About Kyle Field

Kyle Field I'm a tech geek passionately in search of actionable ways to reduce the negative impact my life has on the planet, save money and reduce stress. Live intentionally, make conscious decisions, love more, act responsibly, play. The more you know, the less you need. TSLA investor. Tesla referral link: http://ts.la/kyle623



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BYD Expands Brazilian Operations With New PV Solar Panel & Electric Bus Chassis Production

April 18th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

BYD continues its global charge into new cleantech markets at a breakneck pace. Following news of a new electric bus assembly factory in France and a full-blown factory in Hungary, BYD announced that it is expanding its operations in Campinas, Brazil, which originally opened in 2015. The company is adding a solar photovoltaic factory and an electric bus chassis assembly factory


Annual California Cap & Trade Report Catalogs Project Impacts Across the State

April 1st, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The latest California Cap and Trade Annual Report published by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) puts a spotlight on how the money raised by the program has been put to use to combat climate change around the state. This year, the report also includes an interactive map that shows exactly where the various programs are being implemented


“Professor X” Aims To Disrupt Autonomous Vehicle Tech With Silicon Valley Startup AutoX

March 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Some people just aren't satisfied with the safe route in life and can't help but to unleash their passions on the world in the form of disruptive new approaches to existing or emerging markets. Dr. Jianxiong Xioa — also known to students and staff as "Professor X" — has ditched his lucrative job as a Princeton professor to pour his passion into a new autonomous vehicle technology startup dubbed Auto


BMW i3 Gets Dirty As Professional Rally Racer Runs It Through The Paces

March 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Professional rally driver Rauno Aaltonen of Aaltonen Motor Sport took his BMW i3 away from the safety of asphalt roads and onto an off-road rally course to see how the i3 would hold up. He came away from the experience very impressed, stating that because of the instant torque the electric motor provides, the i3 handled like cars with 1,000 horsepower


Autonomous Delivery Robot Wants To Shake Up The Food Delivery Business

March 21st, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Growing up, shows like the Jetsons and Wall-E promised kids around the world a future of robot-enabled leisure, with our time being spent on relaxation, space travel, and star gazing. A new personal delivery robot from Starship Technologies seeks to shake up food delivery with its good looks and speedy delivery capability on the road towards that dreamy sci-fi future


UrbanX Launches Kickstarter For Its Electric Wheel Retrofit Solution

March 14th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

UrbanX has developed what it believes is a revolutionary e-bike offering, but there's a catch — it only comes with one wheel. In fact ... that's the product. UrbanX has developed an electric wheel replacement solution that upgrades a normal bike to an e-bike in fewer than 60 seconds


Consumer Reports Ranks Tesla As Top American Car Brand

March 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Consumer Reports has placed Tesla onto its list as highest ranked American car brand on its latest annual auto Brand Report Card. The Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker ranked 8th on the overall list, passed by Audi, Porsche, and BMW who took the top 3 spots, respectively.


ChargePoint Unveils European Expansion Plans With $82 Million Cash Injection

March 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

ChargePoint announced today that it has secured $82 million in funding in support of a full-frontal attack on European markets (a move we've known about for months but agonizingly had to hold our tongue on). This first round of funding was led by Daimler and BMW iVentures and will be supported by future rounds to support the European expansion



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