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CleanTechnica

Elon Asks, Poland Delivers — EV Emojis For The World

Published on March 26th, 2020 | by Jacek Fior

Reporting from the frontlines of the EV revolution in Poland, I'm back with some good news after a long absence here. Yes, I felt a little upset about the Tesla Berlin thing. It hurt, Elon, especially when there was so much potential next door. But we Poles are not grudge-bearers (unless it’s about soccer), so be assured you still have many friends here. As a token of this friendship, we thought we would make one of your wishes come true. I guess not only yours, but you have mentioned it at least once or twice... Read More


Cars

Sweden Reaches 26% Electric Vehicle Market Share!

Published on March 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Yes, the Swedish electric vehicle market is an odd one in which approximately 80% of electric vehicle sales are plug-in hybrids, leaving only 20% of the market for fully electric vehicles. Most EV markets are around 50–50 or favor fully electric vehicles (BEVs). Nonetheless, an overall EV market share of 26% is a stunning achievement in early ... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

MIT autonomous driving program,

Driver Training For Driverless Cars

Published on March 25th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

MIT researchers have created a digital driver training lab for self-driving computer programs. Instead of training a computer to think like a human, they train it to think like a computer, which could be an important difference. ... Read More


Cars

Tesla Model 3 Leads Disrupted Chinese EV Market

Published on March 25th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market suffering from the general lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, sales took an expected beating, with only 15,000 passenger EVs registered in February, the worst result in over 3 years, representing a 65% drop year over year... Read More


Cars

Louisiana Dealerships Allowed To Stay Open In State-Mandated Shelter In Place Order

Published on March 25th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a statewide stay-at-home order to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, but auto dealerships are allowed to stay open. The order currently ends on April 12 and requires Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential errands, such as to the grocery store... Read More


Clean Power

Valuing Tesla [TSLA] — Or Any Company — In The Coronavirus Era

Published on March 24th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

In my regular job, I've been tracking the progress of the coronavirus very carefully for approximately the past month. It was one of the fastest changing situations that I have ever been in some way part of. I was communicating directly with health officials about the situation. March 10, only two weeks ago as I write this, I was told that they expected that the spread had begun, but that it was containable and would not affect any operations until the end of April, if ever... Read More


Climate Change

Dr. Jane Goodall’s Messages On Hope & Coronavirus

Published on March 24th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Some things make strong imprints on the mind. I treasure the 5 hour lectures and classes with Dr. Michael Buonanno that involved watching films of Dr. Jane Goodall's tenacity, longevity, brilliant endurance, and comprehensive study of the natural world through a knowledgeable lens and a wealth of anthropological background... Read More


Fossil Fuels

With The Public Distracted, Interior Department Moves Full Speed Ahead On Oil & Gas Leases

Published on March 24th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

We are currently in a state of national emergency thanks in no small part to the Trump administration’s muzzling of public health experts and slow response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we all do our part to limit the extent of this outbreak, the Department of the Interior (DOI) instead appears to be more focused on advancing oil and gas interests and abusing the situation to avoid public scrutiny and input on its actions... Read More


Coal

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Science Win: Court Questions EPA Limits On Science Advisory Committees

Published on March 24th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Now, for some good news: the First Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that UCS’s lawsuit challenging the politicization of EPA science advisory committees may move forward. UCS sued the agency over a new directive that prohibits EPA grant-funded scientists from serving on these committees... Read More


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