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Tesla Battery Day — Here Is Everything I Think Will Be Announced

September 21st, 2020 | by Chanan Bos

Well, there is only one day left until Tesla Battery Day. For almost a year now, I have been trying to get all the research, the patents, the facts, the rumors into one video, but it will not be ready in time, so this article will be a culmination of almost everything I think I know about Tesla’s next-generation battery. This is not just another article


Tesla Battery Day Guide — Under $57 Per kWh Pack Possible?

September 21st, 2020 | by Paul Fosse

In this article, I go over the speculation on Tesla's possibly overhyped Battery Day and tell you what to look for. If, after reading this, you want more battery news and analysis, I recommend our recent article on LPF batteries that Elon Musk commented on, this article on a new Tesla patent on a metal-air battery, and this article on lithium-ion capacity


Tesla & Amprius — What Is Going On? [Updated: Nothing]

August 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla fans have zeroed in on a battery startup called Amprius. A number of clues indicate that it may be acquired by Tesla in the future, or that it at least plays a role in Tesla's battery innovation and coming announcements at Tesla Battery Day. I'll come back to the Tesla–Amprius connections in a minute. First, once I saw the name popping up, I recognized it and decided to check the CleanTechnica archives for it. Let's start there


Tesla Master Plan, Part Trois (Sort Of): Battery Day

May 30th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla hasn't officially released a Master Plan, Part Trois, but we could pretend this is essentially what Tesla Battery Day is. Sean Mitchell from All Things EV believes that this will reveal a strategy for more affordable energy


What Will Tesla Tell Us On Battery Day?

April 15th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla will be holding a Battery Investor Day sometime soon. What sort of news can we expect? Of course, we could just wait and see instead of idly speculating, but what fun would that be


Tesla Earnings Report: Top Takeaways

January 30th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

Below are a number of top takeaways from Tesla's latest shareholder letter and conference call. Perhaps these thing stood out to you as well. Perhaps they will light a spark in your brain


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,



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