Tesla Model Y teardown: shows some great improvements over Model 3 despite sharing 75% of parts

The latest Tesla Model Y teardown videos show how Tesla managed to make some great improvements over Model 3 despite sharing 75% of parts with the electric sedan. more…
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Tesla Giga Shanghai’s Model 3 ramp is a secret weapon amidst US plants’ shutdown

With a literal pandemic putting a halt to the auto industry’s momentum this year, carmakers across the market are bound to experience a challenging 2020. This is felt even among new automakers such as Tesla, whose US factories have halted operations due to the spread of the coronavirus. Yet despite the company’s headwinds in the […]

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Sion Power demonstrates EV performance requirements of its lithium-metal battery technology


Sion Power has demonstrated its new Licerion EV technology, which focuses on high energy density, increased cycle life, and fast charging ability. The company projects that its Licerion EV cells will offer 420 Wh/kg and 700 Wh/L when scaled to commercial design. Sion tested 1.8 Ah cells, which resulted in 800 full depth of discharge… Read more »

Tesla builds ventilators from Model 3 parts


Tesla, along with many other industrial firms, is working on multiple fronts to help alleviate a shortage of ventilators. The company has bought surplus ventilators from China, and distributed them to medical personnel around the US, and is also reportedly working with medical device manufacturer Medtronic to build ventilators at the New York Gigafactory. Now… Read more »

Smart habits for EV batteries, electric truck charging, Model Y heat pump: Today’s Car News

Charging infrastructure for commercial trucks could use some help in Europe. A teardown reveals the Model Y’s heat pump and some other engineering differences. And we have some advice on making your battery last. This and more, here at Green Car …