IIHS: Tesla Model 3 Earns Top Safety Score In All 8 Test Categories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:17:34 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 won the IIHS’s TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, which means that the car achieved the top score in all 8 test categories. You cannot get a better score. While this is a tremendous achievement, it’s also not surprising. The Model 3 already achieved the best safety score ever from the NHTSA, and we know that it is the safety leader due to abundant crumple zones, market-leading active safety features, extremely strong doors and a similarly strong roof, a low center of gravity that keeps the car stable, and tremendous traction control

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New Tesla Model 3 Aero Wheel From Fast Wheels — Wicked!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 03:00:40 +0000

Way back in 2016 when I camped outside the Montreal Tesla store for two nights to reserve my Tesla Model 3 Performance, I can’t say I had wheels on my mind. There were many other things — excitement wondering what the car would actually look like, the experience of meeting so many amazing people from the Tesla community, staving off frostbite … but in that exact moment, any impact about what this car would have on my work was pretty far down the list

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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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Tesla Gets An Invite To Set Up Factory In Tamil Nadu, India

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:17:20 +0000

Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, is on an investment tour in the US and the UK. In the US, he stopped by the Tesla plant in San Francisco. According to Times of India, a press release stated that “The CM visited Tesla Inc unit in Fremont and got to see the manufacturing of environment-friendly vehicles, batteries, and energy storage products.”

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UFODRIVE — The Tesla & EV Rental Company Of The 21st Century (CleanTechnica Review)

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:00:07 +0000

This is a short overview of a standard car rental story that you have probably experienced yourself more than once with varying degrees of severity: We went on vacation and landed at the destination airport after midnight completely exhausted. After the security check and baggage claim, we started looking for the signs leading to the [&hellip

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CleanTechnica Exclusive: Polestar Will Open Its 1st Store In Oslo

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:26:57 +0000

Are Hansen of Norway is an active member of the CleanTechnica community. A few days ago, he was walking through a part of Oslo that features many upscale shopping locations and spotted something unusual. So he snapped some photos and forwarded then to us, along with a news report from Norwegian news source ABC Nyheter

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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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Will A Watershed Event Turn The Tide Against Fossil Fuels?

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 03:09:26 +0000

Right now we are facing an existential crisis, despite the fact conservatives deny the reality of climate change and the media doing their bidding (thanks to bullying, bothsiderism, and disinterest) climate change quickly threatens the future of the planet and the human race

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Live Music + EVs + Beer = Abita Springs Drive Electric Day

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:49:25 +0000

Abita Springs Drive Electric Day was held on Sunday, September 15, and was a part of the nationwide celebration of EVs known as National Drive Electric Week. Abita is known for its wide range of local brews. One of my favorites is Purple Haze, another is the holiday edition, Creole Cream Ale (which can’t get here quick enough!)

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