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Tesla’s (TSLA) batteries get its new price target, rating from Morgan Stanley

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has received both an increased price target and an improved rating on its stock from Morgan Stanley…

Tesla China battery supplier CATL looks to increase range with new cell installation design

Tesla China's battery supplier CATL is working on a new battery integration technology that will allow cells to be directly…

Tesla’s battery team is on the verge of a new cell with revolutionary density

Tesla's battery research team in Canada, led by Jeff Dahn, is on the verge of proving revolutionary battery density through…

Tesla on track to increase battery energy density by 20%, reveals Panasonic executive

Tesla's 2170 battery cells will increase in energy density by 20% in five years, the head of Panasonic's U.S. EV…

Tesla Giga Berlin to build “completely new battery,” Economic Minister says

Tesla Giga Berlin's future battery production facility will manufacture a "completely new battery," according to Brandenburg's Minister of Economics Jörg…

Tesla will produce batteries in Berlin, but one ingredient is missing

Tesla Giga Berlin will have a battery cell production facility, and the question just comes down to when. Appropriately enough,…

Tesla’s nickel future will benefit the company and the consumer

It is no secret that batteries play a massive role in Tesla's future. Not only do the materials that are…

Tesla’s lead in EVs needs to be answered by Detroit: “The time has come to show it!”

Tesla is slaying its competitors, and Phil LeBeau is telling other automakers to show what they're made of, or stop…

Tesla Model S, Model X specs reveal 250 kW Supercharging rate, suggesting 1,000 mph charging

Tesla has updated the specifications for the Model S and Model X to include a maximum Supercharging rate of 250…

Tesla confirms ‘Battery Day’ and shareholder meeting for Sep. 22 from Fremont

Tesla has confirmed that the annual shareholder meeting and 'Battery Day' will be held in Fremont, California on September 22.…

Tesla boosts Model S and Model X Supercharger peak charge rate

Tesla Model S and Model X vehicles will receive an upgrade in their maximum Supercharging rate from 200 kW to…

Tesla owners tap into smart chargers for Ludicrously Green charging

Electric vehicle charging technology has seen minimal advancements throughout the short but storied history of the plug-in and battery-electric vehicle…

Tesla locks in world’s largest cobalt supplier Glencore for Gigafactory Shanghai, Berlin

Tesla has secured a deal to purchase 12 million pounds of cobalt annually from Glencore, a Swiss-based company that is…

Tesla Model 3 with 100 kWh battery reference spotted in Factory Mode leak

Tesla may have equipped a few of its Model 3 vehicles with 100-kilowatt-hour battery packs, giving the all-electric sedans over…

Tesla’s battery supply constraint is ending, price parity with gas cars is at hand

Tesla's Semi is coming, and it will be here sooner than expected. But the production of the vehicle could be…

Tesla Made-in-China Model 3 locks in approval for cobalt-free battery use

Tesla has officially received approval from the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to use lithium iron phosphate batteries…

Tesla addresses Zero-Cobalt future in latest Impact Report

Tesla outlined its goal for responsible Cobalt sourcing in its latest 2019 Impact Report, released on June 8, 2020. The…

Tesla China battery supplier CATL opens up about million-mile battery

Tesla China's battery supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) has released details about its million-mile battery. Company chairman and…

Tesla owner ‘charges’ Model 3 with homemade solar panel trailer

A Tesla owner has demonstrated a rather novel way to charge his Model 3. In a recent video, Sean Callaghan…

GM watches Tesla go from “graveyard-bound” to inspiration in pursuit of million-mile battery

Tesla was once "headed for the graveyard," according to ex-General Motors executive Bob Lutz, who, in 2010, claimed the electric…