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Tesla’s Newest Partnership With An HBCU Is A Great Thing

July 31st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla is partnering with Huston-Tillotson University to provide internships and jobs for its students. Huston-Tillotson University (HT), which is in Austin, TX, welcomed Tesla and announced that Tesla is collaborating with HT for student internships


Uganda-Based Bodawerk’s Electric Tractors, Motorcycle Conversion Kits, Threshing & Milling Machines Look Set To Transform Lives

July 19th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

The company's mobility products are built from recycled and upcycled materials. Up to 90% of the materials used are sourced locally, with only the electric motors imported from China. They assemble their battery packs using the standard 18650 cells recovered from old laptops, which allows them to lower the costs of their products significantly to levels that are more affordable for their target market


Tesla & Chongqing (China) Talk Projects — Probably Not A Factory

July 15th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla and the municipality of Chongqing are reportedly in talks to accelerate some projects. This little nugget of gold was shared by Tesla Owners of Vancouver and confirmed by Reuters, which reported that Tesla met with officials from a district in Chongqing, which is located in southwestern China. The topic was "accelerating projects," according to the Liangjang New Area


We’re All In This Together – We Need To Act Together

July 10th, 2020 | by George Harvey

While we are trying to find the recipients for the trillions of dollars aimed at reviving an economy bashed by Covid-19, and trying especially hard to make sure that none of it goes to the undeserving, we might consider a way to use that money to go way beyond stimulating the economy to saving the world


Tesla & SpaceX Make Juneteenth An Employee Holiday

June 19th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Juneteenth was a day that ushered in freedom for slaves in the United States. It happened on June 19, 1865. Slavery is just sick and evil, and the way our nation has treated black Americans (or black people in general -- from other countries as well) is beyond horrifying and sickening


Former Tesla “Director of Learning” On Overcoming Cultural Inertia

June 15th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Alongside the electromobility and renewable energy revolutions, there’s a major shift going on in the computer industry: the transition to cloud-based infrastructure. Revolutions always encounter resistance, and many of the problems that are slowing down the inevitable migration of applications to the cloud will sound quite familiar to those of us struggling to accelerate the adoption of EVs


Tesla Safety Chief Announces Coronavirus Is Not Circulating At Fremont Facility

June 14th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Most people enjoy productivity. Certainly, they enjoy the relief of paying their bills, paying rent, feeding their families. After the back and forth over policy, and controversy in regards to factory jobs, electric carmaker Tesla's Fremont facilities have been opened for almost a month now, and so far with apparent safety success


Intuit Hits 100% Renewable Electricity Goal 10 Years Early

June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm was just completed in Fisher County, Texas, and is now providing electricity for Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University. In the case of Intuit (which you may have used to do your taxes this year), the company has now reached its 100% renewable electricity goal. As the headline notes, it has reached that goal 10 years earlier than it had committed



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