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Panasonic Not Committed to Tesla Giga Factory Deal?

There are reports circling the Internet saying that Panasonic “hasn’t committed to investing in a massive U.S. battery plant proposed by Tesla’s Elon Musk,” according to Bloomberg. Those reports even include quotes such as this one from Panasonic president Kazuhiro Tsuga: “Our approach is to make investments step by step. …

6 days ago by Eric Loveday 35

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Hyundai Motors Improves Lithium Sulfur Battery Technology

Hyundai Motor presented at the SAE 2104 World Congress in Detroit a paper title “Improved Cyclic Performances of Li-Sulfur Batteries with Sulfone-Based Electrolyte” on Li-sulfur battery, or maybe rather a new sulfone-based electrolyte for Li-sulfur battery, which Hyundai says improves the capacity and reversible capacity retention. Hyundai Motor’s solution increases…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 10

Toshiba Delivers Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage Systems
to Remote Islands to Ensure Stable Power Supply

Toshiba Expanding Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Storage Systems

Toshiba Corporation has announced that it has delivered two battery energy storage systems to Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. in Japan. Both units are for a demonstration project to make renewable energy more practical. “The systems have been installed in substations on Tanegashima Island and Amamioshima Island, in Kagoshima prefecture, and will…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 14


Video: SciShow – Get Charged Up For The Tesla Gigafactory

On this episode of the popular SciShow “Hank shares the latest ambitious project from SpaceX and Tesla entrepreneur Elon Musk: The Gigafactory.” Of course, the discussion centers on Tesla’s Gigafactroy, but there some other highlights included too, such as Tesla’s lithium-air battery patent and some general Tesla/Elon Musk remarks as…

1 month ago by Electric CarsTV 2