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The unholy alliance of covid-19, nationalism, and climate change – MIT Technology Review

You can read our most essential coverage of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak for free, and also sign up for our coronavirus newsletter. But please consider subscribing to support our nonprofit journalism. Brazil immediately backed out of hosting the convention after the election of Jair Bolsonaro, and…

Tesla Model 3 Crushes Original Tesla Roadster — Like A $70,000–100,000 Car With Cost Of Toyota Camry Or Honda Accord

As you may have seen by now, 7 year Tesla insider David Havasi and I have been getting together in recent months to talk about the deep history of Tesla from an insider (David) and outsider (me) perspective in a podcast and video chat series called Tesla Inside Out. The thing that triggered this chat was recent data from BloombergNEF showing that battery energy density has nearly tripled in the past decade

Electric Vehicles Will Win Big in a Recession

The news on vehicle sales is indicative of the growing economic headwinds.  Data published by the China Association of Automotive Manufacturers showed auto production down 12.4% in the first half of the year in what is the world’s largest car…

European Electric Car Market News — Triple The Number Of Models & More Battery Factories

IHS Markit predicts the number of electric car models available in Europe will triple over the next 18 months. European leaders are pushing hard for new battery factories to meet the demand, but leaders in the UK and the US seem not to have gotten the memo.

‘Green Energy’ Profiteers Need To Come Clean With Taxpayers, Voters

Xcel Energy out of Colorado is shutting down two coal-fired generating power plants in favor of the largest solar-plus storage project in the United States. This $2.5-billion “scheme” allowed only 11 companies to bid on the project out of 400…