Tesla and Panasonic

On January 7, 2010, Tesla and battery cell maker Panasonic announced that they would together develop nickel-based lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles. Naoto Noguchi, President of Panasonic’s Energy Company, said the Japanese firm’s cells will be used for Tesla’s “current and next-generation EV battery pack.” The partnership was part of Panasonic’s US$1 billion investment over three years … Continue reading

Tesla and Toyota

On May 20, 2010, Tesla and Toyota announced a partnership to work on electric vehicle development, which included Toyota’s US$50 million future conditional investment in Tesla and Tesla’s US$42 million purchase of a portion of the former NUMMI factory. Musk said the Model S sedan will be built at the plant, which is about 20 miles (32 km) east of the company’s headquarters in … Continue reading

Tesla and Daimler

Starting in late 2007, Daimler and Tesla Motors began working closely to integrate Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs and charging electronics into the first 1,000 units of Daimler’s electric smart car. The two companies are expected to collaborate further, including working together on the Tesla Model S sedan. The collaboration is not expected to result in … Continue reading

To New Year with a Scoop…

Let us welcome a prosperous ‘2012’. Unfortunately ‘2012’ happened to be plot for disaster based blockbuster movie. Lot of controversies to support it, such as Mayan Long Calendar, Sun Flares, Environment Changes… Let us hope ‘2012’ will be promising. I thought of starting 2012 with a scoop, rather a gossip.  GM’s extended electric vehicle ‘Chevrolet … Continue reading

His-Story

Silicon Valley – You may think why I mentioned this name, home for major Software giants as well as the Stanford University. Yes, it is all about semiconductor and software unless we consider Tesla Motors – the odd man, just like the electrical engineer and physicist ‘Nikola Tesla’, Tesla Motors is his namesake. Both share … Continue reading

Why Tesla?

It started this way. As part of Post Graduation programme we have to research on a brand and to blog about it. There are so many brands of automobiles, who had contributed lot to the industry as well as humanity, and still they continue to do so. However what about the future? That is a … Continue reading