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electric carTesla and Elon Musk better proceed to vote on going private or Elon could be in trouble

Elon Musk could be in trouble if Tesla does not vote on the going private offer at $420. Elon Musk twitter announcement on the buyout could look like stock fraud if they do not out the offer to a vote. …

batteriesTanks of the Future will be Ninja’s – quiet and hard to detect

Currently tanks are loud and emit a lot of heat. A quieter tank with a low level of infrared signature might not be detected until it was too late. Future tanks could also control several large flying or ground drones …

batteriesTesla making Model 3 battery packs in 17 minutes down from 7 hours

Elon Musk reported in the Wednesday’s Q1 2018 earnings call that Tesla has managed to reduce the time to make a Model 3 battery pack by 94%, from 7 hours to under 17 minutes. This still remains to be fixed, …

businessTesla Model S and Model 3 dominate the large, small and midsize US luxury car category

The Tesla Model S had 6730 sales in the first quarter of 2018, which was more than the second and third place luxury car sales combined. The Tesla Model S was 34% of all luxury car sales in the USA. …

electric carTesla producing Model 3 at a rate of over 2000 per week

Elon Musk told employees in a company-wide email on Monday that Tesla had just passed a rate of 2,000 per week. That was still a big increase from earlier production numbers and Tesla shares recovered some of Monday’s heavy losses …

batteriesTesla diverts resources to speed up Model 3 production ramp

Tela is still in the beginning of their model 4 production ramp, but every Model 3 is being built on the Model 3 production line, which is fully installed, powered on, producing vehicles, and increasing in automation every day. However, …

batteriesProgressing to Solid-State Lithium Batteries

A research group led by professor Jan D. Miller of the University of Utah’s Department of Metallurgical Engineering has received a $191,700 grant to aid the development and commercialization of a solid polymer electrolyte/electrode technology for lithium batteries. Commercial lithium …

batteriesRice University adds a bit of asphalt to speed lithium metal battery charging by 20 times

A touch of asphalt may be the secret to high-capacity lithium metal batteries that charge 10 to 20 times faster than commercial lithium-ion batteries, according to Rice University scientists. The Rice lab of chemist James Tour developed anodes comprising porous …

batteriesToshiba Develops Next-Generation Lithium-ion Battery for triple recharge capability

Toshiba has a new battery which enables ultra rapid recharge for driving range of electric vehicles of 320km in 6-minute recharge. This is triple what is possible with current lithium-ion battery. New anode material, titanium niobium oxide achieves double the …

batteriesDyson will spend about $3 billion to make solid state battery electric car by 2020

James Dyson just announced to @Dyson employees that we’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle, due to launch in 2020. pic.twitter.com/yUZNvIsYIi — Dyson (@Dyson) September 26, 2017 British vacuum cleaner maker Dyson announced Tuesday that it is working on …