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Sustainable Transportation Could Save the World (and Save $100 Trillion)

As protesters gathered in New York City to demand action on climate change, a new report shows how smart transportation policy can play a major role in reducing carbon emissions. Photo: South Bend Voice/Flickr

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China’s BYD, world’s biggest EV maker, takes on Tesla in Australia : Renew Economy

BYD, the Chinese company that has emerged as the world’s biggest maker of electric vehicles, is releasing its first EV in Australia, in what is considered to be the most significant development in the local market since the release of the Tesla Model S.

The BYD E6 electric vehicle will initially charge hire-car and taxi fleets, although it will also make its EVs available to private buyer More

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Bio-weapon defense out to test

Air pollution has a significant and pervasive impact on public health. According to the World Health Organization, it is now considered “the world’s largest single environmental health risk,” with more than three million people dying every year as a result. This is more than twice the number of people that die in vehicle accidents each year.

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Scoop – New Zealand News

A total of $71,454 has been recovered in unpaid public holiday and holiday pay entitlements for 54 current and former employees of eight Whangarei sushi bars, following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate.

The Labour Inspectorate, together with Inland Revenue, visited nine sushi bars to check their compliance with employment More

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92% Of Tesla Owners Will Buy Tesla Again, 55% To Purchase A Model 3

A Prenzler Digital Media survey found that of 296 Tesla owners (mostly Model S – 93%, and 7% Model X), 92% of them would buy another Tesla – a result which is up from 81% noted in 2013.

Maybe even more interesting is the EV owners reaction to being asked if they would return to the internal combustion engine.

According to the study average Tesla owner:

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[model 3] Tesla (TSLA) Purges Reservations Breaking Model 3s Two-Per-Customer Pre-Order Limit

Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) recently reported that Model 3 reservations had topped the 400,000 unit mark. But, how many of those reservations broke the two-reservation-per-customer limit?

One blogger reported last Friday that he made 20 reservations for the Model 3, as there were no checks in place from Tesla which would limit the number of pre-orders allowed. The blogger also questioned how many More

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Tesla Motors Inc (NA Elon Musk: Model 3 Was “Wake Up Call” For The Industry

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has created an electrifying effect with the unveiling of its first mass-market compact sedan the Model 3, which will not enter the market before the end of next year. Within merely two weeks, the company collected 400,000 reservations for the $35,000 vehicle, with over 100,000 gained sight unseen.

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Tesla Model 3 Is Changing Auto History | CleanTechnica

Tesla Motors [NASDAQ: TSLA] is in the throes of changing the course of automotive history as we know it. Even the Detroit News — home-team paper to GM, Chrysler, and Ford — admits the Tesla Model 3 is, “the most intriguing auto story since the Model T, and Elon Musk is the boldest American auto entrepreneur since Henry Ford.” In its first week alone, the Tesla had amassed, “about $14 bil More

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Carlos Ghosn (the CEO of Nissan and Renault) as always, was available for the media to answer questions from the 2016 Auto China motor show – of which Bloomberg news took advantage of the opportunity.

Venucia e30 (aka Nissan LEAF)

In second part of the interwiew, Bloomberg asked about EV sales in China (see video fom 4:25 in Bloomberg link).

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Says Automaker Is Working On Very Low-Priced Electric Cars For China

Carlos Ghosn (the CEO of Nissan and Renault) as always, was available for the media to answer questions from the 2016 Auto China motor show – of which Bloomberg news took advantage of the opportunity.

Venucia e30 (aka Nissan LEAF)

In second part of the interwiew, Bloomberg asked about EV sales in China (see video fom 4:25 in Bloomberg link).

Ghosn responded that the majority More

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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Says Automaker Is Working On Very Low-Priced Electric Cars For China

Carlos Ghosn (the CEO of Nissan and Renault) as always, was available for the media to answer questions from the 2016 Auto China motor show – of which Bloomberg news took advantage of the opportunity.

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Tesla Model S Wireless Charger Costs $3,290 – autoevolution for Mobile

Remember the Evatran Group? Yes, that company we first talked about back in 2009. Better known for its Plugless Power arm, Evatran is known for its wireless charging system for popular eco cars such as the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, and Cadillac ELR.

OK, the Volt in a fancy suit isn’t that popular, I admit. Now, though, the hands-free charging system is available for the Tesla Mode More

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How Exactly Can Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Keep The Model 3 at $35,000?

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)Elon Musk has confirmed that the Model 3 will cost $35,000 in line with his earlier promises. Of course, there are options that could drive up the price up from $35,000 possibly all the way to $70,000. However, he has noted that that $35,000 sticker price was not a gimmick and that if you buy the car without options, you’ll still be buying an essentially great car. More

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[model 3] Elon’s Latest Tweet About the Model 3 is Ludicrous – Fortune

Ever since Tesla CEO Elon Musk officially unveiled a prototype of the company’s Model 3 electric car at a splashy March 31 event, additional details have been dribbling out about the mass market vehicle—oftentimes in late night tweetstorms.

The latest came in the early morning hours Saturday, when Musk responded to one Twitter TWTR -0.14% follower’s question about whether the Model More

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Here’s 2016’s Best And Environment-Friendly Electric Cars : Auto News : Auto World News

A few months back, the UK has been gracious in acknowledging the electric car trend. With a 65 percent rise of vehicle sales last 2015, prices continue to lower down and buyers are on the lookout for EVs that fall within their budget.

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Nissan Announces Record Electric Vehicle Fleet Sales In Europe

Nissan happily announced that the 2015 fiscal year (ending on March 31) in Europe was a fourth consecutive year of the record electric vehicle sales to fleets; a subsection of the plug-in market we rarely get a statistical peak inside of.

