Tesla Calls Model S Plaid the Best Car in the World

Tesla Model S Plaid delivery event highlights and summary is below. The refreshed Model S has a drag coefficient of 0.208. Model S Drag Coefficient at 0.208 Cd. That's better than the Taycan's 0.22 Cd pic.twitter.com/mlC7IGSJAv — Rohit (@rohit000000000) June 11, 2021 Elon Musk drove the Model S Plaid around a track and then onto …

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Tesla Getting More From Existing Form Factor Batteries

The Limiting Factor indicates that Tesla is getting more range and performance from existing battery form factors. This means improvements from 4680 and structural battery packs will provide even more cost, weight and performance improvements. It also means that Tesla will be able to get more from existing production lines. The Tesla Model S Plaid …

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Recyclable Polypeptide Battery

There is new research into a new battery technology platform that is completely metal-free. This new battery technology platform utilizes a polypeptide organic radical construction. Almost all Li-ion batteries currently use significant amounts of cobalt, which in several well-documented international cases is mined using child labor in dangerous working environments. Additionally, only a very small …

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Aluminum Ion Batteries Has Interesting Research

Australian University is partnering to commercialize aluminium ion batteries which can charge up to 70 times faster, had a more efficient and longer life and were more sustainable than lithium-ion. Testing has shown rechargeable graphene aluminium ion batteries had a battery life of up to three times that of current leading lithium-ion batteries, and higher …

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