Tesla (Competition) Deathwatch: Gottlieb

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:22:38 +0000

As I noted in my prior article, when I wrote the first article in this series, I intended to take a quick historical look at one industry and then move on to diving into some of today’s automakers to see what risk the EV revolution had to their business. I still do intend to do that, but the comments in the first article pointing out flaws with the Kodak comparison made me want to do some further dives into historical industry disruptions

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How The Tesla CyberTruck Puts Ford, Chevy, & Ram In A Pickle

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:10:35 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about how Tesla’s announcement of its CyberTruck will hurt sales of other pickup trucks, even before the truck ships its first unit. Make sure you also read Frugal Moogal’s article about the broad effects of the industry’s transition to electric vehicles and compares this transition to how other industries dealt with (or didn’t) their own transitions. Frugal also wrote an article that is more specific, dealing with the Mustang’s effect on Ford

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How The Tesla CyberTruck Puts Ford, Chevy, & Dodge In A Pickle

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:10:35 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about how Tesla’s announcement of its CyberTruck will hurt sales of other pickup trucks, even before the truck ships its first unit. Make sure you also read Frugal Moogal’s article about the broad effects of the industry’s transition to electric vehicles and compares this transition to how other industries dealt with (or didn’t) their own transitions. Frugal also wrote an article that is more specific, dealing with the Mustang’s effect on Ford

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Tesla Cybertruck tl;dr Preview: Elon Likes To Crush The Competition

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:10:09 +0000

Tesla pickup conceptFor better or worse, consumers (also known as “people”) typically organize products in their heads using simple descriptors or tags. Pre-Tesla, electric cars were not that well known. Among those who knew what an electric car was, the prevailing summary of them was that they were slow like golf carts, geeky, and only for a certain (weird) kind of person. Elon Musk and other early birds at Tesla blew those stereotypes out of the water

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Tesla & Rivian Join California’s Lawsuit Against Trump’s EPA & NHTSA

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:39:05 +0000

NCAT logoTesla, Rivian, and the other members of the National Coalition for Advanced Transportation have joined California and 22 other states in their lawsuit against the EPA and DOT.

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Tesla (Competition) Deathwatch: The History of Atari

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:00:02 +0000

I wasn’t planning on writing a second article in this series so quickly, but I was reading through the comment section and felt compelled to write a response to cover some of those replies

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Off Grid: SunPower Solar Panels + Tesla Powerwalls … Boring Company + Pumped Hydro … Tesla Gigafactory Economies of Scale — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 01:24:53 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week included fun content about an off-grid month with SunPower solar panels + Tesla Powerwalls, the just-beginning economies of scale Tesla is getting from its gigafactories, a pitch for Elon Musk’s The Boring Company getting into pumped hydro, Tesla dominating US electric vehicle sales, and much more. Scroll down for the headlines and click through to the ones that tickle your fancy!

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Why Automakers Should Actually Care About The Environment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:01:08 +0000

Dear Automakers, You should support the environment. In fact, without it, we would not be able to buy your cars. I mean, we would be dead if we didn’t have clean air to breathe. Same problem if a climate disaster kills us, or ruins our livelihood

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‘GREEN Act of 2019’ Extends Tax Credits for Renewables

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 18:41:57 +0000

The post ‘GREEN Act of 2019’ Extends Tax Credits for Renewables appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 19 released a draft tax package for clean energy projects that includes a five-year extension of the 30% solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), along with new incentives for energy storage. The legislation also supports incentives for electric vehicles (EVs), offshore and onshore […]

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Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:05:04 +0000

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today’s lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today’s lithium-ion cells

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