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Q&A With Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley

June 28th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

On Friday, June 21st, 2019, the Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley stopped by three Tesla locations to drop off donuts as a way to encourage Tesla employees. This was a beautiful endeavor that any brand would feel amazing to have their customers do


Tesla Model 3 Cheaper Than Honda Accord … Gas Car Dealers In Norway Suffering … New BYD Electric Vehicles — #CleanTechnica Top 20

June 3rd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The 20 most popular CleanTechnica articles of May are in a list below. First, though, I'll highlight some of my favorites. Well, the #1 story on the top 20 is also perhaps my favorite, but I wrote it, so I'm biased. It is a cost comparison between the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus and several Honda Accord trims. Guess who wins


Rayvolt Is Not-So-Secretly Plotting An eBike Revolution Powered By The Sun

May 24th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

From the glossy pages of its catalogs and the beautiful pictures that adorn the Rayvolt website, it is not immediately clear what kind of company Rayvolt is. So when they invited CleanTechnica out to their headquarters to meet the team and to see their new lineup of ebikes for 2019, we were excited to get a look behind the curtain at what it was that really made them tick


Elon Musk Calls Lidar “A Fool’s Errand” … & Other Autonomous Driving Experts Starting To Agree

May 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer, which is now included in all Teslas being produced. The Autopilot hardware suite includes 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, radar, GPS, an inertial measurement unit, and sensors that measure the angle of the steering wheel and accelerator pedal


Do Wall Street’s Tesla Analysts Understand The Company?

May 4th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

After the company's bumpy first quarter, Tesla's share price has experienced a dizzying rollercoaster ride. All across financial news media outlets, the narrative surrounding the company continues to feed off of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt). And much of it appears to be echoed by Wall Street analysts who cover the stock. Some influential investors, however, see things differently


The Tesla Model 3 Is Winning Over Hardcore Gearheads

April 13th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The Hagerty Group was “built by people who love cars.” Since its 1984 founding, it has grown into one of the world’s foremost providers of insurance for collectible vehicles. The company’s web site offers a wealth of information and resources for connoisseurs of the automobile


It’s Worth Remembering — The Core Purpose Of Tesla

February 23rd, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

With Tesla, Elon Musk set out to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy. With solar, battery storage, and electric cars, Musk is looking (deeply) at practical clean energy solutions for the planet. He's even opened the company's patents to expedite EV adoption by others in the auto industry


Elon Musk Recommends You Watch This Movie

February 7th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla's Elon Musk recently tweeted, "Great electric car documentary about early days of Tesla, GM Volt, Nissan Leaf & Gadget. So much has happened since then." Indeed. With the spotlight shining so brightly on Elon and Tesla, it's hard to remember how far the man (and the company) have come since the early days. Many of the early struggles surrounding Tesla were captured in this fascinating flick, Revenge of the Electric Car


Neil deGrasse Tyson: Elon Musk Will “Transform Civilization As We Know It”

January 8th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Elon Musk remains a frequent target in the media. Clickbait journalists clack away at their keyboards and smear the Tesla and SpaceX CEO on a regular basis. Sometimes an outside perspective is needed — especially from someone who really knows science and space. To that end, CNBC recently sat down with renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to get his take on Elon Musk



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