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DiDi Launches Robotaxis

July 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Didi Chuxing (DiDi), a new mobility company focused on providing people with "app-based transportation and life services," has just launched a robotaxi service


Elon Musk & Tesla: Solving Hardware Problems With A Software Mindset

July 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

One of Tesla’s big advantages over legacy automakers is its software expertise. Back in 2014, Tesla co-founder Ian Wright told me that Big Auto’s software tended to resemble “a dog’s breakfast.” Tesla, with its Silicon Valley roots, designed its vehicles with a unified systems architecture from the beginning


Solar Equipment Manufacturer Evolves, Tesla Model Y Availability, J.D. Power’s Tesla Evaluation — CleanTechnica Top 20

July 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The 20 most popular stories of last week on CleanTechnica were led by an interesting story of a solar manufacturing equipment maker moving into the solar cell manufacturing game (got that?), followed by a lot of Tesla stories, some hype for lithium-iron-phosphate batteries, Toyota announcing that it had done a horrendous job forecasting demand for the RAV4 Prime (leading to a battery shortfall and production suspension), Sydney inspiring the world by going 100% renewable (for electricity)


Is Recogni The Next Hot Autonomous Vehicle Startup?

July 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In CleanTechnica's exclusive, in-depth interview with Peter Mertens, former board member of Audi, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, & Jaguar Land Rover and former R&D head of Audi (published yesterday), Dr. Mertens briefly discussed a few startups he's now on the board of. One of those was Recogni, and no offense to the others (which I'll come back to in another article), but Recogni seemed to be the one that got him most lit up


Tesla Giga Berlin Surprises, Exploring The Lordstown Endurance Pickup, Tons Of EV News — CleanTech News Show #15

July 5th, 2020 | by Chanan Bos

This is the 15th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers the new Lordstown Endurance, Tesla Giga Berlin plan changes (which I think we're the only ones to dig into so carefully and with enough context), the end of Byton, three new Citroën EVs, and more. Here are the stories covered in this week’s show



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