Volker Blandow, Donald Sadoway.
“For Tesla, this engagement leads to economies of scale on multiple levels. Furthermore, the cell technology used by Tesla is among the technologies most cheaply to produce.”
Volker Blandow, head of the e-mobility division at TÜV Süd, expects Tesla to reap rewards from its Gigafactory while bringing down battery prices considerably.
wirtschaftsblatt.at (in German)
“There’s only two kinds of lithium-ion batteries: those that have caught fire and those that will catch fire.”
Donald Sadoway, Professor at the MIT and founder of the battery start-up Ambri, is no fan of lithium-ion batteries and thinks the battery industry is to be mistrusted. His company is working on a liquid-metal battery to be used for stationary storage.