4680 battery cells

Tesla Model Y 4680 Battery Cell Weighs 355 Grams

Sandy “Teardown Titan” Munro and his team at Munro & Associates have finally succeeded in extracting a 4680 battery cell from the structural battery pack of the Tesla Model Y they have been tearing down for roughly the past month now. The folks over at Munro Live shared an image on Twitter announcing the arrival […]

Tesla’s Berlin Factory Produces First Model Y with 4680 Battery: Report

With Tesla’s more-efficient 4680 battery cells beginning to make headlines in North American markets, onlookers in Europe are still awaiting theirs — though tests show that they may not have to wait too much longer. Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg produced its first Model Y SUV with the next-generation 4680 battery, according to a report from the […]

First Tesla 4680 Battery Teardown Reveals Super Thick Sidewalls [VIDEO]

YouTube channel The Limiting Factor shared a new video on Thursday detailing the first teardown of Tesla’s 4680 battery cells. The video, hosted by the channel’s Jordan Gieseghi, is divided up into several different timestamps, from preparation and an initial voltage check to full disassembly of the battery cell. The video shows Jordan talking to […]

Tesla Asks Panasonic for Faster Development of 4680 Battery Cells

Hirokazu Umeda, chief financial officer (CFO) of Panasonic, said during a post-results briefing that the company is being asked by Tesla to increase the supply of 2170 battery cells and to speed up the development of its next-generation 4680 batteries — reports Bloomberg. Following news of Panasonic pondering a new U.S. battery factory in Oklahoma or […]

Tesla Unloads 4680 Battery Production Equipment at Giga Texas [VIDEO]

As Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory for electric vehicle (EV) production nears completion, a new set of photos shows what is likely new 4680 battery cell production equipment being loaded into the U.S. automaker’s new facility. @Joe Tegtmeyer shared photos of some modular 4680 battery cell production equipment being loaded into Gigafactory Texas’ battery structure’s third floor […]

Samsung and LG Have Completed Tesla 4680 Battery Cell Samples

Tesla revealed its plans for a larger, 4680 battery cell last year at its Battery Day event, expected to significantly reduce costs and increase the ranges of its cars. On Tuesday, The Korea Herald reported that Samsung SDI and LG Energy Solutions have completed sample 4680 battery cells for Tesla, according to a high-ranking industry […]

Tesla’s 4680 Battery May Unlock $25,000 EV, says Panasonic

Panasonic is betting on Tesla’s 4680 battery cell, announced last year at Tesla’s Battery Day event and which resembles a small beer or soda can, to bring the rumored $25,000 electric vehicle (EV) to the forefront, according to Bloomberg. While the battery cell was initially announced with the intent to increase battery cell supply and […]