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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


10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

January 4th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Too much cleantech news is a good thing, but it sometimes means I need to stuff a bunch of big stories into one article. Following some roundups of autonomous driving news and battery & EV charging news, here's one more roundup of some cool cleantech stories no one wanted to take and write full pieces about. This one is 100% focused on solar power


Electric Vehicle Ownership: Purchasing vs. Leasing

December 28th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

For our new report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we investigated whether EV drivers bought their cars new, bought them used, or leased them. The split was interesting. We then dug in deeper as well, for the first time ever, to learn a bit more about the cars they replaced, and why they went electric


EV Ownership + Rooftop Solar Ownership — New Report & Charts

December 25th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

We were curious whether EV ownership/leasing correlated with rooftop solar panel ownership, and also whether driving an EV encouraged people to drive more efficiently or even conserve energy more at home, so we surveyed thousands of EV owners. Guess what the results were


Tesla Backup Gateway 2 … Bank of America UK EV Cost of Ownership Study … Tesla Revenue Growth — #CleanTechnica Top 20

December 16th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

What caught readers' eyes the most on CleanTechnica last week? That would be the new Tesla Backup Gateway 2, which looks like a mini Powerwall; a titillating study on EV total cost of ownership in the UK that Bank of American Merrill Lynch conducted and shared with CleanTechnica; and a commentary on Tesla's revenue growth juxtaposed against Tesla critics' seemingly never-ending pessimism, which is typically very misplaced


Thousands Of Electric Vehicle Owners Told Us This …

December 15th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

For our newest report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we surveyed thousands of plug-in vehicle drivers to find out more about their electric vehicle buying decisions, what they want from their next EVs, how EV life is going, and more. Below are some of the top-line takeaway points from the surveys of US, Canadian, and British respondents


The Sierra Club’s Nationwide Study On The EV Shopping Experience

November 25th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Back in 2015, when we shopped EVs and then leased a Nissan Leaf, we were the primary EV educators up to the point of sale, not the salespeople. Even during the test drive, we had more knowledge. Our grasp on the function and reality of electric cars seemed to overwhelm the salesperson. We passionately emphasized why we wanted an electric car. Our sales person remained less than enthusiastic


Florida Tesla Drivers Drive A Ton!

September 28th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

We hosted a National Drive Electric Week event last Saturday in Sarasota, Florida. It was arranged very much at the last minute, but we were lucky to get dozens of electric vehicle drivers signed up nonetheless. The bulk of the attendees were Tesla owners, as you may have noticed from photos like the one above that I've been using here on CleanTechnica in the past several days. Exactly half of all the vehicles, 20 of them, were Tesla Model 3s


Live Music + EVs + Beer = Abita Springs Drive Electric Day

September 17th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Abita Springs Drive Electric Day was held on Sunday, September 15, and was a part of the nationwide celebration of EVs known as National Drive Electric Week. Abita is known for its wide range of local brews. One of my favorites is Purple Haze, another is the holiday edition, Creole Cream Ale (which can't get here quick enough!)


Texas Track Bans EVs, Cites Fire Concerns. Many Tesla Owners Aren’t Buying It.

July 31st, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Recently, the Texas Motor Speedway decided to not allow electric vehicles to participate in their "Friday Night Drags" event. When asked by Teslarati why this was, the track's spokesman said the track wasn't prepared to deal with battery fires, should one occur. While this certainly is a plausible explanation, it seems that a vast majority of Tesla owners and other EV enthusiasts think it's an excuse



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