Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Trucker Slams Tesla Semi Truck Based On Politics, Not Facts

Tesla Semi interview Fox Business Elizabeth MacDonald - Matthew GarnettOn Thursday night, November 16, Tesla and Elon Musk revealed a prototype of their semi truck. While the Tesla Semi is at least a few years away from production, most industry observers were impressed with the announced performance specifications of the truck.

But then entered truck driver Matthew Garnett, who was interviewed Friday, November 17, on Fox Business by reporter Elizabeth MacDonald. Mr. Garnett, a frequent guest on Fox News and a contributor to The Federalist blog, is quite outspoken on his views, especially about the role of the US government
Trucker Slams Tesla Semi Truck Based On Politics, Not Facts syndicated from Clean Technica


Quicker Tesla Roadster Might Fly (“Short Hops”)

Elon Musk has tweeted that the new Tesla Roadster will have an optional performance upgrade that will make it even quicker than the base model. He also hinted something about flying cars and rockets. What is Musk up to now?
Quicker Tesla Roadster Might Fly (“Short Hops”) syndicated from Clean Technica


Uber Orders 24,000 Self-Driving SUVs From Volvo

Uber has ordered 24,000 self driving Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid SUVs for delivery starting in 2019. If you are an Uber driver, it might be a good idea to come up with a Plan B.
Uber Orders 24,000 Self-Driving SUVs From Volvo syndicated from Clean Technica


New Plug-In Hybrid Models Coming From Honda, Volvo, Lync & Co, And General Motors

Honda, Volvo, and Lync & Co had announcements about plug-in hybrid models this week. The Honda Clarity PHEV will begin at $33,400. And Chevrolet may have a plug-in cute ute on the market within the next few years.
New Plug-In Hybrid Models Coming From Honda, Volvo, Lync & Co, And General Motors syndicated from Clean Technica


Vanadium Flow Batteries for Cost-Effective Energy Storage: An Inteview with Angelo D’Anzi, CTO of StorEn Technologies

vanadium flow batteries Stor.En TechnologiesVanadium flow batteries are a type of rechargeable battery in which the energy is stored chemically in a liquid electrolyte contained in two tanks, unlike conventional batteries that store their reactive materials within their cells. StorEn Technology is developing a new generation of vanadium flow batteries to meet growing marketing demand for cost-effective energy storage for residential, industrial, or utility needs
Vanadium Flow Batteries for Cost-Effective Energy Storage: An Inteview with Angelo D’Anzi, CTO of StorEn Technologies syndicated from Clean Technica


Mercedes-Benz Vans To Offer Electric Versions Of All Commercial Van Models, eSprinter Coming In 2019

Electric versions of all of Mercedes-Benz Vans’ commercial van model lines are now planned — with deliveries of the eVito beginning in late 2018 and deliveries of the eSprinter beginning in 2019, and others following — according to a new press release
Mercedes-Benz Vans To Offer Electric Versions Of All Commercial Van Models, eSprinter Coming In 2019 syndicated from Clean Technica


Ipsos RDA Research Shows US Auto Dealers Not Prepared To Sell Electric Vehicles

During the months of September and October 2017, Ipsos RDA deployed secret shoppers covering 11 auto brands selling electric vehicles across the 10 largest markets for electric vehicles in the US, with the intent being to determine dealer preparedness for the rapid growth of the sector
Ipsos RDA Research Shows US Auto Dealers Not Prepared To Sell Electric Vehicles syndicated from Clean Technica