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batteriesTesla Shanghai Factory Days From Completion and Maybe First Cars in September

The Tesla Shanghai plant is scheduled to build its first Model 3 in September 2019, the third quarter. A slight delay in the construction of other municipal facilities and facilities might cause a delay. The latest time for completed Teslas …

batteriesTriple Battery Density in 3-5 Years for Triple Electric Car Range

Innolith AG, Swiss maker of rechargeable Inorganic Battery Technology, says they have the world's first 1000 Wh/kg rechargeable battery. This would triple the range of electric cars. The Innolith Energy Battery would radically reduce costs by not using exotic and …

batteriesTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Roof Construction Progress

The Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory is on track to having the completion of the external building in May, 2019. Rapid completion of the Shanghai Gigafactory is critical for Tesla to hit sales goals in 2019. China buys over half of the …

batteriesFull Body Exoskeleton Ordered By Special Ops

Sarcos Robotics has been awarded a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to deliver a pre-production version of its Guardian™ XO® (“XO”) full-body, autonomously powered robotic exoskeleton. The XO is can operate for up to eight hours …

batteriesTesla Model Y Will Hold Seven Passengers

The Tesla Model Y will have three rows of seats and hold seven passengers. Each second-row seat folds flat independently, creating flexible storage for skis, furniture, luggage and more. The liftgate opens to a low trunk floor that makes loading …

batteriesTesla’s Maxwell Dry Battery and a Five Year Lead on the World

Tesla bought Maxwell Technologies for their dry battery technology. Maxwell proved 300 Wh/kg energy density is which 20-40% better than current Tesla batteries. Maxwell has a path with 15-25% improvement every 2-3 years. This should lead to 500 Wh/kg by …

batteriesLas Vegas Convention Center Will Vote

On March 12, 2019, the Las Vegas’ Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will vote on whether to use Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build a tunnel with people movers in Las Vegas. Steve Hill, LVCVA’s president and CEO, said the …

batteriesTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Completion Within 85 Days

Chen Mingbo, head of the Shanghai city economic and information technology commission, has stated that Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory should be completed in May 2019. This was reported by Reuters from statements made at a Parliamentary meeting in Beijing. Chen also …

batteries$35000 Tesla Model 3 is Available

The big Tesla announcement is that the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is now available. The standard Model 3, with 220 miles of range, a top speed of 130 mph and 0-60 mph acceleration of 5.6 seconds is now available at …