Category: Green Tech

Green Technology

Lucid moves its electric car ambitions into a spacious new HQ

Lucid, one of the company’s that looks like it could have the best chance to potentially field a true all-electric competitor to Tesla’s Model S, is moving its headquarters to a new facility in Newark, California – one with twice...

/ November 27, 2017

Tesla’s electric Semi truck starts at $150,000, reservations now live

The Tesla Semi, the automaker’s all-electric transport truck, will retail starting at $150,000 for a version with 300 miles of range, and will also be available in a $150,000 version with 500 miles of range. Interested parties can pre-order them...

/ November 23, 2017

Tesla completes the world’s largest battery for Australian wind farm

Tesla has managed to deliver something on time, even if it ’s falling behind its projections for the Model 3 electric car: It has completed production of a massive battery farm in South Australia, which is designed to capture and...

/ November 23, 2017

Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canadian Press),...

/ November 18, 2017

Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, and to see how...

/ November 17, 2017

Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

Tesla has delivered the ultimate fan car – a revamped version of its original Roadster, with crazy fast acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, 0 to 100 mph times of only 4.2 seconds, a top speed...

/ November 17, 2017

The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

Tesla’s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn’t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking. One other key element of the new Semi is that it will...

/ November 17, 2017

Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

Tesla’s truck is a departure from more traditional diesel powered equivalents in a number of ways, but it might be most starkly different when it comes to the cabin. I got the chance to spend some time in and around...

/ November 17, 2017

Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

Tesla has opened new Supercharger stations in California, the largest its built to date. These are a new kind of Supercharger for the automaker, with not only the most stalls of any Supercharger station to date at 40 per station,...

/ November 15, 2017

This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent of that trash was collected and less than 10 percent...

/ November 14, 2017