Ford Hopes to Produce EVs Late in 2023 at Tesla’s 2020 Runrate $F $TSLA

Ford’s late 2023 electric vehicles production runrate target is half of Tesla Q4 2021 production runrate. Tesla built 305,000 vehicles in Q4 of 2021. Annually at that rate of production Tesla would make 1.22 million cars. Ford hopes to be about three years behind Tesla in EV production. Tesla ended 2020 with 179,757 produced in …

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Panasonic Scaling Batteries for 26 Million EVs Per Year to Supply Tesla

Panasonic Energy is building a pipeline of 2 terawatt-hours (TWh) of battery and raw material supplies for Tesla as part of a new mandate from the Elon Musk-led company, according to Chief Technology Officer Shoichiro Watanabe. 2 Terawatt-hours per year is enough for about 26 million electric cars per year. Panasonic will need to build …

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Tesla 4680 Battery Analysis

Jordon at the Limiting Factor is a battery expert and he has had a detailed analysis of a six month old 4680 Tesla battery. It is a world class battery with an extra 10 watt hours per kilogram of energy density. It achieved with a 15% disadvantage of using a thicker shell around the battery …

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