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GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

July 31st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

GM formed a joint venture with LG Chem earlier this year, Ultium Cells LLC, and CleanTechnica was lucky to talk at length with GM President Mark Reuss about this and the company's electrification plans just before a certain infamous coronavirus shut the country down. The Ultium battery factory in Ohio is sprouting now


Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel Sourcing — Australia? Bolivia? China?

July 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Following some of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's comments regarding battery production during the quarterly Tesla conference call for shareholders last week, I decided to have two long conversations with Howard Klein and Rodney Hooper of RK Equity about the EV battery production and mining industries


Tesla’s Efficiency Advantage: Cheap & Abundant LFP Batteries Will Power Mass-Market EVs

July 23rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Tesla's second quarter earnings call just confirmed what may be the hottest technology topic for the electric vehicle revolution. Relatively inexpensive and abundant Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries are well suited to affordable mass market EVs, so long as they are energy efficient. This confirms that frequent concerns over battery mineral constraints (and fundamental cost barriers) for powering the EV transition can potentially be laid to rest


Is Honda Waking Up?

July 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Honda has formed a "comprehensive strategic alliance" with CATL, one of the world's top three EV battery producers. This is not just a contract for batteries, but a rather deep and broad partnership


LG Chem Secures Bigger Tesla Battery Contract

July 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

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


There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

July 3rd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

If you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid


Hyundai, Kia, & LG Chem Plan To Suck The Blood Of EV & Battery Startups

June 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

We got some exciting news out of South Korea this week from three of the biggest players in the auto industry — EV battery giant LG Chem and automakers Kia and Hyundai. The three plan to inspire and tap into the creative and skilled minds of by hosting a startup competition and then sucking the blood of the most promising crews


Span Partners With LG On Intelligent Breaker Panel & Energy Storage

February 20th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Span, maker of the smart electrical panel, has partnered with LG to develop a fully integrated electrical and energy management system for the home. The new offering will integrate Span's smart panel and LG's RESU energy storage units to give homeowners unprecedented control over their energy to enable them to use it when the want, how they want


Elon Musk: “Alien Technology” Is Coming

February 1st, 2020 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla's Q4 2019 earnings call sent the stock into orbit during after-hours trading and in subsequent days. For a quick overview of the company's financials, check the source — Tesla's official Q4 and FY2019 update. Meanwhile, I was furiously taking notes during the company's conference call, which had engaging questions from retail investors (via the innovative SAY.com platform), and assorted Wall Street analysts. 



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