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 Battery Life … Tesla Commercial Solar … Tesla Model S On Nürburgring — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 23:21:22 +0000

A 7 year old Tesla Model S with nearly 100% original battery capacity, $1.01/watt commercial solar pricing from Tesla, a quick-as-hell Tesla Model S on the Nürburgring, the coming Tesla Model Y, and more — check out the most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past week in case you missed any of them! And be sure to share all 20 stories on all 107 social media networks. Or else

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Volkswagen ID.3 vs. Skoda Octavia, Renault Megane, & Peugeot 308 — 5 Year Cost of Ownership Scenarios

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:01:36 +0000

Following up on my article comparing the Volkswagen ID.3 with the Volkswagen Golf on a 5 year cost of ownership basis, below are comparisons of the ID.3 against a few other top selling compact cars — the Skoda Octavia, Skoda Octavia Sport Edition, Renault Megane Life, Renault Megane GT Line, Peugeot 308 Access, and Peugeot 308

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Volkswagen ID.3 vs. Volkswagen Golf — 5 Year Cost of Ownership Comparison

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:10:41 +0000

For this analysis, I’m comparing the Volkswagen ID.3 to the lowest trim Volkswagen Golf and the highest trim Golf, but not adding any options/extras. The ID.3 likely has top-of-the-line technology, so even the base ID.3 should probably be compared to higher-trim versions of the Volkswagen Golf. Consider this an unfair handicap for the incumbents

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Tesla Sounds At Low Speed … Tesla FSD Hardware 3.0 Installation … Tesla Model 3 Service — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:38:33 +0000

Aside from the usual swarm of Tesla stories that catch readers’ attention more than anything else, hot topics this past week on CleanTechnica were the semi-arrival of the Volkswagen ID.3 and how it competes against other electric hatchbacks, the Honda E, and enormous sea level rise. (One of these is not like the other.)

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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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When Is Someone Going To Produce A Tesla Model 3 Competitor?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 01:00:12 +0000

This is really not meant as a tribalistic attack on non-Tesla automakers. This is not a “Woohoo! Tesla is the best!” article. This is a genuine question I am more eager than ever to know an answer to

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Volkswagen Has An Opportunity To Bankrupt Top Competitors

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 02:55:27 +0000

Tesla, Tesla, Tesla — we know all about Tesla’s EV leadership. But who’s going to put the nail in the coffin of automotive laggards? Could it be Volkswagen

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