Why 2nd Half Of 2019 Will Be Better For Tesla Than 1st Half (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 17:00:59 +0000

Despite the many changes that Tesla made in the last six months — reducing prices multiple times, updating the lineup by adding more trims and pulling out a few, changing its profitability projections, and so on — there is one thing that Tesla has managed to hold onto: its delivery outlook for

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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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How Tesla Is Supercharging Itself

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 03:58:02 +0000

Building an electric vehicle charging station is not a simple task. And the task becomes even harder if you’re planning to build a network of charging stations around the world. According to a UBS report published in early 2017, the cost to build a supercharging station is a cool $250,

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Global Corporations Spur US Wind & Solar Growth

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:55:07 +0000

The world’s largest corporations signed contracts for more than 6 gigawatts of wind and solar capacity in the United States last year, the beginning of what Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables is calling a “corporate renewables procurement boom” which is spurring renewable energy development across the country

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Why Hasn’t Hollywood Embraced The Electric Car?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:00:24 +0000

From James Dean’s Mercury coupe in Rebel Without a Cause to Burt Reynolds’s Trans Am in Smokey and the Bandit to Jason Statham’s McLaren in the new Fast and Furious film, cars have been stars in many a Hollywood classic. However, as a recent Bloomberg article points out, electric cars are still waiting for their big-screen breakthrough

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How To Buy A Tesla

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:00:21 +0000

The Tesla buying experience is unique compared to the typical car buying process offered by Big Auto. There’s no sitting down, negotiating, and sometimes not even a test drive. More on that in a minute. First, there are a few things you should know before walking into a Tesla store. For starters, it is not a dealership

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Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:40:17 +0000

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.  – President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey golf club. “We’re doing tremendously well. […]

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A bad year for Xi clouds Communist China’s 70th birthday celebrations

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:33:01 +0000

Chinese president Xi Jinping walks during a welcome ceremony for Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on July 3, 2019. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP)

BEIJING, China — It was meant to be an unabashed celebration of the triumph of Communism in China, and of President Xi Jinping’s authority as the country’s undisputed leader for years to come. But as the People’s Republic of China approaches its 70th anniversary on October 1st, Xi finds himself battling threats on multiple fronts. From […]

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Florida man dumps dirt on girlfriend with tractor — sheriff

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 02:57:50 +0000

In this Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, booking photo from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office shows Hunter Mills. Authorities say the Florida man used a front-end loader to dump a large bucket full of dirt on a car with his girlfriend was inside. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says Mills was charged with felony criminal mischief. (Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office via AP)

CRESTVIEW, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man used a front-end loader to dump a large bucket full of dirt on a car with his girlfriend inside. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Hunter Mills was charged with felony criminal mischief. The girlfriend was not hurt. The sheriff’s office says Mills invited his girlfriend […]

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China condemns US lawmakers’ support for Hong Kong protests

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 02:39:59 +0000

A pro-democracy protester holds eggs as he plan to throw them to the police station during a protest march in Hong Kong Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Another weekend of protests is underway in Hong Kong as Mainland Chinese police are holding drills in nearby Shenzhen, prompting speculation they could be sent in to suppress the protests. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

BEIJING — A spokesman for China’s ceremonial legislature has condemned statements from U.S. lawmakers supportive of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. You Wenze called the comments “a gross violation of the spirit of the rule of law, a blatant double standard and a gross interference in China’s internal affairs.” He says Hong Kong’s 7.5 million people […]

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