Further rumours of Tesla’s own battery production
After the Annual General Meeting in mid-June, there were rumours that Tesla is going to manufacture its own battery cells using the technology acquired through the takeover of Maxwell. Now insiders are describing the existence of some kind of secret battery laboratory. Weiterlesen
Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell Technologies
Tesla has formally completed the acquisition of energy storage specialist Maxwell Technologies announced in February. In order to take control of the company, which specializes in supercapacitors and batteries, Tesla is transferring shares worth around $235 million. Weiterlesen
Telsa, Electrified World Record Tour.
Video tip: Tesla presents a snaking prototype of its robotic EV charger recently announced on Twitter. While the initially described “solid metal snake” looks rather phallic, it seems to work. The following video demonstrates how the snake finds the hole and charges the Model S.
Click tip: The Electrified World Record Tour started this Friday. Four Model S are on their way from Spanish Tarifa to the North Cape. The links below provide regular updates on their progress of attempt to break the world record and drive 6,600 km in 96 hours electrically.