VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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Volkswagen’s EV Plans, European EV Sales Trends, & EV Charging in Europe — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 05:37:43 +0000

I recently sat down with Viktor Irle and Jose Pontes of EV Volumes to talk about Volkswagen Power Day, EV batteries, EV charging in Europe, and EV market share in Europe. To listen to our chat and their expert take on those topics, you can click play on the embedded SoundCloud player below or find […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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DeepGreen CEO Gerard Barron Opens Up About DeepGreen’s Open Letter to BMW & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:01:00 +0000

Recently, DeepGreen penned an open letter to BMW, Volvo, Google, and other brands about the importance of seafloor minerals and approached extraction cautiously with an exacting commitment to science-based impact analysis and environmental protection. I also interviewed DeepGreen’s CEO, Gerard Barron, via email last year. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of a second interview with […]

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Will Tesla Gigafactory 6 Be Giga Shanghai 2?

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 21:48:34 +0000

Giga Shanghai is now producing the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y. But not all the parts that Tesla likes to produce itself are yet produced in Shanghai. Idra Group mentioned in a press release that there are now two giga presses in production. We know of two at work in Fremont. We also know […]

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Analysis of My Tesla Financial Model on GitHub

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:10:26 +0000

Yesterday, I got some good feedback on my post about releasing a Tesla Financial Model on GitHub*. It occurred to me an analysis of my Tesla financial model would be useful. I can’t expect everyone to download it. I was able to work and create a simple macro that copied and pasted the Monte Carlo […]

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3 Years of $0 Charging, “Tesla 2 S-3-X-Y 4 My Shirt” Lineup Proposal, Jackery Explorer 1500 — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:17:06 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past two weeks were led by my thoughts on $0 spent charging after nearly 3 years with only electric cars. Next up was, frankly, a joke. But I also sort of wish Elon would make that the Tesla lineup. And then there’s the new Jackery Explorer 1500 Portable […]

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Rivian To Be Powered By Samsung

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:58:26 +0000

Just on the trail of other big battery news in the US (and globally), we’ve got news today from Rivian that it will be getting its batteries from Samsung SDI. Naturally, the news doesn’t come out of the blue — it’s not like buying new pencils. Rivian and Samsung SDI have been working together as […]

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LG Energy & SK Innovation Kiss & Make Up, Promise To Work Together In Harmony

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 23:45:54 +0000

Under pressure from the Biden administration, LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation have resolved their long running legal battle.

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