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Is Tesla A Step Closer To The 1 Million-Mile Battery?

January 17th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In 2019, Elon Musk announced that Tesla had a "1 million-mile battery pack" in the making. He said that it was going into production "next year," which is now here. Tesla, while in a partnership with physicists from Canada's Dalhousie University, filed a patent in December for new lithium-ion battery tech


7 New(ish) Tesla Patents

January 3rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla is an innovation powerhouse. As part of that, it publishes a fair number of patents. We don't get around to publishing stories on every interesting patent we see, so here's a quick roundup of Tesla patents published in recent months that we haven't covered


Tesla Patents Hinged Solar Roof Tile Mounting Frame With Integrated Wiring

August 29th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

A new patent reveals that Tesla is continuing to innovate with its solar roof tile installation process. The new patent was granted to Tesla for a hinged frame with integrated wiring that could speed up the physical installation and significantly simplify the wiring required for solar roof tiles, if implemented


Tesla Granted New Patents For Curved & Textured Solar Roof Tile Manufacturing

August 9th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla was just granted a new series of patents that shed some light on the techniques it will use on its upcoming curved and flat solar roof tiles. These design techniques will presumably be employed as Tesla moves towards the first commercial version of these tiles, which are expected to move into mass production a bit later than the Tesla solar roof tiles that have just been installed on my roof



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