechnica... Read More


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