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Published on September 19th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan


Tesla Stock Correction Corrections, Gigafactory Skepticism, BMW i8 Price Leaps… (EV News)

September 19th, 2014 by  

Time for another electric car news roundup. Enjoy!

Tesla News

Tesla Roadster Tesla Stock Correction

A Tesla Roadster loses 20% of its range in 4 years. (GAS2)

Tesla is still committed to California, says Tesla. (GAS2)

Is Tesla an auto company or an energy company? Of course, it’s both, but this podcast discusses the matter. (Teslarati)

In another podcast, Teslarati delves into the secrets of Tesla marketing. (Teslarati)

Some corrections need to be made regarding a recent Tesla stock correction. (TeslaMondo)

TeslaMondo has 5 key takeaways from Elon Musk’s WSJ interview. (TeslaMondo)

Will more automakers start using Tesla/Panasonic battery packs thanks to the Gigafactory? Or will Tesla & Panasonic lose out to LG? (GAS2)

Tesla Firmware v6.0 has added new navigation features. (GAS2)

A Gigafactory report from an independent battery expert puts a damper (or tries to put a damper?) on projected battery price declines coming from the Gigafactory. (GAS2)

Tesla has won another state dealership fight, this on in Massachusetts. (GAS2)

Norway may get a shit ton of Teslas, but Tesla supply constraints hit the Scandinavian country the hardest. (GAS2)

Renault-Nissan Alliance EV News

Nissan celebrates during ìNational Drive Electric Weekî

With 60,000 Nissan LEAF drivers on US roads, Nissan is sponsoring National Drive Electric Week. (EV Obsession)

Renault is on board with building 3-seat versions of Bollorè’s Bluecar. (EV Obsession)

The Renault Fluence ZE is going to get a second life in China. (GAS2)



With very limited supply and high demand, the BMW i8 is going for 50% above its sticker price. (GAS2)

There will be no BMW i8 Spyder, says BMW. (GAS2)

One more BMW i8 story: a BMW i8 pace car goes drifting. Nuff said. (GAS2)



The Volkswagen e-Golf is now ready for police duty. (GAS2)

The most EV-friendly universities in the US are… (GAS2)

How green are electric cars? Very green. Very, very green. (EV ObsessionSustainnovate)

A lot of EV innovation occurs in the US, Europe, Japan, and China, but don’t forget about South Korea! (Sustainnovate)

The UK’s “Electric Highway” has now delivered over 1 million miles of free travel. (Sustainnovate)

Nearly 10% of Porsche Panamera sales are now sales of its plug-in electric model. (GAS2Sustainnovate)

Rapid recharging of lithium-ion batteries is actually not has bad for the batteries as is commonly assumed. (EV Obsession


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