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Published on January 22nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan


Solar Car … 13K Nissan LEAF Pre-Orders … Tesla Model X Door Issues … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

January 22nd, 2018 by  

There was a wild diversity of interesting stories published in the past week on CleanTechnica, which led to a fun mixture of super hot stories as well. Especially hot was the possibility of the ever fabled solar car. A notable 13,000 pre-orders for the next-gen 2018 Nissan LEAF also caught eyeballs. And, natch, Tesla Model X falcon-wing door issues couldn’t slip by without notice. Check out these stories and the rest of the top 20 list via the links below.

  1. Solar-Powered Electric Car Lightyear One Receives Prestigious Climate Change Innovator Award
  2. New 2018 Nissan LEAF Pre-Orders Climb To 13,000 In A Few Months
  3. Tesla Model X Falcon-Wing Door Failures In The News
  4. Puerto Rico Still Suffering Under The Boot Of #Sh**hole Republican Politics
  5. Why Did Tesla Ask US EPA To Downgrade Model 3 Range Rating To 310 Miles (From 334 Miles)? Was It Due To Expected Power Draw Of Autonomous Driving System?
  6. GM Leads, Tesla & Apple Trail Deeply In Navigant Research Self-Driving Report
  7. Alibaba-Backed He Xiaopeng Bets Entire Fortune On Another “Tesla Killer”
  8. Tesla Semi Rolls Through Sunnyvale, Tesla Model 3 Rolls Into East Coast Showrooms
  9. CleanTechnica Test Drives The Brand New 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV For You
  10. Oil-Focused Hedge Fund (Westbeck Capital) Launching New EV Hedge Fund …
  11. Norway Aiming For Oil & Gas Output To Reach Record Highs By ~2022
  12. No, GM Isn’t Going To Crush Tesla
  13. California Continues To Move Toward Electric Mobility
  14. The US Is Finally Getting BMW’s Wireless Charging System
  15. In Your Face! AI-Enabled Machines Cooperate Better Than Humans In Tests
  16. Nissan Launches Nissan Energy Solar: All-In-One Energy Solution For UK Homes
  17. Think Electric Taxis Are New? Guess Again
  18. Australia Poised For Renewable Energy Breakout
  19. Norway’s Avinor Bets On Local Electric Planes — Are You Onboard?
  20. If A 2018 BMW 530e Plug-In Hybrid Meant No Extra Cost, Would You Own One?



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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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