Baja Van Life Made Cooler — Literally!

Credit to Author: Danielle Garland| Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2023 14:30:00 +0000

Back in January, we were Baja bound in a 2003 Chevy Astro Van converted into a camper for a bit of off-the-grid living. The CleanTechnica team is all about van life (read why van life is leading the way to efficiency here). Though we needed a way to keep food and drinks at the right […]

Read more

Help Me Get More “Boots On The Ground” CleanTech Coverage

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 16:05:35 +0000

In this article, I’m going to share an important project I’m working on that could bring more equity and quality to my cleantech news coverage. All of the details are below. If you like what you’re seeing, please consider donating to support it here and share it on social media! The Stories That Don’t Get […]

Read more

CleanTechnica Tested: The Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 12:30:42 +0000

Jackery Solar Generator 3000 ProJackery was the first big name on our radar in the world of portable power stations and solar generators. The high quality of their products set the tone for what customers expected in the space and Jackery has continued to raise the bar in terms of quality features, storage capacity and capability ever since. At […]

Read more

Utah Record Snowfall — More Adventures in Winter Driving with My Dual Motor Tesla Model 3 (+ FSD Beta Update)

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 14:19:59 +0000

The average winter snowfall at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude ski resorts in Utah is 500”. As of this writing, Brighton and Alta Ski Resorts are at 672” and 660” snowfall respectively for the season, and the others are not far behind. With 5 weeks of the ski season left to go, we are well […]

Read more

90,000 Miles On My Tesla Model 3 — Maintenance Costs Higher Than Expected

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 14:24:10 +0000

I am a huge EV and Tesla fanboy. I know that in principal EVs are much less complex than cars with internal combustion engines. An internal combustion engine (ICE) replacement cost is ~$7000. It is much more complex than an electric motor. In addition, ICE cars have very complex transmissions (replacement cost ~$5000). You also […]

Read more

Tess Hits 100,000

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 15:01:14 +0000

Seven years ago, I put down my AU$1500 deposit and sat tight and anxious waiting for my Tesla Standard Range Plus (SR+) to arrive. Which she did, three and half years later. We watched videos, we participated in events. Tesla even brought out a left-hand drive version and we queued for one and a half […]

Read more

BYD Atto 3 Reviews — 5 Months On The Road In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2023 04:07:15 +0000

BYD Atto 3The BYD Atto 3 was launched in Australia last quarter of last year. At that time, I spoke with Caleb Gittins, who told me that ordering his car was like placing a takeaway order online — it was that easy. He recently informed me that the car is due for its complimentary 5000 km service, […]

Read more

CleanTechnica Tested: The Flyer L885 Long Tail Cargo E-Bike

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 14:00:22 +0000

The Flyer L885 Long Tail Cargo E-BikeAs kids, many of us grew up with the Radio Flyer brand and its iconic red wagons. Whether it was a signature wagon or another multi-wheel device designed to maximize joy for children, they’ve been around for decades. Radio Flyer is pushing into the electric mobility space with a line of electric bikes and scooters […]

Read more

NIO ES8 Review — 1st impressions

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 00:56:03 +0000

I wrote a long article about NIO in the summer 2022. I had visited NIO and the NIO House in Oslo in the spring. While most of the visit was a conference about NIO, the next day we did have the opportunity to drive and use the battery swap station outside of Oslo. It was […]

Read more