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On the day after divisive rhetoric between the two presidential candidates on Sunday – which touched on controversial energy policy – Tesla head Elon Musk observed he was (again) accused of running a ‘fraud.’ “Tesla is a fraud,” said Robert Murray, CEO of coal producing Murray Energy on a video recording of CNBC’s Squawkbox. “He’s […]

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It’s well known electric cars are quieter than gasoline-powered counterparts, but will this translate into quieter streets and cityscapes as EVs proliferate? To ponder the question, Clean Technica did a bit of analysis to come up with an answer of “yes and no.” On the one hand, EVs are generally quieter not just because of […]

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Off-peak overnight plug-in car charging has long been promoted, but could it actually be worse for the environment? According to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, this is the case for electrified vehicle owners living in coal-intensive regions. That finding came after CMU’s researchers modeled […]

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A study conducted by the University of Minnesota has media outlets all revved up about the environmental health impact of electric cars, with several outlets proclaiming that electric cars are not so great for the environment or our health after all. The study, which was released yesterday and covered by the Associated Press shortly after, […]

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