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Dissecting Tesla Mannequin three’s 2170 lithium ion battery cell, what’s inside?

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email A teardown video featuring Tesla Model 3’s 2170 lithium-ion battery cell was recently uploaded on YouTube, showing the components of the cylindrical cell and how it stacks up against the Model S and Model X’s 18650 battery …

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Tesla has achieved a “semi-automatic” Mannequin three battery manufacturing line, says Elon Musk

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Tesla CEO Elon Musk described how the California-based electric car and energy firm is currently utilizing a semi-automatic battery production line for the Model 3. During the companys Q4 earnings call, held after Wednesday’s closing bell, the Tesla …

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Tesla is growing Semi truck charging stations with its largest clients

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email New details about the Tesla Semi charging infrastructure have emerged, showing the company’s strategy to partner with its truck buyers on the development and installation of chargers at customer facilities. Tesla is collaborating with firms which placed …

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Panasonic talks Tesla and teases the way forward for automobile tech [Video]

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Panasonic, the Japanese electronics giant, has supported Tesla since its early days in 2007. By 2010, Panasonic invested $30 million for a multi-year collaboration with Tesla developing lithium-ion battery cells for its electric vehicles. More recently, Panasonic …

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Tesla put in over 1,000 Superchargers in China, appears to be like to double in 2018

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Tesla is continuing its ramp-up in China, with the California-based electric car maker’s local branch announcing that it has reached a milestone in the country’s Supercharger network. Tesla had 1,021 operational Superchargers at the end of 2017, according …

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Tesla Supercharger in LA will get a traditional drive-in restaurant and out of doors film, says Elon Musk

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Tesla CEO Elon Musk is looking to bring back some vintage charm to the Supercharger network. In a series of tweets, Musk announced that the California-based electric carmaker would be putting up an old-school drive-in with restaurant at one …

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Tesla launches “EV journey planner” device with map of Supercharger places

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Tesla has launched a trip planning tool that gives existing owners and prospective buyers insight into the number of charging stops and charging time needed, when traveling longer distances in a Model S, X or Model 3. The …

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Tesla Gigafactory blamed for international scarcity of cylindrical batteries

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email A new report by South Korea’s etnews points to Tesla as being the root cause for an ‘extreme’ global shortage of cylindrical batteries. Industry sources have reportedly blamed Tesla’s Gigafactory for consuming supplies of lithium ion batteries by partner Panasonic, …

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First take a look at world’s largest Tesla Supercharger station in Shanghai, China

Reddit Tweet Share Share Email Tesla has opened its massive 50-stall Supercharger station that’s located at the Lilac International Business Center in Shanghai, China. Though the California-based electric car company has yet to officially announce the grand opening of its “world’s largest Supercharger station”, …

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