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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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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Report: Multiple Battery Suppliers Are Courting Tesla, Hoping To Make 4680 Battery Cells

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:35:46 +0000

It seems that battery makers are hoping that Tesla will choose them to produce its 4680 tabless battery cells. The Korea Herald has reported that Samsung SDI and LG Energy Solution have completed the development of samples of the 4680 battery cells. This is an effort to win Tesla’s heart, or at least win a […]

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Batteries Batteries — It’s All About The Batteries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:11:31 +0000

By David Waterworth It’s about the batteries, stupid! Hardly a week goes by without a story about new battery developments, new battery chemistries, and the building of new battery factories (or gigafactories). Meanwhile, in the Land Down Under, our stories are about size. Big, bigger, and biggerest.  South Australia is home to the Hornsdale power […]

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Monopoly Money: Tesla Quotes $16,000 for $700 Repair

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 03:10:11 +0000

Much has been made of the battle between Tesla’s direct sales model and the franchise dealer network used by the “legacy” automakers. On the one side are typically well-meaning people who want to see EVs succeed for a variety of reasons, and on the other are typically well-meaning people who genuinely believe that franchise dealers […]

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Tesla’s 4680 Batteries Seem To Be In Production — Structural Battery Packs Coming?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 22:51:56 +0000

WholeMarsBlog shared a now-deleted Reddit post on Twitter that provided clues to just how soon Tesla’s first structural pack with the new 4680 battery cells will be ready. The post was deleted before I saw it, but the headline stated, “4680 battery is ready!” Tesla workers sign the first structural pack with 4680 cells $TSLA […]

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Tesla Wins Most American-Made Car Title

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 20:08:15 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris If you need a little more justification to take the plunge and buy a Tesla, consider this: it’s your patriotic duty to do so. Tesla has always touted its credentials as an American company that’s creating good-quality American jobs, and now independent research confirms that a Tesla is the most […]

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Panasonic Dumps Tesla Shares For $3.61 Billion Windfall

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 18:45:28 +0000

Recent filings reveal that electronics giant Panasonic sold its stake in Tesla at the end of its fiscal year (March) for a whopping 400 billion yen. For those of you who like your news in ‘Murican, that’s more than a US$3.6 billion haul for the Japanese firm. A spokesperson for Panasonic told Reuters that the […]

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How to Recalibrate Your Tesla Battery to Regain Range

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 12:00:41 +0000

Originally posted on Tesla Oracle & EVANNEX. When you own an electric vehicle, charging protocol is important. Sometimes, due to improper charging habits, a Tesla’s battery can have calibration issues. In turn, these calibration issues can result in battery degradation that might show up — even for a relatively new Tesla. In a prior extensive test, a […]

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Panasonic’s New CEO Wants To Produce More Batteries For Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:45:22 +0000

Panasonic’s new CEO and President, Yuki Kusumi, has set a 2-year goal to produce more batteries for Tesla while freeing up billions of dollars to invest in new areas of growth. He’s intent on making Panasonic more efficient, Bloomberg reports. The new CEO will be working alongside the staff instead of working inside the former […]

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