QuantumScape is developing a scalable solid-state battery that would improve charging times, extend driving range, and lower costs for electric cars.
Apple says it will be able to store enough energy to power 7,000 homes for a day with the batteries.
QuantumScape has partnered with Volkswagen to provide next generation batteries for use in the production of electric vehicles.
Ample hopes to ease the range-bound anxiety of driving an electric car by making charging stations as fast and readily available as gas stations.
Comstock Mining stock surged Wednesday on a deal to buy a 64% stake in Linico, a lithium-ion battery recycler.
VCs are pouring money into climate-tech startups developing everything from batteries to machines that capture carbon emissions. We asked 15 top firms and incubators, from Khosla Ventures to Greentown Labs, which startups they think are set to soar in the year ahead. They shared 46 companies, which are developing wildly […]
QuantumScape says it’s made a solid-state battery cell that is more powerful than those used by Tesla and others. The batteries can also charge to 80% capacity in 15 minutes, while remaining efficient in cold weather, the company says. The Tesla cofounder JB Straubel described the news as a “game-changer” […]
Tesla is developing a battery with 600 miles of range, Elon Musk said Tuesday. The CEO also hinted that Tesla may develop a smaller, compact car for European markets. “I was driving around Berlin and in quite a bit of trouble finding a parking space where we could fit,” he […]
Tesla’s held a comfortable lead on electric-vehicle manufacturing and sales for years, after virtually inventing the industry on its own. But now it’s not the only player in town, and competitors are quickly catching up, according to UBS. To understand manufacturing costs and technology, analysts at the bank tore down […]
Tesla may be planning to build batteries at its forthcoming Texas factory. In documents filed to the state’s Commission on Environmental Quality, the company mentions a proposal for cell production. Last month, CEO Elon Musk said Tesla found new innovations to bring down the cost of producing batteries while integrating […]
Tesla will start using cobalt-free batteries in certain Model 3s made in China, two unnamed sources told Reuters. Cobalt is very expensive to mine and its production is linked to human-rights violations. In China, Tesla wants to use cobalt-free batteries in all standard-range Model 3s, the sources said. Visit Business […]
Deal talks around Tesla acquiring Nevada-based mining company Cypress Development Corp. have fallen through, Bloomberg first reported. As the company shifts its plan, it now has the rights to mine Lithium on its own in the state, according to the report. The automaker has access to 10,000 acres of “lithium-rich […]
Piedmont Lithium, an Australia-based mining company, surged as much as 395% on Monday after it signed a five-year sales agreement with Tesla. Piedmont entered a binding sales agreement with Tesla to provide it with spodumene concentrate, a lithium mineral typically derived from pegmatite rock. The deal will likely help Tesla […]
Tesla’s new 4680 battery cell is an “A-plus” design according to Shirley Meng, a scientist from the University of California San Diego. But she added that Tesla can’t achieve is ambitious goals by itself – to get to ten terawatts of worldwide capacity, other players will be required. “The world […]
Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting and “Battery Day” presentations will happen Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. California time. You can watch both events on the company’s livestream, as in-person attendance was severely limited due to COVID-19. Elon Musk on Tuesday tempered expectations for the event, but analysts say it could still be […]
Investors and analysts have their eyes on Tesla’s‘Battery Day’ on Tuesday, anticipating some major announcements. CEO Elon Musk and his team could have some surprises in store, but with new car factories operating, planned, or under construction on three continents, the critical issue to address is battery supply. Meanwhile, General […]
Summary List Placement “It’s Tesla’s world and everyone else is paying rent” in the EV market, Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives told CNBC on Thursday. Tesla is readying a “million-mile” battery that could greatly reduce the cost of EVs, and is scheduled to be announced at the upcoming September 22 “Battery […]