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Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

Tesla Speeding Up Chinese Factory Due To Trump Trade War

October 7th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are encouraging Tesla to get its Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai built sooner so it can start manufacturing cars in China. The company says it costs up to 60% more to build a car in the US than in China.


Chernobyl Goes Solar With New 1 Megawatt Installation At Reactor Site

October 7th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chernobyl has been reclaimed to some degree this week as a long-awaited plan to install solar at the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history has become a reality. The new solar park at the Chernobyl reactor location was officially opened on Friday, three decades after the nuclear meltdown at the same location


Scoop: Nissan Electric SUV Price Target = $45,000

October 7th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

With the Tesla Model 3 — the world's best car under $50,000–70,000 — completely humbling old luxury car leaders and giving the most popular cars from Toyota and Honda a run for their money, the ongoing question is, "When will conventional automakers get more serious electric competitors onto the market?"


An Open Letter To GE CEO Lawrence Culp

October 7th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Capricorn Investment Group (CIG) reached out to CleanTechnica with a request to re-publish their open letter to the new CEO of GE, Mr. Lawrence Culp. The letter urges the company to aggressively invest its resources into clean technologies


#1 Highest Grossing Car In USA = Tesla Model 3 … Model Y Will Crush “Tesla Killers” … German Wake-Up Call … (#CleanTechnica Top 20 In September)

October 7th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Last week was crazy — the Tesla SEC lawsuit settlement, Tesla's massive quarterly sales record, our first monthly #Pravduh, and more. As a result, I never shared the most popular CleanTechnica stories of September. So, in case you are curious, here were the 20 stories in September that ruled the odd and quirky land of CleanTechnica (pageviews following titles)


The “Tesla Killers” Tesla Model Y Will Crush … Model 3 Lightning & Model Y Thunder … (#CleanTechnica Top 20)

October 7th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Some people like "Tesla killer" articles. I don't know who exactly (other than a few shorts I won't name in the hopes they don't come over to this site to comment again). But to most of us, it's more fun to more realistically explain why Tesla is the one destined to crush the competition in the coming years. One such story stole the show last week


Tesla Owners, Here’s How To Send A Photo To Space!

October 7th, 2018 | by Paul Fosse

Like many of you, I reserved my Tesla Model 3 on March 31st, 2016 (online, as I wasn’t into Tesla enough to take off work to drive to the dealer). I received my Model 3 about 3 months ago and since then I’ve given about 50 test rides


Tesla Model 3 Total Cost of Ownership Estimate — Crushing It

October 7th, 2018 | by Paul Fosse

For another article I am writing, I needed a good tool for estimating vehicle total cost of ownership (TCO), something that I could easily use to compare any cars out there. I didn’t want to develop all my numbers from my experience, since then I would have to research every other car that someone wanted to compare it to. I tried to find a TCO calculation for the Tesla Model 3 at both Kelly Blue Book and Edmunds



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