Tesla Brings Electric-Car Popup Stores To Summer Resorts: Santa Barbara, Hamptons

Green Car Reports

So-called popup stores are an increasingly common way for retail brands to get media attention and attract new customers, without the expense of building and staffing a full-time location. sales dealers California Tesla Motors Dealership plug-in cars Online StoresNow California carmaker Tesla Motors is extending the concept to bring its luxury Model S electric car to likely audiences in affluent summer resorts. Tesla's.

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Seven-Eleven Japan, Toyota launching next-gen convenience store project in 2019; fuel cell trucks and generators

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Seven-Eleven and Toyota entered into a basic agreement in August 2017 regarding considerations toward energy conservation and carbon dioxide emission reduction in store distribution and operation. The in-store FC generator will generate electricity from hydrogen for store use.

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To Store or Not to Store: That is the Question

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Baseload energy is generated (coal, gas, nuclear) at a steady state and stored when not used, supplemented by flexible energy devices (hydro, solar, wind) for shoulder peak demand and stored energy for priority peak demand. Other countries are not faced with this Federal dilemma; as such the United States is lagging behind the rest of the world in developing a flexible grid structure, only having the capability today of storing 2.2% Perspective by The Townsend Company.

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Tesla opens new Birmingham store

Green Cars News

Tesla has opened its four store and third service centre in the UK, this time arriving in Birmingham. The new Birmingham store joins an existing portfolio of London-centric stores which are already open; one near Gatwick, one in the Westfield Shopping Centre and one in West Drayton.

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Quick Chek convenience store tests Tesla Superchargers in NY's Hudson Valley

Green Car Reports

Not so long ago, gas stations and convenience stores seemed to be mutually exclusive businesses—you went to one, or you went to the other. Today, many convenience chains only open new locations that also sell gasoline. Many drivers don't know that gas stations work on the smallest of profit margins. DON'T MISS: Would you recharge your Tesla. New York plug-in cars charging infrastructure Fast Charging gas station Tesla Supercharger

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Tesla opens second UK store

Green Cars News

Tesla has opened its second store in the UK, as the carmaker expands its presence in the country to support sales of the newly launched Model S electric car. The new store located in West London includes a design studio, seven-bay service area and a purpose-built two-bay delivery centre.

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Tesla Owners Throw Party To Thank Store, Service Staff

Green Car Reports

Carmakers sometimes make gestures to demonstrate their appreciation of loyal customers, but it's rare for that scenario to be reversed. The Tesla Model S recently earned even more praise from Consumer Reports, scoring 103 out of 100 on the magazine's rating scale. So a group of Midwestern owners decided to throw a party for the employees at their. ownership Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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Plug-in electric car sales, CAFE standards maintained, Tesla VA store: Today's Car News

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) elects to maintain emissions standards in their current form through 2025, and Virginia approves Tesla's request for a second retail store. Virginia approves Tesla's request for a second retail store. Today, we tally plug-in electric car sales for November 2016, the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Tesla a 'predator,' dealer lobby howls; second VA store OKed anyway

Green Car Reports

The Virginia department of motor vehicles ruled yesterday that Tesla is eligible to open a second retail store in Virginia, in the state capitol of Richmond. Virginia franchise laws prevent automakers from operating their own dealerships, but the state's Department of Motor Vehicles can grant special dispensation to companies that have no. dealers Tesla Motors plug-in cars dealerships Virginia

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Tesla Tweaks Store Design To Explain Company, Electric Cars, Model X

Green Car Reports

For the past few years, Tesla Motors has sold its electric cars directly to customers through stores that resemble high-end retail outlets more than traditional car dealerships. Now, those stores are getting what is likely their first major revamp since the retail scheme was launched with the 2012 arrival of the Model S electric sedan.

