Feature November 17

Ford’s Mustang Mach E electric crossover SUV gets unveiled tonight in Los Angeles, in advance of the LA Auto Show.  Electrek is at the event and will bring you full coverage of everything you need to know about the car here.

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Feature October 23

Tesla has released its financial results and shareholders letter for the third quarter of 2019 after market close today.

We are updating this post with all the details from the financial results, shareholders letter, and the conference call later tonight. expand full story

Tesla (TSLA) is set to announce its third-quarter 2019 financial results today, Wednesday, October 23, after the markets close. As usual, a conference call and Q&A with Tesla’s management is set, following the results. This time it’s going to be an hour later than usual: 3:30 p.m. PT (6:30 p.m. ET).

Here we take a look at what both the street and retail investors are expecting for the quarterly results. expand full story

Feature October 2

In this post, we review the portable EV charging cords that come standard with the following electric vehicles sold in North America: Tesla (all models), the Audi e-tron, the Nissan Leaf, the Jaguar I-Pace, the Porsche Taycan, the Chevy Bolt, the BMW i3, and Hyundai (all BEVs). This review is pretty wild; the specs (usefulness) of OEM standard charging cords are all over the place. Some car makers gave a ton of thought to this while others clearly gave none. That’s concerning, because “electricity is everywhere” is a major argument in favor of EV ownership, but that’s only meaningful if you can usefully tap the grid.

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Feature September 20

Young people are leading marches, big and small, in a truly global climate strike today. (Adults are there, too.) They are protesting inaction on climate change by governments and businesses.

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Feature September 18

Six months after youth took to the streets around the world demanding climate action, more climate strikes are scheduled this coming week. The strike events are mostly planned for Friday, September 20 and 27, but several more will take place in the interim.

There are a total of over 3,500 events happening in 117 countries, with 800 events planned in the US alone. The events are largely organized and led by youth, but anyone who desires climate action is welcome and encouraged to walk out and attend your local demonstration.

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Feature September 9

VW has unveiled today the production version of one of the most anticipated electric car of the year, the ID.3, Volkswagen’s first car on its new MEB electric platform.

The based version of the ID.3 electric car starts under $33,000 (€30,000) and the range of the higher-end version goes up to 340 miles (550 km). expand full story

Feature September 4

Porsche has unveiled today its highly-anticipated first all-electric car, the Taycan, and it delivers on most of our expectations, except maybe for the price, with a range of 280 miles (WLTP) and impressive performance. expand full story

Feature August 18

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster that SpaceX launched into space on their Falcon Heavy rocket last year has completed its first orbit around the sun, according to a tracking report. expand full story

Feature August 13

Tesla started pushing a new mobile app software update to enable homeowners with its solar products and/or Powerwall to access and dive deep into their own power generation data. expand full story

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