02 Aug '14, 2pm

What Battery Will be in Your Classic Tesla in 2055?

What Battery Will be in Your Classic Tesla in 2055?

This is a problem that guys who buy collectible cars like Chevelle SS 396s or Mustang Mach 1s know all about. They know how to figure out exactly what engine is nestled under the hood of the prize they have their eye on. They will crawl around the engine compartment looking for VIN numbers and engine numbers. They know all the codes the factories used to identify displacement, carburetor, and transmission options. Then, when they find the magic combination of numbers they are looking for, they shout “Oh, yeah, baby! 396 solid lifter, 4 barrel, 4 speed. Sweet!!”

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/08/02/tesla-model-s-battery-pack-ana...

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BMW i3 Gets a Fast Charger of its Own

gas2.org 02 Aug '14, 7pm

Until now, the fast-charging headlines have belonged to Tesla and that company’s nationwide network of Superchargers . Wit...

Mike Conway Set to Drive Toyota Hybrid LeMans Racer

Mike Conway Set to Drive Toyota Hybrid LeMans R...

gas2.org 02 Aug '14, 5pm

“I’m really pleased to be given the chance to race a TS040 at the Circuit of the Americas and I cannot wait to get started...

2016 Honda Civic Si to be Made in the USA

2016 Honda Civic Si to be Made in the USA

gas2.org 03 Aug '14, 8pm

over at All About Honda seems to indicate that the next-generation Civic will be a global car without a dedicated “US” and...

Impossible Microwave Space Drive Not So Unpossible

Impossible Microwave Space Drive Not So Unpossible

gas2.org 03 Aug '14, 3pm

There’s a ton of science-y talk about the microwave space drive over at Wired.com using the source link, below, and if you...

Eco-Friendly Water Wheel Picks Up The Trash

gas2.org 04 Aug '14, 5pm

The conveyor belt lifts any trash that floats down the Jones River into a large container. When the container is full, it ...

Video: Elon Musk On The Colbert Report

Video: Elon Musk On The Colbert Report

gas2.org 28 Jul '14, 4pm

The ten-minute interview is worth the time it takes to watch, and it touches on a number of Elon’s projects, while also re...

Will Carbon Fiber Grow On Trees?: The growing trees would nourish the soil while they produce the timber for e...

Will Carbon Fiber Grow On Trees?: The growing t...

gas2.org 28 Jul '14, 9pm

Yes, according to Gerald Tuskin, of Oak Ridge National Laboratory near Nashville, Tennessee. Tuskin holds a Ph.D. in genet...

Fisker Karma Relaunching After 250 “Bugs” Are Fixed

Fisker Karma Relaunching After 250 “Bugs” Are F...

gas2.org 29 Jul '14, 5pm

Among the issues faced by the Fisker Karma were unexplained fires , poor fuel economy, and such limited interior space tha...

Tesla and Panasonic collaborating on battery factory

Tesla and Panasonic collaborating on battery fa...

paultan.org 01 Aug '14, 10am

Tesla Motors and Panasonic have announced that they will be joining forces to build a large-scale battery manufacturing fa...

Formula 1 2014: Hungarian GP Results – Final

gas2.org 27 Jul '14, 3pm

Fernando Is the best driver out there, imho. Race after race he grabs his turd of a Ferrari by the neck and propels it for...

Chip Yates World Record Electric Flight Gets Official

Chip Yates World Record Electric Flight Gets Of...

gas2.org 26 Jul '14, 3pm

… so, yeah. Really not bad at all for the battery-powered plane. As for how that’s possible, consider that (like cars powe...

Lexus VP: We’re Losing Sales to Tesla Model S

Lexus VP: We’re Losing Sales to Tesla Model S

gas2.org 27 Jul '14, 8pm

When Toyota first launched the Lexus brand at the start of the 1990s, many wondered whether the Japanese could effectively...

Tesla, Panasonic Team Up for "Giga" Battery Factory

Tesla, Panasonic Team Up for "Giga" Battery Fac...

spectrum.ieee.org 01 Aug '14, 6pm

Tesla Motors this week announced they’d inked a deal with battery-maker Panasonic for a proposed battery “gigafactory.” Th...

New battery boasts 7X more energy density, could be breakthrough for electric vehicles: #EVs

New battery boasts 7X more energy density, coul...

gas2.org 06 Aug '14, 12pm

This week a research team at the University of Tokyo School of Engineering has announced a new lithium ion battery that pa...

Elon Musk: 500-Mile EV Achievable “Soon”

Elon Musk: 500-Mile EV Achievable “Soon”

gas2.org 24 Jul '14, 2pm

Don’t expect Tesla to go hybrid to achieve that kind of driving range either, though a hybrid battery pack might be possib...