If you go by industry trends, it's not unfeasible to imagine that future cars will all be electric. And, as readers of 1redDrop will know, electric cars barely make any noise.While this absence of noise is wonderful for passengers,...
Even as Tesla buyers struggle with the tax credit phase-out in the United States, countries like Canada and Germany appear to be doing their best to kill green energy initiatives where Tesla is involved.In Canada, Premier Doug Ford's government...
Martin Tripp, the Tesla whistleblower who filed a complaint with the SEC that Tesla was misleading investors and putting the company at risk, has surfaced yet again, this time with photos and data on Twitter that allege Tesla has...
When Tesla boasted that its Model 3 batteries were "the highest energy density cells used in any electric vehicle," it may or may not have known that this would hold true for years to come. I suspect they knew...
I recently wrote an article about Tesla and the Model 3 not having any serious competition for at least five years from now. In that piece, I talked about EV sales and growth trends around the world and the...
In a recent 1redDrop article covering EV sales around the world called "Why Tesla and Model 3 Have No Competition in Sight for Another 5 Years (At Least)", I outlined several reasons why I thought that was the case. One...
With all this talk about Tesla going private, hitting record VIN registrations for the Model 3 and the Chinese Gigafactory 3 going full steam ahead, not many people are talking about worthy opponents to the Model 3.First, let's see...
Tesla is well on its way to sourcing the initial $2 billion in funding for the Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, China. According to people close to the matter, the local Shanghai government is the middle-man in negotiations with at...
Thanks to some number-crunching from Zachary Shahan at CleanTechnica, we now have a much clearer estimate of the leaders in US EV sales for year-to-date 2018. As of June, the Tesla Model 3 seems to be leading the field with...
If you thought Panasonic was the largest EV battery maker in the world, then you'd be forgiven for making a mistake. That accolade goes to a relatively unknown (outside China) entity called CATL. Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. is now valued...
Nearly 10 years after the hallmark partnership between Tesla and Panasonic to produce EV batteries for Tesla cars, General Motors and Honda have signed a similar agreement for EV battery development. EV battery development is serious business, and the...
Recent information from Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and other sources suggest that the Model 3 production cost could come in as low as $28,000 once production is ramped up to about 10,000 cars a week. One German company...
For those who are unfamiliar with the term, "hypermiling" is when you push your EV to its distance limit by trying to recreate ideal driving conditions, such as minimal elevation, optimal speed, having the air-conditioning off, stripping down accessories...
The Short:European automaker Volkswagen will spend up to $40 billion over the next five years on developing electric cars and self-driving technology, as well as other mobility initiatives, according to an approved plan announced on Friday.The announcement comes close...
True to its promise, Tesla Motors just revealed the Tesla Semi on Thursday, just a few hours ago.Key Features: Tesla Semi All-electric Big Rig Truck Naturally, it's all-electric, with an independent motor for each pair of wheels on the rear...