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Published on October 16th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan


Electric Cars Can Save You Money (+ EV News Roundup)

October 16th, 2014 by  

I’m going to try out a quicker sharing option today. Hopefully you will like it just as much. I’m just including article titles/links below for the articles (+ a few comments here and there).

Of course, this doesn’t include EV news already covered here on CleanTechnica.

General EV News

electric cars save money

Electric Cars Save Money (Chart)

Electric Car Sales Growing Much Faster Than Hybrid Sales Did (Chart)

‘Smart’ Lithium-Ion Battery Warns of Fire Hazard

How To Make Li-ion Batteries Live Longer, How They Die (In Depth)

Electric Car Sales Make Up 14% of Car Sales In Norway In September

Tesla Motors News

Tesla D Speed Or Autopilot — What’s Bigger? (Poll)

Elon Musk: Rivals Using Tesla Patents (also: Rivals Will Indeed Use Tesla’s Patents)

Model S Beats All In Snowy Grip Test

A First-hand Account of the Tesla D Event, Part 1 (+ Part 2)

5 Supercars Slower Than The Tesla Model S P85D

First Tesla Battery Swap Station Online Soon (Hmm… this has taken awhile. At one point, it seemed that the only reason Tesla was doing it was because of a California requirement, but if it does what Tesla says, it certainly offers an attractive option for some drivers some of the time. We’ll see.)

Tesla Teardown Reveals Similarity To Smartphones (Investors have long treated Tesla as a technology stock rather than an auto stock. It’s a fit.)

Tesla’s Powertrain Group: Driving the Grid-Scale Energy Storage Business

Video: Tesla “Origins” Commercial Gets Artsy

Tesla Breaks Another Mold, With Humor

Tesla Offering New Lease Deals For UK Buyers

BMW i News

Tuner Battle: Which BMW i8 Looks Better? (my opinion: the normal one)

BMW Wants To Bring Carbon Fiber Costs Down 90%

2015 BMW i3 by Everyn Garage Super Gallery (25 Photos) (Pretty. Very pretty.)


First Volkswagen e-Golf Heads To Charity Auction

Nissan To Continue Building Its LEAF Batteries… For Now

Nissan LEAF Sees Record Sales In Europe

World’s Largest Battery-Electric Vehicle Unveiled By BYD

Cadillac Electric Car In The Works

Test Drive Review – 2015 Kia Soul EV

Italian Start-Up Wants To Build Electric Supercar

The M-BEAM Project Wants To Bring Back Battery Swapping

EU Drops Hydrogen Infrastructure Mandate For Member States (Hahaha. Thank goodness!) 


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About the Author

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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