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Elon Musk’s Long-Standing Support of Basic Income (& Thus Support of Andrew Yang)

8 hours 37 min ago
Elon Musk's support of basic income long predates his support for Andrew Yang, whose signature Freedom Dividend is a variant of basic income

Tesla Has Great Potential In Asia Beyond China

9 hours 30 min ago
In this article, I want to discuss Tesla's potential to grow in the Asian market. Everybody knows China is a huge opportunity since it is both the largest auto market in the world and it seems to get pretty good support from the government, which seems to be trying to address the air pollution issue in the country, but I wanted to look at the size of all the rest of Asia

How Tesla Is Supercharging Itself

11 hours 30 min ago
Building an electric vehicle charging station is not a simple task. And the task becomes even harder if you're planning to build a network of charging stations around the world. According to a UBS report published in early 2017, the cost to build a supercharging station is a cool $250,

Tesla Will Obtain Battery Cells From LG Chem For Chinese Model 3 Production

11 hours 31 min ago
Tesla has agreed to source battery cells for the Model 3 cars it makes at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai from LG Chem. The cells will be made in China. CATL and Panasonic may also provide battery cells in the future.

My Quest For Net Zero & Beyond With Tesla Model 3 — Part 3

13 hours 27 min ago
It's not only about the economics, specs, and handling. Something unexpected sneaks up on you on those long drives in the Tesla Model

Who Is Behind’s #FossilFreeFacebook Campaign?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:40pm
As has been outlined on countless occasions, large tech conglomerates play a critical role in our day-to-day lives. Platforms like Facebook, for instance, help connect over 2.38 billion monthly active users. Thus, their social responsibility in everything from politics, news and even climate change is indisputable. Despite Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing his support for the Paris Climate Agreement, Facebook continues to take money from many fossil fuel companies via advertising

E For Electric Posts Video Of First Drive Of Byton M-Byte

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:03pm
The M-Byte uses batteries from CATL, one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world, and since CATL is an investor in only one car company (Byton), I don't think it will leave the company starving for batteries like many manufacturers are when they have a hit on their hands. Although I plan to buy a Tesla Model Y, if this car comes through as good as it sounds, I might buy one as a second car

$107.4 Million Approved For Heavy & Medium-Duty EV Chargers In San Diego Area

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 8:25pm
The California Public Utilities Commission approved San Diego Gas & Electric’s plan to add many more EV charging stations for medium and heavy-duty vehicles like trucks, buses, and forklifts. Larissa Koehler, Senior Attorney with the Environmental Defense Fund’s Energy program, answered some questions about the new EV chargers for CleanTechnica

Volvo Group Brings Electrification & Autonomy To Industry

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 7:25pm
Decarbonizing the transportation sector means more than switching to electric cars. Volvo Group is developing today the electric and autonomous trucks and construction equipment the world will need tomorrow.

Parsing The 35 Page, $16 Trillion Green New Deal From Bernie Sanders

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 6:25pm
Bernie Sanders has released his $16 trillion dollar plan to convert the US economy to 100% renewable energy by 2030 and reduce US emissions to zero by 2050. Is his plan realistic?

Rayvolt Tapped To Supply Barcelona-Based Scooter & Bike Sharing Network YEGO

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:27pm
CleanTechnica visited Barcelona to get the inside scoop on ebike upstart Rayvolt and we happened upon some exciting news about the company building custom bikes for local bike and scooter sharing network YEGO. Rayvolt has been tapped by Barcelona-based scooter and bike sharing network YEGO to build a custom ebike and standing electric scooter to be used on the YEGO network

Can Development & Sustainability Go Hand-In-Hand?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:00am
History might lead us to believe that they can’t — but is that true for today’s developing countries

What’s The Real Reason Walmart Is Suing Tesla?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:45am
As we know, Walmart has sued Tesla over solar panels catching fire, but is it really Tesla's fault? If a company makes a product, sells it, maintains the, but the owner doesn't take care of the property around it, shouldn't it be the responsibility of the owner and not the company making the product

Tesla Gon’ Get You, Sucka! Tesla Model 3 Recording Leads Police To ID A Suspect

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:00am
Police in Fairfield, California, were quick to credit the built-in camera system in the Tesla Model 3 with helping them identify a suspect in a smash and grab theft from a Tesla Model 3 this week

Hyundai & Kia Create Great Electric Vehicles, But Where Are The Battery Contracts?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 3:30am
The Hyundai Kona EV and Kia Niro EV have won a lot of praise, as well as prestigious awards. The Kona EV even won the 2019 CleanTechnica Car of the Year award. These vehicles, as well as some other EV offerings from the companies, are stylish, offer long range, and come with creature comforts you'd expect in their price range

Chevy Crams 6 kWh More Batteries Into The 2020 Bolt For 21 Miles Of Extra Range

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 2:55am
Chevy is back at it with a range increase for the Chevrolet Bolt EV, up 21 miles per charge to 259 miles. That gives the $37,500 Bolt EV a very respectable range that the vast majority of potential owners can do life in without having to compromise

Greta Thunberg’s Transatlantic Sailing Trip Is Seriously Carbon-Neutral

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 1:55am
She's inspired school kids globally to take Fridays off and strike for climate action. She's spoken at UN climate summits. Now she's sailing to America

The Electric Motorcycle Builders At CAKE Start Shipments Of Their First Street Legal Offering

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:55am
The Swedish electric motorcycle builders at CAKE have hit one of the first major production milestones this week as the first shipments of the Kalk& motorcycle have started in North America and Europe

Bill Gates Is Throwing Away Money On Ill-Advised Non-Solutions To Global Warming

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 11:55pm
Bill Gates needs new global warming solutions advisors. His influence and billions are being squandered right now

EVgo & Electrify America Make Charging Easier With New Roaming Agreement

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:55pm
Two of the largest DC fast charging network operators in the US have joined forces to make charging easier, thanks to a new roaming agreement between EVgo and Electrify America. The new agreement lets drivers use either their EVgo or Electrify America account to charge on either network without any additional fees