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Urbanites Who Walk Through Natural Environments Benefit Mentally

By Cynthia Shahan Half of the population lives in urban areas, and this is expected to keep increasing. A new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences notes that, in 2050, up to 70% of the population may be living the city life. Improved parks with pedestrian paths will offer an opportunity for valuable nature […]

August 5th

Tesla’s Diarmuid O’Connell: Wake The F*** Up

Originally published on TeslaMondo. Tesla’s Diarmuid O’Connell issued a one-two slap to fellow automakers yesterday by saying: You guys stink You guys stink They stink because they’re making electrical “appliances” instead of cool EVs. And they stink because they’re begging the teacher to scale the grading system so nobody flunks. That is, they’re trying to skirt America’s ever-tougher […]

August 5th

Tesla Model X Australia Orders Open

Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Cynthia Shahan Australia, where the Labor Party is pledging to attempt 50% electricity from renewables by 2030, also recently got Tesla stores. Miss Phryne Fisher would surely be driving a Tesla Model S P90DL to ensure being first at the crime scene she is investigating in Melbourne,  if she was in service today instead of in 1928. […]

August 3rd

New Tesla Sales Chief Is Ex-Burberry Vice President

Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla Motors recently decided to snap up the former Burberry senior vice president Ganesh Srivats, interestingly — installing the executive as the company’s new vice president for North American sales. (Tip of the hat to “bonnie” on the Tesla Motors Club forum for the info.) An interesting choice, huh? A […]

July 16th

BMW Car Sharing Program to Include i3 EV

A new car sharing program just started this month in London. DriveNow plans to grow from a small-scale program by expanding naturally. Organically growing step-by step, DriveNow hopes to avoid the problems Daimler had in Britain. The partnership is a teaming up of the BMW Group and Sixt SE. They are presently in Germany (in Munich, Berlin, Düsseldorf, […]

December 13th

Why I Sold My Camaro, & Bought An Electric Car

Originally posted on CleanTechnica By Stephen Grinwis The Honeymoon I’m not going to lie. I loved my Camaro at first. It was fast. It was loud. It was beautiful. It was the embodiment of the North American automotive enthusiast’s dreams. I’d always wanted a muscle car from the time I was little. I’d been sold […]

September 15th