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Self-Proclaimed “Queen Of Shitty Robots” Builds The First Tesla Truck

8 hours 55 min ago
The Tesla pickup truck is set to be revealed to the world in just a few months, but one eager maker just couldn’t help herself and had to go off and make one for herself. Simone Giertz is the self-proclaimed Queen of Shitty Robots and has made a name for herself by building some seriously [&hellip

Costa Rica: Bahia Ballena Quenches Its Thirst With Rainwater

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:00pm
For some time now, Ronald Guzmán and his family have been using rainwater to wash clothes, flush toilets, and clean the house

Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is Canada. Trans Mountain Pipeline Profits To Fund Green Energy Projects

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:39pm
On Monday, Canada passed a resolution promising to adhere to its commitment made in Paris. On Tuesday, Canada said it has approved the Trans Mountain pipeline that will transport oil from the Alberta tar sands to the west coast. Holy cognitive dissonance, Batman!

Tesla At Least 4–5 Years Ahead Of Competition — According To German Auto Industry Expert

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:14pm
In a recent review of the Tesla Model 3 by German newspaper Die Welt, auto industry expert Prof. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer is quoted as saying that Tesla has a huge lead over the competition. "The technical lead is easily four to five years. Range and driving pleasure are unmatched."

Xpeng Motors Rolls Off 10,000 Units Of Its Smart G3 EV

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 5:56pm
Xpeng Motors (Xpeng) continues its steady progress by completing another production milestone, that of 10,000 units of its G3 smart electric vehicle (EV). This was just 188 days into its official launch. Xpeng thus clenched the title of most EV sales from a new EV manufacturer/startup in China

Return Of The Bionic Leaf: Plant-Inspired Solar Cell Pushes Efficiency Envelope

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 4:59pm
Solar cell researchers are marching the world onward to the low carbon economy of the future, Clean Power Plan or no Clean Power Plan

India Issues 1 Gigawatt Solar Tender With Domestic Content Restrictions

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 1:00pm
In another attempt by the Indian government to help domestic solar cell and module manufacturers, a fresh tender with a domestic content requirement has been issued

Seoul, Guangzhou, NYC, Hong Kong, Los Angeles Top List Of Cities With Largest Carbon Footprints. How Does Your City Rank?

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 11:00am
Did you know that "100 cities are responsible for 18 percent of all global carbon emissions?"

Why Designers Should Be Rebels

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:00am
Disruption across industries, increasing market competition, consumers’ rising expectations: these factors threaten most,  if not all ,  brands in the market. For many experts, Human Centered Design (HCD) would be an effective way to create differentiated and value-added solutions

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Was #1 EV In Germany In May, Renault Zoe New Leader In 2019

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 6:01am
The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market continues on the right track in May, having registered 7,899 units. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) grew at a faster pace (+100% year over year) than plug-in hybrids (+33%). In May, the PEV share was at 2.4%, with BEVs alone hitting 1.4%, keeping the 2019 plug-in share at 2.5% (1.5% BEV)

Where In The World Is It Cheapest To Charge A Tesla? (Infographic)

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 4:30am
The rates utilities charge for electricity vary wildly across different parts of the world, just as gas prices do. However, electric vehicles are cheaper to operate on a per-mile basis just about everywhere, thanks to the electric motor’s far greater efficiency, and to the fact that regions with high electricity prices also tend to have high gas prices. A very rough rule of thumb is that driving an EV should cost about a third of what driving a comparable legacy vehicle does

Extreme Temperatures Are Melting The Arctic

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 3:30am
Temperatures in the Arctic are soaring. leading to unprecedented ice melt and melting of the permafrost. The Earth may be heating faster then anyone ever imagined.

Tropos Motors Looks To Scale With New Supplier Agreement With Panasonic

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 2:30am
Tropos Motors has partnered with the world's leading automotive battery supplier, Panasonic, in a new deal that will see the two companies working together to build up the next generation compact commercial vehicle

Betting Against Tesla Is Betting Against Yourself

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 1:10am
To the average American, Tesla is just another topic in the news alongside China, Trump, the weather, terrorism, national disasters, local sports, and celebrity gossip. They have their morning coffee, rush to work, and glance at the news on their phones. Actually, many Americans work rotating shifts. Those shifts may begin at 9:00 PM at night -- and they may not have time to catch up on the news. Unless someone is exposed to Tesla via a customer, fan, or shareholder, they will often only know from what they hear or see in the news

EVgo, ChargePoint, & EV Connect Enter Into New Interoperability Agreement

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 12:30am
Three of the largest charging networks in the United States are partnering on a new interoperability agreement that makes charging at public charging stations even easier. EVgo, ChargePoint, and EV Connect have inked a groundbreaking agreement that adds 500 fast charging stations in the US to EVgo's existing 750 fast charging stations

Porsche Predicts Plug-In Paradise In Perpetuity

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:30pm
Klaus Zellmer, CEO of Porsche Cars North America, says the EV revolution is real and is moving fast. Recent sales figures seem to support his claim.

Companies Line Up To Prospect 7.5 Gigawatt Solar Power Park In India

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:30pm
One of India’s largest solar power parks, and certainly the most challenging to implement and operate, has attracted tremendous interest from some of the leading technology companies and project developers

HOT! Tesla Arcade Is Rolling Out To Owners This Week — New Games!

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 9:41pm
Tesla will start rolling out the next generation of its in-car games this week. That starts with the introduction of Beach Buggy Racing 2 in the in-car entertainment system. Tesla is also showing off its new Tesla Arcade in stores, but only for a limited time

Siemens Gamesa Awarded Contract For 376 Megawatt Taiwanese Offshore Wind Farm

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 9:30pm
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Monday that it had been awarded a conditional order to supply offshore wind turbines for the 376 megawatt (MW) Taiwanese Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project. 

Wallbox Pushes Into The Rapidly Expanding US EV Market

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 8:30pm
Spanish EVSE manufacturer Wallbox announced at an exclusive launch party at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in New York City last week that it is entering the US EV charging market