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Life is Like a Model 3 Reservation … You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get

Tesla is still not talking much about the Model 3, but everybody else is. Have you noticed a wee bit of divisiveness in discussions of the Model 3 since the employee delivery party on July 28th? What I've been pondering since then is how the existing gap of split opinion regarding the most anticipated car in the known universe seems to have suddenly ripped open wider than the jaws of the car crusher at Monster Joe's wrecking …

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Pours Praise On China For EV & Renewable Energy Leadership

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently sat down with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval for an interview in front of around 30 US governors at the National Governors Association meeting. Musk teased the possibility of 2 or 3 more Tesla Gigafactories in front of the governors — many of whom have auto-manufacturing plants in their states. In a comprehensive interview that ranged from his vision for personal transport to the existential …

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Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla?

After our overview about the allegations surrounding Germany's top automakers, one has to wonder if Tesla may soon pose a deadly threat. A recent article in the Financial Times ponders this further, reporting that Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla? was originally published on

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Tesla Model 3 Ready To Race Tesla Model S … & Rumbling? (Video Fun)

We decided to create a video comparison for Model S and Model 3 ... but how? Sure, there are some spy shots and an increasing number of photos, but there have been very few side-by-side videos of the two vehicles together Tesla Model 3 Ready To Race Tesla Model S … & Rumbling? (Video Fun) was …

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Way Cool Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Simulator, Production Pep Talk

A new Tesla Model 3 touchscreen simulator is now online so people waiting for their car to be built can familiarize themselves with how the device will work when their car finally lands in their driveway Way Cool Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Simulator, Production Pep Talk was originally …

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Norway’s Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration Plans Stand In The Way Of Achieving Paris Climate Goals, Report Argues

While Norway has something of a reputation internationally as being "progressive" and "green," the country's well fed economy and society is largely the result of a highly productive fossil fuel extraction industry Norway's Arctic Oil & Gas Exploration Plans Stand In …

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Cruze Diesel driven, Model 3 mania, emission rules revisited, electric-car lessons: The Week in Reverse

What lessons have visitors, car shoppers, and advocates taught an EV showroom about how people really view electric cars? Which settled emissions regulations were reopened by the Trump Administration this week—and how do auto-industry lobbyists want them changed? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car...

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Division of Student Life introduces statement on diversity and inclusion

The MIT Division of Student Life (DSL) Staff Engagement Advisory Board (SEAboard) has introduced a statement intended to inform and guide staff on issues related to diversity and inclusion. The statement reads: Our mission, as a division that is here for students, is to attract, hire, and retain talented staff members who represent the diversity of the MIT student body. We strive to provide all DSL staff members with the skills, tools, and support to create and maintain a respectful and responsive environment for …

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DOE Seeks to Unlock New Tech-to-Market Investment Pathways With $7.8M Grant Round

The Department of Energy doesn't just fund individual green technologies seeking to leap the gap from lab to market. It also funds work on how to narrow that gap, by creating new structures to bring in new investors -- like charities, pension funds, mid-cap companies, commercial lenders or testing and certification labs with connections to the green energy market. That's the kind of work that will be conducted under a year-long grant program

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Denver’s Bike-Friendly Plans Seem To Be Panning Out

Last summer, the city of Denver, Colorado, converted a lane of traffic on a busy street in its downtown area to a two-way bicycle lane. Considering that the street apparently handles around 32,000 vehicles a day, that conversion was reportedly not too popular with many of the drivers in the city Denver's Bike-Friendly Plans Seem To Be Panning Out was originally published on

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EPA’s Ann Arbor test lab threatened; emission tests in the balance

The 436 scientists who spend their days testing new vehicles and enforcing environmental rules at the National Fuel Emissions Lab in Ann Arbor, Michigan, face a very uncertain future. The lab sits in the crosshairs of President Trump's proposed budget, which eliminates 99 percent of its funding, as part of a 31-percent cut to the overall...

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GM Carsharing Service Maven Expanding NYC Service

As part of its rapid expansion in recent and coming days, the GM-owned carsharing service Maven will be expanding notably in the New York City area over the coming months, according to a press release from GM Carsharing Service Maven Expanding NYC Service was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Advocacy Group Drive Oregon Changes Name To “Forth,” Expanding Efforts Beyond State-Lines

With state funding slated to end this summer, the Oregon-based electric vehicle advocacy group Drive Oregon has now changed its name and expanded its mission beyond state lines, according to recent reports Advocacy Group Drive Oregon Changes Name To “Forth,” Expanding Efforts Beyond State-Lines was originally published on

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Romania doubles electric-car subsidies, adds ‘cash for clunkers’ program

In recent years, governments have increasingly worked to encourage the sales of plug-in electric vehicles. Incentive programs for the purchase of a low-emission vehicle have been adopted across the world. The amounts granted and the mechanisms vary according to the individual program, but the goal is the same: reduce emissions. DON'T MISS...

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Study: Diesel Vehicles Emit Up To 50% More Nitrogen Oxide In Real World Than Laboratory Tests

Real-world nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles are up to 50% higher than the estimates that result from laboratory testing, according to a new paper published in the journal Nature Study: Diesel Vehicles Emit Up To 50% More Nitrogen Oxide In Real World Than Laboratory Tests was originally published on