EV Transmissions Are Awesome!

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 21:20:31 +0000

Just over two years ago, I wrote an article discussing upcoming EV transmissions. Since then, we’ve seen a number of EVs and plugin hybrids that use a transmission, and the advantages that were mathematically predictable (as well as known from the DIY EV scene that predated mass EV production) became a reality. Last month I […]

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Remember Faraday Future? It’s B A C K !

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 19:18:18 +0000

Fresh off a reverse merger that brought in $1 billion in new capital, Faraday Future says it will begin production in 12 months or less.

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It’s Just Got To Be BEV

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:30:19 +0000

Only 100% battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have the potential to create the deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector that the world needs to avoid catastrophic climate change. BEVs will become more efficacious as the grid gets greener around the globe. But what about hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, biofuels, and electrofuels? Hybrids […]

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25 Unasked Questions On Tesla’s Q2 Earnings Call

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:24:08 +0000

This was a great quarter for Tesla. Record production, record deliveries, tremendous growth, and excellent margins in a difficult operating environment. I felt some opportunities for questions were missed, though. What’s the status of Model X deliveries this quarter? No one cared about Tesla’s second mass-market product. From the looks of the website, it’s sold […]

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Minnesota Becomes A Clean Cars State

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:53:00 +0000

Courtesy of the Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. [July 26, St. Paul, MN] — Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan celebrated clean car standards taking effect in Minnesota. The new standards, finalized by a notice in the state register today, reduce carbon emissions, create good-paying jobs, […]

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Country Trekking In A Tesla Model 3 In 3rd World Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:42:35 +0000

After waiting for over 3 years (order placed April 2016), we had just picked up our brand new Tesla Model 3 SR+ (September 2019) from the Brisbane showroom and we were off for a road trip. My good friend Pete was throwing a bash for his 70th birthday and wanted us to come. Slight problem […]

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Electric Vehicle Journey Across Europe — In Volkswagen ID.4 This Time

Credit to Author: Jacek Fior| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:10:57 +0000

The time has come again to set off on yet another electric vehicle journey. Last year, I reported on the adventures of the journalists of WysokieNapięcie.pl (definitely the #1 analytical site for energy and technology news in Poland) travelling to the westernmost point of continental Europe — Cabo da Roca — in a Porsche Taycan. […]

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Tesla’s $11.958 Billion In Revenue Is Accelerating Our Transition To Sustainability

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 21:31:34 +0000

Tesla just released its financial report for Q2 2021 and the numbers are larger than anticipated — proving that it has what it takes to help accelerate society to energy sustainability — Tesla’s mission. We knew its second quarter was going to be pretty impressive, since it sold out of vehicles early in the quarter. […]

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Watch & Listen To Tesla Shareholder Conference Call Live Here

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 21:17:32 +0000

As always, we are putting together a thorough livestream video for the second quarter (Q2) Tesla shareholder call later today. You can find it embedded YouTube video below (or click here) and set a reminder to watch it at 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT/11:30pm CET later today when it goes live. Aside from including the audio on […]

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Hot Rods & Classic Cars Meetup — Or, “I’m A Lonely Little Onion In A Petunia Patch”

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:40:20 +0000

Tess went for a visit to a Classic Car and Hot Rod meetup this morning. I was a little wary about how she would be received, but I know the organisers and they assured me she would be welcome. In a field of muscle cars, Harley-Davidson bikes, and hot rods, she stood out like an […]

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