Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel Sourcing — Australia? Bolivia? China?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 11:10:37 +0000

Following some of Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s comments regarding battery production during the quarterly Tesla conference call for shareholders last week, I decided to have two long conversations with Howard Klein and Rodney Hooper of RK Equity about the EV battery production and mining industries

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Tesla Semi Pilot Line “Coming Together” — Employee Leak

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:06:44 +0000

A Tesla employee based at Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada has indicated that the pilot production line for the Tesla Semi is under development and things seem to be going well. This person tweeted last week, “New nugget: pilot line for Semi coming together….”

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The Science Channel Presents: “Inside the Tesla Gigafactory”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2020 17:53:13 +0000

The Science Channel has a new series called Super Factories that focuses on the marvels of modern engineering. The show reveals epic engineering feats. It began this week with the Tesla Gigafactory. Super Factories explores engineering as a new frontier and gives viewers an inside look at the state-of-the-art factories that create the world’s most innovative products at insane speeds

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Tesla, Terafactories, & Lithium: Securing The Supply Chain

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 23:54:44 +0000

lithiumIn a video by “EV Stock Channel” on YouTube, Ivan interviewed RK Equity’s Howard Klein on the topics of Tesla, terafactories, and lithium, along with the race to secure the supply chain. The video discusses why Tesla may get into mining

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Elon Musk Uses Economies of Scale & Vertical Integration to Revolutionize Auto Industry

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 05:00:07 +0000

When economics professors explain the concept of an industry with high “barriers to entry,” the examples they usually reach for are automobiles and space flight. Setting up a lemonade stand (or, these days, a software company) may be child’s play, but the complexity and massive capital requirements of the “metal-bending industries” have kept them more or less closed shops for as long as they’ve existed

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Good News! Tesla & Panasonic Come To 3-Year Deal For Gigafactory 1

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 01:00:16 +0000

Tesla & Panasonic have renewed their contractual relationship to produce batteries in Sparks, Nevada

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Northvolt’s Voltpack, Tesla Texas vs. Tesla Tulsa, Synbio — CleanTech Weekly News Show

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 00:41:03 +0000

This is the 9th edition of CleanTechnica’s fairly new weekly news broadcast. This episode covers Tesla gigafactories in Shanghai, Nevada, and potentially Texas and Oklahoma, as well as Northvolt batteries, a Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, Synbio startup Octant, and much more. Have a look

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Nevada’s “Lithium Valley”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 22:18:57 +0000

No, lithium isn’t going to become “the new oil,” regardless of what the pandering pundits of the popular press say (it’s a raw material, not a fuel, and it’s one of the most abundant elements on Earth)

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Tesla: May The 4th Be With Gigafactory Nevada As It Reopens

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 04:18:22 +0000

Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada will be reopening on May the 4th, which is also linked to Mark Hamil’s May the 4th series referencing Star Wars (of course)*. It’s pretty iconic, actually. Many Tesla supporters and employees will be eager for the company to get back to work producing vehicles in as safe a manner as possible. The idea of a positive force having your back is encouraging in such times

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Tesla Cuts Jobs In Nevada, Sends Ventilators To New York

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:24:47 +0000

Elon Musk has shipped 255 ventilators to New York City and promises to make more soon at Tesla Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo

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