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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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Video: 7 of Tesla’s unknown inventions that put him ahead of his time

By Faye Oney / December 6, 2017

You know Tesla the car. But do you know Tesla the inventor? Nikola Tesla was a brilliant inventor who developed dozens of ideas and innovations, many of which are used today. Watch the video to learn about some of his little-known inventions, some of which never saw the light of day.

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Pump electrolytes instead of gas? New flow battery technology for electric vehicles

By Faye Oney / June 16, 2017

Electric cars may soon see another resurgence, as a research team from Purdue University recently developed a flow battery that recharges instantly—by replacing spent battery fluids with electrolytes.

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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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Measuring up: Teslas, teslas, and Trump

By Eileen De Guire / July 19, 2016

Why should the presumptive republican presidential-nominee be concerned about teslas? Tech CEO Josh Tetrick “just bought two Teslas’ worth of full-page ads against Donald Trump,” according to a recent report.

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Video: Teslaphoresis self assembles carbon nanotubes to wire and light LED

By April Gocha / May 11, 2016

Rice University scientists—and collaborators from the University of Tennessee, Texas A&M Engineering, and Second Baptist School—have discovered that they can use Tesla coils to direct long-range self-assembly of carbon nanotubes.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 11, 2015

Semiconductor patents pose problems, ultra-thin glass goes futuristic, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 11, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 2, 2015

Alcoa to split into two, PPG lifts force majeure, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 2, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 17, 2014

Gorilla Glass grabs BMW award, Guardian expanding production, Panasonic at the Tesla gigafactory, semiconductor industry simplification, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 17, 2014.

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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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