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Tesla unveils battery puzzle pieces of smart material science, design, and manufacturing innovation

September 23, 2020 - 11:14 am

At its Battery Day event, Tesla unveiled its new 4680 battery cell developed in-house and the manufacturing process behind it.

The highly anticipated presentation went deep into details about all the different pieces of material science, design, and manufacturing innovations that it took to deliver the masterpiece of a puzzle that the automaker needed to put together to reduce battery costs by more than 50% in just 3 years…

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Tesla to release tri-motor Plaid Model S in 2021, smaller Cybertruck for Australia

September 23, 2020 - 2:54 am

Model S. Source: Tesla

Tesla will release hotly anticipated tri-motor Model S from late 2021, and will consider a "tight wolverine" Cybertruck for overseas markets, says Musk.

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Tesla does “fundamental rewrite” of Full Self Driving autonomous software

September 23, 2020 - 2:09 am

Source: Youtube/Tesla

Tesla will soon release fully functional version of its Full Self Driving package after undergoing a "fundamental rewrite" of its software.

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Nikola founder and chair steps down amid claims of “intricate fraud”

September 23, 2020 - 1:53 am

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Trevor Milton, founder and chair of hydrogen vehicle maker Nikola, resigns amid allegations that he misled investors and that the company is an “intricate fraud”.

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Karma Automotive teases first all-electric luxury sedan

September 23, 2020 - 1:40 am

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Karma Automotive teases first fully electric luxury sedan and a new family of 2021 vehicles called the GS Series.

The post Karma Automotive teases first all-electric luxury sedan appeared first on The Driven.

Musk downplays vehicle-to-grid technology: “It has lower utility than you think”

September 23, 2020 - 12:56 am

Musk says V2G could be delivered with software update, but downplays its utility because Powerwalls are more dependable storage option than battery on wheels.

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Tesla announces $25,000 electric car enabled by new battery cell

September 23, 2020 - 12:36 am

Tesla announced today an upcoming $25,000 electric car enabled by its new battery cell and coming within the next 3 years.

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Battery Day revelations: Tesla to make $US25,000 EV by 2023

September 22, 2020 - 11:26 pm

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Musk says Tesla will make $US25,000 electric vehicle by 2023, thanks to big reduction in battery cell making costs revealed at Battery Day.

The post Battery Day revelations: Tesla to make $US25,000 EV by 2023 appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla unveils Model S Plaid: 520+ miles, 200 mph, and 0-60mph in less than 2s

September 22, 2020 - 11:11 pm

Tesla unveiled today its Model S Plaid, the new highest performance version of its flagship sedan.

The electric car is going to have over 520 miles of range, 200 mph top speed, and 0 to 60 mph acceleration in less than two seconds.

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Tesla unveils new 4680 battery cell: bigger, 6x power, and 5x energy

September 22, 2020 - 10:20 pm

Tesla has unveiled its new battery cell, now known as the 4680, at its Battery Day event.

The new cell is bigger, offers six times the power of Tesla’s previous cells, and five times the energy capacity.

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Tesla brings Roadster, Cybertruck prototypes and more to Battery Day [Gallery]

September 22, 2020 - 9:08 pm

Tesla brought several prototypes to its Battery Day and Shareholders Meeting event today, including the Roadster, Cybertruck, and more.

We bring you a photo gallery of the vehicles in this point.

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Quick Charge Podcast: September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020 - 8:13 pm

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple PodcastsSpotifyTuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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Tesla (TSLA) Battery Day and 2020 Shareholders Meeting News Hub

September 22, 2020 - 7:02 pm

Tesla (TSLA) is holding its Battery Day and 2020 Shareholders Meeting today, and we are going to post all the important news coming out of the event in this Electrek News Hub.

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Taycan electric car is already Porsche’s best-selling model, destroys Panamera sales

September 22, 2020 - 6:31 pm

The Taycan electric car has already become Porsche’s best-selling car in Europe, destroying the sales of the Panamera, its closest gas-powered competitor.

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Electrek readers can save big on Greenbike Electric Bikes with our promo code

September 22, 2020 - 6:09 pm

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Airbus wants to put a hydrogen plane in the air by 2035

September 22, 2020 - 4:45 am

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Airbus says battery technology is developing way too slowly so it will turn to hydrogen technology to put a long haul zero emissions aircraft in air by 2035.

The post Airbus wants to put a hydrogen plane in the air by 2035 appeared first on The Driven.

Has Angus Taylor heard of Battery Day? EVs ranked second order priority in roadmap

September 22, 2020 - 2:51 am

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As world focuses on Tesla's Battery Day, Australia's emissions reductions minister ignores EVs and ranks charging as a second order priority in his technology roadmap.

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UK to bring forward ban on petrol and diesel vehicle sales to 2030

September 22, 2020 - 2:01 am

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Reports say UK Tory government to bring forward ban on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales another five years to 2030.

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