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Tesla Benefits That Don’t Get Enough Love — Simplification Throughout

Originally published on CleanTechnica. The Simplification of Vehicle Ownership Vehicle ownership is a piece of life that many people have come to accept as a necessary evil. Not many people enjoy getting a tune-up, having the oil changed, or filling the car up with gas … that’s just the way we’ve always done it. Until […]

May 10th

Fisker Karma Reborn… Nearly… Sort of

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Fisker Karma has ridden the ebbs and flows of the EV enthusiast market, and after scraping the bottom of the market in a recent bankruptcy (resulting in new ownership, along with a fresh stream of cash), Karma Automotive has risen from the ashes. The newly rebranded Karma Automotive is again at […]

April 28th

Tesla Model 3 Reservations… On A Map

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Enterprising Tesla fanatic “ocasual” took the data from http://www.model3tracker.info and decided to roll out his own map based on the data. Essentially, the resulting map takes the data in the tracker and extrapolates the distribution by country based on what has already been shared. The obvious criticism of this approach is that […]

April 28th

Tesla Advertising Autopilot To Owners Via 30-Day Trial

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Tesla is apparently really eager to get Model S drivers sipping the autopilot kool aid, and it’s kicking efforts into high gear. Model S owners with Autopilot hardware but who did not purchase the option are starting to get in-car popups pitching a free 30-day trial of autopilot. While Tesla has not shared […]

April 25th

Tesla Model X Production Just Ramped Up Significantly (Exclusive)

Originally published on CleanTechnica. The Model X has been a drag on Tesla deliveries in recent months, with the expected Oct/Nov/Dec ’15 launch essentially a non-start, with fewer than 1,000 delivered by the end of calendar 2015. This stood in stark contrast with reports from inside Tesla that “every other car off the line is the […]

April 20th

EV Charging Options For & From Utilities — California’s Pioneering Path & Hurdles

Originally published on EV Obsession. The state of California is center stage of the electric vehicle market, and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is taking steps to make further improvements, but the path forward is anything but clear. In the first few months of 2016, the CPUC has approved two massive new programs aimed […]

March 25th

Tesla Model 3 Reservations — Where Will People Be Camping Out?

Originally published on CleanTechnica. We knew it was likely to happen but now it exists for real. The masses are converging on Tesla stores around the world with campers planning to stakeout the stores hours ahead of the opening time. With demand for an “affordable luxury car,” Tesla fanaticism is peaking. One organized user has put together […]

March 23rd

Carl Sagan + Tesla + Fan = Cool Video

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Tesla doesn’t make commercials, but that hasn’t stopped dozens of commercials from popping up all over the web. What’s awesome and inspiring about them is that they are made by the fans. Tesla doesn’t support or endorse any of them, but they just keep bubbling up. The cherry on top is that […]

March 12th

BYD Gets 1st Electric Bus Order In Canada

BYD continues its push towards dominance of the electrified vehicle market with its first electric bus contract in Canada. The municipality of St. Albert has locked in a contract for a fleet of new 35′ BYD K9 electric buses (concept pictured below) to round up the locals and haul them around town. This is an exciting development for BYD and […]

March 9th

Elon Musk Drops Model 3 Launch Details on Twitter

On the heels of the favorable Q4 earnings from the call yesterday afternoon, which we covered at length, Elon Musk took to the Twittersphere and dropped some of the first official details about the launch of the eagerly anticipated Tesla Model 3. Model 3 will require a $1000 deposit, which will be accepted in Tesla stores […]

February 11th