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Published on November 6th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan


2018 EV Tipping Point (Per The Economist) … Enevate Fast Charging … EV Fee Struck Down (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

November 6th, 2017 by  

Another week has flown by. Below were the 20 most popular stories of the past week on your favorite CleanTechnica. Check ’em out.

  1. The Economist: Global Tipping Point For Electric Cars In 2018 (Video)
  2. Enevate Promises 5 Minute Charge Time For Its Silicon-Dominant Lithium-Ion Battery
  3. Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down New Electric Vehicle & Hybrid Fee
  4. Rick Perry Masks Concentrating Solar Power Plot With More Weird Words
  5. Nearly 40,000 Plug-In Electric Vehicles Sold In Germany So Far In 2017
  6. Toyota Exec: Our Solid-State Battery Tech Could Be Game-Changer For EVs, But We Aren’t Backing Away From Hydrogen Fuel Cells
  7. Nissan Has Received >9,000 Orders For New LEAF In Japan So Far
  8. Tesla = #1 And #3 In Near-Record Month (Europe Electric Car Sales)
  9. Electric Car Sales Trends, Forecasts, & Insights (CleanTechnica Interview)
  10. Mitsubishi Announces V2G Pilot Project Utilizing Outlander PHEVs In Amsterdam
  11. Chris Matthews Uses Colbert Show to Allege Russian Links to Fossil Fuel Lobbying
  12. Google/Waymo Stopped Testing Level 3 Self-Driving Tech After Testers Literally Fell Asleep While Using It, Switched To Full Autonomy
  13. Panasonic CEO Says Tesla Model 3 Production Bottleneck Is “Now Understood”
  14. Lightning Systems Now Accepting Pre-Orders For Ford Transit All-Electric Upfit
  15. Tesla Shares Details of Model 3 Production Woes in Q3 Earnings Update
  16. Boosted Boards Dual+ Generation 2 Review (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
  17. Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen, & Ford Join Forces To Create Ionity Fast Charger Network In Europe
  18. If You Care About Cleantech, You Have To Change Your Diet
  19. Electric Cars Release Less CO2 Over Lifetime Than Diesel Cars Even When Powered By Dirtiest Electricity In EU
  20. China To Ban Sale Of High-Sulfur Diesel Fuel For Tractors & Ships

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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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