Browsing the "Tesla Motors" Tag

Nikola Tesla Explores The Model S (Fan-Made Commercial)

February 7th, 2017 | by James Ayre

While Tesla doesn't advertise as of yet (if the company hasn't yet met demand, what would be the point?), there have been a number of pretty interesting Tesla ads that have surfaced in recent years ... which were all made by enthusiasts rather than company employees or contractors


Electric Truck Overview — Electric Light-Duty Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, & Heavy-Duty Trucks

December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks


CARB, EV1, Ford, And Trump — Where Do We Go From Here?

December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state



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