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VW leaks the new name for U.S. operations: ‘Voltswagen’

Volkswagen has accidentally revealed its plans to change its United States operations to "Voltswagen," a play on words to its…

Redwood Materials takes on solar panel recycling in new partnership with ERI

Former Tesla executive JB Straubel's battery recycling venture, known as Redwood Materials, has reached an exclusive partnership with Electronic Recyclers…

EV charging tax credit set to expand with ‘Securing America’s Clean Fuels Infrastructure Act’

The Securing America’s Clean Fuels Infrastructure Act is being rolled out by a group of bipartisan senators. The bill would…

Volkswagen’s Power Day: Six new cell plants, new unified battery cell, charging network partnerships

Earlier today, German automaker Volkswagen held its first-ever "Power Day" event. Similar to Tesla's Battery Day, Volkswagen outlined its plans…

GM equips MIT grad’s battery company to slash cell costs by 60%

General Motors has struck up a deal with SolidEnergy Systems, an MIT grad's lithium metal battery innovation company. SES plans…

Tesla denies reports that it will use battery swapping techniques

Tesla representatives are denying reports that the company is planning to use battery swapping techniques to alleviate Supercharging in China.…

Tesla’s Elon Musk talks Nickel concerns and LFP battery strategy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has called on Nickel suppliers to mine more of the earth metal for the production of…

Redwood Materials sheds light on recycling deals with Tesla, AESC

Former Tesla co-founder JB Straubel's battery recycling startup Redwood Materials announced recently that it had come to terms with Envision…

Tesla’s former CTO JB Straubel lands recycling deal with Nissan LEAF battery supplier

Former Tesla executive JB Straubel's battery recycling venture Redwood Materials has reached a recycling deal with Envision AESC, the battery…

Tesla’s 4680 Kato Rd. facility has a top 10 capacity, and it’s not even close to finished

Tesla CEO Elon Musk disclosed some details about the electric automaker's 4680 cell plant last week. After stating that the…

Top 10 questions Tesla (TSLA) investors want answered in the Q4 2020 earnings call

Tesla’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) retail and institutional investors are aggregating a number of inquiries that will potentially be addressed by the…

Tesla shows battery manufacturing lines inspired by other industries in new video

Tesla has released a new one-minute long video spot on its YouTube channel, showing the company's battery cell manufacturing lines.…

Tesla renews contract with Jeff Dahn’s battery team at Dalhousie University

Tesla has renewed its contract with Jeff Dahn and Dalhousie University. The partnership between Tesla and the Canadian University, which…

Tesla battery supplier Panasonic wants cobalt-free cells in 2-3 years

Tesla battery supplier Panasonic wants to do away with cobalt in its electric vehicle battery cells within two to three…

Tesla locks in five-year lithium deal with China’s Sichuan Yahua

Tesla has locked in a five-year lithium supply partnership with China's Sichuan Yahua Industrial Group Co., the latter company stated…

Tesla.com launches Battery Cell Team recruiting site: ‘Tera is the New Giga’

Tesla has officially launched a new Battery Jobs portion of its website, inviting engineers, manufacturing, materials, equipment, and operations workers…

Tesla teardown expert breaks down the new 4680 Battery Pack

Tesla teardown expert Sandy Munro recently recreated what he believes will be the new 4680 Battery Pack by recreating the…

Ford flips stance on Tesla’s battery production strategy that has ‘no advantage’

Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Farley has flipped his company's stance on whether it will produce EV battery cells for…

Tesla veteran tuner showcases how to revive an aging Model S battery pack

A Tesla Model S battery pack had failed, and an owner scooped up the flagship sedan from the all-electric car…

Tesla’s LFP battery and its bizarre, yet convenient, charging suggestion

Tesla's Customer Support account on Chinese social media platform Weibo suggests that the LFP batteries used within the Standard Range+…