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batteriesAmazon Orders 100,000 Rivian Electric Vans With Delivery Starting By 2021

Rivian is a startup making electric SUVs and electric trucks. Amazon has ordered100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. Rivian said it will design, build and service a new electric van exclusively for Amazon. These will be dedicated electric delivery van …

businessTesla Gets 10% Tax Exemption in China

Tesla currently imports all of the cars it sells in China but plans to make the Model 3, its best-selling vehicle, at the new plant starting late this year. The company on Friday raised prices in China as trade tensions …

batteriesTesla and CATL Interested in India Gigafactories for Batteries

Tesla and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL) and other companies that have shown an initial interest in the Indian government’s plan to build large battery factories at an investment of about ₹50,000 crore (US$7 billion). India’s plan to …

batteriesTesla Next Generation Lithium Batteries vs Solid State Batteries from Everyone Else

Batteries for electric cars and trucks will become a $6 billion market with silicon added batteries and advanced lithium-ion batteries dominant until 2026 when solid-state batteries could become dominant. Almost all car and truck makers are betting next-generation batteries will …

carInside of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory

There is a tweet from the Tesla Show of the inside of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory. Tesla agreed to pay China 2.23 billion yuan ($323 million) in tax every year as part of a deal with local authorities to build …

batteriesTesla Fourth Gigafactory in Europe Should Start Production in 2021

Tesla is speeding up their European Gigafactory efforts and are hoping to finalize a location choice in the coming quarters. Elon said in Q and A at the 2019Q2 conference call that he was hoping to have the Gigafactory 4 …

businessTesla China Factory Will Generate Many Billions in Revenue in 2020

A video shows some of the interior of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory and there is another video indicated the potential financial impact of the factory in 2020. After spoke with my source in China, I am now more confidence to …

businessWill the Tesla Have a Record Breaking Quarter in Every Way?

In five days, Tesla will release its quarterly earnings. Elon Musk said a month ago that Tesla had a decent shot at having a record-breaking quarter in every way. Tesla did delivery a record number of cars with 95,200 cars …

batteriesElectric Cars and Tesla Now to 2020

China is the global leader in electric vehicles sales. Over one million electric cars were sold in China in 2018 which was nearly three times more than the USA. Global electric car sales finished May 2019 with 180,000 sales for …