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…and the bad news is…Tesla reduces revenue forecast

Tesla’sunveiling of its new Supercharger was streamed online, with a light show and plenty of hoopla. Its announcement the next morning was a more subdued affair. The company said that Model S production has increased at a slower rate than anticipated, and that it is “approximately four to five weeks behind our previously announced Model… Read more »

Nissan on Arizona LEAFs’ battery capacity loss: That’s the deal.

Does the LEAF have a problem? It depends who you ask. According to a number of LEAF owners, their cars have battery problems. According to Nissan’s latest announcement, there is no problem. Seen from the EV media’s perspective, there’s a significant PR problem, and in this industry, those can be the hardest problems to recover… Read more »

Vision Industries and Balqon collaborate to build a hybrid fuel cell-powered terminal tractor

Vision Industries and Balqon Corporation have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to build a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell /electric hybrid terminal tractor, the Zero-TT. The Zero-TT will incorporate a Cargotec Kalmar chassis, Balqon’s electric drivetrain and Vision’s hydrogen fuel cell range extender. It is intended to combine the superior acceleration of a battery-powered EV… Read more »

Will Tesla’s sci-fi super charger include solar panels and battery swapping?

Tesla Motors intends to unveil the plans for its long-awaited and much-hyped “super charger” next Monday. In true Tesla fashion, the unveiling will be a media event – you can watch it happen live on the company’s web site – and the charging station itself will be designed to look cool – like an advanced… Read more »