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Tesla’s New Homemade Batteries Are In Test Cars On The Road Today

The Battery Day presentation left some people thinking Tesla was already producing a few of its homemade batteries, left other people thinking Tesla was still far away from producing its own battery cells, and left others thinking that Tesla was already pumping out 10 gigawatt-hours of batteries a year

The Battery Revolution Is Real, And It’s Here

The battery revolution is very real, and it’s here. Popular Tesla fan Viv noted that the topics Tesla focused on for Battery Day weren’t just another research project, but represented an actual technological revolution

Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest Battery Factory in World

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

The New Nissan ARIYA: An Exclusive Interview With Nissan Chief Engineer Hikaru Nakajima

The ARIYA, Nissan’s new crossover electric vehicle, was announced on the 15th of July. Besides a base price of 5 million yen ($47,000), there are few details available to the public, and deliveries will not start until the middle of 2021. Until then, several exciting new EVs from Nissan’s competitors (Honda e, DS 3 Crossback E-tense, Lexus UX-300e, Mazda MX-30) will be released. Is it worth waiting for the

Tesla “Plaid” — The Frivolous Catalyst

Yesterday was a truly momentous day for Tesla. It introduced new, revolutionary battery technology, along with a new, revolutionary way to manufacture batteries. Both of which will undoubtedly accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy

Tesla Actually Doesn’t “Tolerate The Death & Maiming Of Young Child Miners”

While watching Tesla’s shareholder livestream, Terry Collingsworth, a human rights lawyer representing the Sisters of Good Shepherd, presented his thoughts on Proposal 7 for the 2020 Tesla shareholder meeting. Proposal 7 put forth the idea that Tesla should provide additional reporting on human rights

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The Secret of Tesla Battery Day

For years, in discussions about future batteries, fanboys have touted the big breakthrough that would make batteries better, cheaper, safer, lighter, etc. — as if touched by a magic want. That is not how progress in science or engineering is made. It is always the dwarf standing on the giant’s shoulders that sees new possibilities beyond the old horizons