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Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Investor Conference Call — Model S & 3 & X Demand, Insurance, Financials, Gigafactories, Etc.

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla announced its earnings for the first quarter of 2019 with its usual letter that summarizes the financial milestones hit and missed throughout the quarter. The highlight of Q1 2019 is clearly the fact that Tesla was not profitable for the first quarter since achieving profitability in Q3 of 2018, but the full story is much more complex than just the headlines that will populate the nightly news at all the usual mainstream media outlets... Read More


Cars

Ford Drops $500 Million Into Rivian In Bid To Electrify Its F-Series Trucks

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

It is time for the quintessential American vehicle to finally go electric, and no, I'm not talking about another Tesla. Ford has announced a $500 million equity investment into electric truck and SUV builder Rivian. Ford hopes to use the injection of cash to get a foot in the door for the development of a line of electric trucks and SUVs built on top of Rivian's electric vehicle skateboard platform... Read More


Climate Change

Why Should We Care About Environmental Migration?

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by The Beam

A study conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2015 shows that natural hazards affect migration patterns across the country. Natural hazards that occur suddenly often contribute to displacement. But slow-onset processes also compel people to move, usually to the nearest urban area, to offset losses in household income caused by loss of crops and land... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 Demand Mystery, Tesla Model 3 Avalanche In Switzerland, Tesla Model Y Design — CleanTechnica Top 30

Published on April 24th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

From the Tesla Model 3 demand mystery, to a Tesla Model 3 avalanche in Switzerland, to an exploration of Tesla Model Y design, the most popular CleanTechnica articles last week included a variety of original Tesla explorations. Top articles also covered Rivian & GM, indoor farming, an EV charging guide, rural electric co-ops, and more. Dive in!... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model 3 Avalanche (German Edition)

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

After a great start of the year, the German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market continued on the right track in March, up 42% year over year (YoY) to 9,677 registrations. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) grew at a fast pace (+75% YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) remained flat (+1%)... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Can Tesla Pull Ahead Of The Industry And Deliver Full Self-Driving Cars Next Year?

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

In this article, I will examine the claims that Tesla made at its Tesla Autonomy Day on April 22. Although I'm a small investor in Tesla and undoubtedly a fan of the company and its cars, I'll try to be as objective as I can be and show where Tesla's claims are proven or undisputed and where they are unproven and require a leap of faith. In order to have a robotaxi, Tesla has to have the following pieces of the puzzle... Read More


Clean Power

cleantech revolution

Make Every Day Earth Day — Join The Cleantech Revolution!

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Jeremy Bloom

Happy day after Earth Day! We’ve been celebrating this semi-holiday dedicated to the planet we live on (and keeping it green and healthy for all of us) for 49 years now, and during that time, we’ve seen a lot of positive solutions put into place — and we've seen some big problems get a lot worse (like climate change)... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Autonomy Day: What We Learned

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Frugal Moogal

I'm writing this as I watch the stream, and as usual, the start of the stream is late. From having covered a number of these events, that seems like a pretty standard Tesla thing. And since I'm watching on YouTube right now and the numbers have only gone up since the time the stream was supposed to have started until now, maybe they're on to something... Read More


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The Most Streamlined Foldable eBike In The World – the MaxFoot MF-19

The Most Streamlined Foldable eBike In The World: The MaxFoot MF-19

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Good news for ebike enthusiasts: the most streamlined 20-inch fat tire electric folding bike in the market is launching its first Indiegogo campaign. This gives bikers an opportunity for a huge early bird discount (65% off!), making it one of the most affordable e-bike options available... Read More


Climate Change

Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits Another $5.5 Million To United Nations Climate Change Secretariat

Published on April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, three-term mayor of New York City, and founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, has committed $5.5 million to the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat to make up for the funding gap left by the United States federal government. ... Read More


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