Tesla is working on some upgrades to its Fremont factory, including installing a new solar array, the first at the factory, and a new 24-stall Supercharger station. expand full story
Tesla is currently revamping its solar business to try to go back to growth and we’ve now learned of a new program where Tesla deploys a solar power system within 24 hours after ordering online. expand full story
November 20, 2017
After seeing the new Roadster in the flesh at Thursday’s Tesla Semi unveiling, I’ve had a lot to think about. Fred and Seth already both covered this car, but it’s so groundbreaking that I felt I needed to chime in.
And as a current Roadster 1.5 owner, which had been my dream car ever since seeing the first introductory website put up by Tesla way back in 2006, I’m writing this article as a sort of catharsis, a reliving of that night that I first saw the car I sorely wished could be mine but thought at the time I’d never have the opportunity to own.
Toyota announced today that it is starting to test new high-efficiency solar cells to be used on electric cars that could potentially boost the range by 35 miles (56 km) of range per day. expand full story
This week on a special holiday weekend Wednesday Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s incredible delivery numbers for the second quarter, a series of new Tesla exec departures, the Model 3 Euro NCAP crash test results, and more.
The Lightyear One, a new solar-powered electric car developed by several times Solar Challenge winners, has been unveiled today and the startup claims an unbelievable range of 450 miles (725 km) on a single charge. expand full story
EVgo has contracted for 100% renewable energy to power its fast charging network, the company announced today, making it the first US EV charging network to do so.
The idea of an all-electric Tesla motorhome is getting a lot of people excited and inspired an entrepreneur to build Tesla Model S-based electric motorhome.
The prototype vehicle was unveiled and it is somewhat disappointing. expand full story