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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Live Music + EVs + Beer = Abita Springs Drive Electric Day

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:49:25 +0000

Abita Springs Drive Electric Day was held on Sunday, September 15, and was a part of the nationwide celebration of EVs known as National Drive Electric Week. Abita is known for its wide range of local brews. One of my favorites is Purple Haze, another is the holiday edition, Creole Cream Ale (which can’t get here quick enough!)

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ChargePoint’s New Home Flex Charger Makes Home EV Charging Easy

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:45:09 +0000

ChargePoint casually dropped its new residential electric vehicle charger into the market today and it packs a special feature that allows it to play well with any input amperage from 16 amps up to 50 amps without much fuss. The new ChargePoint Home Flex brings the same ChargePoint experience into the garage without having to worry about whether or not the output amperage of the home circuit is an exact fit for the electric vehicle (EV) charger before purchasing it

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7 Year Old Tesla Model S At 98% Battery Capacity Today

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:48:11 +0000

In a fresh Reddit discussion, the owner of a 7 year-old Tesla Model S explains that his battery is at 98% battery capacity today. This is another reminder of the reasons Tesla cars are much slower to depreciate in value. Any Model S already has long enough range that its battery can degrade significantly and it’s still a highly practical, no-compromises electric vehicle, but seeing such little degradation is that much better for initial owners and used car buyers

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India x Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:33:41 +0000

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we will pull news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article. Ongoing, this series will find a home over on CleanTechnica’s “Future Trends” page. Without further ado, here are this month’s highlights from India x Cleantech

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Cracking The Code Of What People Want In Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:44:10 +0000

Cracking the code of what people want in their electric vehicles is not that complicated, even though analysts at Edmunds seem to think otherwise. In an article published by the San Diego Union Tribune, a market analyst at Edmunds said that electric car buyers “don’t seem to be EV fans, they seem to be Tesla fans.” She also said that, “It’s been really hard for any other company to crack the code of what people want in an EV.”

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Ugh — Germany’s Automakers Slow To Respond To Tesla Challenge

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:47:02 +0000

After growing fat on expanding sales and record profits, the world’s automakers are now facing lean times. The decade-long global economic expansion is running out of gas, and the industry-changing trend of electrification, which automakers happily ignored when the profits were rolling in, now looms as an existential threat

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Guide For Tesla Owners Facing Hurricanes

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 14:00:14 +0000

Hurricane Dorian was all over the news last week. For good reason. Needless to say, having a Tesla in a hurricane is different than having a gasoline-powered car. There are (at least) six good reasons why having a Tesla is better in a hurricane. That said, there are some things you should be aware of, as a Tesla owner, before a hurricane arrives

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Tesla Made Electric Cars Cool, Auto Industry Has Been Slow To Follow

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:50:29 +0000

Tesla made electric cars cool. The importance of that masterpiece of marketing is hard to overstate. It was the centerpiece of the company’s strategy from the very beginning, and it continues to be the heart of the brand’s appeal today

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