LG Chem Secures Bigger Tesla Battery Contract

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:57:47 +0000

Global battery giant LG Chem has reportedly secured a bigger order of batteries from Tesla due to higher demand and an inability for Tesla to produce enough batteries for its cars on its own. At least, that’s the news out of Korea, where LG Chem is based

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Solar Equipment Manufacturer Evolves, Tesla Model Y Availability, J.D. Power’s Tesla Evaluation — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 01:51:39 +0000

solar cells renewable energyThe 20 most popular stories of last week on CleanTechnica were led by an interesting story of a solar manufacturing equipment maker moving into the solar cell manufacturing game (got that?), followed by a lot of Tesla stories, some hype for lithium-iron-phosphate batteries, Toyota announcing that it had done a horrendous job forecasting demand for the RAV4 Prime (leading to a battery shortfall and production suspension), Sydney inspiring the world by going 100% renewable (for electricity)

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There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:51:06 +0000

Tesla Charging Greenlots Charger WIth Solar Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaIf you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid

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BMW Chair: “We Will Be Taking Sustainability To A Whole New Level”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 01:53:14 +0000

BMW wants to take sustainability to “a whole new level,” Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, said this week in an interview/press release. The interview is presented Q&A style in a BMW corporate press release and notes that major corporations have a key role to play when it comes to sustainability

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Ford F-150 The Perfect Anti-Cybertruck, Tons Of Autonomy News, & More — CleanTech Weekly News Show #14

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 02:29:32 +0000

This is the 14th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers a lot of autonomy news, climate news you haven’t heard before, the new Ford F-150, Tesla Cybertruck revelations, and more

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How Batteries Work, How They Fade, & Why So Much Buzz Around Tesla Battery Day (Video)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 15:03:28 +0000

According to Elon Musk, Tesla’s much-anticipated “Battery Day” will be combined with the company’s Shareholder Meeting on September 15th. To learn more about batteries before the big day, I spoke with Ravindra Kempaiah recently about his thoughts relative to Tesla and potential battery improvements that might be revealed soon

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5 Bonus Battery Stories — Cobalt-Free Batteries, Battery Reuse …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 20:06:36 +0000

Following up on 7 bonus solar + storage articles — very cool stories that we just didn’t get to covering in standalone pieces — here are 5 bonus electric vehicle battery stories

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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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Hyundai, Kia, & LG Chem Plan To Suck The Blood Of EV & Battery Startups

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 13:54:46 +0000

Hyundai & Kia Automated Parking And Charging Valet SystemWe got some exciting news out of South Korea this week from three of the biggest players in the auto industry — EV battery giant LG Chem and automakers Kia and Hyundai. The three plan to inspire and tap into the creative and skilled minds of by hosting a startup competition and then sucking the blood of the most promising crews

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Where In Fremont Will Tesla Battery Day Be Held? We Have Some Clues (Maybe)

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:19:21 +0000

Tesla building on Kato Road, FremontElon Musk says the promised tour of a battery making facility will take place in Fremont on Battery Day. But where in Fremont, exactly?

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