Tesla’s newest Superchargers are lighter, faster, and cooled by liquid

June 30, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. In the never-ending quest for technological advancement, Tesla has started rolling out the newest version of its Supercharger stations , which have a handful of obvious differences from the previous models. By far, the “coolest” new feature is the liquid-based cooling system, which keeps the Supercharger’s temperature close to ambient, up to and including the charging cable itself. The previous versions were air-cooled, but the chillier liquid model allows the Supercharger to be smaller, lighter, and possibly produce a faster charge. Read the rest of Tesla’s newest Superchargers are lighter, faster, and cooled by liquid Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric cars , electric vehicles , elon musk , green cars , liquid-cooled superchargers , more efficient superchargers , new version supercharges , Superchargers , tesla , Tesla charging station , Tesla Model X , tesla model-s

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Protected mangroves off the coast of Miami razed for a boat show

June 30, 2015 by  
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Wetlands and mangroves along much of the Gulf Coast are vital coastal ecosystems that also defend against sea level rise and storm surges . For decades these wetlands have been under attack from coastal development and the oil and gas industry, which is why large swathes are now protected. All of this makes it all the more baffling that a private contractor has destroyed a 300-foot stretch of mangrove trees near Miami as part of preparations for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show , yet Mayor Tomas Regalado appears largely unconcerned. Read the rest of Protected mangroves off the coast of Miami razed for a boat show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bay biscayne , envrionmental destruction , florida keys , hurricane season , international boat show , miami marine stadium , protected mangroves , sea level rise , wetlands destruction , wetlands ecosystem , wetlands loss

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