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Tesla admits to cell supply constraints as energy storage ramps up

Tesla admits to cell supply constraints as energy storage ramps up

25 Oct 2018, 13:59

As well as Elon Musk remarking that the company may have had its “best ever quarter” for solar since the SolarCity takeover, Tesla’s energy storage deployments have enjoyed a ramp up, while a fellow exec hinted the stationary battery business is constrained by cell supply.

Murdoch heir is in and Peter Rive is out at Tesla

Murdoch heir is in and Peter Rive is out at Tesla

19 Jul 2017, 16:35

Australian media baron Rupert Murdoch’s son James is one of two new independent board directors at Tesla, while the EV, tech and energy storage maker confirmed that former SolarCity CTO Peter Rive is leaving the company.

Tesla returns to profit in Q3

Tesla returns to profit in Q3

27 Oct 2016, 11:59

EV manufacturer and battery specialist Tesla Motors has reported strong results with a return to profit in Q3 this year and expectations of this positive performance to continue into Q4.

Interviews
GTM on Tesla’s big-money SolarCity buy: Vetoes, benefits and the role of Silevo

GTM on Tesla’s big-money SolarCity buy: Vetoes, benefits and the role of Silevo

3 Aug 2016, 16:19
• By James Blackman

Tesla Motors’ US$2.6 billion all-stock offer for SolarCity this week raised questions, as both firms’ share prices slumped on the announcement, and markets reflected a sense of both awe and unease at the proposed deal. GTM Research director of energy storage Ravi Manghani considers these questions, through the prism of Tesla chief Elon Musk’s self-titled ‘master plan, part deux’.

Tesla opens up Gigafactory for first look

Tesla opens up Gigafactory for first look

27 Jul 2016, 09:52

Tesla’s second Master Plan will be mostly funded by sales of its vehicles, particularly the new electric vehicle, the Model 3, chief executive Elon Musk said during a soft launch of the enormous ‘Gigafactory’ in Nevada on Tuesday.

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Tesla’s second master plan: A look ahead

Tesla’s second master plan: A look ahead

25 Jul 2016, 14:42
• By Tom Kenning

It’s no surprise that Elon Musk’s announcement that he was working on Tesla’s second master plan was met with great anticipation. Lux Research’s Chris Robinson looks in depth at the new strategy, which included autonomy, solar power, some vehicles we expected, and some vehicles we didn’t.

Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan, Part Deux’

Elon Musk’s ‘Master Plan, Part Deux’

21 Jul 2016, 10:02

Elon Musk has revealed the widely anticipated sequel to the ‘Master Plan’ that he wrote almost 10 years ago, where he finally pieces together the missing pieces of the energy puzzle; uniting batteries and electric cars with solar power.

Apple to launch EV by end of decade - report

Apple to launch EV by end of decade - report

23 Sep 2015, 17:05

Electronics and design giant Apple is setting its sights on a 2019 launch for its own range of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Tesla interest could spark new Nevada gold rush for lithium

Tesla interest could spark new Nevada gold rush for lithium

7 Sep 2015, 16:30

A gold exploration and mining company has agreed to purchase a potential site for excavating lithium in Nevada, citing the “great deal of attention” brought onto the state by Tesla’s decision to locate its mammoth manufacturing facility there.

Interviews
Inside the Gigafactory: Tesla’s big plan

Inside the Gigafactory: Tesla’s big plan

14 Oct 2014, 11:10
• By Andy Colthorpe

Tesla’s much talked about Gigafactory should be up and running in 2017. PV Tech Storage spoke to analyst Dean Frankel of Lux Research about some of the details and talking points of the EV maker’s ambitious plan to hit ‘500,000 battery packs by 2020’.

Tesla inks Gigafactory partnership deal with Panasonic

Tesla inks Gigafactory partnership deal with Panasonic

31 Jul 2014, 17:37

Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic has partnered with Tesla Motors to construct batteries in the United States at the electric vehicle company’s new battery manufacturing plant, the Gigafactory.