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batteriesTesla Cybertruck Reservations Over 535,000

Tesla Cybertruck pre-orders has passed a half million according to an unofficial tally updated by reservation holders. Cybertruck reservation holders at Cybertruckownersclub.com have been tracking pre-orders. They estimate 535,841 pre-orders. This is an average of 5,953 orders received per day …

batteriesTesla Will Also Use Local China Batteries

Tesla is in advanced stages of talks to use batteries without cobalt from CATL . Cobalt is one of the most expensive metals in electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries have lower energy density than current Tesla …

batteriesTesla Made 2,625 Model 3s in China in January

NE-Times reports that Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory produced 2625 Model 3s in January, 2020. This had Tesla as the fifth largest electric car maker in January in China. There was a shutdown of the factory for coronavirus. Tesla is producing about …

batteriesTesla’s Huge Advantage With Batteries and Drive Train

Cairn Energy Research Advisors, a consulting firm specializing in electric vehicle battery research, says Tesla’s cylindrical cell battery pack dropped to $158.27 per kilowatt-hour last year. Tesla is the only automaker to use cylindrical battery cells in its battery packs. …

batteriesElon Musk May Build a TeslaGigafactory in Texas

Elon Musk tweeted out that Tesla is considering a Gigafactory in Texas. Giga Texas? — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 5, 2020 Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles …

batteriesWorld Battery Production

As of Dec 2019, the number of lithium ion battery megafactories in the pipeline has reached 115 plants. The world’s leading EV and battery manufacturer added a huge 564GWh of pipeline capacity in 2019 to a global total of 2068.3GWh …

batteriesTesla Surged on China Battery Deal and Rapidly Scaling to Huge China Sales

China’s top electric vehicle battery maker CATL (300750.SZ) said on Monday it has signed a battery supply agreement with Tesla. Tesla will buy as many batteries as Tesla chooses between July 2020 and June 2022. In the Q4 conference call, …

batteriesTesla Battery Superiority and EV Dominant

In 2019, Tesla electric car production passed the combined electric car and plugin hybrid car of Chinese carmaker BYD. This made Tesla the world’s largest electric car maker. Cathie Wood of Ark Invest reported that Tesla increased its share of …

artificial intelligenceTesla Battery Day Will Describe Path to 2 Terawatt Hours Per Year in Batteries

Tesla battery drive train day is tentatively planned for April, 2020. Tesla would describe the challenges reach 2000 gigawatt-hours of batteries every year. If that level of batteries was only for making 100 KWH cars then it would be 20 …

artificial intelligenceTesla Already Building and Delivering Model Y

Tesla released 2019 fourth-quarter earnings and surpassed financial expectations on revenue and had $105 million in profit. The biggest new news is that Tesla already building and delivering model Y cars. Before Q3 2019, Tesla was talking about late 2020 …