Transportation

Envision’s Off Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

In a recent discussion about the extent to which Demand Charges are an impediment to development of DC fast chargers EV Fast Charging Disincentives, the solutions explored included primarily a) regulatory reform of the rate design & b) technology solutions involving battery based peak shaving. A 3 ...

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Passes the Sister-in-Law Test!

Without a doubt Tesla Model 3 reviews have sparked an avalanche of comments both pro and con. Some love the minimalist interior; others miss the buttons and dials. Exterior door… The post 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Passes the Sister-in-Law Test! appeared first on EV Obsession. ...

Apple buying Tesla would create a match made in heaven, Bruce Croxon says

Picture a couple of years from now as fans are getting psyched for Apple’s (Quote, Chart NASDAQ:APPL) new product launch, hoping to get a first peek at the company’s latest and greatest tech offerings. Only this time the stage won’t be occupied by some executive holding up another version of ...

Did Tesla Just Confirm Q3 Production Milestone?

I was pleasantly surprised to see the Company Update from Tesla arrive tonight. I saw the announcement of Jerome Guillen into the President of Automotive position as a big positive.… The post Did Tesla Just Confirm Q3 Production Milestone? appeared first on EV Obsession. ...

Stop treating Tesla like a hardware stock. It’s a software giant.

Tesla is not just selling hardware. The short sellers and Tesla haters keep forgetting that. The Tesla software is what makes the car. The whole driving experience is enhanced not only through automation but simplification. Tesla does that better than any other carmaker. And they do it with a conti ...

Free Talk: A Permaculture Portfolio

For readers in the Hudson Valley, I will be giving a free talk next Monday night.  I will speak about applying permaculture design principles to your investment strategy.  While I developed my own strategy over the last two decades without any reference to these design principles, now that I’m ...

First Solar: Companies Plan, God Laughs

by Paula Mints First Solar (FSLR) offered a great lesson about the announcing of plans (man plans, god laughs) in July when during its Q2 release call it discussed the yield problems slowing commercial production of it’s Series 6 large format module. The production delays are due to a single poin ...

Tesla needs a Tim Cook as COO, this portfolio manager says

Tesla’s (Quote, Chart NASDAQ:TSLA) share price may be in a major funk this past month but don’t give up on the company just yet, says Avenue Investment’s Paul Harris, who claims that what the auto maker really needs is a competent Number Two of the Tim Cook variety. August has been a wild rid ...

The Race For Silicon Anodes

Graphite is the most widely used material for battery anodes.  The anode is the positively charged electron collector in a battery.  It collects and accelerates the electronics emitted by the battery’s cathode.  Graphite gets the anode job because it is has excellent electric conductivity a ...

Model 3 Guide | Gear Selection — Basics from #Tesla YouTube

If you own an electric vehicle (EV) or have driven one frequently enough to be familiar with its basic functioning, then you don’t need to view this Tesla YouTube video,… The post Model 3 Guide | Gear Selection — Basics from #Tesla YouTube appeared first on EV Obsession. ...