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Tesla 4680 Cell: Thermal Analysis Suggests Unique Cooling System Design

The analysis suggests that Tesla might integrate the cooling into the body. We consulted a mechanical engineer and heat transfer specialist* to get his opinion on how Tesla might design the cooling system for its new 4680 integrated battery system. The analysis suggests that Tesla might integrate the cooling into the body/ battery. No more cooling snake. Background On Battery …
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Tesla / Maxwell: It Seems Mainstream News Coverage Has Missed The Mark

It may not be about battery tech, but instead, an increased rate of production and capital savings. Tesla — and essentially all other automakers — are dealing with battery cell constraints. While most mainstream articles point to the Tesla / Maxwell acquisition’s worth when it comes to battery tech and energy density, Maxwell’s solvent-free electrode …