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Elon Musk’s Tesla Semi update means that the battery that changes everything is ready

In a recent email to his employees, Elon Musk announced that the Tesla Semi will be entering volume production soon.…

Tesla’s 1 million-mile battery takes a step forward with new electrode patent

A newly released patent from Tesla has teased what appears to be a step towards Elon Musk's one-million-mile battery target.…

Tesla partner Panasonic to shutdown its operations at Gigfactory Nevada, “intensive cleaning” planned

Tesla partner Panasonic will begin shutting down its operations at Gigafactory Nevada in an effort to minimize the spread of…

Tesla becoming a battery supplier for legacy auto isn’t a crazy idea anymore

Tesla's potential as a future battery supplier for other automakers is being paved by the ongoing struggles of the company's…

Tesla may have quietly acquired a new lithium-ion battery cell startup in CO

Recent observations by active members of the Tesla community suggest that the electric car maker may have acquired a lithium-ion…

Tesla's focus on batteries is being proven right, and other EV makers are paying the price

As more and more automakers begin the transition to electric vehicles, it is becoming increasingly apparent that Tesla's intense focus…

Tesla's battery acquisitions are paying off in spades, and giving rivals a lot of pain

There was a time, not too long ago, when Tesla skeptics questioned the company's focus in designing and producing its…

Tesla’s ability to attract top software engineering talent explained

Tesla might be known for its demanding, Silicon Valley-style work environment, but the electric car maker remains as one of…

Tesla in talks with Brazil-based startup to access lithium supply for EV batteries

Tesla is reportedly looking to strike a deal with Sigma Lithium Resources Group, a Brazilian startup company that can supply…

Tesla patent points to battery cell improvements with clever deformation detection process

A recent patent published late August has revealed that Tesla is working on a monitoring system and apparatus that will…

Tesla’s school programs are key to its mission and workforce development

Tesla's internships for high school graduates at Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada have been well received due to their mutual…

Tesla is developing the means to start producing its own battery cells: sources

Tesla is reportedly working on developing a means to produce its own battery cells for its electric vehicles and energy…

Tesla battery partner Panasonic debunks rumors about alleged Gigafactory 1 conflicts

Panasonic Corporation President Kazuhiro Tsuga effectively debunked speculations alleging that the Japanese company's relationship with American electric car maker Tesla…

Tesla’s warning on battery mineral shortage addressed in new mining-reform legislation

Tesla is concerned about a global shortage of minerals required for production of electric vehicle batteries, with the electric car…

Tesla Model Y goes on display outside of its Fremont seat factory

Tesla recently had a Model Y on display for employees to see outside of its seat factory at 901 Page…

Panasonic could update Japan plant for upgraded Tesla battery production: source

Panasonic Corp, Tesla's exclusive battery partner for its existing lineup of vehicles, is reportedly looking to upgrade one of its…

Tesla expands rooftop solar arrays at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada

A recent flyby over Tesla's Gigafactory 1 site in Nevada has shown that the electric car maker's expansive battery factory…

Tesla battery partner Panasonic will ‘study investments over 35 GWh’ for Gigafactory 1

Following reports from the Nikkei Asian Review alleging that Panasonic and Tesla have decided to freeze investments on Gigafactory 1,…

Tesla analyst reaffirms bullish stance after impressive Fremont, Gigafactory 1 visit

Tesla shares (NASDAQ:TSLA) might be facing headwinds in the market recently due to concerns over the company's performance in the…

Tesla is giving high school grads Gigafactory jobs as apprenticeship program enters 3rd year

At Tesla's Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada, local high school graduates have had the opportunity since 2017 to participate in…