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There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

July 3rd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

If you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid


Even in Midst of Pandemic, Interest in Electric Cars Looks Promising

July 2nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Gloom and doom appears to be the mood in the hallowed halls of most auto companies right now. While the pandemic continues to ravage the health of our people (and our economy), there could be a silver lining in the clouds. Some countries and industries have been able to rebound (at least somewhat) from their low point — including the electric vehicle sector


Plug-In Vehicles = 7.8% Market Share In Europe

June 30th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

After a Covid-derived drop in April (-16% year over year), the European passenger plug-in vehicle market went back to black in May, having scored 46,800 registrations (+23%), a great performance considering the overall market is still recovering (-57% in May)


Big Auto’s Decision To “Wait & See” Gives Tesla A Growing Lead

June 19th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

By most accounts, Tesla’s EV technology is about 5 years ahead of anything any other automaker can muster. For a decade or so now, we’ve been hearing that the legacy brands are preparing a wave of “Tesla killers” that will bury the pesky disruptor, but there’s still no sign of that


History Of Electric Cars Using Skateboard Platforms

June 19th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

It’s hard to think of a vehicle that’s simpler in its design than a skateboard. However, this very simplicity may be the reason that this humble conveyance is providing the inspiration for the most technologically advanced vehicles ever devised


Jefferies Practically Doubles Its Price Target On Tesla [TSLA]

June 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Jefferies just came pretty close to doubling its price target on Tesla, CNBC has reported. Analyst Philippe Houchois raised Tesla's price target to what is known as a "Street high." This number is $1,200 and it is a jump from the previous target of $650. The belief is that COVID-19, the disease that many thought was going to harm Tesla and its stock, did the opposite. It accelerated the transition to EVs and renewables


Former Tesla “Director of Learning” On Overcoming Cultural Inertia

June 15th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Alongside the electromobility and renewable energy revolutions, there’s a major shift going on in the computer industry: the transition to cloud-based infrastructure. Revolutions always encounter resistance, and many of the problems that are slowing down the inevitable migration of applications to the cloud will sound quite familiar to those of us struggling to accelerate the adoption of EVs


Tesla Model Y Review From Owner Of Full Tesla S-3-X-Y Lineup

June 14th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Roger Pressman, cofounder of EV Annex, to discuss his review of Tesla’s Model Y and his work at EV Annex. Roger owned one of the earliest Model S sedans, a Model X, and a Model


Tesla Model S Delivery Event Is 8 Years Old (Video)

June 14th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

What were you doing 8 years ago? Tesla was preparing for its Model S delivery event on June 22. The video below shows a visual snapshot of the foundation being laid for the Model X, 3, Y, Cybertruck, next-gen Roadster, and Semi. Each of these new owners in 2012, along with the Tesla team back then, made it possible for Tesla to be where it is today


Tesla Has Top Range In World’s Longest EV Range Test

June 12th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Norwegian road assistance company NAF has completed the world's longest EV range test. The company tested 29 of Norway's most popular EVs. They tested the actual range in the summer, what happens when EVs go into power-saving mode, and how they charge in heat degrees



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