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Rich Rebuilds Offers DIY Guide To Annual Tesla Model 3 Service

October 15th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Rich Rebuilds recently stepped back from the operations at his new digs (at the Electrified Garage) to give his viewers an inside look at what all goes into the annual service for a 1 year old Tesla Model 3. He talks with his lead tech, who previously worked for Tesla in their service department, to deconstruct not only the tasks Tesla performs during the first annual service, but the why behind each


What’s The Best Way To Grow Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure?

October 14th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

At first, people tend to see new technologies as updated versions of older ones. Just as early TV shows consisted of filmed radio shows or stage plays, and early websites resembled the pages of low-budget magazines, many in the mainstream media still believe that vehicle electrification will mean swapping gas pumps for charging stations


A Quick Look At Tesla’s Obstacle-Aware Acceleration

October 14th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

What is obstacle-aware acceleration? The name implies what it does, and it's one of Tesla's many features that actually prevents minor accidents when enabled. Now You Know shows a quick comparison in the video below of how it works -- with it enabled and disabled


Is The Tesla Model 3 The Ultimate First Responder Vehicle?

October 14th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

A new video shows a Tesla Model 3 that was put into service as a first responder service vehicle in Nuremberg, Germany. The choice of an American car for use as a service vehicle in the heart of Germany automotive country is a bold statement that the vehicle is finding a significant amount of traction with buyers around the world regardless of the fact that it is made in America


Green Business, Energy Efficiency, Apocaloptimist, & Tesla — CleanTech Talk with Scott Cooney

October 14th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Scott Cooney, primary owner of Important Media, the company holding CleanTechnica, and the founder and CEO of Pono Home, to discuss Scott’s newest pursuit: Apocaloptimist, a podcast series to inspire and engage people in hope for the future by highlighting innovative solutions to challenges around the world


Uniti Announces Pricing

October 14th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

The Uniti One, with a 24 kWh battery and 300 kilometer range, will be available in the UK next year beginning at £15,100 after incentives.


The Musks Embrace The Challenge Of Climate Change

October 14th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

This was a very detailed article by Wade Anderson who wanted to highlight how the Musks have embraced the challenge of climate change. With the help and support of his friend, Jim Lehrman, Wade breaks down the three deadly C's that contribute to climate change: Cars, cattle, and chainshows and explains how the Musks have taken on these challenges. Many people see the challenge of climate change as an obstacle that they can do nothing to stop or as something that isn't happening. The issue is real. The Musks and many others are doing something


Did The US Navy Solve Clean Energy With A Compact Fusion Reactor?

October 14th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Salvatore Pais, of the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), claims to have invented a compact fusion reactor. With a size of between 0.3 and 2 meters (1 foot to 6.5 feet), the patent claims that the device could generate between a gigawatt and a terawatt, while needing far less energy input than it produces


Free DC Fast Charging From Volta Charging

October 14th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Volta, a charging network based in San Francisco, says it will offer free fast charging to everyone. It will begin by installing 150 of its attractively styled Level 3 chargers along major transportation routes. The first of the new chargers will be along the Route 95 corridor in Norwalk, Connecticut. The company expects to complete the installation of those 150 chargers during the coming year. The company plans to expand its free charging network in coming years


Tesla Is The Most Googled Car Brand In The USA

October 14th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Marketing Daily has reported that a new study shows that Tesla is the most Googled car brand by Americans, with more than 2,240,000 searches on a monthly basis. The model that is the most searched for is the Model 3, with around 673,000 searches per month, according to Click4Reg.co.uk, which specializes in personalized license plates


New Features Should Be Enjoyed Responsibly

October 13th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Let's look at a hypothetical (but ridiculous) scenario. Somebody gives your kids backpacks with a bullet-resistant panel built inside. Whatever your feelings on that, your kids really like the backpacks for other reasons, so you decide to let them use them


Tesla Model Y Prototype Spotted On Road Near Tesla HQ (VIDEOS)

October 13th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Model Y, the affordable, all-electric crossover from Tesla’s stable, is not expected to hit the roads until late 2020. But Tesla is already laying the groundwork for the model that will forever alter Tesla’s position in the automotive world


What Is A Sleeper Or Stealth Tesla Model 3 Performance?

October 13th, 2019 | by Chris Boylan

As new buyers are researching Tesla and deciding which Model 3 version to buy, some of the options can be a bit confusing. And if you delve into the various social media groups and discussion forums, things can get even worse. One particular version of the Model 3 which is a bit of a unicorn is the so-called "Stealth" or "Sleeper" Performance model. And to describe what that is, first let's go through a brief history of the Tesla Model


Tesla Needs To Come To India

October 12th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

April 2016, having seen the Tesla Model 3 being revealed by Elon Musk via the live stream, I was tempted to reserve one as soon as I saw that reservations were open to Indian buyers too. I pulled the trigger on 7th April 2016 and reserved a Model


Is Kitty Hawk Introducing Range Anxiety For eVTOL Aircraft With Its Heaviside?

October 12th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

We finally heard about Kitty Hawk's "secret project," which sports the strange name of Heaviside. It introduces the notion of range for an electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The demonstration of the aircraft flying is fantastic but I wonder if we're about to witness another "range anxiety" war between eVTOL manufacturers? Let's hope not


Polestar Pricing … Tesla Model 3 = #6 Car In USA … Capital One On “Tesla Effect” — #CleanTechnica Top 20

October 12th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Polestar's entry into the electric vehicle world took the top spot this past week on CleanTechnica, being the number one article viewed on CleanTechnica thanks to the hundreds of thousands of views it pulled in. The focus of the article was its pricing, which is surprisingly high. Yet again, it seems that a new "Tesla killer" just doesn't compete with Tesla vehicles, even though it is a nice addition to the EV market and deserves solid sales



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