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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


Cars

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


Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla’s New Sustainable Referral Program

Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Last night, Tesla announced a new referral program. Unlike the old program, this scaled-down program is something the company can afford while still being fair to all involved in a referral. That said, we still may be in for some pleasant surprises... Read More


Climate Change

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Arctic Sea Ice Ties For Seventh-Lowest Maximum

Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its likely maximum extent for the year on March 13, according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center, and in doing so tied for the seventh-lowest in the 40-year satellite record... Read More


Clean Power

UK & Chinese Offshore Wind Research Center Opens

Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

A new $2.63 million joint UK-Chinese offshore wind research center was opened on Thursday in Yantai City, with its purpose to act as a leading renewable energy research and development center situated to support the growth of its two respective offshore wind industries. ... Read More


Green Economy

The Sustainable Fashion Challenge

Published on March 22nd, 2019 | by The Beam

We all know the ‘Fast Fashion’ industry is a disaster for the planet and for workers, who are often women in the developing world earning less than three dollars a day in unsafe conditions. It’s not as difficult or as expensive as you might think to shift to ecological and fair-trade clothing. ... Read More


Cars

The Tesla Model Y Performance Might Be The Best Bang For Your Buck (Versus Tesla Model 3 Trims)

Published on March 21st, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The prices of Tesla's vehicles have been bobbing up and down lately — to the tune of several thousand dollars in each direction. As of today, they have reached what feels like an equilibrium. At the current prices, Tesla's new Model Y CUV, slated for its first deliveries in the fall of 2020, aren't too far off from the platform it was built on, the Tesla Model ... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla START Program Trains Automotive Technicians At Miami Dade College

Published on March 21st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The high-tech auto repair shop of the future will look very different from the oily garage of the 20th century. Tesla is doing its part to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs -- last summer, the company launched its Student Automotive Technician Program (START), designed to provide a smooth transition from college to full-time employment as EV technicians. Tesla has partnered with six North American colleges to integrate its START program into their curricula. So far, some 125 students around the country have graduated from the program... Read More


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