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The Incessant Attacks On Tesla Stem From Many Sources

July 3rd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Since the very beginning, Tesla has attracted negative press coverage, ranging from honest skepticism to unhinged conspiracy theories. Back in the early days, a column called Tesla Death Watch trumpeted the company’s financial difficulties, and a website called Boycott Tesla spun wild stories of exploding cars and sinister cover-ups


The Many Tesla Haters & Attackers … Are Short On Time

July 1st, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla haters are coming out of the woodwork everywhere. That said, there could be some underlying urgency for this sudden, sweeping attack. According to Giles Parkinson (via RenewEconomy), "It seems that Elon Musk’s detractors – and they are legion – have decided that it may be now or never if they have a chance of stopping the founder and CEO of Tesla in his tracks."


Electric Car Myth Buster — Well-To-Wheel Emissions

February 19th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

It's time to bust some of the myths that surround electric cars at the moment. Some people want you to believe electric cars pollute just as much as conventional cars. The trouble is, that myth is simply untrue.


Busting Electric Car Myths In Costa Rica & Globally (CleanTechnica Video)

October 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

In Amsterdam earlier this year for EVBox's first annual rEVolution conference, one of the presenters was TED Talker, Latin American EV super advocate, and CleanTechnica reader Monica Araya. She gave a wonderful presentation on breaking down electric vehicle myths in Costa Rica, more broadly across Latin America, and even more broadly across the world. The presentation is definitely worth a watch, so have at it!


10 Myths & Criticisms Of Electric Cars Explored & Exploded

October 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

New ideas always make us nervous at first. Airplanes and automobiles were once considered dangerous but now are part of everyday life. Electric cars are a relatively new idea. Some early adopters can't wait to own one, but the majority of people are seemingly skeptical



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