Zero Emissions Zones: A Tool to Target Benefits of Vehicle Electrification to Communities that Need it Most

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:30:00 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By David Reichmuth and Leslie Aguayo, a Climate Equity Program Manager from The Greenlining Institute Zero-emission vehicle technologies, like battery electric and fuel cell vehicles, are critical to reducing air pollution and climate-changing emissions from transportation. State and federal policies that require and incentivize zero emission vehicles sales […]

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Tesla Model 3 Review After 3 Years: “I really, really, capital letters L-O-V-E, LOVE this car!”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:00:52 +0000

Arash Malek, the founder of Scentwedge, has shared a 3 year review of his Tesla Model 3. He has accumulated 80,000 miles in those 3 years, which inspired him to share a review on how he truly feels about the car. Arash starts the video by emphasizing that he loves his car. Imagine loving your […]

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Idea For Tesla Energy: Look At Austin’s Whisper Valley For Your Next Solar Neighborhood

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 08:44:36 +0000

Tesla owner Mallory Tompsett lives in the Whisper Valley area of Austin and had an idea for Tesla Energy. The idea is for Tesla to partner or collaborates with Whisper Valley to create another solar neighborhood. Whisper Valley already has three approved solar companies that perform additional installation, and each of these companies is approved […]

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Elon Musk: Tesla Is Like The “Baskin Robbins of Batteries”

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 02:00:03 +0000

A major Tesla milestone was announced yesterday — the all-electric automaker just surpassed over $1 billion in GAAP net income. But that doesn’t mean it’s time for complacency. During Tesla’s Q2 earnings conference call, CEO Elon Musk said, “If you look at history, often, the seeds of defeat are sown on the day of victory. […]

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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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Tesla Tells Us How Opening Up Superchargers To All Brands Will Work

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:30:50 +0000

In the recent Tesla earnings call for the second quarter, we got a lot more information from Tesla about its plans to allow other EVs to charge at Tesla’s Superchargers. Let’s look at the relevant section of video and then discuss this further. The question that prompted this: “Elon has said that Tesla will be […]

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