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Clean Transport

Tesla’s Proposed Compensation Package For Elon Musk Approved After Split In Recommendations

Published on March 21st, 2018 | by James Ayre

The performance-based compensation package Tesla's board recently proposed for Tesla CEO Elon Musk has drawn a variety of responses to date. After two of the most prominent proxy advisory firms out there came out against the proposal and urged shareholders to vote against it, Tesla's fourth largest investor, the T. Rowe Price Group, seemingly came out in favor of the proposal... Read More


Eventually, Joe Schmo Will Have His Electric Car “Lightbulb Moment”

Published on March 21st, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

When will that "lightbulb moment" happen with the car-buying public? When will they pivot en masse from fossil fuel powered cars to electric vehicles? Australia's chief scientist, Alan Finkel, owns two electric cars and says, "You just touch the accelerator and the car responds, whereas in a petrol car there is a lag of two-tenths of a second. ... There is something magical about the responsiveness of it." And it's not just EV performance that's so compelling... Read More

Clean Transport

BYD Ramps Up In Brazil With Launch of New Electric Bus Model

Published on March 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chinese new energy giant BYD has kicked off its bus chassis production operations in Brazil with the launch of a new electric bus model in the nation's capital, Brasília. The new model was designed in partnership with Marcopolo and utilizes a BYD rolling chassis that has been married with a Marcopolo Torino body... Read More


Elektrownie Next’s Virtual Power Plant Brings 35 Megawatts of Solar PV into Polish Energy Mix

Published on March 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Next Kraftwerke has announced that its Polish subsidiary Elektrownie Next will begin trading electricity produced by the 35 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic portfolio owned by ReneSola. Next Kraftwerke has connected more than 5,000 energy-producing and energy-consuming units in its virtual power plant “Next Pool,” with a total capacity of over 4,100 ... Read More


Hundreds Come Out For Tesla Model 3 Event In South Florida (Video)

Published on March 20th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Having taken delivery of his Tesla Model 3, our founder (and Dad) Roger Pressman decided it was worthwhile to show off the car locally here at the EVANNEX offices in South Florida. Even with the Model 3 currently on display at a local Miami store, RSVPs came flooding in via Tesla Owners Florida (special thanks to Club President Larry Chanin). But it wasn't just the Model 3 that would be at this marquee event... Read More

Air Quality

68,000 Premature European Deaths A Year From Diesel Vehicle Pollution

Published on March 20th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Volkswagen board members must be wondering how to put away this never-ending diesel scandal, now in its third year. Despite trying its best to avoid the consequences, the auto giant was once again caught a few months back with emission tricks. Adding insult to injury, a German political scandal is brewing from citizens demanding politicians step in ... and many politicians not wanting to step in... Read More

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