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Lexus Keeping An Eye On Tesla, Calls Mall Stores 'Clever'

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Lexus operates with the firm belief that hybrids are better than battery-electric cars, but there''s at least one thing about electric-car maker Tesla Motors it wants to emulate. Even as Toyota''s luxury division has lashed out at electric cars in recent ads, its executives are intrigued by Tesla''s direct-sales model. ALSO SEE: Lexus CT 200h Hybrid

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Walgreens Promises To Install 800 EV Chargers At Its Stores

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Cracker Barrel did it at all its Tennessee stores, and Best Buy is doing it at stores all around the country. Now pharmaceuticals giant Walgreens is getting in on the action as well. If you hadn’t guessed, we’re talking about installing electric car charging stations, a trend that's getting more common among big businesses across the

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Bill in NY legislature would let Tesla quadruple store locations in state

Green Car Reports

Tesla's five New York state stores could increase four-fold should a new piece of legislation pass the state legislature. The bill calls for an increase "certificates of registration for entities that manufacture or assemble zero-emissions vehicles." In turn, it would "authorize 20 certificates with at least five to be located in certain upstate. New York Politics dealers Tesla Motors plug-in cars dealerships Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) state laws

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Tesla stores to focus on energy as well as electric cars

Green Car Reports

Tesla is perhaps best known for its electric cars, but the company has another prominent business as well. Its Tesla Energy division markets stationary lithium-ion battery packs for energy storage. Energy-storage systems can increase the utility of home solar arrays, meaning Tesla Energy will likely become more important now that Tesla is set to. plug-in cars renewable energy energy storage Solar City Tesla Powerwall

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Tesla opens new electric-car store in San Francisco, to serve as flagship

Green Car Reports

So perhaps it's not surprising that Tesla recently opened a huge new store in the Golden State that will serve as the flagship for its entire retail network. Located in San Francisco, the store is the largest one Tesla has opened in. California is not just the home state of Tesla Motors, it's also the biggest single U.S. market for electric cars.

Will Tesla Try For Federal Rule Permitting Non-Dealer Stores?

Green Car Reports

Several thousand Tesla owners have now purchased their cars by ordering and paying for them online after visiting a Tesla Store showroom. No franchised dealers are involved. That''s a model that Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] feels is crucial to getting its electric cars into the mainstream. State and national auto-dealer groups strongly disagree.

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Tesla to sell electric cars at Nordstrom department store, expanding retail footprint

Green Car Reports

Instead of franchised dealerships, it relies on company-owned stores, usually placed in shopping malls. Tesla is now taking that concept even further in a new partnership with the Nordstrom department-store chain. From the beginning, Tesla has taken a different approach to selling cars than other automakers. DON'T MISS: Tesla wants to sell. sales Tesla Motors plug-in cars state laws Car Sales Retail

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Tesla to open 30 new service centers and stores across Europe, expand Supercharger network

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Tesla Motors will open more than 30 new service centers and stores across the continent, the company announced at the Geneva Motor Show. Tesla will also continue rapidly expanding its Supercharger network, allowing Model S drivers to travel long distances across Europe for free. The retail, service, and Supercharger expansions come as Tesla dials up its commitment to Europe, which continues to be a priority market for the company.

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Hyundai Electric Car, 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots, Tesla Store Tweaks: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, a possible all-electric version of Hyundai's "Prius fighter" dedicated hybrid model, spy shots of the 2016 Toyota Prius, and updates to Tesla's retail stores. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Our spy photographer captured the 2016 Toyota Prius uncloaked ahead of its September 8 reveal in Las Vegas. Catch up last week's news with our. Today in Car News

What Does The Next OPEC Meeting Have In Store?

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by Rakesh Upadhyay for Oilprice.com. The next OPEC meeting on the 2nd of June will act as little more than a forum for continued altercations between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The 2 June 2016 OPEC meeting will be held amid a backdrop of oil prices near $50 per barrel, a sharp drop in Nigerian production due to sabotage, turmoil in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia operating with a new oil minister, and Iran aggressively pumping close to pre-sanction levels.

