1,000,000 Tesla Powerwalls Per Year, Thinks Elon — He Could Be Right.

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 01:13:55 +0000

At the end of the Monday, July 26th Tesla Conference call, CEO Elon Musk dropped one of his wild predictions. While talking about the batteries that Tesla will be making and the batteries Tesla will be getting from its suppliers, Elon said they could use them to produce more Powerwalls. Not just a few more, […]

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Middle Ground: Going Forward With The EV Transition, But Acknowledging The Impacts of Battery Mining

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:13:50 +0000

Mining for battery materials can be a touchy subject. The haters and the people who stand to lose money in the transition to clean energy love to bring it up. They normally don’t care one bit about the environmental impacts of things (or they wouldn’t support the oil and coal industries like they do). When […]

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Here’s What We Think Elon Will Talk About During Today’s Tesla Earnings Call

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:10:19 +0000

These are some key areas that could be part of the Tesla Q2 earnings call today.

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Porsche Teams With BASF On High-Performance EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 20:01:49 +0000

As the world transitions to electric cars and the instant-on torque that comes with them, legacy automakers who have built those legacies on high-performance cars are going to need to step up their engineering games in order to keep up with cars like … well, even a ten-year-old Chevy Spark would spank a few Ferraris […]

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Rivian To Build 2nd Manufacturing Facility And 50 GWh Battery Factory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 19:00:55 +0000

Rivian will build a second assembly line and a battery factory beginning early next year.

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Li-Cycle & Helbiz Partner to Advance Battery Recycling in Micro-Mobility

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:54:02 +0000

Li-Cycle, which is focused on providing customer-centric, end-of-life solutions for lithium-ion batteries while also creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials, has announced a partnership with Helbiz. Helbiz focuses on micro-mobility, and together, the two companies are partnering up to create a safe and sustainable recycling solution for end-of-life lithium-ion batteries used in e-scooters […]

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Tesla & BHP Form An Alliance To Promote Sustainability In The Mining & Resources Sector

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:55 +0000

BHP announced that it and Tesla have announced a nickel supply agreement and that it will supply Tesla with nickel from its Nickel West asset in Western Australia. The company stated that this is one of the most sustainable and lowest carbon emission nickel producers in the world. Financial Times noted that this would secure […]

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LG Energy Solution Is Feeling The Tesla Effect Thanks To Made-In-China Model Y Sales

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:04:02 +0000

LG Energy Solutions is feeling the “Tesla effect” thanks to Tesla’s success with its made-in-China Model Y sales. The Tesla Model Y enabled LG Energy Solutions to dethrone CATL as the world’s top battery vendor. Many factors enabled LG to make this accomplishment, but one key factor was the strong demand and increasing momentum of […]

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Bacteria Can Recover Precious Metals from Electric Vehicle Batteries — Here’s How

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 21:37:33 +0000

By Professor Sebastien Farnaud There are more than 1.4 billion cars in the world today, and that number could double by 2036. If all those cars burn petrol or diesel, the climate consequences will be dire. Electric cars emit fewer air pollutants and if they’re powered by renewable energy, driving one wouldn’t add to the greenhouse gases warming […]

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Mercedes-Benz Prepares To Go All-Electric

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 17:45:56 +0000

After Renault Eways’ disappointing plans to transition to BEV by 2030, we got a much more realistic vision on the future from Stellantis. Now we get a long-term vision from Mercedes-Benz. The presentation of Mercedes-Benz is not an online mix of advertising and announcements as the previous two were. It is in a simple word […]

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