Top EVs by Model in 2020 and Partial Q1 2021 EV Sales

Global sales of EVs in 2020 increased by 39 percent year on year to 3.1 million units. The final 2020 plugin share was 4% of total car sales and battery electric vehicles were 2.8% of total car sales (2.2 million BEV). Plug-in hybrid sales in 2020 were about 900k. EV sales by model in 2020. …

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Cyberlandr Expandable RV Camper Add-on for Tesla Cybertruck

Cyberlandr is selling a portable kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, and office for your Tesla Cybertruck. The Cyberlandr costs $39,995 if you make a larger deposit. Smaller deposits scale up to a price of $49,995. The camper, bed and kitchen and appliances expands from the covered Cybertruck. It will only reduce the range of the …

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Limiting Factor Explain Volkswagen Power Day

The Limiting Factor explains Volkswagen’s Power Day. Volkswagen was vague about how they would achieve electric car battery improvements compared to Tesla at Battery Day. Volkswagen is starting behind Tesla. Volkswagen has more expensive batteries now. Volkswagen talked about getting 50% cost reduction in batteries. Volkswagen switching to LFP (lithium iron phosphate) which are already …

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Economic Boom From Faster and Cheaper Movement of Goods

There is some suggestive evidence that lowering the cost and barriers to trade and increasing the volume of trade will boost GDP. It is difficult to isolate cause and effects. Past major examples of reduced transportation times and lowering costs of movement of goods are Interstate and national highway systems and shipping containers. Shipping containers …

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Rumors of Tesla Berlin Starting Initial Production in May

There is a report that Tesla Berlin will start initial trial production in May, 2021. This is from a supplier in Germany who will provide containers. The mass production would be in July-August 2021. The owner of a software company Ralf Ostholt/Twitter, who works with Deutsche Bahn AG (Germany’s rail operator), has shared some information …

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Tesla Berlin Gigafactory and Giga Texas

The Tesla Factory in Berlin is looking very close to finishing the first main buildings and they have made great progress installing equipment. The Tesla factory in Texas is also making great progress. SOURCES- Tesla, Youtube Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com (Brian owns shares of Tesla) Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and …

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Volkswagen Electric Cars – ID3, ID4, ID5, seven passenger ID6 and ID7 Van

Volkswagen is starting pre-production of the ID5 electric SUV. Volkswagen already has the ID.3 5-door hatchback and the ID.4 compact SUV. The ID.4 will start deliveries this month or next month. The ID.5 is an ID.4 with a more coupe-like roof line. It has the same 77 kWh battery, the same 150 kW electric motor …

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CATL Battery Production Expansion

China’s CATL will spend up to 29 billion yuan ($4.49 billion) to build or upgrade domestic factories to meet growing demand. This is in addition to Contemporary Amperex Technology 2020 plans to boost capacity at a cost of up to 65 billion yuan. CATL’s battery capacity was projected to triple to 336 gigawatt-hours in 2023 …

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Tesla Has Plaid and Plaid Plus Model S and Plaid X For Sale

Tesla has the Plaid verson of Model S and X and they have Plaid Plus Model S as well. They have updated the interior with new design and new screens. Tesla missed on earnings. Tesla doubled its quarterly energy installations. Plaid+ Upgrades Quickest 0-60 mph and 1/4 mile acceleration of any production car ever 0-60 …

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CATL and Other Battery Makers Race to Stay Ahead of Tesla Batteries

CATL is the largest lithium-ion battery supplier in the world and they plan to increase production by four times to 263 GWh in 2023. CATL Chairman Zeng Yuqun said global lithium battery market demand will increase significantly starting in 2021. Zeng said growth of capacity in the entire industry chain is relatively slow, and effective …

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