Published on April 17th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan


Tesla Model 3 + Semi + Pickup … 100% Renewable Chicago … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

April 17th, 2017 by  

Been busy with Easter or other things? Perhaps you weren’t able to read all 154 articles we published last week? Below were the 20 that got the most eyeballs, so check them out in case some cool ones slipped through. You’ll never guess which Silicon Valley company dominated the charts!

  1. 3 Tesla Unveilings: Model 3 — July, Tesla Semi — Sept, Tesla Pickup — In 18–24 Months (#ElonTweets)
  2. Chicago Set To Become First Major US City To Be Powered 100% By Renewable Electricity
  3. Tesla Likely To Begin Model 3 Production With Blocks Of Set Configurations, Custom Orders To Follow Later (Rumor) — still hot
  4. Tesla’s Fremont Parking Lot Shows Some Problems With Personal Auto Use (Images) — still hot
  5. Almost 90% Of Tesla Model 3 Buyers Will Choose Upgrade Options — via EV Annex
  6. What It’s Like Working For Elon Musk — via EV Annex
  7. Is This The Most Sinister Tesla Model S Ever? — via EV Annex
  8. Here’s Why Elon Musk Is Smart To Start With A Simple Tesla Model 3 — via EV Annex
  9. Panasonic Hints At ‘Beyond Lithium’ Technology For EV Battery Improvements — via EV Annex
  10. Swedish Solar (Florida Company) Brings Solar In To Replace Shutters — via Solar Love
  11. Cadillac CT6 PHEV Arrives — “Chevy Volt On Steroids” (The Good Kind) — via Gas2
  12. Longest Range Electric Car = Tesla Model S 100D (335 Miles!) — via Gas2
  13. Cost-Effective Window Inserts Can Insulate Older Windows Without Replacing Them (Review) — via Green Living Ideas
  14. Lucid Air Prototype Hits 217 MPH (Video)
  15. SolarCity Will Begin Accepting SolarRoof Orders This Month — via SolarLove
  16. Tesla Model 3 Speculation Increases After New Spy Photos & Videos Surface — via EV Annex
  17. Carbon Fiber Electric Bus Unveiling Next Week — via Gas2
  18. Kia To Introduce All-Electric Stonic In 2018
  19. Volkswagen Unveiling Electric Crossover (New ID Concept Car) At Shanghai Auto Show
  20. Used Tesla Model S Sedans Sell Faster Than Competitor Offerings, Survey Shows

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