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Technology Tesla lays out 'Battery Day' plans that lead to a $25,000 electric car

04:10  23 september  2020
04:10  23 september  2020 Source:   engadget.com

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk made the announcement during the company’s " Battery Day " for investors. Tesla announced that it will dramatically reduce the cost of its battery cells and packs — which means the company’s new goal is a $ 25 , 000 electric car . There is more to a battery than just its cells.

Tesla 's highly anticipated " battery day " presentation kicked off about 2:40 p.m. local time, with In order for electric cars to continue their growth against That's where Tesla 's plan to halve the cost of producing every kilowatt-hour with continuous cylindrical cells as opposed to those with tabs comes in.

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The Tesla Battery Day presentation is under way, and CEO Elon Musk has shown off a number of changes the company is making that he says can halve the cost per kWh of building electric vehicle battery cells. Just before showing off the $140,000~ Model S Plaid and its 200MPH+ top speed, Musk said these changes could be enough to help Tesla make the compelling $25,000 electric car that he’s previously promised. Other than the price, that car doesn’t have a name or even much of a shape to talk about just yet, and considering the path of the $35,000 Model 3 — we wouldn’t quite want to pre-order one just yet.

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  Tesla lays out 'Battery Day' plans that lead to a $25,000 electric car © Provided by Engadget

Along with Drew Baglino, SVP of powertrain and energy engineering at Tesla, Musk said the changes include new “tabless” cells that can contain six times as much power, five times as much energy and increase range by 16 percent. That’s in addition to “in body” battery cell engineering that makes the battery an integral part of the car’s frame, and plans to extract lithium from clay in the Nevada desert.

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