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“Tesla Killers” Are Failing At Killing Tesla

February 24th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The idea of "Tesla killers" was put out there by many critics of Tesla, clickbait-happy media outlets, and some of the competition to create the fear that Tesla would fail


Mercedes EQC Deliveries Delayed Until 2021

December 15th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Mercedes has announced they it will delay the US launch of its first electric vehicle, the EQC, which starts at $68,895. Those who call Tesla a "vaporware" company should take note. Mercedes was expected to bring the EQC to its US dealerships in the first quarter of 2020, but it looks like we will have to wait another whole year for one of those "Tesla killers." The reason for the wait? Mercedes says demand is too high in Europe for the company to bring it to the


Fear of Progress

November 25th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

A recent article on CleanTechnica, "BBC Click: Are Electric Vehicles 'The Future Of Road Vehicles?' EV Owners: 'Duh.'" basically covered what CleanTechnica and other green energy websites have been saying for years, that EVs are superior to internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in more ways than one. This is not news to informed progressives, but it is very much news to the general public


Accused “Tesla Killers” Cleared Of All Charges

January 5th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The myth of the “Tesla Killer” is a tempting one for mainstream journalists, who have learned that any article with the word “Tesla” in the headline, especially a negative one, is a sure-fire click generator


#1 Highest Grossing Car In USA = Tesla Model 3 … Model Y Will Crush “Tesla Killers” … German Wake-Up Call … (#CleanTechnica Top 20 In September)

October 7th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Last week was crazy — the Tesla SEC lawsuit settlement, Tesla's massive quarterly sales record, our first monthly #Pravduh, and more. As a result, I never shared the most popular CleanTechnica stories of September. So, in case you are curious, here were the 20 stories in September that ruled the odd and quirky land of CleanTechnica (pageviews following titles)


4 “Tesla Killers” Ready To Be Crushed By Tesla Model Y

September 30th, 2018 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Jaguar I-Pace In the class of luxury midsize SUV/CUV, we have now or will relatively soon have 5 new fully electric vehicles that are serious all-around usable cars. Oops, in the USA, half the cars are not called cars but trucks. These vehicles are the Jaguar I-Pace, Audi e-Tron, Mercedes EQC, Tesla Model Y, and BMW iX3 — placed in order of expected start date of sales


Tesla Killers Not Killing Tesla But Tesla Is A Killer Killer

September 23rd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

Confused? I had fun with the "Tesla killer" nonsense a couple of weeks ago, and also with a decade of claims that Tesla was about to be dead (aka bankrupt), but a recent tweet or two stimulated yet one more Morning Monkey Business piece on these topics


Tesla Killers, Episode #79

September 5th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

You know what they say — "As long as there's been Tesla, there've been Tesla killers."


11 Tesla FUD Claims Of Years Past

August 4th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

On a Tesla Motors Club thread, some members there recently shared a few old claims of perennial Tesla bears. It was a brilliant little move of reverse trolling, and it prompted me to do something I've been wanting to do for ages — dig up some old claims about Tesla from prominent bears and see how they held up to the light of today



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