Tesla Switching To LFP Batteries For Standard Range Model 3 & Model Y Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 18:56:16 +0000

Tesla has confirmed it is switching to LFP batteries for all standard range Model Y and Model 3 cars.

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Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Costs in 2021 — 87% Lower Than in 2008

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 13:57:59 +0000

The electric vehicle market has transformed immensely in the past dozen years. Most of that transformation comes down to one thing: dropping battery prices. As battery prices have come down, various electric vehicle models have gotten more range for the same price, and many more models have come to market with a competitive mix of […]

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Breakthrough Research Makes Battery Recycling More Economical

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 02:01:20 +0000

How do we make battery recycling cost effective? Scientists at the ReCell Center have taken another step towards that goal.

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Volkswagen Debuts BattMan Software, Plans More PHEVs

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 02:58:39 +0000

Volkswagen has a new diagnostic tool for used batteries and has many improvements scheduled for its plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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Calendar Aging Research Is Critical to Future of Silicon-Based Batteries

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 17:10:37 +0000

In the race against climate change, state-of-the-art energy storage solutions are paramount to leveraging power generation from clean energy sources, and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers are exploring strategies to increase battery cell energy density while decreasing manufacturing costs. Silicon anodes offer a promising improvement to existing lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery capabilities for electric vehicles […]

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Mercedes & Volkswagen Ramp Up Battery Factory Plans

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 15:45:32 +0000

Mercedes and Volkswagen announce new EV battery factories.

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UK Legislation Will Require All New Homes To Have EV Chargepoints

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 16:31:31 +0000

The move aims to drastically increase the rate at which charge points are being built so the UK can hit its 2030 target for eliminating sales of new gas and diesel cars.

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BMW Ups Battery Cell Orders, Plans Recyclable Car For 2040

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 03:43:17 +0000

BMW has increased its orders for electric car batteries and unveiled a concept it says is 100% recyclable.

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Tesla May Receive €1.14 Billion Grant For German Battery Factory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 03:00:23 +0000

The German government is preparing to provide Tesla with 1.14 billion euros to construct a battery factory in Grunheide.

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