Commentary: Why California’s ban on gas-powered cars isn’t all that radical

Climate change is already doing a lot of damage – and the prohibition on the sale of new fossil-fuel cars is 15 years away. Banning dealers from selling anything but zero-emission cars from 2035, as California Gov. Gavin Newsom decreed this week, sounds pretty radical on first hearing. Electric vehicles are still a relatively niche

Tesla Battery Day: Bigger form factor cells, massive cost reductions and elimination of cobalt use

Tesla hosted its Battery Day yesterday in California before a socially-distanced audience all sat in various electric cars from the company’s range and revealed its ambitious plans for more than halving the cost of battery production. The company has plans to scale up to Terawatt-hour scale of annual production capacity for lithium batteries, which CEO