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 Taking Measures To Prevent Spread Of Covid-19 At Its Gigafactory In Nevada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 23:47:46 +0000

Update: Nevada recently reinstated an indoor mask mandate in counties with “substantial or high transmission.” So, this new policy at Gigafactory 1 may be more reactive than proactive. Tesla is taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and all of its variants at its Gigafactory in Nevada. The virus is spreading like wildfire […]

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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 Boosts Its Profit Outlook Due To Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 17:55:26 +0000

Panasonic expects its battery business supplying Tesla to be profitable this fiscal year, Reuters reports, and the company has raised its operating profit forecast for the year by over half. The company announced in October that it was developing the new battery cell that Tesla announced on Battery Day — the 4680 cells — and […]

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Tesla Hiring Battery Engineers In North Carolina & Semi Truck Engineers In Nevada

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 03:01:18 +0000

Job openings are not product roadmaps, but they can hint at them. Some recent Tesla job openings imply that Tesla may be preparing for battery production plans in North Carolina and Semi production plans in Nevada. We have some other clues on those matters, too

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JB Straubel, Celina Mikolajczak, & Heiko Urtel Talk Batteries With Stanford Energy Professors

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 00:03:29 +0000

Stanford Energy recently hosted its StorageX International Symposium Industrial Panel virtually. The panel included top battery experts, such as JB Straubel, one of the co-founders at Tesla who left after years as CTO to start Redwood Materials; Celina Mikolajczak of Panasonic; and Heiko Urtel of

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Panasonic Increasing Tesla Battery Production, & Partnering On New 4680 Battery Cells

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 04:34:56 +0000

News today from Panasonic is that it is working with Tesla to produce the 4680 cells. Panasonic is also expanding battery production capacity at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada

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Tesla Energy — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:27:34 +0000

It feels like just the other day that “Tesla Energy” was a new division at Tesla, a baby spawned by a still very young car company. Heck, Tesla wasn’t even a teenager yet

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There Was An Attempted Cybersecurity Attack On Tesla — Fortunately, It Was Thwarted

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 05:54:29 +0000

I’m going to start this article with a disclaimer: I am a huge Tesla fan, still have some fractional shares in the company, and believe in its mission. I believe in Elon Musk and love what he stands for. With that said, I’m ecstatic to know that before the news of this cybersecurity attack on Tesla broke, the culprit was caught and no damage to the company was done. 

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Tesla Is Hiring, & Engineers Want To Work For Elon Musk

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 03:50:00 +0000

If you have ambitions of working for Tesla, now would be a good time to apply. The company is on a hiring spree that could boost the number of its employees to about 65,000 by the end of this year, which would represent a 35% increase from the reported headcount at the end of 2019. “We are hiring a lot of people,” Musk recently said

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