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Published on September 1st, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan


Indian PM Modi Headed To Tesla… (Clean Transport Highlights)

September 1st, 2015 by  

Here’s another “Clean Transport Highlights” post for you. Click the subheadings to read the full articles.

Dealers Attack Tesla Referral Program In California

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!!”

Poor punks.

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)…

Tesla Model S Brown Amsterdam

Tesla To Get License Plate Lottery Boost In Beijing

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….

India Prime Minister Might Visit Tesla Headquarters

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….

Formula E Teams Get License to Innovate for 2016

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….

Onean Launches Motorized, Electric Surfboard

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….

Chrysler Plug-in Hybrid Minivan To Lead Parade Of New Models

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 ShahanEV Obsession | CleanTechnica; Hanergy; Nisarg Lakhmani / Shutterstock.comMotorpasion | Gas2. 

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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. 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, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA] — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in this company and feels like it is a good cleantech company to invest in. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort on Tesla or any other company.

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