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Cars

30 Nasty Tesla Charts

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

With our US large luxury car sales report, US small & midsize luxury car sales report, US electric vehicle sales report, and other Tesla-related sales reports recently completed, it's time for another edition of Nasty Tesla Charts!... Read More


Air Quality

Gas Cars = More Human Death

Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

A recent news item — €70 Billion A Year In EU Health Damage Caused By Vehicle Emissions — reminded me of the following article, which is a piece I wrote in 2016 to try to more directly communicate the issue to people. Initially, the opening line below was the title... Read More


Batteries

What Changed In The Solar & Energy Storage Industries In 2018?

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put "Solar Power Exploding" in a headline, and they thought I was referring to genuine explosions. In 2019, 2009 and 2010 progress looks like anthills... Read More


Batteries

Everything You Need To Know About The Tesla Powerwall 2 (2019 Edition)

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Powerwall 2 is one of the most advanced residential energy storage systems in the world and it all starts with the batteries. The leadership highlights the fact that Tesla is not only a carmaker but also a major battery company that sells its batteries in a variety of form factors, including cars like the Model 3 and stationary energy products like the Powerwall... Read More


Cars

Tesla Crushes Porsche & Jaguar Globally — 4th Quarter Sales Report

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla's global sales in the 4th quarter were almost as large as Porsche's and Jaguar's sales combined, showing Tesla's continued rise in the broader auto market. It also shows Tesla's quick transition through these more limited, exclusive segments and into the direction of larger brands like BMW, Audi, and perhaps even Toyota someday... Read More


Uncategorized

Renault Zoe Wins 2018 Electric Model Trophy In Germany, BMW Wins Manufacturer Title — Germany EV Sales Report

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) passenger car market ended the year dropping 10% in December, to 5,711 registrations, with fully electric cars continuing to expand (+12% YoY) while plug-in hybrid electrics couldn't find a way out of their hole (-35% in December). Fully electrics (BEVs) now clearly outselling plugin hybrids (PHEVs) — 67% PEV segment share for BEVs in December, and well above the 2018 average (53%)... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Consumers Know Jack About Electric Cars (Video)

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Nexus Media

The telephone should have been an instant hit. It revolutionized human communication overnight, and yet it took decades to catch on. AT&T president Theodore Vail blamed meager sales on public ignorance. No one knew how to use the phone, he said... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model 3 vs. Honda Accord … Flying Tesla Roadster … Tesla 75D Vehicles vs. Supercharging V3 — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The top, most popular, most clicked stories of the past week here on CleanTechnica were about the Tesla Model 3, Tesla Roadster 2, Tesla Supercharging, Tesla Model S, other electric vehicles coming to invade Europe, the cost-competitiveness of solar + storage, and more. Scroll through the headlines and click the links to find out more and to read any stories you might have missed in the 100 articles we published last week... Read More


Cars

China Flexes Its Muscle — Go BEV or Go Home

Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

We have seen a lot of announcements for many new electric cars from the big carmakers. Some say it is #dieselgate that opened their eyes. Others think Tesla and Musk are threatening their sales. Occam's razor tells us to look at the easiest explanation first. China's NEV mandate might be the easiest explanation... Read More


Bicycles

Lightning Motorcycle LS218 Strike

New Lightning Strike Electric Motorcycle Coming Soon With 150 Mile Range, 150 MPH Max Speed, 35 Minute DC Charging — For $12,998

Published on January 18th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

When it comes to electric motorcycles, Lightning Motorcycles sits somewhere on the top of the hill. But being a leader means always improving. Lightning just announced a new and more affordable electric motorcycle, available in March, with performance and a price that sends shock ripples to the competition... Read More


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