Tesla Model 3 Wins AutoTrader’s New Car Of The Year Award, Is Reminiscent Of “When The iPhone First Came Out”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:20:28 +0000

AutoTrader recently announced that Tesla’s Model 3 is its pick for the New Car of the Year for 2020. Its “New Car Awards” is an awards ceremony that heaps praise on car manufacturers for excellence in products released throughout the year

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Affordable Electric Micro-Mobility Solutions Are Empowering Low Income Communities In Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:02:04 +0000

electric micro-mobility KenyaAffordable electric micro-mobility solutions can make a huge difference. That is what Linccell Technology Kenya wants to do in Kenya. It wants to be the “inclusive” eMobility company building robust electric wheelchairs, bicycles, and scooters that are suitable for local conditions and built to handle the local roads, which are not always as good as the main roads

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Elon Musk & Tesla: Solving Hardware Problems With A Software Mindset

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:13:30 +0000

One of Tesla’s big advantages over legacy automakers is its software expertise. Back in 2014, Tesla co-founder Ian Wright told me that Big Auto’s software tended to resemble “a dog’s breakfast.” Tesla, with its Silicon Valley roots, designed its vehicles with a unified systems architecture from the beginning

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Tesla Model 3 Remains In Top 10 Autos In June As UK EV Market Share Hits 9.5%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:29:56 +0000

The UK, Europe’s third largest auto market, saw plug-in electric vehicle market share hit 9.5% in June 2020, up from 2.1% in June 2019. Accumulated EV market share for H1 2020 now stands at 7.7%. The ever popular Tesla Model 3 was the 9th best selling passenger vehicle in June

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Solar Equipment Manufacturer Evolves, Tesla Model Y Availability, J.D. Power’s Tesla Evaluation — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 01:51:39 +0000

solar cells renewable energyThe 20 most popular stories of last week on CleanTechnica were led by an interesting story of a solar manufacturing equipment maker moving into the solar cell manufacturing game (got that?), followed by a lot of Tesla stories, some hype for lithium-iron-phosphate batteries, Toyota announcing that it had done a horrendous job forecasting demand for the RAV4 Prime (leading to a battery shortfall and production suspension), Sydney inspiring the world by going 100% renewable (for electricity)

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Are Tesla Owners Naive Or Tech Savvy? Maybe Both, But Mostly In Love

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:23:27 +0000

I recently covered the J.D. Power 2020 Initial Quality Study (IQS) in which Tesla was represented for the first time, and in this report Tesla scored an absolute low due to many alleged quality issues, but the data behind this rating was not straightforward. To conclude on the discussions on this particular report, I think

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Zero-Emissions Trucks Are The Future: Let’s Do This

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:18:17 +0000

Last Thursday, California made history by becoming the first state to mandate that truck makers move to zero-emission drivetrains. California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new Advanced Clean Trucks regulation requires that half of the state’s trucks will need to be zero-emission by 2035, and the remaining half by 2045. A complementary Zero-Emission rule for fleet owners is in the works as well

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Electric SUVs Could Be The Most Important Segment In Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:06:16 +0000

It’s very common for small African countries to have governments with at least 30 ministers and an equal number of deputy ministers. Quite fascinating really, considering much bigger economies have fewer than 15 ministers

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How To Retire Early: Making Accelerated Coal Phaseout Feasible & Just

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:24:16 +0000

For over a century, growing presence of coal smokestacks worldwide signified economic development and progress. Coal supplied our homes with electricity and our factories with power. At the same time, this workhorse of the industrial era caused serious harm

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My Interview With Peter Mertens, Former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, & Jaguar Land Rover

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:41:20 +0000

After my article “There Will Be Blood” was published here on CleanTechnica, Peter Mertens, the former Head of R&D at Audi and former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Jaguar Land Rover, and now Board Member of Faurecia, Recogni and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Valens, reached out to me and asked if I am interested in an interview with him

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