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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Exciting Updates On Tesla Battery Production Progress

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 15:17:00 +0000

Mr. Musk has described the batteries coming out of these facilities “like bullets”.  Indeed, and they are aiming at the competition. And we haven’t even discussed the performance of this 4680 battery!

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70% of US EV Battery Cells & 87% of Battery Packs Produced In USA — Charts!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 17:30:08 +0000

The US Department of Energy recently shared that through 2020, most battery cells and packs used in US plug-in vehicles were produced in the United States. That’s great news for the USA, not surprising once you think about it for a moment, and also not even close to the full story. Let’s go through those […]

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Tesla Impact Report Highlights Sustainability & Battery Recycling

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 15:46:59 +0000

The latest Impact Report from Tesla says the company is making sustainability a central part of all its business operations.

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Hyundai/LG Battery Factory In Indonesia, Tesla Semi Delay, Rivian Factory In UK

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:13:15 +0000

Hyundai and LG are planning a new battery factory in Indonesia while Tesla has pushed back the start of production for the Semi and RIvian is thinking about a factory in the UK.

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Tesla Battery Supplier CATL Spawning Billionaires As It Becomes China’s 3rd Largest Company

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 16:58:37 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) is having a very good year. The company’s share price has levitated by some 167% over the past 12 months. The soaring stock price has brought the company to a market value of over $200 billion, making it the third-largest business listed in […]

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Tesla Megapack Battery Caught On Fire During Neoen’s Testing, No One Injured

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 21:30:52 +0000

For the first time, a Tesla Megapack caught on fire yesterday at the newly registered Victoria Big Battery in Moorabool, which is in the state of Victoria, Australia. News7 Melbourne shared images of one Megapack battery unit that was ablaze. It looks like only two of the giant battery units were affected. Well fuck. That's […]

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Elon Musk: Tesla Is Like The “Baskin Robbins of Batteries”

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 02:00:03 +0000

A major Tesla milestone was announced yesterday — the all-electric automaker just surpassed over $1 billion in GAAP net income. But that doesn’t mean it’s time for complacency. During Tesla’s Q2 earnings conference call, CEO Elon Musk said, “If you look at history, often, the seeds of defeat are sown on the day of victory. […]

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