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Clean Power

UK Economy-Wide Coalition Urges Government To Support Onshore Wind

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

An economy-wide coalition of UK companies and organisations has called on the country's new Energy Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, to support the development of new onshore wind farms in an effort to extricate the technology from its current persona non grata status so as to further boost the country's efforts to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. ... Read More


Aviation

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ZeroAvia Testing Hydrogen-Powered Electric Airplanes

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

ZeroAvia announced this week it has been conducting test flights of a hydrogen fuel cell powered electric airplane under the auspices of the FAA. It plans to build 10 to 20 passenger airplanes for flights up to 500 miles. ... Read More


Cars

1st Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Pluses Registered In Norway!

Published on August 20th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

For those of you who have followed the Norway Tesla registration statistics this quarter, it has been very slow since the end of quarter flurry in June. Tesla delivered most of its shipments in June and the country has been waiting for a ship since then... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Looking Back At Jay Leno’s Strong Support For Tesla Over The Years (Video Retrospective)

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

As the next season of the CNBC show "Jay Leno's Garage" kicks off on August 28th, the legendary talk show host, comedian, and car enthusiast recently shared some positive comments on the future of Tesla. And this wasn't the first time he's voiced his support. Over the years, Leno's appreciation for Tesla and Elon Musk have grown... Read More


Agriculture

Burger King Dared Me (& My Cat) To Taste Test The Impossible Whopper

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

A few days ago, I woke up to an interesting notification on my phone. It was from the Burger King app, and the company wanted me to taste test the Impossible Whopper. To make it a fair test (and one that enough people would want to take a chance on), the app offered a special deal: one regular beef Whopper and one Impossible Whopper for $... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

How Tesla’s Path To Self-Driving Cars Is Different From Others

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

The race to fully autonomous vehicles is on. In April, Elon Musk declared that Tesla should have over a million level 5 autonomous vehicles manufactured by 2020. To clarify, that means over a million cars equipped with the necessary hardware capable of driving with no help from a driver. That's contingent, of course, on the software being ready. In addition, government approvals will be necessary (read: mandatory) long before self-driving Teslas will be commonplace... Read More


Cars

Tesla Sentry Mode Helps BMW Owner Try To Catch A Thief

Published on August 18th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla's Sentry Mode is always saving the day, or at least helping police solve crimes that without witnesses are hard to solve and get pushed aside until new evidence shows up. In this case, a BMW owner benefitted from Tesla's Sentry Mode... Read More


Cars

222,000 Miles In A Tesla Model S (Video + Interview)

Published on August 18th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

When you see a video about an electric vehicle -- in this case a Tesla Model S -- that has been driven well over 200,000 miles and could go another 200,000 or farther, it helps to refute anti-EV misinformation. It also points to a future where EV owners can potentially drive their vehicles farther and with lower ownership costs than if they had a gas-powered car or truck... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Lilium eVTOL Red Dot Award

Lilium Flirts With Biomimicry, Wins Red Dot Award

Published on August 18th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

One benefit of the new wave of electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) and electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) airplanes is the freedom the electric propulsion system gives designers. Airbus has a "Bird of Prey" concept that will please most Star Trek fans, and now a flying Manta Ray could grace our skies in a few years... Read More


Batteries

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Is This Why Tesla Stays Secretive About Maxwell Technologies?

Published on August 18th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

There has been a ton of speculation about why Tesla bought Maxwell Technologies. The obvious but vague answer is that its battery technology will improve Tesla's automotive and energy storage products, but we now know the more detailed answer. It's a long story, but it's well worth the read. Please read this post to the end, as it's very easy to misunderstand this if you don't get the whole story... Read More


Cars

Chinese EV Sales In July: After The Subsidy Storm

Published on August 18th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

After an end-of-incentives derived surge in June, July saw the expected hangover, with the Chinese plug-in vehicle market dropping 7% year over year (YoY), and the 70,000 units of last month representing less than half of the deliveries of the previous month. Plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) sank 22% YoY in July, their worst drop in over two years, while, amazingly, fully electric vehicles (BEVs) still managed to grow, if only by 1%, despite the gloom all around them (the overall market also dropped 4%)... Read More


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