US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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What If Tesla Buys (Insert Automaker Name Here)?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:06:02 +0000

Before I started writing for CleanTechnica, it was always “(insert automaker name here) will crush Tesla.” Mercedes, BMW, Ford, GM, or whoever. It was the age of concept EVs that were “better” than a Tesla — the age of the “Tesla Killer.”

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The MBA-ization of Tesla Fandom

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 19:52:56 +0000

A couple weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal reported about comments Elon Musk made during an online event. “I think there might be too many MBAs running companies,” he said. “There’s the MBA-ization of America, which I think is maybe not that great. There should be more focus on the product or service itself, less time on board meetings, less time on financials.”

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A New AC Cobra Follows Carroll Shelby’s Original Recipe

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 19:15:03 +0000

The new AC Cobra Series 4-electric isn’t a quick and dirty electric conversion aiming to sell green cred while disrespecting its roots. AC actually put in the effort to make sure it’s a decent electric sports car and a real Cobra

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Early Test Drive Of The Ford Mustang Mach-E From Tesla Mag

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 01:34:15 +0000

The folks over at Tesla Magazine, a France-based news site that covers all of Elon Musk’s companies, recently got to experience and test drive the Ford Mustang Mach-E. Armand Taïeb, CEO of Tesla Magazine, told me that their full review will be out next month, but was delighted to share a sneak preview with CleanTechnica as well as his thoughts on Ford’s newest electric vehicle

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My Dream Electric Car

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 19:15:00 +0000

A lot of people are not able afford today’s EVs, even used. If we are to get rid of the old, polluting cars around us, we need a new class of car for them

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Idea From Motley Fool’s Jason Hall: Tesla Should Buy Ford. What Do You Think?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:35:17 +0000

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned that he could have a conversation about merging with another automaker — this was while receiving the 2020 Axel Springer Award in response to a question about this

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What Are EV Makers Doing To Improve Things For Cobalt Miners?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 01:05:04 +0000

In Tesla’s 2020 shareholder meeting, one shareholder proposal would have required the company to investigate the poor treatment of cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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Michigan’s Anti-EV Bill Dies

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 23:16:24 +0000

This year has been incredibly challenging for many people. This year also saw the rise of a new anti-EV bill, as many refer to it, in Michigan

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