Elon Musk Demands a Carbon Tax

Buys Bitcoin, bans bitcoin for Tesla purchases because of the Carbon Footprint, praises Dogecoin, calls for a Carbon tax.

State Supported(?) Protests Rock Elon Musk’s Chinese Tesla Venture

Have the Chinese Communists fallen out of love with Tesla? Or have they stolen enough Tesla technology to launch their own ripoff, and don’t need Musk any more?

EV’s not family workhorses, but short range second cars

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, citing Edmunds data, The number of battery-electric models available more than doubled from 2018 to 2019, but EV sales budged in the wrong…

Horror Autopilot Tesla Crash Kills Two, 30,000 Gallons of Water Before Firefighters Gave Up

A horror Tesla crash in Houston involving an auto-pilot Tesla car has claimed two lives. According to firefighters, the high energy batteries kept re-igniting – firefighters attempted to douse the…

US Government Urges Tesla to Recall 158,000 Vehicles Over Safety Fears

An alleged computer hardware design defect in 158,000 Tesla Model S & X vehicles will cause important systems such as windshield de-fogging, turn signals, and the rear view cameras to…

Elon Musk: Electric Vehicles will Double Electricity Demand, but Renewables And Grid Scale Batteries will Deliver

Elon Musk claiming his coming in 2021 fully autonomous vehicles are safer than human drivers, and how renewables can supply the redoubled energy needs of the future, though they will…

“The future is going to be weird”: Elon Musk Wants to Plant a Chip in Your Head

Last Friday Elon Musk showed off his neural implant chip for pigs, and expressed hope that one day people with silicon chips in their brains would be able to summon…

Elon Musk Delivers CPAP Machines to Hospitals, Rather than Ventilators

Guest “too fracking funny for words” by David Middleton Remember this? Elon Musk says he’ll have 1,200 ventilators ready to deliver this weekBy Mike Wall – Space.com Senior Writer 15…

Electric Vehicle Sales Fall Despite A Proliferation Of New Models

From CARSCOOPS BY Brad Anderson | Posted on January 25, 2020 As more and more electric vehicles hit the market, it would be reasonable to assume that sales of EVs…

Congress Says Nay to Expanding EV Tax Credits

From The Truth About Cars By Matt Posky on December 23, 2019 Prior to Congress taking the rest of the month off to relax and presumably gear up for an…

Flooded Tesla charging station in a floodplain that flooded in 2003..

Picture via @megbaynes pic.twitter.com/um2rBmqkd8 — Andrew Revkin 🌎 ✍🏼 🪕 ☮️ (@Revkin) December 22, 2019

Pathway 2045 (3)

This is the third in a six part series. Here are links to Part 1 and Part 2~ctm Guest post by Rud Istvan, The second SoCalEd component to its roadmap…

Some Californians Are Buying Gas-Powered Generators To Power Electric Vehicles During Blackouts

From The Daily Caller Tesla Warns Californian Customers To Keep A Full Charge Ahead Of Roving Blackouts. Some buying Chris White Tech Reporter October 10, 2019 12:22 PM ET Some…

Tesla Rolls Out Smart Summon Feature

Soday 1 with V10 Smart Summon was working beautifully. But someone didn’t notice my M3 and made a front bumper damage. We will claim our insurances but who’s fault do…

Electric Car Sales Fall for First Time After China Cuts Subsidy

From Bloomberg News September 2, 2019, 11:06 PM PDT Sales drop 14% in July to about 128,000 vehicles: Bernstein Slowdown highlights the effect of government subsidies Customers look at a…

Solar energy badly harms the environment. It must be taxed, not subsidised

From The Times of India September 2, 2019, 10:12 am IST Sanjeev Sabhlok in Seeing the Invisible | India | TOI The Modi government has been shovelling scarce taxpayer resources…

Stormy Weather In Solarville: Amazon Joins Walmart In Saying Its Tesla Solar Panels Spontaneously Ignited

From Zerohedge Many people theorized that the bail out “buy out” of Solar City, advocated for and led by Elon Musk, would eventually come back to bite Tesla. And now…

Walmart suing Tesla

Here’s a link to the suit. Notable excerpts: This is a breach of contract action arising from years of gross negligence and failure to live up to industry standards by…

Tesla Pickup Truck More Popular Than Ford F-150!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton Tesla’s ‘Cyberpunk’ Truck Is Already America’s New Favorite Pickup: Study By Sissi Cao • 07/03/19…

Congress should end electric car subsidies, not expand them

From The Hill By Liam Sigaud, opinion contributor — 11/27/18 02:00 PM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill In 2008,…

Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

From Reuters Ha Ha.  21 in California~ctm Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The “great majority” of solar cells being produced at Tesla Inc’s factory in upstate New York are being sold…

Tesla May Not Make It Past Q1 Without Vendor Concessions Or A Capital Raise

From Seeking Alpha Jan. 25, 2019 4:09 PM ET  About: Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) Summary Tesla is seeing an implosion of demand – not just in US but also internationally. European…

IRS Will Stop Handing Out Subsidies To Tesla Buyers In 2020

From The Daily Caller 3:20 PM 12/14/2018 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor The Treasury Department announced it would phase out electric vehicle subsidies for Tesla buyers at the…

2017: US Electric vehicle sales fall further behind Ford F-Series pickup truck sales.

Guest satire by David Middleton 2017 was the best year ever for electric vehicle sales in the US Electric vehicle sales were up more than 25 percent compared to 2016.…