• Tesla Model 3 battery cells will turn a profit for Panasonic by next year

    6 days ago - By High Gear Media

    Relatively few people focus on it, but the huge Japanese electronics company Panasonic is a minority shareholder in electric-car maker Tesla. The deal dates all the way back to November 2010, the same year that Tesla completed its initial public offering after Toyota took a stake in the company and sold Tesla its Fremont assembly plant in...
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  • Musk Alludes to Model 3's Battery Capacity on Conference Call

    Musk Alludes to Model 3's Battery Capacity on Conference Call

    6 days ago - By Car and Driver

    Tesla recently revealed some-but certainly not all-of the features and specifications for its much hyped Model 3 sedan . While it lists a 220-mile range for the standard version and 310 miles for the Long Range model, the company didn't release the actual battery capacity. - On a conference call with financial analysts to discuss a new bond offering, CEO Elon Musk verified that the battery capacities for the two versions of the Model 3 are about 50 kWh and 75 kWh. - Although Tesla has hinted that its sins of omission are perhaps part of its Apple-like marketing mystique, as well as a move...
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