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Video: How much battery capacity is needed to power Tesla’s new semi truck?

By Faye Oney / January 17, 2018

Tesla recently wowed the world with another innovation introduced at the end of 2017—the Tesla Semi. Engineer Brian McManus wanted to know how much energy a battery will need to power the Tesla Semi, and how much the battery would weigh. Watch the video to see his conclusions.

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Tesla unveils solar glass roofing tiles as part of its vision for integrated sustainable energy

By April Gocha / November 4, 2016

Although most famous for making electric cars, last week Tesla unveiled its concept for solar glass roofing tiles that will expand the company’s vision for a future powered by integrated sustainable energy.

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A ceramic and glass holiday gift guide for everyone on your Black Friday shopping list

By April Gocha / November 27, 2014

The day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, is a consumer spending extravaganza—and if you’re going to buy a gift, why not get one fashioned out of your favorite materials? Here are some ceramics and glass gift ideas to help you find the perfect present.

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Tesla Motors aspires to double world production of lithium-ion batteries with new battery ‘giga factory’

By April Gocha / February 26, 2014

Tesla plans to boost production and shipment of Model S electric cars in 2014, necessitating a “giga factory” to double world production of lithium ion batteries to power its fleet.

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Popular Mechanics awards breakthrough innovators and products

By Eileen De Guire / October 15, 2012

Cubify, a manufacturer of “affordable” desktop 3D printers, was named one of Popular Mechanics magazine’s Breakthrough Product Awards for 2012. The unit sells for about $1300. The magazine awarded ten Breakthrough Product awards and ten Breakthrough Innovation awards at an Oct. 4 gala in New York. Credit: Cubify; 3D Systems Corp. If you are like…

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