Month: December 2018

Ohio Governor Asks Elon Musk To Save Lordstown Assembly Plant

December 23rd, 2018 by Steve Hanley  On December 18, outgoing Ohio governor John Kasich sent a tweet to Elon Musk asking him to consider taking over the 53 year old Lordstown assembly plant from General Motors. Tesla’s current factory in Fremont, California, is a former GM plant and has worked out fairly well for the …

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Tesla News: Roadster Video, Model 3 In Germany, Gigafactory 3 In China

Cars Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley December 23rd, 2018 by Steve Hanley  Tesla fans are getting a Christmas present this year — a package of good news that suggests 2019 will be the most exciting year yet for the company. A noted auto industry analyst predicts the Model 3 will be …

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Tesla Model 3 Topping Ford Mustang & BMW 3 Series … Model 3 Operational Savings … Jordan Peterson — #CleanTechnica Top 20

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The most popular stories of the past week here on CleanTechnica included 7 Tesla Model 3 stories, 3 other Tesla stories, 3 other electric car stories, a story about an electric tractor, a climate science story, a couple of renewable energy news pieces, and a bit more. Read on for …

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British Heart Foundation award £500k funding to data science projects

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) and The Alan Turing Institute have awarded £550,000 worth of funding to a handful of research projects which aim to transform how we diagnose and treat heart and circulatory conditions. The six selected projects include developing a risk predictor tool which will predict the risk of heart attacks and using …

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Qiantu K50 Designer Daniel Darancou Talks To CleanTechnica About Design & Global Market

Cars Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart December 23rd, 2018 by Nicolas Zart  Talking to designers is always a treat for me. You get insights that are rarely highlighted in press releases. That’s why I spoke with Daniel Darancou, the designer of the Qiantu K50, about his motivation and global market challenges. Nicolas …

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The Chilean Way: The Road Taken Towards Electric Public Transport

Sponsored Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Sponsored Content December 23rd, 2018 by Sponsored Content  The first electric vehicle charger in Santiago, Chile, and Latin America as a whole, was installed by Enel Group in April 2011, marking the first step for electric mobility in the country. At the time, electric vehicles and charging …

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Cyclists Exposed To Less Air Pollution Than Drivers, Study Finds

Air Quality Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan December 23rd, 2018 by Cynthia Shahan  Good news is for the open-air bicyclist. A recent report informs us that bicyclists are the least affected or exposed to air pollution on daily commutes. More at risk are the people in cars and buses. It is disappointing, however, …

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Is The Rivian R1S The Ultimate Electric Sport Utility Vehicle?

December 23rd, 2018 by Kyle Field  Rivian took the Los Angeles Auto Show by storm for the reveal of its fully electric truck and SUV. Both are based on the same skateboard-style electric chassis, which will be available with three different battery sizes for a maximum range of 400+ miles per charge in the largest …

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Horse Whispering, Car Exhaust, & Emissions Regulations In Costa Rica

Air Quality Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan December 23rd, 2018 by Cynthia Shahan  I was recently invited along for an exploration of horse whispering in Costa Rica. I made plans to stay at a horse ranch with 11 horses, 2 goats, countless roosters crowing all night long (no, not cock-a-doodle-doo, but “You …

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Tesla Model 3 Configurator Opens In Denmark — Most Expensive Starting Price Of Any Market Yet

Cars Published on December 23rd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen December 23rd, 2018 by Jesper Berggreen  Receiving an email from Tesla on the 21st of December 2018 was the most exhilarating experience since I put down 10,000 DKK ($1,500) for a place in the queue on the 1st of April 2016, but the kick I …

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