In FY15, Nissan sold more than 7,500 LEAFs and e-NV200 into fleets for Europe, taking a 28% share among EV sales to fleets.

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Nissan to recall more than 3.5 million vehicles over air bag sensor – CBS News

Nissan Group announced Friday it will recall 3.18 million vehicles in the U.S., and more than 3.5 million worldwide due to an issue with air bag sensors in some models.

The issue is with the Occupant Classification System, the sensor that disables the passenger seat air bag if the seat is empty. The sensor sometimes fails to detect that there is an adult in the car’s passenger seat, l More

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Tesla Model S Gets 7.2 kW Wireless Charging From Plugless Power (video)

Many Chevrolet Volt and Nissan LEAF owners (and a few Cadillac ELRs owners as well) are familiar with aftermarket wireless L2 charging provider Plugless Power, as a 3.3 kW wireless charging solution for those plug-ins have been available for a couple years now.

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[model 3] Enjoy Your Next Ride In This Affordable Electric Car

Well, with all the giants competing on the larger scales and coming up with all types of cars, Tesla has not been left behind. Recently, the company launched a new model namely the Tesla Model 3.This does not come as a surprise as most of Tesla’s competing companies have already launched an electric car or are in the process of launching one. The CEO of the company said that after they just anno More

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Tesla Model S 90D specs: electric car attains impressive 303.2-mile driving range

Tesla’s recently updated Model S 90D has surpassed a 300-mile driving range. According to 2017 Fuel Economy Data released by the EPA, the Tesla Model S 90D — with a large 90 kWh battery pack and an all-wheel drive system — can run for 303.2 miles on a single charge. Currently, the Model S 90D is the only electric vehicle in the market with such impressive numbers.

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Elon Musk Thanks Norway For Its Electric Car Support, Confirms "Some 400,000" Model 3 Reservations

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While in Norway, Tesla CEO Elon Musk “delivered a heartfelt and grateful «thank you» to Christina Bu of the Norwegian EV Association” for the nation’s incredible support of electric cars, according to Ebil.no.

Quoting Musk:

“Norway is a world leader when it comes to electric mobility. Your political incentives represent a great catalyst for the fa More

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Everything we know about Apple’s electric car

As Tesla CEO Elon Musk said, Apple’s electric car is an “open secret.”

Apple has never confirmed the project, but we’ve gradually collected details of Apple’s car plans over time, dubbed internally as Project Titan.

Here’s everything we do know:

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BMW’s all-electric car may be about to get a big upgrade – Business Insider India Mobile

BMW is reportedly going to dramatically improve the range of its 2017 all-electric i3.

According to a report from Fred Lambert at Electrek, the company plans to boost the EPA-rated range from 81 miles to as much as 120 miles.

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Plug in America Extends Long-Term Tesla Battery Study to New Model S

Long-time electric vehicle (EV) advocate, Tesla Roadster owner, and Plug in America Chief Science Officer Tom Saxton has been conducting a long-term EV battery study with the goal to gather deep insight on how EV batteries perform (and degrade) over time.
Tom’s long-term battery study has been invaluable not only to the greater EV community but specifically to Tesla fans as well. The take More

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Prenzler Survey Finds 92% of Tesla Owners Will Buy Again

A recent survey from Prenzler Digital Media shows that Tesla owners are extremely satisfied with their purchase, with 92% indicating that they would purchase another Tesla in the future. 55% of existing owners will buy a Model 3.
The results are based on 292 responses coming from Prenzler’s 22 question 2016 survey and compared with similar Tesla surveys conducted by the media agency in 201 More

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[model 3] Tesla Model 3 is most aerodynamic, mass-production car ever made

Lack of front grille was intentional choice to achieve 0.21 Cd drag

Tesla’s recently announced, much more affordable Model 3 midsize sedan will not become available to the public until Q4 2017, but a critical design specification that many outlets have not mentioned so far is the vehicle’s exceptional aerodynamic efficiency rating. Ales Alajbegovic, Vice President of Exa’s gro More

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LeEco demos its first autonomous electric car

It’s a long established tradition for startup founders to fudge their numbers, exaggerate projections, and cherrypick data in meetings with investors.

But Venrock health investor Bob Kocher says this approach won’t fly with him. He’s looking for two qualities from entrepreneurs: integrity and honesty.

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Google, Fiat Chrysler partner up, affordable Teslas, and more – NY Daily News

Fiat is looking to step its technology game up in a major way by potentially partnering with Google.

It appears Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne is finally about to land that partner he’s so badly wanted, and it’s a big one. FCA is reportedly poised to join forces with Google to develop autonomous cars.

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Starts Charging Partner Program for the Chinese Market

Tesla Motors Inc. (NADSAQ:TSLA) already has the second-largest charging infrastructure in the world’s largest automobile country. Although the automaker delivered merely 3,000 units last year, it believes that China could be one of its biggest markets in the long term, particular after the launch of the Model 3 launch in 2018. Hence, it continuous to expand its charging network across the world More

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500 EV charging stations coming to Ontario

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Ontario wants to install about 500 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations along highways and at workplaces, condos and public spaces starting in 2017.

More than 250 locations will benefit from the province’s $20 million investment, funneled from the $325-million Green Investme More

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[model 3] Tesla Model 3 – 4 Things you Don’t know about this electric car

Los Angeles, California- Tesla’s model 3 has all the potential to change the norms of the automotive industry.

The $35000 EV (electric vehicle) is all set to be launched in 2017. And with approx. 2,76,000 pre-orders within 2 days of the launch event, fuel-based car industry giants might just need to revamp their policies.

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