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Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 1:00pm
On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla's US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

Lithium & Battery Stock Explosion, UK Gigafactory Request, Tesla Cybertruck Love — CleanTechnica Top 20

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 7:52am
The top 20 CleanTechnica stories of the past week included a look at increasingly popular lithium, nickel, and EV battery stocks

Toyota To Pay $180 Million For Decade-Long Noncompliance With Clean Air Act Reporting Requirements

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 5:30am
Toyota Motor Company just had its hand popped by the U.S. Department of Justice for decade-long noncompliance with the Clean Air Act reporting requirements. Toyota has to pay a $180 million settlement according to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

2020 Climate Events Were Examples Of How Excess Heat Is Expressed On Earth

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 4:29am
By most accounts, 2020 has been a rough year for the planet. It was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree according to NASA’s analysis. Massive wildfires scorched Australia, Siberia, and the United States’ west coast

2020 Tied For Hottest Year On Record, NASA Analysis Shows

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 3:10am
Earth’s global average surface temperature in 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year on record, according to an analysis by

Scooter Sharing Industry Needs To Up Its Social License Game — CleanTech Talk

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 2:36am
In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Mike Casey and Nathaniel Schub from Tigercomm sit down to talk about micromobility

That Barely Visible Haze On The Mississippi Has A Bad Smell

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 2:13am
Yesterday, I went down to the riverfront to get some fresh air and enjoy the gorgeous day. It was warm, sunny, and very few people were out at this time of the day — it was mid-afternoon on a Friday. Although I had my mask with me, I was alone, so I pulled it off as I observed the river before me — and I choked

Bubble Or Breakthrough? Stock Buyers Betting Big On Electric Cars & Cleantech

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 1:08am
Anyone who’s been paying attention knows that EV stocks have been on a serious roll. Industry trendsetter Tesla has seen its stock price balloon by well over 700% in the last 12 months, and was recently trading at a head-shaking 1,000 times trailing earnings

Connecticut’s Bill 127 Would Allow Tesla To Sell Directly To Consumers

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:42am
The EV Club of CT is behind a new bill to make it legal for a company (like Tesla) to sell electric cars directly to consumers. The EV Freedom Bill has been submitted to Connecticut's legislature

19% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In France In December!

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 5:16pm
A future star lands in a record market (19% share!)

Science Moms On Climate Change — Now It’s Personal!

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 5:00pm
Sceince Moms is a group of women climate scientists that seeks to convince other moms to press for solutions to the climate crisis.

5 Key Steps For Electric Bus Success In Europe

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 3:38pm
As cities across Europe implement measures to achieve ambitious environmental strategies, there is pressure on the transport sector to decarbonise as fast as possible

Texas Wind Power Dominates Coal In Crossover Year

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 3:23pm
Everything is bigger in Texas, and wind power is no exception. Wind power has been growing in Texas for years. Now, for the first time, wind power has beaten coal power

A Drone Saves The Day In An Unusual Way

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 2:15am
Recently in Australia, electric aviation saved the day again, but not in the usual way. A man used a drone to get a text message out, allowing rescuers to find a stranded group of people

BYD Zimbabwe Starts Delivering EVs To Customers

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 1:46am
The transition to electromobility is happening a lot faster than a lot of people think. The EV scene in Europe is red hot right now after an awesome 2020. The UK’s plugin electric vehicle market hit new highs in December 2020, at 23.4% market share, up from 6.6% in December 2019. The Tesla Model 3 [&hellip

A Look At The Tesla Model Y With 7 Seats

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 12:38am
Tesla Owners Club member GoForIt5 got to explore the Tesla Model Y with 7 seats while at the Fashion Island Tesla store in New Port Beach, California

The Long Road To “Tesla Motors India” For Indian Tesla Fans

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 10:38pm
You may see Tesla and India in the news together more frequently as Tesla continues to make waves into its newest market. It may seem new, but I remember writing about this possibility back in 2019. On Twitter

Tesla Cybertruck — Size Matters

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 9:47pm
The Tesla Cybertruck has been repeatedly described as "polarizing." However, its looks have been growing on a number of people, because the Cybertruck design is superior in so many ways

Weddle & Sons Roofing Installed A Tesla Solar Roof In 1 Day! (Video)

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 8:41pm
Weddle & Sons, which is a certified solar roof installer serving Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, some areas of Missouri, Iowa, and Oklahoma, has shared how they installed a Tesla Solar Roof in a single day in a new video on YouTube

Elon Musk Signed A Roadster That Later Died And Was Resurrected (Videos)

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 7:33pm
Gruber Motors has shared a special story about the last Tesla Roadster, VIN 1459, which marked the end of Roadster production. This Roadster was signed by Elon Musk and preceded the "final five," which were five specially painted Roadsters with carbon fiber plaque

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