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Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today’s lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today’s lithium-ion cells.

Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack & Battery Cell Teardown Highlights Performance Improvements

Electric vehicle expert Jack Rickard recently took to the Tesla Model 3 battery pack with his unique combination of “stoic heroism” and battery know-how, in order to shed some light on the battery setup in the Tesla Model 3. Why heroism? Jack tore down a nearly fully charged 2170 battery, defying battery handling best practices and common sense, for your benefit. But I digress.