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Tesla Glass: the electric automaker’s latest top-secret program

While on one hand Tesla can appear to be a fairly open company, especially considering they open-sourced their patents and Elon Musk is quite a talkative CEO; on the other hand, Tesla is also keeping a lot of cards close to its chest and secrecy is an important part of several of the automaker’s …

Tesla

World's fastest EV trounces Tesla Model S and LaFerrari in drag race

When Croatian carmaker Rimac Automobili unveiled its Concept_One, the world's fastest electric vehicle (EV) this spring, we were blown away by both …

Supercars

Elon Musk leads Tesla effort to build house roofs entirely out of solar panels

In latest clean energy plan, Tesla purchases SolarCity to make solar ‘shingles’: ‘It’s not a thing on the roof. It is the roof,’ CEO says<p>A new venture spearheaded by Elon Musk will create house roofs made entirely of solar panels, in a sweeping expansion of Tesla’s clean energy ambitions.<p>Tesla has …

Tesla

Tesla is planning a big overhaul of its showrooms for the launch of the Model 3

Tesla is making big moves to get ready for its first mass market car, the Model 3.<p>In addition to ramping up construction at its giant Gigafactory, honing in its manufacturing practices, and buying SolarCity so that the company can provide the energy needed to power the Model 3, the electric car …

Tesla Gigafactory: a look at Panasonic’s impressive machines for battery cell manufacturing

Tesla has been giving tours of its Gigafactory all week starting with WSJ and NYT exclusives on Monday and followed by an important press tour on Tuesday, but during those events, Tesla and Panasonic blocked access or stopped the media from taking pictures of parts of the plant.<p>Now a group of VIPs …

Tesla

What is Apple doing with these brand-new Tesla Model Xs?

It’s no secret that car companies routinely buy (and tear apart) each other’s vehicles on a regular basis, either to gain intel or just for the sick …

Limousine operator explains why he is converting his fleet to Tesla’s Model X

The Tesla Model X might not be the first vehicle to come to your mind when thinking about a limousine, but it makes perfect sense for a fleet operator in California who just updated his fleet with two Model X’s. Neil Spenta, CEO of American Corporate Sedan and Limousine (ACLS), did an interview …

Tesla

Tesla, Mobileye split likely caused by Tesla wanting to go its own way: Morgan Stanley

The Tesla Motors Inc. and Mobileye N.V. “divorce” was not surprising, but Mobileye’s investors should brace for shrinking market share and thinner …

Tesla

Beat That, Tesla: Geneva Buses To Get 15-Second 'Flash Chargers'

Geneva will soon show the world how electric vehicle charging should be done following the announcement of a rollout of new electric buses and …

Electric Vehicles

Australian Tesla Town project is the real deal, houses for sale

Want to live in a sustainable community? If you can get a visa and afford the price, you can sign on the line now at Yarrabend, a development just …

A History Of Solar Cells: How Technology Has Evolved

Though solar power as we know it is no more than 60 years old, the discoveries that led to the solar cell began nearly 200 years ago. These …

Indian Railways to Install Solar Panels in Railway Buildings

July 18, 2016<p>119<p>125<p>Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that in solar panels would be installed in all railway buildings in the country in …

India doubles down on solar parks after SunEdison setback | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will double the target for energy to be generated from solar parks by 2020, a top government official said, as roof-top installations progress slower than anticipated and U.S. company SunEdison’s projects are threatened by its bankruptcy.<p>Workers clean photovoltaic panels …

India planted 50 million trees in 24 hours

Although six of the top 10 cities with the world's worst air quality are in India, the country of 1.25 billion people is moving forward with climate change reduction efforts.<p>Not only do they have the world's first 100 percent solar powered airport, and the world's largest solar power station, but …

Norway Just Banned Deforestation

Norway is the first country to adopt a ban on deforestation, a policy that will likely have global effects. The Norwegian parliament recently committed to a deforestation-free supply chain of goods coming into the country. Norway is not, however, new to putting large sums of money to stop …

Carbon Dioxide

Watch the Climate Change Ad Fox News Refused to Run

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved a controversial rebuild of Line 3 of the Enbridge Energy oil pipeline Thursday, as …

North Dakota

What The Tesla Crashes Can Teach Us About The Future Of Self-Driving Cars

The two crashes highlight the need for more research in the area of autonomous vehicles.<p>The journey to a future dominated by autonomous vehicles hit a few speed bumps recently, with news of not one but two crashes, one them fatal, involving Teslas operating in autonomous driving mode. The …

Duke University

The first self-driving car fatality proves nothing | John Naughton

The death of a driver using the Tesla Autopilot function doesn’t show that the technology is unsafe<p>On Saturday, 7 May, Joshua Brown was driving his Tesla Model S on US 27 in northern Florida. He had the car’s Autopilot technology package switched on. A long, white articulated truck heading in the …

Autonomous Cars

iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 6S video might give us a better look at Apple's next phone

IPhone 7

Solar synergies: The market for solar carports expands alongside growing interest in EVs

A solar carport is the perfect complement to an EV. Not only does it ensure that your pretty new automobile, and the electrons powering it, stay …

Tesla is Rethinking Its Radar System to Better Prevent Crashes

In the wake of the first fatality of a driver using autonomous features, Tesla Motors is working to make changes to the radar system in its vehicles. …

Tesla Quietly Ends Car Buyback Program (TSLA) | Investopedia

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) has silently scrapped as of July 1 the buyback program that guaranteed buyers a resale value for used cars after three …

Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green.<p>The Mother Road has seen in recent months a growing number of electric car charging stations along the …

Solar Panels

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Flying cars and an urban underground park

The Tesla Model X is the best car in its class - but it's also prohibitively expensive with a MSRP of $83,000. That's set to change, as Tesla just launched a new version of its electric SUV that is $9,000 cheaper. If you're holding out for a flying car, you won't have to wait much longer - …

Tesla has big, big plans for the next 4 years

Elon Musk's plans for the coming decade are nothing short of ambitious.<p>Among other things, Tesla's CEO has promised to dramatically increase car production, launch one (or possibly two) completely new cars, and conquer self-driving vehicles by 2020.<p>Here's a closer look at what exactly Musk has …

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-May 2016

Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids took a dive in May, but the segment may still have enough momentum to reach a significant milestone in the …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Experts warn NEV sector could overheat amid sales surge - Business

Experts are warning of overcapacity in China's new-energy vehicle sector as NEV sales continue to keep rapid pace in the country.<p>The NEV segment, …

Automotive Industry

China's auto industry moves to protect cyber security

CHANGCHUN -- China has established an automotive cyber security committee to ensure the safe running of intelligent, connected and electric cars.<p>The …