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My Interview With Peter Mertens, Former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, & Jaguar Land Rover

July 4th, 2020 | by Alex Voigt

After my article "There Will Be Blood" was published here on CleanTechnica, Peter Mertens, the former Head of R&D at Audi and former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Jaguar Land Rover, and now Board Member of Faurecia, Recogni and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Valens, reached out to me and asked if I am interested in an interview with him


The Lucid Air Gets One Step Closer To 2020 Production With First Engineering Prototype

December 18th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The first beta engineering prototype Lucid Air hit the streets for the first time in front of an army of elated Lucid employees. The early build represents a milestone for the company as a vehicle that is 95% representative of what will eventually make it into a production vehicle. The company is planning to starting rolling the Lucid Air into production at its newly commissioned factory in Casa Grande, Arizona late next year


Non-Stop Engineering & Innovation Are The Lifeblood Of Tesla

April 28th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla is, at its core, an engineering company. The company as we know it today was founded on the building blocks of lithium-ion batteries and electric motors. Having an early interest and exposure to supercapacitors, Elon Musk saw the potential with lithium-ion and electric motors and ultimately found the golden combination he was looking for at AC Propulsion


Tesla START Program Trains Automotive Technicians At Miami Dade College

March 21st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The high-tech auto repair shop of the future will look very different from the oily garage of the 20th century. Tesla is doing its part to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs -- last summer, the company launched its Student Automotive Technician Program (START), designed to provide a smooth transition from college to full-time employment as EV technicians. Tesla has partnered with six North American colleges to integrate its START program into their curricula. So far, some 125 students around the country have graduated from the program


Tesla Donating $37½ Million To Nevada Schools (Video)

August 4th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

As the Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow, so does Tesla's commitment to local schools. Tesla is looking to "give students more access to specialized fields of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)," according to Teslarati. JB Straubel, Tesla's co-founder and CTO, explains, "The demand for STEM jobs in Nevada will continue to grow dramatically over the next few years."


You Can’t Save Your Town With Smug Environmentalism

March 7th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Every time floods hit the town Conway on the banks of the Arkansas River, water fills the streets. University of Arkansas engineer Marty Matlock is part of the team saving Conway. Below, he explains why local problems require local solutions. This interview has been edited for length and clarity


E-Ship 1 — 21st-Century Sailing

April 10th, 2012 | by Thomas Gerke

  When Wind Turbine Engineers Face Shipping Problems Engineers are a practical thinking bunch. When they encounter a problem, they think [&hellip



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