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Podcast: Tesla Model 3 LR gets cheap, Fisker goes bankrupt, cheap EVs adapt, and more

Baua Electric

In this week’s episode, we discuss Tesla Model 3 LR gets cheap, Fisker goes bankrupt, cheap EVs adapt and more. Here are a few of the articles that we will discuss during the podcast: Here’s the live stream for today’s episode starting at 9:00 a.m. Today’s Podcast is sponsored by the Electrek American Solar Challenge 2024.

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Electronically Assisted Astronomy on the Cheap

Cars That Think

This article appears in the May 2024 print issue as “Electronically Assisted Astronomy.” It doesn’t compare, of course, with what somebody can do with a better gear. But it does show the kinds of fascinating images you can generate with some free software, an ordinary DSLR, and a vintage telephoto lens pointed at the right spot.

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A DIY E-bike Conversion on the Cheap

Cars That Think

This article appears in the September 2021 print issue as "An Instant E-bike.". While loitering along, experimenting with the controls, I was passed by a college student on a mountain bike who must have thought this gray-bearded old-timer on a four-decade-old 12-speed was huffing and puffing. As I raced ahead, I chuckled to myself. "OK

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Does The Chevy Bolt Have “Huge Sales” Now?

CleanTechnica EVs

CNN Business recently published an article titled “The Chevy Bolt’s huge sales prove America is craving a cheap electric car.” ” It caught my attention since I track auto sales, and especially electric vehicle sales, very closely.

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China’s EV market is going global. Can US/Canada balance protectionism with reducing emissions?

Plug N Drive

CBC News By Lisa Xing – China is producing quality, cheap vehicles as low as $10,000 US, say analysts. Read the full article. Clairman says provinces like B.C. and Quebec have a higher adoption rate because of charging infrastructure, government subsidies and policies to encourage EV adoption.

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Will cheaper gas slow Tesla's surge?

Green Car Reports

In a recent Barron's article, two Wall Street analysts said they believe electric-car adoption is now largely decoupled from gas prices. While some customers may be turned away by cheap gas, "the overall. One good reason to buy an electric car is to save money on fuel, so will low gas prices slow down Tesla sales?

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All-Season Tires For The Tesla Model 3 To Keep Things Simple — Turned Out To Be Safe & Cheap

CleanTechnica EVs

Back in November 2019, I wrote about my choice to replace the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 originally fittet on my Tesla Model 3 with all-season Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres (I recommend reading that article to learn more about my choice of tyre size etc.). After 30 months and 85,000 km (53,000 miles), these tires were ripe […].

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