Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

7 Notes From New Tesla Model X Commercial (Video)

By Zachary Shahan Tesla has published a new “commercial.” Perhaps some people wouldn’t like to call it that, but in today’s world of YouTube-obsessed viewers, it’s clear that this is the place for cutting-edge companies to put their marketing dollars. Of course, with Tesla’s big brand appeal, it can get hundreds of thousands of views…

A Funny Story — Used Tesla Model S vs Toyota Prius Prime

By Zachary Shahan As many of you know, we’re trying to get an electric shuttle startup (Tesla Shuttle) off the ground in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). We recently held a test ride event to attract customers, perhaps attract investors, and just generally EVangelize. To organize the event, we partnered with a fleet industry magazine,…

Toyota & Mazda Partnering For New Assembly Facility In US & EV Tech

By James Ayre The two Japanese auto manufacturers Toyota and Mazda will be partnering for the development of a new $1.6 billion assembly plant in the US, as well as for the development of electric vehicle technologies Toyota & Mazda Partnering For New Assembly Facility In US & EV Tech was originally published on CleanTechnica….

Clean Renewable Energy Is No Longer A Novelty In Everyday Life

By Carolyn Fortuna A new report on renewables across the last decade points to real progress toward a clean energy future Clean Renewable Energy Is No Longer A Novelty In Everyday Life was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…

New Video Uses Class Warfare Theme To Bash Electric Cars

By Steve Hanley A second video from the Koch Brothers–funded Fueling US Forward attempts to use class warfare themes to bash electric cars. New Video Uses Class Warfare Theme To Bash Electric Cars was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS…

Falmouth must repay loan for wind turbine #MA

By Wind Watch Highlight Including the debt incurred by building Wind 1 but subtracting the roughly $2.9 million forgiven by the trust, the defunct turbines may now cost Falmouth $8,216,000 altogether. That figure excludes any internal legal fees stemming from nearly seven years of court cases involving the wind energy initiative. Read Full Article Here…

Toyota and Mazda Jointly Building EVs In USA

By Jon LeSage Toyota and Mazda are taking electrified vehicles seriously enough to jointly invest $1.6 billion in a U.S. plant. Toyota Motor Corp. will also be taking a 5 percent share of Japanese competitor Mazda Motor Corp. The U.S. location will be named later, but it will have the capacity to produce 300,000 vehicles…

Audi Aims For $12B Savings As Push For Electrification Intensifies

By Jon LeSage Audi wants to cut costs by 10 billion euros ($12 billion) by 2022 while pressure mounts from the diesel emission scandal and the transition over to electric vehicles. Most of that cost savings will come from cutting research and development expenditures, sources close to the matter told Reuters. More funds will be…

GreenLots Grows Into Thailand & Beyond With New BMW ChargeNow Deal

By Kyle Field GreenLots, an open standard charging network operator, has big plans to bring together public EV charging stations and battery storage with the power of its network and cloud technologies in order to level up EV charging infrastructure in Southeast Asia and North America. Greenlots was originally founded in Singapore in 2008 and…

German Consortium Competing With Tesla For World’s Largest Battery Factory

By Jon LeSage Germany wants to rival Tesla’s Gigafactory in battery production to power millions of upcoming electric vehicles and for storing renewable energy. TerraE Holding GmbH will choose a company out of five candidates next month to build a 34 gigawatt-hour battery factory, according to TerraE’s chief executive Holger Gritzka. The former ThyssenKrupp executive…

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