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Tesla Announcements To Watch In The Next Week Or So

Published on June 24th, 2018 | by Carlo Ombello

It is make-or-break time for both Tesla and its detractors, as an historical first half of 2018 comes to a wrap in the next few days. A Tesla news overload through the past year has resulted in a wild and passionate debate over the future of the company that is changing the world car industry for good. All of this noise and doubts should now come to an end as forecasts get replaced by real numbers at the end of the second quarter. What to expect... Read More



Let’s Talk “Green” Cars

Published on June 24th, 2018 | by Robert Dee

Actually, let's talk about what's not a green car. Before I do that, I want say to hybrid drivers that I'm not your enemy and if the best you can do is drive a hybrid or put in LED lights, then great — you recognize this planet is in dire straights and are trying to do something about it... Read More

Autonomous Vehicles

model x

Tesla Dashcam Video Shows Autopilot Prevented Collision With Big Rig

Published on June 24th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

This short, silent dashcam video shows the Tesla Autopilot system protecting a Model X from being hit by a very large tractor-trailer at night with some light rainfall. The setting is I-95 South in North Carolina. It was published April 24, 2018, from the account Jeremy Visnesky. He wrote, “Had Autopilot not have bolted to the side I’m pretty sure he would have hit me.” As of the writing of this article, the video has about 212,000 views. ... Read More

Clean Transport

2018 Zero FX Review | Cheaper Batteries = Better Everything

Published on June 24th, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

Zero gave Robert and I a Zero FX for a month, to put it through its paces. As readers may know, I’ve been a Zero FX(S) owner since 2013, and writing about Zeros since 2009. The great thing about Zero is it has always tried to keep prices as reasonable as possible, considering how expensive batteries have been. And as batteries have gotten cheaper, Zero has passed that savings along to customers, while also improving the components and build quality... Read More

Autonomous Vehicles

Apple Still Working On Self-Driving Cars

Published on June 24th, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder

Apple's self-driving car project named Project Titan has been flying under the radar for some time now.  The company certainly does not send out frequent updates on its efforts. Some have even speculated that the company has for all intents and purposes given up on the endeavor. However, multiple outlets, including CNBC, are reporting that Apple has made some key recent hires in this realm... Read More


Cleantech News Roundup: Alberta Tar Sands, Honda Clarity, Electric Maserati, Tesla Motorcycle, Wind Turbine Myth, & India’s Solar Appetite

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Derek Markham

In this edition of the cleantech news roundup, we've got a Honda Clarity review, a Tesla motorcycle nothingburger, an electric Maserati Alfieri GT, an electric Mustang and a Volvo 142 electric conversion, a debunked wind myth, Canada's tar sands "investment" (which should be pronounced 'money down the drain'), and even an easy sesame noodle recipe... Read More

Green Economy

The Rad Kidz Know The Fastest Way to Circular Fashion

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

At the Urban Air Market in Los Feliz, a swanky neighborhood tucked into the east side of Los Angeles, I was excited to see so many upcycled crafts in one place. Particularly of the textile variety, considering how Americans throw out 11 million tons of textiles every year. 80% of those old clothes goes straight to landfill. ... Read More

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