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From 8 Tesla Supercharger Stations In 2013 To 1,804 Supercharger Stations Today

February 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Just 7 months ago, there were 1,533 Tesla Supercharger stations globally, hosting 13,344 Supercharger stalls. As I showed at the time, and as you might have assumed if you thought back to baby Tesla of 7 years ago, that was a dramatic increase over the 8 Supercharger stations that were installed in 2013 (6 in California and 2 on the US East Coast)

Finding Climate Change Needles In Climate Haystacks Using Machine Learning

January 29th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

Machine learning can find patterns that are much more difficult to predict or analyze, and find predictive value in massive data sets when humans can't discern them. But human's have neural nets too, goopy ones between our ears, and the practice of hypothesis-test-assess continues to yield value without any intelligence of the artificial sort

Tesla Could Speed Past 500,000 Sales In 2020 — 50% YoY Growth?

January 29th, 2020 | by Carlo Ombello

Can 2020 be yet another year of spectacular growth for Tesla? Just ahead of the company's quarterly call, we can try to predict production figures for what promises to be another banner year for Musk's company, as electric mobility picks up share in the global car market and the Californian startup expands its footprint on many fronts

Tesla Model 3 Shatters Records In Hot European Market — EV Sales Report

January 27th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The European plug-in electric vehicle market registered a record 77,000 vehicles in December (+88%!), with the Dutch market most helping to pull the market up. Fully electric vehicles (+91% year over year) grew a bit faster than plug-in hybrids (+81%), with the powertrain breakdown becoming even more friendly to fully electric vehicles (68% to 32% in December, versus 64% to 36% in 2019)

Timestamped Guide To 2 Hour Elon Musk Interview By Third Row Tesla

January 25th, 2020 | by Paul Fosse

If you haven't see the part one of the Elon Musk interview with the Third Row team yet, I highly recommend it. That said, I know it is challenging to find 2 and a quarter hours to dedicate to listen to it, so I summarized the content of the podcast/video for you so that you can easily jump to sections that most interest you!

The EV Adoption Ramps in 4 Top Electric Vehicle Countries

January 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In 2019, 4 countries had more than 10% plug-in vehicle market share. I selected those 4 countries and went back to the year that they had 2% or 3% plug-in vehicle market share to plot out how they grew from there to 11%+

Tesla vs. BMW, Jaguar, Porsche — Worldwide Sales

January 23rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Comparing Tesla vehicle sales to pickup truck and compact budget car sales is too much of an apples-to-oranges comparison. But comparing Tesla sales to the sales of the world's top luxury auto brands is getting interesting

6 Lessons on Energy Decarbonization from Countries Leading the Way

January 23rd, 2020 | by World Resources Institute

Getting to a net-zero-carbon energy system is essential. It will be a major effort, one that requires significant investment in new low-carbon infrastructure, from renewable power plants to electric vehicles, efficient appliances and better constructed buildings. While very few countries are on track, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ethiopia and the United Kingdom are further along than many others

Reducing EV Charging Infrastructure Costs

January 22nd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Recently, I wrote a post about Reno, Nevada, mostly capturing insights from The City podcasts that tell the tale of Reno long before and also after the Tesla Gigafactory came to town. Why and how did Reno win the Gigafactory

China Electric Vehicle Sales — The Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

January 20th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

After some terrible months (-42% in November), the Chinese plug-in market seems to have finally bottomed out, falling just 22% year over year (YoY) in December, to 149,000 units, with both powertrain technologies dropping. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) suffered less (only -17% YoY) than plug-in hybrids (-45%)

Tesla 8th Place Among Diverse Employers In Europe

January 20th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla was recently ranked 8th among diverse employers in Europe. Diversity is something that all employers should strive to embrace. Everyone has gifts and talents, and when we bring a more diverse population into the workplace, we help create a unique way of expressing ourselves in a positive and professional manner

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