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artificial intellgenceArk Invest Has a $4000 Price Target for Tesla and See Big Tech Transformation

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ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood believes the whole transportation industry will shift to electric. They have a price target of $4000 for Tesla. They think Tesla will reach that level by 2023. The $4,000 price target assumes that Tesla evolves from …

batteriesTesla Model Y and Semi-Truck Production in Late 2019 or Early 2020

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NFI Industries vice president of fleet services James O’Leary says NFI ordered 10 Tesla Class 8 trucks and they are expecting them to be delivered in 2020. Daimler and Volvo will start delivering their electric models as early as 2019. …

batteriesTesla Move to Bigger Battery Packs and 2170 Batteries for S and X Cars

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Tesla is discontinuing the 75 kWh battery pack versions of the Model S and X cars. Sean Mitchell makes the case in a video that Tesla has advantages to standardize on the 2170 battery cells If Tesla moves to 2170 …

batteriesTesla Cars With Autopilot Are Over Six Times Safer Than Average US Car

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In the 4th quarter, Tesla cars had one accident for every 2.91 million miles driven in which drivers had Autopilot engaged. For those driving without Autopilot, we registered one accident for every 1.58 million miles driven. NHTSA’s most recent data …

batteriesTesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory Will Make Model 3 and Y Cars

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Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory will produce Model 3 and Model Y cars for greater China region. Elon Musk Shanghai Giga will produce affordable versions of 3/Y for greater China. All Model S/X and higher cost versions of Model 3/Y will still …

batteriesTesla and China Could Complete Gigafactory 3 by March, 2019

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How fast can Tesla and China complete Gigafactory 3? The money, permits and a local government-owned construction company are all in place. China can build large factories in weeks. Tesla built an entire general assembly line in 3 weeks when …

batteriesTesla Increased Model 3 Production by 15% in Fourth Quarter and Will Drop Prices By $2000

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Tesla produced and delivered at electric cars at the rate of nearly 1,000 vehicles per day. Production in Q4 grew to 86,555 vehicles, 8% more than their prior all-time high in Q3. This included: 61,394 Model 3 vehicles, in line …

batteriesAmbri Utility Scale Liquid Metal Batteries Arriving in 2020

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Ambri will be commercializing a utility-scale liquid metal battery within three years. In 2020, they want 10-foot cube commercial units in proof-of-concept field deployments. Ambri’s liquid metal battery was initially based on magnesium and antimony as the negative and positive …

batteriesOil Analyst Makes Case for Electric Cars and Picks Copper as Way to Play Battery Future

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Marin Katusa of Katusa Research is an oil and uranium analyst. He gave his take last year on oil and uranium prices. Oil will remain range bound and Uranium prices will recover but in 2 to 5 years from last …

air pollutionChina Will Help Tesla Go to Foxconn Scale to Stop Air Pollution and Save the Planet

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No one questions the ability for giant factories, cities, infrastructure and supply chains to be built in China. No one questions that Elon Musk is perhaps the greatest living industrial and technological innovator and he is in the running for …