Published on September 1st, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan3
Indian PM Modi Headed To Tesla… (Clean Transport Highlights)
September 1st, 2015 by Zachary Shahan
Here’s another “Clean Transport Highlights” post for you. Click the subheadings to read the full articles.
Ah, the dealers just aren’t going to accept anything from Tesla, are they?
“No stores for you!”
“Referral program instead of stores? No way!!”
Getting to the details,… as you should know by now, Tesla recently launched a referral program in which the referrer gets a $1,000 credit for use on Tesla products and the one being referred gets $1,000 off the cost of their new vehicle (read that article for a full backstory). Virginia and Ohio have already made Tesla change its program whereby the referee gets the full $2,000. Now, California dealers are contending that the whole program should be illegal. (lol)…
One of the ways that China is trying to prevent pollution and traffic congestion in its big cities is via a limited supply of license plates, and license plate lotteries to get one. However, in the interest of encouraging electric vehicle adoption, some electric vehicles have been dished into a “softer” lottery. But that hasn’t applied to Tesla… until now….
Tesla has been making waves. It is the most-searched car company in China, and now news is that indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to take time out of his super-busy schedule to visit Tesla headquarters in California on his upcoming trip to the US….
After launching a successful first season of racing earlier this year with 10 teams running nearly identical cars, the Formula E fan experience is set to change radically for 2016. That’s because the series is going into its second season with not one, not two, but with no fewer than 9 (nine!) mechanical packages powering its 10 teams….
With classic, surfboard styling and a 4400W dual-core brushless electric motor mated to a high-efficiency axial water pump at the rear, Onean’s electric surfboard is ready to carve up the water without wearing out its riders….
A Chrysler plug-in hybrid minivan will reportedly arrive in 2016, ahead of several important new models coming soon from FiatChrysler. It’s about time….
Images via Zachary Shahan | EV Obsession | CleanTechnica; Hanergy; Nisarg Lakhmani / Shutterstock.com; Motorpasion | Gas2.
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