Tesla Consumed More Lithium Than BYD, VW, Renault, & Audi Combined In 2020

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 04:32:11 +0000

According to data from Adamas Intelligence, Tesla went Pac-Man on lithium in 2020. This is actually to be expected, as Tesla was the leading seller of electric vehicles by a wide margin. The email noted that in 2020, Tesla deployed 18,700 tonnes of LCE (lithium carbonate equivalent) onto roads globally in the batteries of its […]

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Lithium-Ion Battery Care Guide — Part Two

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 17:35:02 +0000

Lithium-ion batteries are the most common battery in consumer electronics. They are used in everything from cell phones to power tools to electric cars and more. However, they have well defined characteristics that cause them to wear out, and understanding these characteristics can help you to double the life — or more — of your […]

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CNBC: How Tesla’s Battery Mastermind Is Tackling Electric Vehicles’ Biggest Problem

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 00:42:46 +0000

In a new video, CNBC details how Tesla’s battery mastermind is solving the largest problem that EVs have. The video starts out with thousands of plastic bags filled with batteries. These batteries come from EVs, phones, scooters, laptops, and other electronic devices. Since these batteries are both flammable and toxic, it’s critical that they don’t […]

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Battery Rush Is 21st Century’s New Gold Rush — And Tesla’s Big Future Revenue Source?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 00:29:20 +0000

In 1848, gold was first discovered in California. In 1859, the U.S. oil industry began when the first well was drilled in Pennsylvania. Back then, oil from animals (think whale blubber) was typically used, until a patent for creating kerosene from coal oil was patented in 1854. Once Pennsylvania shale oil was analyzed and determined […]

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How To Get 5 Electric Vehicles Using The Same Amount Of Lithium Currently Used In One

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 21:05:08 +0000

Based on what I have seen, I think it is safe to say most people who visit the CleanTechnica website really want an energy transformation, ending the use of fossil fuels, replacing ICE monster polluters with EVs. But there is one real problem we have to address, and it comes up over and over here […]

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The 7 Things That Will Most Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:32:39 +0000

If we want to avert climate catastrophe (which seems advisable), we have to do several things in different realms of society. In the world of transport, one of the things we need to do is electrify all the cars on the road super quickly. Electric vehicle sales are growing fast, but not fast enough. So, […]

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Lithium & EV Battery Forecasts For Europe, US, & China, 2025–2030 — Part 1

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:00:27 +0000

In this first part of a two-part interview for CleanTech Talk, Rodney Hooper of RK Equity talks lithium and EV battery production and supply forecasts for 2025–2030 in Europe, China, the US, and globally. Listen via the embedded SoundCloud player below, or via your preferred podcasting network (see options below). CleanTech Talk — EVs, Solar, […]

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Secretary Granholm Shows The Joe Biden Administration Is Focused On Core Electric Vehicle Matters That Matter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 01:31:46 +0000

We cover every angle and every corner of the electric vehicle market. We’ve done so for years. I’ve been calling the 2020s the decade of batteries and  the decade of autonomy, because I think these are the two most important portions of the transportation market in the coming years. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emphasized […]

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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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