Why GM Auto Workers Are Striking & Some Want To Make More EVs

Credit to Author: Daryl Elliott| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:49:49 +0000

Ted Krumm, head of the UAW’s bargaining committee states: “This strike is about us … standing up for fair wages, for affordable quality healthcare, for our share of profits, and for our job security.” Apparently, the autoworker union does not believe that GM is adequately sharing with workers the more than $8 billion in profits the company made in

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IIHS: Tesla Model 3 Earns Top Safety Score In All 8 Test Categories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:17:34 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 won the IIHS’s TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, which means that the car achieved the top score in all 8 test categories. You cannot get a better score. While this is a tremendous achievement, it’s also not surprising. The Model 3 already achieved the best safety score ever from the NHTSA, and we know that it is the safety leader due to abundant crumple zones, market-leading active safety features, extremely strong doors and a similarly strong roof, a low center of gravity that keeps the car stable, and tremendous traction control

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New Tesla Model 3 Aero Wheel From Fast Wheels — Wicked!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 03:00:40 +0000

Way back in 2016 when I camped outside the Montreal Tesla store for two nights to reserve my Tesla Model 3 Performance, I can’t say I had wheels on my mind. There were many other things — excitement wondering what the car would actually look like, the experience of meeting so many amazing people from the Tesla community, staving off frostbite … but in that exact moment, any impact about what this car would have on my work was pretty far down the list

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A Practical Reason Why Nürburgring Records Matter To Tesla

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 01:00:55 +0000

Until a couple weeks ago, my knowledge of the famous Nürburgring race track in Germany was basically limited to the strange Ring Racer roller coaster that was built in 2009 to be the fastest in the world, but ended up only operating four days in 2013 after they blew more than 12.3 million euros making it

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Tesla’s Leadership At Nürburgring Is A Win For Everyone

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:49:11 +0000

If you are a lover of all things auto, you should celebrate Tesla’s leadership on the Nürburgring track, and I am going to explain why I think this to be so

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Tesla Gets An Invite To Set Up Factory In Tamil Nadu, India

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:17:20 +0000

Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, is on an investment tour in the US and the UK. In the US, he stopped by the Tesla plant in San Francisco. According to Times of India, a press release stated that “The CM visited Tesla Inc unit in Fremont and got to see the manufacturing of environment-friendly vehicles, batteries, and energy storage products.”

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DWeb: Leveraging Technology For Environmental Protection & Disaster Relief

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:42:14 +0000

I’ve just returned from the Decentralized WebCamp held this year at a regenerative mushroom farm in Santa Cruz, California. A global community hailing from Brazil, Germany, China, India, Canada, Russia, and everywhere in between participated to bring their own unique contributions to the many domains of the Decentralized Web, or “DWeb.”

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Apples To Apples: Volkswagen ID.4 (Crozz) Pricing Speculation

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:05:01 +0000

The head of Volkswagen of America says the company expects the price of its ID Crozz to compare favorably with the its Tiguan SUV. What does that mean, exactly?

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UFODRIVE — The Tesla & EV Rental Company Of The 21st Century (CleanTechnica Review)

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:00:07 +0000

This is a short overview of a standard car rental story that you have probably experienced yourself more than once with varying degrees of severity: We went on vacation and landed at the destination airport after midnight completely exhausted. After the security check and baggage claim, we started looking for the signs leading to the [&hellip

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CleanTechnica Exclusive: Polestar Will Open Its 1st Store In Oslo

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:26:57 +0000

Are Hansen of Norway is an active member of the CleanTechnica community. A few days ago, he was walking through a part of Oslo that features many upscale shopping locations and spotted something unusual. So he snapped some photos and forwarded then to us, along with a news report from Norwegian news source ABC Nyheter

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