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CTO Straubel confirms Tesla is building two electric vehicle mules for Toyota

Published: July 12, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Toyota , Tesla Motors AutoblogGreen had the rare opportunity on Friday to chat with Toyota CEO and president Akio Toyoda where he revealed a prototype vehicle with a Tesla electric drive unit was under construction . Tesla CTO JB Straubel has now told CNN Money that the Silicon valley company is preparing two mule vehicles for Toyota. Tesla battery packs, power electronnics and motors are being installed into Toyota bodies.


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 could have 95 kWh battery pack

Published: August 26, 2009

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Tesla Model S in motion – Click above for high-res image gallery Let’s compare: the battery pack in a Tesla Roadster today is 53 kWh. The pack in the Chevy Volt? 16 kWh