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Stories about: Li-Ion batteries

CATL Will Be the Battery Cell Supplier for Tesla's Next-Generation Compact EV
CATL Will Be the Battery Cell Supplier for Tesla's Next-Generation Compact EV

28 Mar 2024, 09:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / CATL is working with Tesla to develop a fast-charging LFP battery pack for the upcoming next-generation EVs, including the robotaxi Tesla is working on

 
Tesla Produces Enough 4680 Battery Cells To Build 1,000 Cybertrucks per Week
Tesla Produces Enough 4680 Battery Cells To Build 1,000 Cybertrucks per Week

20 Mar 2024, 18:24 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla announced it surpassed an important milestone for the 4680-cell production, being able to produce enough cells for 1,000 Cybertrucks in one week

 
Tesla To Start LFP Battery Production in Nevada Using Equipment From China's CATL
Tesla To Start LFP Battery Production in Nevada Using Equipment From China's CATL

1 Feb 2024, 16:50 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla will diversify its battery technologies and start LFP cell production in Sparks, Nevada, using equipment bought from China's CATL

 
Tesla Semi Confined to Small-Series Production Due to Battery-Supply Constraints
Tesla Semi Confined to Small-Series Production Due to Battery-Supply Constraints

14 Jun 2023, 12:16 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Elon Musk admitted in an interview that Tesla Semi would not see significant production figures until later in 2024 because of battery-supply constraints

 
Panasonic Hit a Snag With the 4680 Battery Cells for Tesla, Production Delayed
Panasonic Hit a Snag With the 4680 Battery Cells for Tesla, Production Delayed

11 May 2023, 16:40 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Panasonic announced that it's delaying the production start of the 4680 battery cells for Tesla until April-September 2024, a year later than initially planned

 
Hyundai and SK On Choose Bartow County for Their EV Battery Plant
Hyundai and SK On Choose Bartow County for Their EV Battery Plant

26 Apr 2023, 17:50 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Hyundai and SK On partnered to build an EV battery plant in Bartow County, Georgia to supply battery packs for 300,000 EVs built in the US

 
Tesla Projects Its EV Batteries Degrading Just 12 Percent After 200,000 Miles
Tesla Projects Its EV Batteries Degrading Just 12 Percent After 200,000 Miles

25 Apr 2023, 10:26 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla shows in the Impact Report 2022 that its EV batteries lose just 12 percent of their capacity on average after 200,000 miles of usage

 
Tesla Boosts Dry Battery Electrode Development, Hires New Battery Expert
Tesla Boosts Dry Battery Electrode Development, Hires New Battery Expert

30 Mar 2023, 10:27 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla has named Matt Tyler as the new Director of Dry Electrode Development, in charge of advancing the new technology for the 4680-cell production

 
Tesla's 4680 Cells Have a Third Electrical Terminal, and Everyone Wants To Know Why
Tesla's 4680 Cells Have a Third Electrical Terminal, and Everyone Wants To Know Why

24 Mar 2023, 16:13 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Tesla's 4680 cells feature a third electrical terminal that could be used to measure key battery parameters in real-time to allow faster charging

 
Tesla Secures $2.9 Billion Worth of High-Nickel Cathode Materials From Korea's L&F Co
Tesla Secures $2.9 Billion Worth of High-Nickel Cathode Materials From Korea's L&F Co

28 Feb 2023, 09:41 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Reports indicate that South Korean L&F Co has secured a $2.9 billion Tesla contract to supply the EV maker with high-nickel cathode materials

 
Korean Battery Producers Set To Lose Big to China As U.S. Carmakers Switch to LFP Cells
Korean Battery Producers Set To Lose Big to China As U.S. Carmakers Switch to LFP Cells

11 Feb 2023, 17:25 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Korean battery manufacturers like SK On and LG Energy Solution are pushed out of the EV market by China‚Äôs CATL and its increasingly popular LFP cells

 
Tesla Will Eventually Make 4680 Batteries Based on the LFP Chemistry
Tesla Will Eventually Make 4680 Batteries Based on the LFP Chemistry

26 Jan 2023, 19:20 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Despite still struggling with low yields, Tesla plans to use the 4680 cells for everything from cars to stationary storage, meaning LFP 4680 cells are a given

 
Three Li-Ion Cell Chemistries to Dominate the Half Trillion Battery Market Into the 2030s
Three Li-Ion Cell Chemistries to Dominate the Half Trillion Battery Market Into the 2030s

28 Dec 2022, 13:31 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Analysts predict that the Li-Ion battery market will reach half a trillion dollars in the next 10 years, with three cell chemistries set to dominate

 
Scientists Invent Miracle Electrolyte Which Keeps EV Batteries Stable in Extreme Heat
Scientists Invent Miracle Electrolyte Which Keeps EV Batteries Stable in Extreme Heat

13 Dec 2022, 15:39 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Researchers at Stanford University have discovered a non-flammable electrolyte that can keep Li-Ion batteries working in extreme heat above 140 F (60 C)

 
LG Chem to Invest More Than $3 Billion in U.S. Battery Cathode Plant
LG Chem to Invest More Than $3 Billion in U.S. Battery Cathode Plant

23 Nov 2022, 14:52 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / LG Chem announced plans to invest over $3 billion in a cathode production facility in Tennessee to support its battery production for Tesla, GM, and, later, Hyu

 
Stanford Study Shows How EV Batteries Should Be Charged to Extend Their Life by 20 Percent
Stanford Study Shows How EV Batteries Should Be Charged to Extend Their Life by 20 Percent

10 Nov 2022, 15:34 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Stanford scientists have found that charging each Li-Ion cell in a battery individually can greatly extend their life cycle by at least 20 percent

 
The Car Industry Will Soon Have to Battle Over Li-Ion Battery Supply With the Military
The Car Industry Will Soon Have to Battle Over Li-Ion Battery Supply With the Military

1 Nov 2022, 13:37 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The Chinese Navy indicated that it intends to replace the lead-acid batteries on its submarine fleet with Li-Ion cells, prompting a new battle for resources

 
Lured With Tax Credits to the U.S., Tesla Could Drop Plans for the German Battery Factory
Lured With Tax Credits to the U.S., Tesla Could Drop Plans for the German Battery Factory

15 Sep 2022, 13:43 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Reports indicate Tesla will shelve plans to build a battery factory in Germany and will choose U.S. battery production based on attractive IRA tax credits

 
Miracle Electrolyte of the Future Promises Performance Breakthrough for Li-Ion Batteries
Miracle Electrolyte of the Future Promises Performance Breakthrough for Li-Ion Batteries

6 Jun 2022, 15:16 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A new electrolyte additive promises increased stability for nickel-reach Li-Ion batteries, allowing them to charge at higher voltages

 
Goldman Sachs Predicts the Price of Key Battery Materials Will Fall in the Next Two Years
Goldman Sachs Predicts the Price of Key Battery Materials Will Fall in the Next Two Years

31 May 2022, 09:52 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Raw materials needed to build Li-Ion batteries have gone through the roof in the past year, but Goldman Sachs analysts think the gold rush is over