Tesla Deliveries: From DIY Trailers In 2012 To Altering US Vehicle Delivery Prices In 2019 — Tesla Inside Out, Part Trois

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:57:45 +0000

Resuming our “Tesla Inside Out” series, this video picks up where David Havasi and I left off last time, chuckling about a wild DIY Tesla delivery story. David and a team of early 2012 employees built a trailer to deliver early Model S’s without having any real clue what they were doing. Luckily, they got the job done. He also mentioned a funny story about a Miami delivery truck in highlighting their overall novice delivery truck awareness back in

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Tesla Deliveries: From DIY Trailers In 2012 To Price-Shifting Leadership In 2019 — Tesla Inside Out, Part Trois

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:57:45 +0000

Resuming our “Tesla Inside Out” series, this video picks up where David Havasi and I left off last time, chuckling about a wild DIY Tesla delivery story. David and a team of early 2012 employees built a trailer to deliver early Model S’s without having any real clue what they were doing. Luckily, they got the job done. He also mentioned a funny story about a Miami delivery truck in highlighting their overall novice delivery truck awareness back in

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Battery Tech Startup Sila Nano Secures $45 Million, Now Has 3 Former Tesla Employees

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:40:51 +0000

Sila Nanotechnologies says its silicon-based materials can increase battery energy density by 20% and potentially up to 40%. Three former Tesla employees are executives at Sila, Kurt Kelty, Alex Jacobs, and co-founder and CEO Gene Berdichevsky. They all worked on battery technology at Tesla. Berdichevsky answered some questions for CleanTechnica about Sila’s work

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How National Government Inaction On Climate Crisis Has Made Cities & Architects Rise To The Occasion

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:00:32 +0000

In the interview for the latest episode of The Beam Podcast – How to Build Sustainable Cities of the Future, Daniel Ringelstein reflects on why cities play a crucial part in addressing climate change and why interdisciplinary collaboration in the times of the global climate crisis may bring needed results

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How Xpeng Designed Its Stunning P7 — CleanTechnica Exclusive

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 07:35:53 +0000

Xpeng Motors P7 Smart Coupe Sedan. Photo Xpeng MotorsThe first time I saw the Xpeng Motors P7 at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, I knew it would rank high on my list. I recently spoke with the designers of the electric vehicle (EV) to find out their motivation and inspiration for the car’s design. What they told me was different and surprising. I was even more surprised by the way the conversation took a different direction than expected. I will be at the Guangzhou Auto Show in a few days to see the official unveiling and write more about it on CleanTechnica, but this piece covers that initial interview with the designers

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Byton’s Nanjing Manufacturing Bet Is On Quality, Control, Long-Term Execution

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 00:00:01 +0000

Byton Nanjing Facility Photo: https://www.byton.com/company/newsroom/byton-starts-pre-production-and-sets-the-course-for-sales-and-after-salesByton doesn’t do anything halfway. That much is obvious by now. The company never shied away from gigantic work and its gargantuan Nanjing production facility is a testament to its ambition. I met Mark Duchesne, who is the Vice President of Manufacturing Operations at Byton, at the Frankfurt Auto Show earlier this year. What he had to tell me was impressive

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Burlingame (California) Inaugurates Unique Dual-Axis Solar Carport

Credit to Author: Charles W. Thurston| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:15:06 +0000

Burlingame, California Mayor Donna Colson inaugurated a unique six-unit dual axis solar tracker car canopy at the Kahala Tower near the San Francisco Airport, on November 13. The commercial installation is being called the first of its kind in the United States because of the technology involved. 

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Burlingame, CA Inaugurates Unique Dual-Axis Solar Carport

Credit to Author: Charles W. Thurston| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:15:06 +0000

Burlingame, California Mayor Donna Colson inaugurated a unique six-unit dual axis solar tracker car canopy at the Kahala Tower near the San Francisco Airport, on November 13. The commercial installation is being called the first of its kind in the United States because of the technology involved. 

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