Perplexing Accord & Camry Buyers … 7 Year Old Tesla Model S Battery Degradation … Old Nissan LEAF vs. New Tesla Model 3 — Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories in September

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 02:00:21 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica article of September did not have “Tesla” in the title, but if you read the piece, you can see the story is closely tied to the Tesla Model 3. The shock I just couldn’t stop shaking was about how many people continue to buy new Toyota Camrys and Honda Accords. Compared to the Model 3, I get it — even if they have the same 5 year cost of ownership (possible), they have a lower upfront price. That said, if $100–200 a month is a dealbreaker for someone looking at these options, my opinion is that they definitely shouldn’t be buying a new car at all. But hey, that’s just my opinion

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Tesla Model 3 Is 2019’s Best Selling Vehicle In Dutch Lands

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 05:08:18 +0000

We start this month’s EV sales reports in the Netherlands. (Well, we already started there with another article, but here’s a second.) The Dutch plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market grew a whopping 281% in September compared to the same month in 2018 (year over year, or YoY). The nation had 8,067 PEV registrations, the best month ever for plug-ins aside from previous fiscal-derived peaks in December 2013 (9,304 units), December 2015 (15,908), and December 2016 (11,132). So, all points to a record performance this coming December. How much, would you say? 16,000? 20,000? More

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Tesla vs Porsche EV Rivalry Accelerates the Death of Fossil Vehicles

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 04:30:32 +0000

Tesla Official Twitter Account ImageWhilst seemingly irrelevant to everyday driving, the ongoing competition between Tesla and Porsche over EV performance supremacy is quickly demonstrating that fossil sports cars are becoming obsolete — an important symbolic milestone for the EV revolution which will have repercussions in higher volume segments. If Porsche wants its Taycan to keep pace with the Tesla Model S Plaid, Porsche will have to allow it to outperform the company’s current flagship Panamera combustion sedan. And that will only highlight the inferiority of fossil vehicles

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A Practical Reason Why Nürburgring Records Matter To Tesla

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 01:00:55 +0000

Until a couple weeks ago, my knowledge of the famous Nürburgring race track in Germany was basically limited to the strange Ring Racer roller coaster that was built in 2009 to be the fastest in the world, but ended up only operating four days in 2013 after they blew more than 12.3 million euros making it

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Tesla’s Leadership At Nürburgring Is A Win For Everyone

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:49:11 +0000

If you are a lover of all things auto, you should celebrate Tesla’s leadership on the Nürburgring track, and I am going to explain why I think this to be so

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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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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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Tesla Model S At The Nurburgring — Elon Musk Says Lap Time Will Be Set Next Week

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 17:52:42 +0000

Tesla Model S Press ImageElon Musk has picked up the gauntlet thrown down by the Porsche Taycan — the Tesla Model S will record a lap time at the Nurburgring Nordschleife at some point next week. Will the Model S beat the Taycan’s 7:42 lap time

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Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 03:05:24 +0000

All rights to Simon Barke /CTAfter the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

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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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