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Tesla CEO says electric cars will double global electricity demand

Increasing the availability of sustainable energy is a major challenge as cars move from combustion engines to battery-driven electric motors FRANKFURT: Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that electricity consumption will double if the world’s car fleets are electrified, increasing the need to expand nuclear, solar, geothermal and wind energy generating sources. Increasing […]

Nitin Gadkari: Vehicle scrappage policy likely to be approved soon

Elon Musk: Apple CEO didn’t take meeting about buying Tesla

He refused to take the meeting.” Tesla’s market value is USD 616 billion, as of the close of trading Tuesday. One-tenth of that is USD 61.6 billion. San Francisco : Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he once considered selling the electric car maker to Apple, but the iPhone maker’s CEO blew off the meeting. In […]

Nitin Gadkari: Vehicle scrappage policy likely to be approved soon

China goes ahead with hydrogen-powered cars, defying Elon Musk’s warnings

In a 15-year plan for new-energy vehicles released on Nov. 2, China’s State Council said the country will focus on building the fuel-cell supply chain and developing hydrogen-powered trucks and buses Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has spent years mocking the idea of using hydrogen fuel cells rather than electric batteries to power […]

China doubles new renewable capacity in 2020, but continues to builds thermal plants

Maharashtra invites Tesla after Elon Musk hints entry into country

In a tweet on Thursday, state tourism and environment minister Aaditya Thackeray said he and industries minister Subhash Desai held a video call with Tesla executives earlier in the day to invite them to the state Maharashtra has invited U.S. electric-car maker Tesla Inc, weeks after its Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk suggested entering the […]

Nitin Gadkari: Vehicle scrappage policy likely to be approved soon

Elon Musk says Tesla has ‘many exciting things’ to reveal on Battery Day

Tesla will reveal “exciting” news on Sept. 22, the automaker’s CEO Elon Musk declared on Twitter. Musk on Friday gave an update about the company’s upcoming Battery Day event. The hyped-up ceremony will be held immediately following Tesla’s annual shareholder’s meeting later this month. “Many exciting things will be unveiled on Battery Day 9/22,” Musk […]

Growing interest from battery sector is driving vanadium demand growth

Electric-car startup Lucid to follow Tesla into energy storage

The Newark, California-based company is developing home batteries — similar to Tesla’s Powerwall — and utility-scale devices, Chief Executive Officer Peter Rawlinson said in an interview Lucid Motors Inc., the electric-vehicle startup that has yet to build a production car, is following Tesla Inc.’s footsteps into the energy-storage business. The Newark, California-based company is developing […]

Nitin Gadkari: Vehicle scrappage policy likely to be approved soon

Elon Musk Hints at New Battery Tech That Could Greatly Boost EV Range

A month ahead of its eagerly anticipated Battery Day event, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sparked speculation with hints of new battery tech that could drastically improve the energy density of current batteries used in EVs, allowing for much longer ranges with the same general exterior dimensions and perhaps a lighter weight—two of the main limiting […]

Growing interest from battery sector is driving vanadium demand growth

Elon Musk says Tesla is open to licensing Autopilot, supplying powertrains and batteries to other automakers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk noted on Twitter on Tuesday night that the automaker would be “open to licensing software and supplying powertrains & batteries” to other automakers. Musk added that that would even include Autopilot, the advanced driver assistance software that Tesla offers to provide intelligent cruise control in a number of different driving scenarios. […]

Growing interest from battery sector is driving vanadium demand growth

How Electric Cars Take Over The US Market, With A Big Push From Tesla

  I wrote this article before Maarten came out with an article on the same subject last week, but I came to the opposite conclusion. He sees progress faster than his expectations, I see progress slower than my expectations. I think that is because I live in the US and he lives in Europe. I’m as big […]

Nitin Gadkari: Vehicle scrappage policy likely to be approved soon