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Solar Car … 13K Nissan LEAF Pre-Orders … Tesla Model X Door Issues … (Top…

There was a wild diversity of interesting stories published in the past week on CleanTechnica, which led to a fun mixture of super hot stories as well. Especially hot was the possibility of the ever fabled solar car. A notable 13,000 pre-orders for the next-gen 2018 Nissan LEAF also caught eyeballs. And, natch, Tesla Model X falcon-wing door issues couldn’t slip by without notice. Check out these stories and the rest of the top 20 list via the links below.

VTOL Personal Drone, Carrying People One (Or Two) At A Time

2017 is the year of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles. So far, we’ve seen a few wild projects and some further in the future ones. Despite battery energy density not being quite there yet for long-distance flights, electric airplanes and drones (and everything in between) are taking off. Today’s drone fad is all the rage and has been thrust into the media with such force that it shouldn’t surprise anyone to find a few companies working on drones capable of flying people, right?