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How Tesla Is Supercharging Itself

Building an electric vehicle charging station is not a simple task. And the task becomes even harder if you’re planning to build a network of charging stations around the world. According to a UBS report published in early 2017, the cost to build a supercharging station is a cool $250,

Tesla Will Obtain Battery Cells From LG Chem For Chinese Model 3 Production

Tesla has agreed to source battery cells for the Model 3 cars it makes at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai from LG Chem. The cells will be made in China. CATL and Panasonic may also provide battery cells in the future.

Volvo Group Brings Electrification & Autonomy To Industry

Volvo Group electric, autonomous load carrierDecarbonizing the transportation sector means more than switching to electric cars. Volvo Group is developing today the electric and autonomous trucks and construction equipment the world will need tomorrow.

Hyundai & Kia Create Great Electric Vehicles, But Where Are The Battery Contracts?

The Hyundai Kona EV and Kia Niro EV have won a lot of praise, as well as prestigious awards. The Kona EV even won the 2019 CleanTechnica Car of the Year award. These vehicles, as well as some other EV offerings from the companies, are stylish, offer long range, and come with creature comforts you’d expect in their price range

Dyno Test Shows Tesla Model 3 Standard Range+ Is Faster Than Model 3 Long Range Above 65 mph!

Jesse over at Mountain Pass Performance picked up a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range+ to fiddle with, and a few dyno tests confirmed that the lighter weight of the SR+ does indeed result in a faster car than the Model 3 Long Range at speeds over 65 miles per hour

Tesla — Champion In Crisis Management

Years ago I switched from a small (7 person) software development team to a larger (70 persion) software development team. The products both teams maintained were nearly identical, in function, size, number, and type of users. The planning of the small team was: “It is ready when it is ready.” The large team was ISO certified and their software development was always within budget and time

South Korea Says FU To Diesel Cheating While Tesla Model 3 Customers Form Long Lines

South Korea is an interesting case in “Electric Vehicle World.” LG Chem, probably the most notable EV battery company not connected to Tesla, is based there. It seems like LG Chem has battery contracts with every single automaker (it might be more like 60%). SK Innovation and Samsung SDI, medium-sized battery producers, also call Korea home. And then there are Hyundai and Kia, or Hyundai–Kia if you combine them due to their intertwined investment structure. These large automakers have produced highly acclaimed electric vehicles, but they struggle to produce a large number of them — or just don’t care to do so