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Tesla Powerpack And Solar Power Takes African Camp Off Grid

TESLA POWERPACK COUPLED WITH SOLAR PROVIDES OFF-GRID POWER IN AFRICA Tesla is making its way into Africa. An experience-based luxury travel and global conservation company, &Beyond*, recently tapped Tesla in order to reduce their carbon footprint in Botswana. The company announced yesterday that their “Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp recently switched to solar…

1 day ago by EVANNEX 10

Tesla Model 3 Interior Comes Into View – Video

Is this our clearest look yet at the production interior for the upcoming Tesla Model 3? CNET Roadshow has assembled video via images obtained by Teslarati. Here’s a screen grab from the video (image credit – Teslarati via Wayne). As Teslarati explains: “Teslarati obtained the following never-before-seen photos showing a…

1 day ago by Electric CarsTV 0

LeEco’s Founder Jia Yueting Steps Back From Struggling Business. Faraday Future’s Future Unclear (update)

LeEco, the Chinese parent company of Faraday Future, is currently undergoing a massive restructuring, and now an executive reshuffle after earlier bold plans turned out to be well under-capitalized, causing a cash-crunch at the company. LeEco’s founder Jia Yueting is being replaced as general manager of Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 28

First Opel Ampera-E Deliveries Get Underway In Norway

Opel has officially delivered the first three Ampera-e all-electric cars in Norway on the occasion of Norwegian Constitution Day.  Perhaps not surprisingly, and with the Holiday in mind,  the EVs were in the three national colors – red, white and blue. Norwegian customers are now awaiting the further arrival of…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 31

Qualcomm’s Dynamic Wireless Charging Could Be A Sleeper Hit

As technological breakthroughs go, this one is remarkable only for its very lack of drama. Silent, near invisible, impossible to touch, taste, or smell, Dynamic Electric Vehicle Charging (DEVC) nonetheless represents another dramatic technological leap for EV technology, one which may lead to ‘electrified highways’ becoming the norm within decades….

2 days ago by Anthony Rowlinson 48

Proterra Adds New Cold Weather Packages For Electric Buses

Proterra, an innovative US electric bus manufacturer, seems to now be maturing – and with that, refining its product.   An example of this is the addition of a new “Proterra Diagnostic Tool” and “Proterra Cold Weather Package” option. After selling more than 400 vehicles (delivered and ordered), Proterra’s buses…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 8

Daimler Breaks Ground On Tesla-Like Battery Gigafactory In Europe

Daimler presented its emerging second battery factory in Kamenz, Germany with a big splash, accompanied by chancellor Angela Merkel no less. The company names Deutsche Accumotive’s facilities the world’s biggest, and most modern battery factories, while the media have dubbed it Daimler’s battery Gigafactory in Europe. However, Daimler’s approach seems different…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 22

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Tesla Offers Enticing New Deals At End-Of-Lease Time

If you leased your Tesla through the automaker’s financing arm, you have several worthy options at lease end. Since about one in four Tesla vehicles are leased rather than purchased, and since many more customers are ready to consider end-of-lease options, Tesla has updated its information. The options brought forth…

2 days ago by Steven Loveday 5