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Did the battery really fly out of a Tesla Model S during crash in Holland?

Published: September 7, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Electric Tesla is investigating. Continue reading Did the battery really fly out of a Tesla Model S during crash in Holland? Did the battery really fly out of a Tesla Model S during crash in Holland


New pictures of Tesla’s not-yet-open battery swap station

Published: January 30, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Green Automakers , Technology , Electric Katie Fehrenbacher from GigaOm drove down to the Tesla’s first battery-swap station in Coalinga, California to snap some photos and check on its progress. The station will be the first to begin a pilot program to conduct the three-minute pack swaps, and could restore Tesla’s revenue stream of selling ZEV credits. Continue reading New pictures of Tesla’s not-yet-open battery swap station New pictures of Tesla’s not-yet-open battery swap station originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:57:00 EST


Report: Tesla pulling plug on Toyota RAV4 EV battery deal

Published: May 12, 2014

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Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Crossover , Toyota , Earnings/Financials , Tesla , Electric The future of the Toyota RAV4 EV appears to be in doubt. Tesla supplies the EVs battery packs, and it says that production ends later this year


Why criticize the Model S for having a battery that’s too big?

Published: January 22, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Driving Tesla Model S – Click above to watch the video What’s the biggest problems with the Tesla Model S ? According to some, it’s the huge battery pack. Let’s start with some facts


Report: Tesla Model S will be profitable thanks to cheaper batteries

Published: December 31, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery It’s not exactly a surprise that battery costs for electric vehicles will go down over time, but the big question is by how much and how fast.


Automakers testing both large- and small-format battery cells in today’s electric cars

Published: December 16, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , BMW , Toyota , Tesla Motors , Daimler Toyota RAV4 EV – Click above for high-res image gallery Toyota , Daimler and BMW have all turned to the laptop battery cell technology utilized by Tesla in the Roadster to power at least one of their electric car models.


REPORT: Panasonic will supply batteries for the Tesla Model S

Published: October 9, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors , Green Daily Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery The battery pack powering the Tesla Model S down the road will reportedly be supplied by Panasonic. Greentech Media broke the news after talking to “sources close to the Japanese electronics maker.” Tesla had no comment. Earlier this week, Panasonic said it had developed a cheaper way to string small laptop batteries together to provide enough power for an automobile.


REPORT: Tesla Model S was designed with battery swaps in mind

Published: September 28, 2009

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors , Green Daily , Better Place Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery Recently-resigned Tesla Motors engineering chief Michael Donoughe revealed an interesting tidbit of information on his way out the door.