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EV Revolution

In this 10th and nearly final article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — we get to an exciting topic — EV Revolution!! Revolution, baby! I’ve mentioned “EV revolution” a few times already in this report. What am I talking about? By “EV revolution,” I’m referring […]

February 1st

EV Benefits, Tesla Supercharging Demand, & Future EVs (My EV Summit Presentation)

Originally published on EV Obsession. The topic/title I was given for my presentation at the EV Transportation & Technology Summit was “EV R&D and the Future.” You can jump right into the presentation below. In addition to that, or alternatively, you can read more about the backstory and a summary of the presentation in the text below […]

January 24th

Drone Provides Bird’s-Eye View Of Tesla Gigafactory

Drone technology has given a man the awesome opportunity to snoop on the Tesla Gigafactory’s construction site from a great vantage point — above! Once nothing more than a set of metal bars, the Gigafactory is now starting to come together in a mountainous (but somewhat desolate) area in Nevada. Construction of the outer walls and […]

September 15th

Electric Disruption Should Be Taken Seriously

Originally published on EV Obsession. Technology changes fast these days. How many iterations of cell phones or computers have we now lived through? How quickly have music-playing mediums changed? But there’s a big difference between incremental changes in technology and “disruptive” technology shifts. A transition from cassette tapes to CDs was one thing, but a transition […]

August 22nd

Reuters Tesla Article Fails Badly (… Unless Intent Is To Mislead)

Originally published on EV Obsession. Let’s just get this out there right up front: Reuters is one of the most biased anti–electric vehicle media outlets out there. I noted this publicly back in 2013, and not much has changed since then, as far as I’ve seen. What’s up with the Reuters agenda? Sponsors? Editorial bias because […]

August 11th

40 Tesla Quarterly Letter & Conference Call Highlights

Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla Motors released its latest quarterly shareholder letter and hosted its quarterly financials call late last night (European time, since that’s where I live). As always, there were many interesting tidbits that could by themselves be individual articles. However, in the interest of not irritating the Tesla haters too much — […]

August 6th

New Tesla Gigafactory Pics

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Our good friend Bob Tregilus, host of the Plug In America podcast, has just dropped us some more pictures of the under-construction Tesla Gigafactory, which will be the largest building in the world in terms of footprint before long. As you may recall, Bob lives not far from there and actually noticed what seemed to be […]

July 25th

Get A Drone’s-Eye View Of The Tesla Gigafactory

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already been nearlynone months since Elon Musk officially announced Reno, Nevada as the site of the first Tesla Gigafactory. The $6 billion project is a truly massive undertaking, as we’ve seen in a a diagram before, and construction is already well underway. But to truly get a scope of […]

BYD Plans To Rival Gigafactory Battery Output

Originally posted on EVObsession Build Your Dreams, better known as BYD, is the Chinese automaker that is going all-in with plug-in cars. Backed by Warren Buffett and already building its all-electric buses on American soil, BYD may have been born in China, but it has global ambitions. That includes rivaling the battery production of the […]

March 18th