Peugeot e-208 configurator opens in Germany, €30,450 base price (plus €4k incentive)

A few months after unveiling their new e-208 electric hatch, Peugeot has already added the car to their configurator in Germany.

The lowest option level available is €30,450 for the base “Active” trim (incl. 19% VAT).  Germany has a €4,000 EV incentive, so that translates to €26,450 after incentives.

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Tesla drops a bunch more used Model 3 inventory at surprisingly high prices

After first starting to sell used Model 3 with a warranty last week, Tesla has now made a lot more inventory available and the prices are surprisingly high. more…


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Tesla loses its VP of HR and diversity

Tesla has lost another top executive today as Felicia May, Vice President of HR and Diversity & Inclusion at Tesla, left the automaker. more…


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Another setback for utility-regulated EV charging, we need to talk about this

Kentucky is now the latest state to find that Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCSs) are exempt from utility regulation. Had Kentucky’s Public Service Commission (PSC) decided otherwise, it would mean that EVCS charging costs would be regulated just like your home power bill. But it would also have had heavy consequences, deterring private investment in EV charging infrastructure.

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Tesla’s biggest bear Jim Chanos becomes biggest hypocrite as he hedges on TSLA

Tesla has many detractors but maybe none bigger than hedge fund manager Jim Chanos who has consistently compared Tesla to a fraud and said that its CEO, Elon Musk, was lying and misleading investors.

Now Chanos surprisingly hedges his bet against Tesla – becoming a hypocrite in the process.
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US solar market sees strongest Q1 ever, industry boosts forecast as costs fall despite Trump tariffs

The US installed 2.7 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in the first quarter of 2019, marking the country’s strongest installation numbers ever in a first quarter as the industry’s predicted solar rebound is indeed taking place, and looks to continue.

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