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Tesla plans to boost car production, picks Reno for possible Gigafactory

What’s interesting: Well, for starters, Tesla Motors’ second quarter shareholder letter included news that the company has already broken ground in Reno, Nevada for what could be the site of a planned $5 billion Gigafactory plant. 371 more words

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Batteries not required?

By Dennis Draeger

Energy storage will always be necessary, but research is leading toward a future without the need for bulky batteries that hold back miniaturization and limit functions. 678 more words

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Battery scientists boost lithium-ion capacity 7X by adding cobalt

All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs.

Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important — the aim being to make… 341 more words

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Panasonic reportedly investing in Tesla's U.S. battery 'Gigafactory'

Tesla has made no secret of its ambitious plans to build a huge lithium-ion battery plant in the U.S. — and now it appears to have a powerful partner in Panasonic, one of the world’s biggest makers of batteries. 180 more words

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Batteries - Dangerous Goods Survey

This short survey is looking for feed back from shippers, forwarders, shipping lines and others in maritime transport industry for their concerns on various types of batteries in transport. 31 more words

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Can the world's most promising electric-car battery be saved?

HALIFAX, Canada—Over the last half-dozen years, a swarm of companies from around the world including General Motors has snapped up licenses for a lithium-ion electrode that promised to deliver the next big step in making electric cars competitive with conventional vehicles. 1,478 more words