Tagged Manufacturing

How Tesla Redefines The Auto Business

By Guest Contributor Tesla’s original mission was to electrify the world’s transportation system. Along the way, that expanded into a reboot of the entire automotive industry. By the time it’s all over, Tesla will have redefined not just the way cars are fueled, but the way they are designed, manufactured, marketed and sold Read Full…

New sensor tech for commercial Lithium-ion batteries could support >5x faster charging without compromising safety

By mmillikin Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick (UK) have developed a method to assess the maximum current for commercial 18650 Li-ion batteries, using novel instrumentation methods enabling in operando measurements. In an open-access paper in the journal Electrochimica Acta, they reported that the maximum charging current that could be safely applied to…

China: Should Tesla Stay Or Go?

By Steve Hanley A new report throws another factor into the Tesla factory in China mix. If Tesla builds cars there, must it equip them with batteries made in China, too? Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Indian panel manufacturer Vikram Solar opens Massachusetts sales office

By Kelly Pickerel Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar and EPC solutions provider, announced the opening of a new office in Framingham, Massachusetts. This decision advances the goal of minimizing barriers like time zone differences and enhances the ease of doing business through quicker responses in business communication….

Tesla Factory In Shanghai Facing Delays

By Steve Hanley Negotiations between Tesla and the city of Shanghai about building a factory in that city’s Free Trade Zone appear to have stalled over whether Tesla must work with a local partner. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Building corrosion-resistant equipment for harsh industrial environments

By Paul Dvorak This article comes from Moxa. Metal surfaces of industrial equipment and structures are constantly at risk of corrosion, leading to equipment malfunction and irreversible structural damage. Demand for better equipment quality, more demanding operating environments, and longer warranty periods is forcing equipment manufacturers to take a closer look at their products. In…

New Video Takes You Inside A Tesla 2170 Battery Cell

By Steve Hanley YouTuber Aries RC has gotten his hands on a 2170 battery cell he says came from the Tesla Gigafactory and is one of the cells used in the Model 3 battery pack. Then he took it apart to see what’s inside. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Siemens Gamesa Signs 160 Megawatt Solar Deal In India

By Joshua S Hill Siemens Gamesa, the world’s second-largest wind turbine manufacturer, announced this week that it is expanding its solar business, after successfully securing an order to provide a complete turnkey EPC solution for 160 megawatts of solar in India. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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