Will Nikola Or Tesla Produce America’s First Production Battery Electric Trucks?

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 18:05:56 +0000

Last month, Nikola Motor broke ground on its first factory in Coolidge, Arizona, where it plans to produce the Nikola Tre and Nikola Two Class 8 trucks. Just a few days earlier, Tesla broke ground on its newest factory under construction in Austin, Texas where it plans to produce the Cybertruck, Semi, Model Y, and Model

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Tesla’s Newest Partnership With An HBCU Is A Great Thing

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:00:56 +0000

Tesla is partnering with Huston-Tillotson University to provide internships and jobs for its students. Huston-Tillotson University (HT), which is in Austin, TX, welcomed Tesla and announced that Tesla is collaborating with HT for student internships

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How Tesla Will Help Texas & How Texas Will Help Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:57:08 +0000

During the Tesla earnings call yesterday, Elon Musk made the announcement that Tesla has chosen Austin for its next gigafactory, or perhaps terafactory. Giga Austin/Giga Texas will create the Cybertruck, Semi, Model 3, and Model

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Tesla’s Efficiency Advantage: Cheap & Abundant LFP Batteries Will Power Mass-Market EVs

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:30:37 +0000

Tesla’s second quarter earnings call just confirmed what may be the hottest technology topic for the electric vehicle revolution. Relatively inexpensive and abundant Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries are well suited to affordable mass market EVs, so long as they are energy efficient. This confirms that frequent concerns over battery mineral constraints (and fundamental cost barriers) for powering the EV transition can potentially be laid to rest

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Confirmed: Tesla’s Giga Texas In Austin, Texas, Will Build Cybertruck, Semi, Model 3 & Y

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 21:54:28 +0000

Today, Tesla released what was perhaps the most highly anticipated quarterly earnings letter to date as the factory shutdowns and business impact from COVID-19 put the company’s hope of achieving its first full year of profitability in jeopardy

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A Tesla Model 3, A Powerpack, & A Semi-Truck Shell Walk Into A Bar …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:01:32 +0000

We’ve learned a few things about the Tesla Semi battery lately that I haven’t seen elsewhere, so I decided to create an article (and bad joke) about it

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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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Head To Head: Nikola’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks vs. The Tesla Semi

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:05:24 +0000

Nikola Motor burst onto the scenes in a big way last year at Nikola World 2019, and we were there to take it all in. They showed off the new Class 8 Nikola Tre aimed at Europe and a full lineup of fully electric power sport vehicles, including the WAV personal watercraft

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California “Requires” Trucks Clean Up Their Act — But The Rule Is Late & Weak

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 04:23:35 +0000

California thinks it’s strutting its stuff again and showing off its green leadership. Yesterday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) proudly proclaimed that it was the first in the world to adopt a requirement that truck manufacturers switch from producing diesel trucks to producing zero-emissions trucks

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Tesla Now Focused On Volume Production Of Tesla Semi — Leaked Email From Elon Musk Confirmed

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 16:06:54 +0000

Donny Dolittle shared a screenshot of a leaked June 9 email from Elon Musk regarding the Tesla Semi, indicating that it is finally going into production. Elon has now confirmed on Twitter that he did indeed send the email

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