IKEA Latest To Announce Electric Car Charging Points At Stores

All Cars Electric

Furniture and homewares giant IKEA has joined a grown list of retail firms announcing plans to install electric car charging points at their stores across the nation. Just this week we reported about Walgreens announcing plans for 800 charging points, and before that we saw Cracker Barrel and Best Buy do the same. Like the rest, IKEA is partnering

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Tesla Wins One In Jersey: Gov Christie Signs Bill To OK Four Stores

Green Car Reports

Tesla operated its direct-sale retail stores in New Jersey until almost exactly a year ago, when the Christie administration quietly enacted a rule change that essentially mandated that all new cars be sold through. A new bill signed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will once again allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars in the state.

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Tesla Wins One In Minnesota: Bill To Ban Its Stores Defeated

Green Car Reports

It read, in its entirety, "Minnesota auto dealers tried to pass legislation to block Tesla stores. Like a lot of news from Tesla, this came in the form of a tweet by CEO Elon Musk on Friday morning.

Electric-car battery updates, Tesla flagship store, Audi regenerative shock absorbers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we look at why automakers don't offer battery upgrades for electric cars, Tesla opens a new flagship store in San Francisco, and Audi demonstrates shock absorbers that can harvest electricity. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Catch up on recent news with our Week in Reverse feature and video. Find out why U.S. states agreed to keep. Today in Car News

Tesla Store Helpful, IL Suspends Clean-Car Rebate, Electric-Car Media Myths: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We''ve got lots of electric-car news today, including one reporter''s experience shopping at a Tesla Store and Chevrolet Volt dealers, an update on state electric-car incentives, and the five most ignorant media myths about plug-ins. See how the customer experience at a Tesla Store compared to that of a.

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Tesla Motors: Three New Stores Opening In North America

Green Car Reports

No sooner has Tesla announced a new "gallery" in the heart of oil country, than the Palo Alto-based electric car company has now revealed plans for three more retail stores in North America. The stores are part of the preparation for the upcoming 2012 Tesla Model S sedan that's due to go on sale next year. The first store to open this weekend

Latest Tesla Model X Prototype Shown At Palo Alto Store Opening

Green Car Reports

Hundreds of owners and fans alike turned up for the opening of a new Tesla Store in Palo Alto, California, this past Saturday. They weren''t all there just to see the store, though. Many focused on the store''s centerpiece--the latest prototype of the Tesla Model X crossover, the next car in Tesla Motors'' product plans. Reaction, says the San Jose

Tesla Store Helpful, Enthusiastic; One Chevy Volt Dealer, Not So Much

Green Car Reports

Now, one reporter tested the thesis for himself, by visiting both his local Tesla store--to inquire about the Model S electric luxury sedan--and his local Chevrolet dealer, to ask about the Volt range-extended electric car. It''s long been known that getting some car dealerships to sell plug-in electric cars can be a challenge.

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Cue Kandi Store Jokes: Small Electric Car Goes On Sale In China

Green Car Reports

So it looks like the Kandi Machine will soon be followed by the Kandi Store. Kandi Technologies Group operates a car-sharing service in China that dispenses electric cars from vending machines. But now it plans to move into retail sales. Amid booming electric-car sales in China, Kandi will reportedly move beyond simply renting its small electric. China neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars New Energy Vehicle

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Ceria in platelet form stores more oxygen than nanocrystalline form

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Ceria is an important catalyst, primarily used in oxidation reactions because of its outstanding ability to store oxygen and release it. Now, Christopher B.

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NJ Hearing Today Could Ban Tesla Stores In State; Electric-Car Maker Cries Foul

Green Car Reports

ALSO SEE: Tesla Stores Changing Dealer Relationship, Says Ex-Apple Exec At Ford Another battle in Tesla Motors'' nationwide war with car dealers seems imminent. The latest state to oppose Tesla''s direct-sales model is New Jersey, which the company says is on the verge of passing rules that would push its direct-sales model out of the Garden State.

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Greenland Launches Project to Store Renewable Energy with Hydrogen

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Excess electricity produced by hydro power will be used for electrolytic production of hydrogen, which will be stored. In periods with higher energy consumption, typically during winter, the stored hydrogen will be converted to electricity and heat in a fuel cell.

