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Tesla’s 3-Phase 4-Pole AC Induction Motor — Why Nikola Tesla’s 19th Century Induction Motor Is The Ideal Choice For The 21st Century Electric Car

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By Steve Bakker Pop quiz: You’re at a cocktail party. Inevitably, the conversation turns to electric cars. An attractive member of the opposite sex leans over to you, sizes you up as someone who knows their amps from their volts, focuses a pair of bedroom blue eyes in your direction that burn a hole through you [&hellip

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New Apple Peel Battery Could Compete With Tesla’s Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Researchers at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have come up with an energy storage solution that could make good use of waste from the country’s apple processing industry. They have found that leftover apple waste has “excellent” electrochemical properties for use in sodium-ion batteries, when reduced to a carbon material. Sodium-ion technology is beginning to [&hellip

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Tesla’s Worldview, Via Tesla VP Diarmuid O’Connell & Wired UK Editor Michael Rundle

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Originally published on Gas2. Michael Rundle, Wired’s UK editor, got a tour of the Tesla factory recently conducted by none other than Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla’s vice president of business development. Variously described as committed or combative, it is fair to say O’Connell has drunk deeply of the Tesla Kool Aid and is a firm believer in [&hellip

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Toyota Following Tesla’s Lead, Trying Out Direct Online Sales

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Following what I’m guessing will probably be a strong trend in the coming years, Toyota will soon begin testing out a new online sales system that will allow buyers to completely bypass the car dealership “experience.” Rather than being subjected to the slow torture of spending a few hours being set up and (potentially) ripped [&hellip

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Tesla’s Elon Musk & Uber’s Travis Kalanick To Appear Back To Back On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Originally published on Gas2. There’s no doubt about it — Elon Musk has hit star status. The latest indication of that is that he is going to be a guest on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Colbert’s second night hosting the show, only following George Clooney, Jeb Bush, and presumably Scarlett Johansson (Scarlett is slated for the same [&hellip

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Electric Motorcycles Are As Disruptive As Tesla’s Cars

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What is the fastest production motorcycle in the world? What bike beat every other motorcycle and most cars up Pike’s Peak in 2013? What motorcycle had massive brake and shock upgrades while getting almost $ 2,000 cheaper in the past two years? What motorcycle is cheapest to own and run over several years? The answers are [&hellip

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SolarCity’s Solar Panel “Gigafactory” Resembles Tesla’s Gigafactory So Far

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Following on the company’s acquisition of the solar module manufacturer Silevo last year, SolarCity began work on a “Gigafactory” of its own — following in the footsteps of “sister company” Tesla Motors, you might say. The SolarCity version will of course produce solar modules, though, not lithium-ion batteries. Unsurprisingly — given the somewhat similar functions,

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The Truth About Tesla’s Demand

By Michael Grinshpun Summary High finished goods inventory does not imply that Tesla has an inventory because there is a pipeline full of cars being shipped at the end of the quarter. Regional monthly fluctuations in registration are caused by allocation of deliveries and do not represent fluctuations of demand like some Tesla bears suggest. Short

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How Does Tesla’s Model X Compare To Other SUVs?

Originally published on EV Obsession. How does Tesla’s soon to be released Model X SUV compare, specs wise, to some of the other top models out there? This wonderful graph below (coming to us via Tesla Motors Club forum member MartinAustin) should give you some basic idea of what can be expected with the Model

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Tesla’s Gigafactory Won’t Be In California, Texas Unlikely

Originally published on Gas 2. By Robyn Purchia. Now that Tesla has announced development of a $ 5 billion “Gigafactory,” everyone is wondering where it will be built. Well, we just got handed a clue: it’s not California. Although Tesla has a factory in Fremont, California, headquarters in Palo Alto, and a design studio in Southern

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