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Sony Consumer EV, Panasonic Getting Maxwell Tech, 2 Non-Tesla European Gigafactories — CleanTech News Show #19

August 2nd, 2020 | by Chanan Bos

This is the 19th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. We now also have a Patreon page! This week’s show covers Panasonic claims regarding future batteries, whether Sony's concept EV might reach the market after all, two non-Tesla Gigafactory wannabees, a green skyscraper (half of which is made out of wood), the ITER fusion reactor entering the assembly phase — and much more!


You Can Now Lease An All-Electric Sedan In Ghana For Just $160 Per Month!

July 27th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Driving electric in many African countries is a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. Ghana, like many other African countries, has a very low motorization rate compared to most parts of the developed world. This presents a huge opportunity for another leapfrog moment where consumers can jump straight into the world of EVs, bypassing the ICE Age. 


The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

July 27th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

This massive infrastructure bill is the result of the work of many committees in the House. The centerpiece is the surface transportation bill (sometimes known as the highway bill) that gets passed about every 5 years. Then other legislative pieces got added, including adding tax incentives for electric vehicles and clean energy. The result is a good bill that will pass out of the House — the question, as always, is what will happen in the Senate


Bolivia Is Ransacking Lithium From Its Indigenous People

July 27th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In a tweet back in may by Kawsachun News, a video shows indigenous natives of Bolivia standing up for what's been happening to them in this industry. "Authorities from Chayanta, Norte Potosí say Bolivia's lithium is being ransacked from the indigenous people," the caption read. Today, for the natives in Potosí, lithium is the new silver


Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel Sourcing — Australia? Bolivia? China?

July 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Following some of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's comments regarding battery production during the quarterly Tesla conference call for shareholders last week, I decided to have two long conversations with Howard Klein and Rodney Hooper of RK Equity about the EV battery production and mining industries


Is Elon Musk Wrong About An Under-250-Mile Range Model Y?

July 25th, 2020 | by Loren McDonald

Elon Musk was recently at it again on Twitter sharing upcoming plans about the Tesla Model Y as well as Supercharging speeds for the Model S and X. But it was his comment that a range of less than 250 miles would be unacceptably low that got the attention of the EV and business press


7 Top Takeaways From Tesla’s Q2 Earnings Call

July 24th, 2020 | by Matt Pressman

Did Tesla's Q2 earnings mark a critical moment in automotive history? Is this the beginning of an auto industry upheaval? One chart (scroll below) is definitely telling. Yes, the drama and dichotomy of Elon Musk was on full display last night



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