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Lithium & Battery Stock Explosion, UK Gigafactory Request, Tesla Cybertruck Love — CleanTechnica Top 20

The top 20 CleanTechnica stories of the past week included a look at increasingly popular lithium, nickel, and EV battery stocks

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Lithium Miners & Battery Makers Are Feeling The Tesla Effect

CNN reported that Tesla’s stock surge isn’t just making Elon Musk and Tesla investors rich — it’s affecting other industries as well. Investors who are focusing on other industries, such as lithium and batteries, are also benefitting from Tesla’s success

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Proterra Opens Next-Gen EV Battery Facility in Los Angeles, California

Demand for its electric buses is growing strongly, and that has led to a new battery production line inside Proterra’s electric bus factory in Los Angeles County, California

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Tesla Model 3 With New LFP Battery Now Supercharges Even Faster?

Initial supercharging results suggest that the new lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery powered Tesla Model 3 can supercharge even faster than the version with the nickel battery. This looks promising, and is not unexpected. China-based website 42HOW conducted a side-by-side test of the new LFP battery Tesla Model 3 and the regular nickel battery Tesla [&hellip

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Why Is Battery Manufacturing So Hard? Tesla Battery Day For Dummies (Like Me)

“Large-scale manufacturing, especially if it’s a new invention, is somehow between 1,000 and 10,000% times harder than a prototype.” — Elon Musk In this article, I will try to explain why

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Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest in World

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

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Everything You Need To Know About Tesla’s New 4680 Battery Cell

Tesla didn’t hold back at Battery Day, announcing a new tabless 4680 cell form factor, among many other things

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Elon Touts Radical Manufacturing Redesign. Tesla Awarded Metal Air Battery Patent

Elon Musk says the fundamental architecture of the Model Y produced in Germany will be significantly different from the cars made in Fremont. Also, Tesla has recently been granted a patent for a metal air battery.

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Audi Plans 2022 Q4 e-tron Sportback With 100 kWh Battery And 600 Km Range

Audi Q4 e-tron SportbackBeginning in 2022, Audi will offer a Sportback version of its Q4 electric SUV with a 100 kWh battery and 600 kilometers of range.

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Living Vehicle & Volta Power Systems Partner on Luxury Trailer Offering Solar, Electric Vehicle Charging, Battery Storage for Extended Off-Grid Living

Largest capacity lithium-ion power system available on a residential trailer enables off-grid experience with minimized emissions

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