Tesla Service Center Approved In East Hartford, Connecticut

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 01:37:39 +0000

Here is some good news for Tesla owners in Connecticut, a state that’s been heavily favoring the whims of dealerships rather than Tesla and other EV makers. The Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) of East Hartford has voted unanimously to approve Tesla’s application to build a service center, the Journal Inquirer reports. However, customers who […]

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Where Do We Draw The Line On Human Rights In The EV Industry?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 15:23:52 +0000

While not the only reason for adopting EVs, a prominent reason is that we want to make life better for humans, especially humans of the future. Sea level rise inundating coastal cities is bad for humans. Wildfires that burn into suburban areas kill some humans directly, and sicken or kill others with the smoke. Climate […]

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Legacy Auto Paid To Advertise EVs On SNL Last Night, While Tesla’s Elon Musk Hosted

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 04:09:01 +0000

In a move that proves that Tesla is the leader of the auto industry in at least one sense, legacy automakers — Ford, Audi, and VW scrambled to get some EV advertising on Saturday Night Live last night. Lucid also joined the legacy automakers in this endeavor. This is a win for those of us […]

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Connecticut Dealerships Are Trying To Block The New EV Freedom Bill — Sign Petition For EV Freedom

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 07:49:23 +0000

Connecticut is fighting for EV freedom, and dealerships are fighting against this just as intently. The EV Club of Connecticut recently launched a new website to help spread awareness and truth about the benefits of allowing people to buy electric vehicles directly from the consumer instead of having to go through an outdated dealership model […]

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China × Cleantech — March 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:42:45 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — March 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1 On the 18th of March, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in February of 2021. […]

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Connecticut’s Transportation Committee Passes SB 217 — The Fight For EV Freedom Continues

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 01:56:50 +0000

Last month I wrote about the historic fight for EV Freedom in Connecticut. In a nutshell, SB 127, if passed, will allow Tesla and other automakers to bypass the outdated dealer franchise system and sell directly to consumers. SB 127 is a solution that will bring Tesla and other EV manufacturers to Connecticut, and the […]

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Tesla & Lucid: The Similarities & Differences

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 00:35:15 +0000

Originally published on EV Annex. Legacy automakers are beginning to introduce new electric vehicles. So far, however, they’ve been unable to catch up to Tesla in the EV race. That said, there are a number of startups going all-in on electric cars. Many of these new EV automakers don’t have the “heavy baggage” (aka stranded assets) associated […]

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Tesla, Lucid, Rivian, & Other EV Makers Scored A Win In Connecticut

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 00:13:05 +0000

I recently wrote about a Connecticut state bill, SB-127, that would enable EV makers to sell directly to their customers and bypass the outdated dealership model, as is done in many other states. The initial committee vote took place earlier today and the good news is that SB-127 passed the committee vote, but there is […]

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New York Must Keep Up Climate & Environmental Wins in 2021

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 15:48:33 +0000

In 2021, New York State must keep up the fight for a cleaner, healthier and more equitable future for all

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Lucid CEO Says Tesla Isn’t Their Main Competitor — Mercedes-Benz Is

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 02:23:46 +0000

Lucid Air - front from above viewIn a recent interview with Yahoo! Finance’s “On the Move,” Peter Rawlinson, CEO of Lucid Motors, shared his thoughts on Lucid’s main competition and the focus of Lucid

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