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Ontario Provincial Police Needs Help “Choosing A Tesla”

February 20th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The Ontario Provincial Police asked Elon Musk on Twitter to suggest which model would make a better police vehicle, the Cybertruck of the Model X. Included in the post are two visually stunning renders of what each vehicle would look like as an O.P.P vehicle


Elon’s Secret Sauce

February 19th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Elon Musk may be a showman and a visionary, but he is unfit to be a CEO. His run-ins with the SEC, intemperate tweets, and a catalogue of missed deadlines show that he does not have the character or the competence to run a major public company


The Xpeng P7 Tackles -30°C Weather In Cold Weather Performance Testing

February 19th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Guangzhou Xiaopeng Motors Technology Co., Ltd., also known as Xpeng, waited for some serious cold weather to hit, then took the P7 out onto the track for an epic good time. Sure, they called it "cold weather performance testing" but we all know it was just a bunch of engineers sitting around a pot of warm tea dreaming up ways to have the most fun in the snow


Gilbarco Veeder-Root Invests In Driivz To Expand EV Charging Solutions

February 19th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Greensboro, NC (February 19, 2020) – Gilbarco Veeder-Root (GVR) announced today it has signed an investment agreement with Driivz, a global leader in smart electric vehicle (EV) charging management solutions. This minority investment further expands GVR’s EV capabilities to enable more comprehensive solutions for forecourts and fleet applications


Tesla Insurance Offers Several Benefits

February 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The most important Tesla product isn't any of its vehicles, but something else, according to Fast Company. It's Tesla Insurance. The article opens up with praise as to how both Elon Musk and Tesla have "fascinated the world" with products such as the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Cybertruck (reservation holders, represent!), but the article cites the fact that one product has been overlooked/under-acknowledged. It calls this product a "hugely important one," and I agree


Tesla Model 3 Holds Value Better Than Every Other Car In USA — By Far

February 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Usually, as soon as you buy a new car and drive it off the lot, it loses a ton of value, but some vehicles provide an exception to the rule, losing much less of their value than others. The car in the US that loses the smallest percentage of its value after one year? Yup, that would be the Tesla Model


Responsible Battery Coalition Applauds University of Michigan Research on Lithium-Ion Battery Degradation Calls Research “Important Step” in Educating Consumers About Extending Battery Life

February 18th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC) — a leading coalition of companies, academics and organizations dedicated to the responsible management and environmental sustainability of batteries — applauded research published today by the University of Michigan (U-M) in the Journal of Energy Storage on best practices for consumers for extending the life of lithium-ion batteries, as well as the cost savings associated with minimizing degradation


Fika Mobility Wants To Jumpstart The Kenyan Electric Motorcycle Market With Battery Swap Model

February 18th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

According to the Motorcycle Assemblers Association of Kenya, there are currently about 600,000 commercial motorcycles in Kenya. Motorcycle taxis, known as Boda Bodas, are extremely popular, as commuters use them to whiz through Nairobi’s infamous traffic. Boba Bobas are also widely used in Kenya’s coastal resort towns, like Malindi, Watamu, Kilifi, Diani, the city of Mombasa, Rift Valley towns like Nakuru, and the inland port city Kisumu in Western Kenya


A Porsche Taycan Burned Down In Florida

February 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

There has been a video making the rounds on Twitter of a Porsche Taycan that exploded in Florida. There isn't any known cause of the explosion


7% Plug-In Vehicle Share In Germany!

February 18th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market started the year on fire, jumping 128% year over year (YoY), to a record 16,131 registrations. That smashed the previous record (12,026 units) set last October, so it seems the German locomotive has (finally) been set in motion


India x Cleantech — February 2020

February 17th, 2020 | by Saurabh

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country



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