Mercedes EQC, 1st Fully Electric Mercedes, Is Still In Production Hell — CleanTechnica Exclusive

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 01:00:06 +0000

Last week, there were some rumors on the internet and on some news services that the Mercedes EQC was a flop. There was no market for it because in its home market of Germany only 55 vehicles were delivered by November

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Mercedes/BMW Ride-Hailing Group “Free Now” Buys 60 Tesla Automobiles

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 15:17:11 +0000

Free Now logoFree Now, an app based taxi service in Europe and the UK is adding 60 electric cars to its fleet in Hamburg — all of them from Tesla.

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Tesla Model 3 Shatters All Records in Historic Month & Year in the Netherlands

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 03:50:32 +0000

Led by the Tesla Model 3, December had an amazing 22,983 plug-in registrations, a three-fold increase compared to the same month last year, finally beating one of the oldest records in modern EV history, the 15,879 units sold in the Netherlands in December

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Non-Tesla US Auto Sales Down 177,839 In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 06:42:27 +0000

The US auto industry took a bit of a whack in 2019. Excluding Tesla, auto sales were down by 177,839 units in 2019 compared to 2018. That said, only 13 auto brands saw their sales drop, while 18 saw their sales rise

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Watch Videos Of Tesla Model 3 Being Made Inside The Shanghai Gigafactory

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 17:32:18 +0000

Tesla has just released short videos from inside the Shanghai Gigafactory showing many steps of the production line and manufacturing processes of the Tesla Model 3. Let’s take a look

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BMW Tweaks Battery Tech, Jaguar & Audi Tweak Range, Mercedes Delays EQC

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 18:23:46 +0000

BMW, Audi, and Jaguar are all touting improvements in the range of their electric SUVs, while Mercedes says it is holding the EQC back from the US market to meet demand in Europe.

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Tesla Has 2 Of Australia’s Top 3 Safest Cars Of 2019

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 00:52:09 +0000

In the latest annual ranking from ANCAP, which stands for Australasian New Car Assessment Program, 2 out of the top 3 safest cars in Australia were electric vehicles. They’re Tesla’s Model X and Model

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Top CleanTechnica Stories of 2019, & Top Stories of the Decade!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 04:00:16 +0000

Being the start of a new year, it’s time for a review of the most popular stories on CleanTechnica last year, and since it’s actually 2020 now, I’m also going to scroll through a list of the most popular stories of the past decade here on CleanTechnica

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Despite SUV Craze, Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Luxury Vehicle Market

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 00:10:03 +0000

If there’s anything Elon Musk loves, it’s bringing a gadget out of a sci-fi novel to life. In December 2014, he said Tesla was working on “a charger that automatically moves out from the wall & connects like a solid metal snake.” Shades of Doctor Octopus’s robot arms, and the human-hunting robotic snakes from the Terminator universe! Surely Elon knows better than to hook up an AI to this monstrosity

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Tesla Model 3 & Plug-In Hybrids Boom In November In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2019 04:00:10 +0000

The European passenger plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market landed some 55,000 registrations in November (+44%), with the Dutch market and plug-in hybrids (+80% year over year, or YoY) pulling the market up the most, while fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were waiting for the 2020 flood (+23%, their lowest growth rate since June 2018)

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