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Cars

Support Climate Action or Win a Tesla? Why Not Both!

Published on September 27th, 2020 | by Sponsored Content

Climate XChange’s annual Tesla raffle is back — with your chance to win a custom Tesla of your choice! Yep, that’s right: whatever model you want, with the options you’d like and the features you choose, up to $125,000!... Read More


Clean Transport

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Lordstown on the Electrification of Pickup Trucks — CleanTechnica Interview

Published on September 27th, 2020 | by Joe Wachunas

CleanTechnica and Forth are hosting a webinar on electric pickup trucks to celebrate Drive Electric Week on September 30, 2020. One of our panelists will be Cynthia Maves, a sales manager at Lordstown Motors. Lordstown is the company repurposing the shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, to produce electric pickup trucks for commercial fleets... Read More


Batteries

Electric Vehicles: The Dirty Nickel Problem

Published on September 27th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Electric vehicles are only a small part of the world vehicle market, but this is expected to change. While there are several competing battery chemistries which are likely to be used in this emerging market, many of them contain significant amounts of nickel... Read More


Air Quality

Air Pollution: Here For All Seasons?

Published on September 27th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

An email in my inbox today proclaimed, “it’s September and we’re heading into pollution season in many regions.” I was taken aback. Does pollution have a season? Of course, there is seasonal variability to certain pollutants but, unfortunately, pollution lives with us in and outside our homes in every season... Read More


Cars

Tesla’s 100% American Owned Factory In China Is A Big Deal

Published on September 27th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

During Tesla's annual shareholder meeting and Battery Day event, Elon Musk pointed out something that many seemed to overlook — Tesla's Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai is 100% owned by Tesla, an American company, and this is an incredibly big deal... Read More


Batteries

Tesla’s New Homemade Batteries Are In Test Cars On The Road Today

Published on September 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Battery Day presentation left some people thinking Tesla was already producing a few of its homemade batteries, left other people thinking Tesla was still far away from producing its own battery cells, and left others thinking that Tesla was already pumping out 10 gigawatt-hours of batteries a year... Read More


Batteries

Why Did Tesla Have Battery Day? Why Did It Reveal The Semi Years Ago?

Published on September 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

For many Tesla followers, Battery Day was a mind-blowing event that was one of the highlights of the year, if not the decade. For others, it was not what they expected and was a letdown because no big new product was made immediately available, and no new vehicles were revealed — no electric airplane, no Model 2, no electric boat... Read More


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