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MIT and Harvard team develop material that stores sun’s heat

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Researchers from MIT and Harvard University have developed a material that can absorb the sun’s heat and store that energy in chemical form, ready to be released again on demand. In effect, they behave as rechargeable thermal batteries: taking in energy from the sun, storing it indefinitely, and then releasing it on demand.

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Tesla Wins Dealer Battle In MA: Direct Sales, Stores Are Legal

Green Car Reports

Massachusetts'' highest court ruled this week that the state dealer association does not have standing to sue Tesla for operating one of its company-owned stores there. In the state-by-state war between Tesla Motors and car-dealer associations, the electric-car maker has now added another victory to its tally. The ruling by the state Supreme

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Tesla Model 3 orders start as buyers wait in line outside stores

Green Car Reports

Eager buyers have already put down deposits to reserve a Tesla Model 3 in those time zones where Tesla Stores are already open today, including both Sydney and Melbourne in Australia. Meanwhile, lines of Tesla fans and future Model 3 owners are waiting patiently in queues outside dozens of Tesla locations in later time zones. While Tesla Motors. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

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Tesla can no longer sell cars in Missouri stores; dealer lobby lauds victory

Green Car Reports

Just as the new year began, Tesla was dealt a fresh setback in its campaign to make its electric cars directly available to customers throughout the U.S. Tesla's license to sell cars through its Missouri showrooms expired Saturday, following a circuit-court judge's decision that prevented renewal. In an August court case, Cole County Circuit Court. Politics dealers Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars dealerships Missouri state laws

Auto Dealers' Fight Against Tesla Stores: Elon Musk Weighs In

Green Car Reports

Tesla Motors is facing a formidable opponent it may not have sufficiently appreciated: the auto dealers of America, and their state associations. Tesla, you may remember, is selling its electric cars online, not through franchised, independently owned dealers, and delivering them directly to buyers from the factory. In doing so, Tesla Motors

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Pacifica Hybrid electric ratings, EPA emission rules, Tesla stores, Trump team: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which government agency jolted Washington with a surprise decision that will have a huge impact on future cars? What did Consumer Reports have to say about the Tesla Model X electric SUV? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, December 2, 2016. Friday, we covered. The Week In Reverse

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Ikea installs rapid chargers for EVs at all UK stores

Green Cars News

Ikea has become the latest retailer to help electric car drivers ‘refuel’ after the home furnishings firm revealed that it will have rapid charging points across all of its 18 stores in the UK by next month.

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New York Auto Dealers Try To Make Registering Tesla Stores Illegal: BREAKING

Green Car Reports

A pair of bills in the New York State Legislature, backed by New York state auto dealers, would make it illegal to license or renew licenses for Tesla stores within the state. Well, this is a new tactic we haven''t seen before in the fight between franchised auto dealers and Tesla Motors, the Silicon Valley electric-car startup.

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Tesla Motors Opens Chicago Store

All Cars Electric

When Tesla Motors received a cash infusion from Daimler for less than 10% of their shares, one of their objectives was to begin opening more stores in key markets around the world. Since then, they have opened stores in Colorado, Monaco, Miami and now Chicago. Per the press release linked below, Tesla's Chicago store, located at 1053 W Grand

DOE project captures and stores one million metric tons of carbon

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Illinois Basin-Decatur Project has successfully captured and stored one million metric tons of carbon dioxide, injecting it into a deep saline formation. Earlier post.) The project is part of the development phase of the Department’s Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships initiative, which is helping develop and deploy carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies across the country.

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Auto Dealer Groups Escalate Battle Against Tesla Stores

Green Car Reports

If we had to pick one word to describe Tesla Motors, "audacious" would be at the top of the list. Not only did founder Elon Musk decide to build a car company, which in itself is pretty gutsy. He chose to create a car company that builds nothing but electric cars -- pricey, high-end electric cars that hold their own against some of the best luxury

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