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Is This Why Tesla Stays Secretive About Maxwell Technologies?

August 18th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

There has been a ton of speculation about why Tesla bought Maxwell Technologies. The obvious but vague answer is that its battery technology will improve Tesla's automotive and energy storage products, but we now know the more detailed answer. It's a long story, but it's well worth the read. Please read this post to the end, as it's very easy to misunderstand this if you don't get the whole story


Tesla To Make Its Own Battery Cells? HyperChange CEO Advances Bold Theory

June 14th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

As reported here and here, there was a lot of information presented at the 2019 Tesla annual shareholder meeting. And although there were a lot of small details covered and hints given about the future, there wasn't any earth-shattering news. In my summary, I noted they didn't "let the cat out of the bag." But I didn't really know what the cat was, so I didn't comment


Tesla’s Acquisition of Maxwell Technologies — More Thoughts & Information

May 16th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Tesla today announced the completion of its acquisition of the battery and supercapacitor company Maxwell Technologies. This has been on the cards since early February and is in line with the recent timeline given in Tesla's Q1 investor call. Maxwell's battery dry electrode manufacturing process has already been piloted by Tesla, and will allow significant battery cost reductions and energy density improvements


Tesla Successful In Buying Maxwell Technologies

May 16th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

The news of the day is that Tesla bought around 79% of Maxwell's shares on May the 15th, 2019, after the acquisition offer was extended twice. The original proposal was from February 4th, 2019, and was discussed well by our authors in "Tesla Inks Deal To Acquire Maxwell Technologies In Stock Deal" and "The Ultracapacitors, Electrodes, & Battery Manufacturing Tech Tesla Gets With Maxwell Technologies."


Tesla Inks Deal To Acquire Maxwell Technologies In Stock Deal

February 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla and Maxwell Technologies have drafted a proposal that Maxwell executives have agreed to that, if shareholders agree, would result in Tesla acquiring the company in a stock deal. The deal is detailed in a letter from Maxwell and an 8-K Filing with the SEC filed by the company on February 4th,


The Next Breakthrough in Grid Capacity

November 21st, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

The next breakthrough in grid capacity may combine the best features of ultracapacitors - greater speed and power - with the capacity of battery storage



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