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Tesla Gigafactory Economies of Scale Just Starting to Show in Tesla Financials

November 9th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The biggest threat to Tesla’s existence has not been the so-called “Tesla Killers” from the competition, but rather Tesla’s dependence on the capital markets to fund its growth. The lack of sustained profits made the company rely on financial markets to raise equity and debt at regular intervals to fund its operations


Other Nations Support Electric Cars. In The US, They’re Supposedly A Threat To Gas Tax Revenue.

May 24th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Governments in Europe and China are trying to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles by offering subsidies and incentives, and it’s working. In Norway, EVs are exempt from taxes, and drivers receive perks such as free parking and reduced tolls. Almost 60 percent of new cars sold in the country in March were fully electric. China’s combination of incentives and mandates is acting as a magnetic force, sucking the global EV industry out of America and Europe and into China, where over a million electric cars were sold in


EV Subsidies Going Up In Italy, Down In China

January 3rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Italy is expanding subsidies for electric cars while increasing taxes on cars with internal combustion engines. Meanwhile, China is slashing incentives for small, short range EVs.


China: Should Tesla Stay Or Go?

February 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A new report throws another factor into the Tesla factory in China mix. If Tesla builds cars there, must it equip them with batteries made in China, too?


SureFly Electric Helicopter … BMW i3 Nags Amongst Awesomeness … 20 Plug-In Hybrids (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

January 8th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla has long been seen as a rebel of the auto world, but it's becoming a bit mainstream, no? I'm inspired to do a long piece on this ... but not yet. But it just struck me rather starkly as I shockingly saw that no Tesla story was among the top 3 stories of the past week on CleanTechnica ... or even the top 5! Or even the top 10!


Chinese Electric Vehicle Subsidy Changes In 2018 — The Details

January 6th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon

As 2017 drew to an end, we got news on China's electric vehicle subsidies for 2018. Major changes lie ahead. Firstly, the new subsidy policy is designed to encourage higher range and lower energy consumption in electric vehicles, while removing and decreasing subsidies to lower ranged models. Additionally, a key policy change is that regional subsidies are coming to an end in China



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