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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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New Energy Storage “Water Battery” Breakthrough: Look Ma, No Underground Powerhouse

energy storage pumped hydro turbinePlain water and a new type of turbine are the keys to a pumped hydro energy storage system aimed at bringing more wind and solar online.

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The Battery & Mining Catch-22 Threatening The EV Revolution

Electric vehicles need batteries, and it takes one or two years to get a battery production plant up and running. However, something that is often forgotten is that you don’t make batteries out of thin air

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Volkswagen Inks $1.4 Billion Battery Deal With Wanxiang A123

dendritesWanxiang A123 says it has a deal with Volkswagen Group to provide up to $ 1.4 billion in LFP battery cells for use in the cars it manufacturers and sells in China,

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LG Chem Secures Bigger Tesla Battery Contract

Global battery giant LG Chem has reportedly secured a bigger order of batteries from Tesla due to higher demand and an inability for Tesla to produce enough batteries for its cars on its own. At least, that’s the news out of Korea, where LG Chem is based

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Recent LG Chem, CATL, & SK Innovation Battery News

Three of the top companies in EV battery world had some notable news at the end of April that never saw the light of day here on CleanTechnica. Let’s jump into them

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