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Published on November 6th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan


Tesla Model 3 TCO vs. Toyota Camry & Honda Accord TCO … 18 Nasty Tesla Charts — #CleanTechnica Top 20 In October

November 6th, 2018 by  

The 20 most popular CleanTechnica articles in October are listed below. Before running through the list, though, I’ll summarize a few key groupings.

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Tesla Model 3 featured highly in the rankings, with the #1 article, #3 article, and #6 article being stories about the Model 3’s “total cost of ownership” compared to some other popular cars. The Model 3’s ranking as the top-selling American car took the #5 spot and its role as automotive lightning #10.

We also had quite a bit of fun chatting about the Tesla Model Y, and readers did too, as automotive industry thunder and as a “Tesla killer” killer. An overall Tesla sales bonanza was particularly popular as well, demonstrating Tesla’s growth and leadership in 18 charts. Some of those supplemented a story about 8 “impossible goals” Tesla has achieved. There were several other Tesla stories as well, but you can scroll down for those.

There were some popular non-Tesla stories, of course, such as an intro article about our brand new 2018 electric car driver report (more than 100 pages), typhoon-proof offshore wind turbines, electric bike fatalities & injuries, and a scoop I got on an electric SUV planned by Nissan with a price target around $45,000.

  1. Tesla Model 3 Total Cost of Ownership Estimate — Crushing It
  2. #1 Highest Grossing Car In USA = Tesla Model 3 … Model Y Will Crush “Tesla Killers” … German Wake-Up Call — #CleanTechnica Top 20 in September
  3. Toyota Camry & Honda Accord Buyers, Don’t Assume Tesla Model 3 Is Beyond Your Budget
  4. 18 Nasty Tesla Charts
  5. Tesla Model 3 Is #1 Top Selling American Car In USA
  6. Sorry, Elon — I Overestimated The Costs Of The Tesla Model 3
  7. 8 “Impossible” Goals Tesla Achieved
  8. Regarding Tesla [TSLA], Let’s All Calm Down
  9. Electric Car Drivers: Desires, Demands, & Dreams — New CleanTechnica Report
  10. Tesla Model 3 = Lightning, Model Y = Thunder
  11. Lessons Learned From 6 Months With The Tesla Powerwall
  12. The “Tesla Killers” Tesla Model Y Will Crush … Model 3 Lightning & Model Y Thunder — #CleanTechnica Top 20
  13. Tesla Has 14+ Demand Levers It Can Pull
  14. How To Typhoon-Proof Offshore Wind Turbines
  15. 4 “Tesla Killers” Ready To Be Crushed By Tesla Model Y
  16. Tesla Is 2 Years Ahead Of Schedule On Gigafactory 1
  17. Scoop: Nissan Electric SUV Price Target = $45,000
  18. Tesla — More Than An Auto Company
  19. Electric Bicycle Fatalities & Injuries Are Rising
  20. New BMW 3 Series Too Little, Too Late To Slow Tesla Model 3 Disruption

Honorable mention since statistics can be funny: Tesla Model S Still #1 Large Luxury Car In USA — By Far
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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the CEO of Important Media. 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 offers no investment advice and does not recommend investing in Tesla or any other company.

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