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Aston Martin Valkyrie Hybrid Is Exotic First For Company

June 27th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

It's hard not to be impressed, if not left scratching our head when we see such unique carmakers as Aston Martin recently announcing their wild exotic hybrid, the Valkyrie. The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar's performance is equally as impressive as its dramatic body shapes are designed to evoke in us


1st Real Drive With Tesla Autopilot (Including A Few “Warning Shots”)

June 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

I first experienced Tesla Autopilot last year, as I wrote in my Tesla Model X review. It was certainly cool and interesting, and a bit nerve-racking. But that was a short test drive on a California highway — not real use. Well, a few guys and I recently got our first Tesla Model S for an intercity Tesla shuttle service we're launching here in Europe (... called Tesla Shuttle), and the Tesla includes Autopilot


Life With The Chevy Bolt — The First 1,200 Miles

June 25th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Kyle Field did a great job reviewing the Bolt, what I thought I'd do here is share some views on why we leased it and also give our hands-on impressions over the last 1,200 miles


28–40% of EV Drivers Have Solar Panels (CleanTechnica EV Report)

June 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Previous surveys — including our initial EV driver survey — have found a strong link between driving electric cars and having home solar panels. Yet again, in our 2017 EV driver report, a very large portion of our respondents had home solar panels, which means that they are essentially “fueling” their electric cars with sunshine


Investing In The Future

June 24th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Investing is sort of always kind of supposed to be about the future, right? The challenge that has faced many an investor is that the future can be hard to predict. As it turns out, that leads much of the investment community to look at the past and extrapolate forward


Cleantech Fun In Berlin — June 27

June 23rd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

We're now announcing the plan for June 27, which involves some social networking, good food, and an EV charging walking tour that involves a "scathing critique" of EV charging stations, cleantech communications, and branding. Here's the schedule


How To Land One Of Tesla’s Coveted Intern Spots

June 23rd, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Those of us who only dimly remember our college days may have an outdated view of what it means to be an intern. Days of tedious trips to the copy machine for no pay? Not in today’s Silicon Valley. According to the web site Glassdoor, interns at Tesla make a median monthly pay of $4,480, and SpaceX interns make $4,080.


Is This Tesla’s #1 Fan?

June 23rd, 2017 | by Matt Pressman

I asked him how he first discovered Tesla and he explained, "My love for Tesla started after watching the documentary, Revenge of the Electric Car, which educated me about the history and the impact that we could have if we embraced electric vehicles."


This Is How Tesla & Electric Cars Conquered Norway

June 23rd, 2017 | by Matt Pressman

With about 100,000 electrics on the road, Norway (population 5 million) trails only the U.S., China, and Japan in absolute numbers. By 2025, the government has suggested, there may be no gasoline- or diesel-powered cars sold in the country


Hong Kong Is The Latest Tesla Hotspot — For Now

June 23rd, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Hong Kong has become the latest Tesla hotspot. Of all the cars sold in the territory last year, nearly 7% were Teslas, according to Bloomberg. The brand totally dominates Hong Kong’s electric vehicle market - 87% of electric vehicles [EVs] sold there in Q4 2016 were Teslas



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