Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.
The electric-car maker has chosen a Nevada industrial park as the location for its massive, lithium-ion battery-producing plant.
The massive lithium-ion battery plant is slated to open in 2017 and is said to bring down the battery cost per kWh by 30 percent.
With its lower-priced Model 3 on the way, Tesla's likely to see higher demand -- and if it's going to crank out more electric cars, it'll need lots more batteries.
Tesla's earnings beat Wall Street estimates, yet shares fluctuate in after-hours trading. The company says it's still on track to deliver 35,000 Model S units by year's end.
Tesla and Panasonic have reached an agreement on the so-called Gigafactory, a factory for building batteries for future Tesla electric cars.
The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.
At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.
The Audiophiliac plugs in the Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Picollo amp, and likes what he hears.
Charge two gadgets at once with this week's prize, a little lithium ion battery pack you can take on the go.