Tesla is getting closer to the point of testing a long-haul, self-driving electric semi truck, going by recent emails between the company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles that Reuters reported on. How much closer? It’s hard to say, especially when one considers the economic hurdles that would have to be surpassed for long-haul […]
What is the difference between the Tesla 18650 battery cells and the new 2170 cells? It’s all explained here.
Cost Of Tesla Cars Varies Dramatically — Overview Of Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, & Tesla Model 3 Pricing
One thing that I’ve noticed about mainstream media coverage of the electric car pioneer Tesla Motors in recent years is that pricing for the company’s products is often misquoted. It’s hard to say just how much of this misquoting and exaggeration is intentional, but either way, representing a product as much more expensive than it […]
Renault Zoe Recovers Its Breath The European passenger plug-in market had more than 21,000 registrations last month, up 48% over the same month last year. Year-t0-date, the market is up 27% this year, with the EV share standing at 1.4%. With quality control issues solved in the second half of the month, the Renault Zoe […]
The Chinese market had more than 40,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 49% increase in sales over the same month last year, with the EV market share now at 1.4%, close to last year’s record (1.45%). Expect improvement as the year progresses and sales expand, with the Chinese EV market potentially surpassing […]
Are solar powered cars viable in any real way? Is there a way to create vehicles that are powered by nothing but solar photovoltaic panels and that are useful in the real world? Is it possible to create solar cars that are competitive commercially? What kind of vehicle performance can be achieved when the added weight […]
More Than 2,000 EV Drivers From 28 Countries Tell Us What They Desire & Require — CleanTechnica’s 2nd EV Report!
CleanTechnica surveyed more than 2,000 electric car drivers in 26 European countries, 49 of 50 US states, and 9 Canadian provinces to find out what early electric car adopters require and desire from their next electric cars and from EV charging networks. Basically, we asked questions we were very eager to see answers to.
With over 100,000 reservations logged in under 24 hours — before the car was even unveiled — it doesn’t take six polls to uncover which electric car tops the list of “expected next EV model.” Nonetheless, the Tesla Model 3 didn’t single-handedly account for the majority of answers for that question, and seeing the precise “future car” split according to 6 six very different EV-driving groups is fascinating.
Last week, we published CleanTechnica’s new, 93-page electric car and driver report. For the report, we surveyed over 2,000 electric car drivers living in 28 countries (26 European countries, 49 of 50 US states, and 9 Canadian provinces). Generally speaking, we wanted to find out what early electric car adopters require and desire from their next electric cars and from EV charging networks, as well as what EV life is like so far for them.
One of the challenges of the current EV market is extreme lack of choice. There are only a few widely available models, and even if you look in the most popular markets (California, Norway, etc.), EV models only account for a small percentage of all the vehicle classes. We were curious which classes were most desired for future EV purchases and again polled respondents on this topic (simply in regards to size and style, not taking into account price).
2017 Cleantech Revolution Tour — EV & Clean Energy Leaders, Tesla Shuttles, Cleantech Entrepreneurship & Investing
CleanTechnica’s next Cleantech Revolution Tour is approaching, and it is packed with EV and clean energy leaders from around Europe.
The new Continental All Charge EV charging system will allow any car to charge at any charging station at up to 350 kW of power. It will also power digital devices and power tools. Cool stuff.
Another electric pickup truck was recently unveiled, this time at the EVVE Conference in Ontario. It’s an electric pickup that certainly sounds enticing, even though it isn’t completely clear at this point if the intent is commercial production.
Audi has not been at the forefront of vehicle electrification so far, but it is moving towards the future with solid electric vehicle projections.
Even that title looks like a looming disaster for Audi. It’s like when Lionel Messi takes on several opponents at once as if that would make it fair … but then humiliates them all.
SS Customs released official photos of a “Special Ops” project it’s doing in conjunction with Tesla. They’ve created an all-new camouflage Tesla Model S and unveiled it this Memorial Day.
When it comes to taking an all-electric summer road trip, nobody has you covered like Tesla. After all, Tesla recently announced that by the end of 2017, they’ll double their worldwide charging infrastructure to total more than 10,000 Superchargers and 15,000 Destination Charging connectors all around the globe. That said, what if there were no electric vehicle chargers available for your summer road trip — which electric car would actually take you the furthest?