Tesla Cofounder J.B. Straubel Wants To Build The World’s Top Battery Recycling Company

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 03:00:18 +0000

Autoblog has reported that Tesla cofounder and longtime CTO J.B. Straubel has big plans for the battery industry. We already knew that, but we have some new perspective from the recent reporting

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Tesla Battery Day: A Travel Diary — Day #3: A Bunch Of Crazy Engineers *Update* Video Added

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:20:53 +0000

To hold an event with a large number of people in the time of the most severe pandemic the world has seen may not sound like a good idea, and some have been asking why do it at all. But it was a great idea

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Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest Battery Factory in World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:30:13 +0000

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

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The 6 Big Takeaways From Tesla’s Battery Day

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:52:23 +0000

The overall content of the Tesla Battery Day presentation might have been overwhelming for those who do not have a technical background in battery development. The level of abstraction that Elon Musk and Drew Baglino presented relative to Tesla’s battery tech was surprisingly low, even though I’m sure they thought their presentation was just an overview

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Tesla Officially Enters The Mining Business

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:27:43 +0000

One of the many details revealed at Tesla’s Battery Day event yesterday was that it’s planning to build its own cathode factory here in North America

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The Secret of Tesla Battery Day

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:21:21 +0000

For years, in discussions about future batteries, fanboys have touted the big breakthrough that would make batteries better, cheaper, safer, lighter, etc. — as if touched by a magic want. That is not how progress in science or engineering is made. It is always the dwarf standing on the giant’s shoulders that sees new possibilities beyond the old horizons

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Everything You Need To Know About Tesla’s New 4680 Battery Cell

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:13:31 +0000

Tesla didn’t hold back at Battery Day, announcing a new tabless 4680 cell form factor, among many other things

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Lithium & Nickel & Tesla, Oh My!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:50:38 +0000

Last week, I sat down with Rodney Hooper and Howard Klein for another chat about nickel and lithium mining, electric vehicle batteries, Tesla, the electric vehicle transition, and a few other matters

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Electric Vehicle Trends, Covid-19, & The Global Metals Market

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:33:41 +0000

Electric vehicles are giving the global metals market the love it always wanted. Bloomberg Green notes that supply overhangs and the pandemic tag-teamed this market to keep it down. The short-term prospects for the minerals that are used to make EV batteries have a new ray of hope, though

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Digging Into Less Conventional Lithium Mining Options

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 07:07:04 +0000

A few weeks ago, one of our writers wrote up a story on the company Standard Lithium and its plan to get lithium for EV batteries in a new, innovative way. Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded on Twitter that he thought the approach had “a lot of potential.”

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