Pictures & Commentary From Oldsmar Drive Electric Event

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 06:28:32 +0000

We attended yet another National Drive Electric Week event this past weekend, this one (CleanTechnica’s 4th? 5th?) was in Oldsmar, Florida, and went quite beyond electric vehicles

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BMW i3 = #1 Electric Vehicle In Germany In August, Record Performance

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:15:35 +0000

The German plug-in electric vehicle market continued on the right track in August, having registered 8,121 units. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were up +104% year over year (YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) keep suffering (down 9%). The plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) share was 2.6% in the month, with BEVs alone hitting 1.6%. That kept the 2019 plug-in share at 2.6% (1.7% BEV)

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Attending National Drive Electric Week Event In Florida

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:44:14 +0000

Yesterday, I attended the Drive Electric Week event in New Port Richey. Next week, if all goes as planned, I’ll attend another one in Florida. I’ve been attending these sorts of events for a few years. Although I enjoy them, I don’t think they are very effective at their stated purpose. Every time I attend a Drive Electric event, it seems that it is preaching to the choir. I was happy to see a few non-EV owners at the event, but the majority of the people there owned an

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Tesla Model 3 = #2 In Overall Dutch Auto Market In August

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:30:00 +0000

The Dutch electric vehicle market grew 79% in August, with 2,839 EV registrations logged. That translated into an electric vehicle share of 8.3%, placing the year-to-date EV share at 7.5%

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Volkswagen ID.3 vs. Nissan LEAF & Hyundai Kona EV — Range & Price Comparisons

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 06:05:17 +0000

We still don’t have much info on the Volkswagen ID.3, but we have a little bit to go on regarding price and range. The base version of the ID.3 is supposed to be under €30,000. I’m assuming that means just under, so will round up to €30,000. The “up to” (idealistic) WLTP range on that trim is 330 km (205 miles). How do these figures compare to the Nissan LEAF and Hyundai Kona

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How Many Electric Vehicles Will Tesla, Volkswagen, & Nissan Sell In 2020–2025?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 02:00:06 +0000

We write about Tesla a lot because it is pushing, pulling, and tickling the auto industry forward. It is a wild success story like we’ve never before seen in cleantech, have perhaps never really seen in the auto industry, and has been sorely needed in US manufacturing. Nonetheless, Tesla is one corner of a big puzzle on transportation electrification. The challenging question has been, who’s going to follow Tesla’s lead

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Toyota Camry vs. Tesla Model 3 Costs … Our Tesla Model 3 Problems (Not) … Tesla Model 3 Vampire Drain — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 02:00:53 +0000

Below were the 20 most popular CleanTechnica articles in August. Clearly, people were curious about Tesla Model 3 total cost of ownership, problems with the Model 3 (that don’t exist), how much range a parked Model 3 loses over the course of two months, and Tesla’s master plan in action

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Top Reasons To Buy These 13 Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 03:58:16 +0000

Some people like to say that we here at CleanTechnica only write about Tesla, only care about Tesla, only want to hug Tesla, and only promote Tesla’s vehicles. That’s not true. We’ve actually published more than 1,000 articles regarding the Nissan LEAF, hundreds regarding the Chevy Bolt, hundreds regarding the Renault Zoe, hundreds regarding the BMW i3, and many more. Yes, nowadays, the Tesla Model 3 — as the first truly mass market electric car — dominates our EV coverage, just as it dominates EV sales in the markets where most of our readers reside. But we actually love and obsessively cover numerous EVs

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My Car Expenses The 15 Years Before Tesla

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 01:49:37 +0000

I’ve had an obsession with financial software for some time, something that I probably inherited from my father. I remember when we got our first Apple II in 1978 and he used it for investments and budgeting. When he moved to an IBM PC (which I bought for him at a discount since I was an IBM employee from 1984 to 1998), he fell in love with Managing Your Money. I moved to Quicken in the mid 1990s. I’m trying to spend less time tracking my finances and more time writing, so I’m moving to more cloud-based methods of tracking my finances. But I noticed that I had 15 years of data on my auto spending available as part of this obsession. I didn’t have it easily tied to my 7 cars, but don’t think of this as a review of any car, but as a general survey of the fuel, maintenance, and repair cost for 7 cars over about 400,000 miles

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Face-Off: 2015 Nissan LEAF S vs. 2018 Tesla Model 3 LR

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:44:27 +0000

Tesla Model 3Last week, Arthur Driessen — the intrepid Tesla Model 3 explorer crisscrossing the United States in his Tesla Model 3 — brought his 2018 Model 3 LR to CleanTechnica’s sumptuous New England regional offices, otherwise known as Blueberry Pointe, my home in Rhode Island. Since picking up up his car in April, 2018, Arthur has put almost 90,000 miles on the car in his quest to visit every Supercharger location in the

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