Month: June 2012

BATTERY JUMP SHIFT

Of all the lithium chemistries available, we’ve found the LiFePo4 based lithium cells to offer the best combination of safety, stability, cycle life, power, and energy density. Though slightly less capable in terms of energy density per kilogram, the trade offs of much more stable and safe operation, and the very much longer life expectancy …

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HEARTBEAT

Tesla made their July 2012 delivery date in grand style on June 22. Video of the event HERE. This week, I could not help but comment on both the paramilitary precision with which they are executing this very heartfelt dream, but also the audacity of what they propose. By way of comparison, the Audi A8 …

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A Little Bit of Sunshine and the Tesla Stockholders Meeting.

If you can’t tell from this week’s video, I’ve become something of an Elon Musk/Tesla fanboy. We kind of stole a largish portion of their video for today’s show. Unfortunately it had some Beat of the Butterfly Wings” music in it that caused us to be banned on YouTube. We have a scant thousand YouTube …

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