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Type of site
Available inEnglish
OwnerSeth Weintraub
Created bySeth Weintraub and Fred Lambert
EditorFred Lambert
RevenueAdvertisement, optional subscription
Alexa rankIncrease 7408 (Global, March 2019)[1]
LaunchedSeptember 17, 2012; 8 years ago (2012-09-17)[2]
Current statusOnline

Electrek is a US based news website dedicated to electric transportation and sustainable energy.[3] Electrek is known for its extensive, positive coverage of electric transportation in general and Tesla specifically. Their positive coverage of Tesla has been criticised by some automotive journalists.[4][5][6] Its main authors have disclosed ownership of Tesla stock, substantial profit from referrals to Tesla, and ownership of Tesla cars.[7][3] However, the owner, Seth Weintraub, disclosed near total divestment from Tesla stock on January 14, 2020.[8]


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  2. "electrek.co WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info – DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "About - Electrek". electrek.co. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  4. Niedermeyer, Edward. "The Truth Behind Electrek's Shady Alliance with Tesla". The Drive. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  5. Roy, Alex. "The Dangerous Difference Between Electrek, Journalism, and Truth". The Drive. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  6. "After the Referrals Scandal Goes International, Fred Lambert Doubles Down". The Truth About Cars. 2017-10-05. Retrieved 2020-01-03.
  7. Burke, Katie (2017-10-04). "Electrek faces criticism for giving readers Tesla discount codes". Automotive News. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  8. "Seth Weintraub Tweet". Twitter. 2020-01-14. Retrieved 2020-01-24.

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