Battery / Charging

Tesla’s 4680 battery has suppliers battling for the contract of a lifetime

Tesla's 4680 battery cell has battery makers and suppliers battling for the contract of a lifetime, developing prototypes and samples…

Redwood Materials opens up new facility just miles from Tesla Giga Nevada

Redwood Materials, a battery and e-waste recycling venture from former Tesla executive J.B. Straubel, has opened up a new manufacturing…

Tesla is using a new 12V Lithium-ion battery in the Model S Plaid

Among the many changes that Tesla implemented in the new Model S Plaid, a new, 12-volt lithium-ion battery is one…

Tesla donates $3.1M of $6M grant to Jeff Dahn’s Dalhousie University battery team

A team of battery researchers at Canada's Dalhousie University are the recipients of a $6 million grant from the Natural…

Tesla wind and solar-powered Superchargers come to the UK with Fastned partnership

Tesla and fast-charging company Fastned have once again partnered up to bring sustainably-powered electric vehicle chargers to the United Kingdom.…

Ford signs joint venture with SK Innovation, backtracking its ‘no advantage’ battery stance

Ford has announced that it has signed a joint venture deal with South Korea's SK Innovation in a monumental partnership…

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…