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May 19, 2017
Panasonic’s new “2170” lithium-ion battery cells will improve energy density by 20% over the next five years, the company said Thursday. The “2170” lithium-ion cells were first used in Tesla’s Model 3 in 2017. The battery already has the highest density, but the latest development should make an impact on the range of Tesla’s vehicles....
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Jun 12, 2018
palo alto, ca
Man, I hope they test this one out a TON from every angle. I remember the last time someone really moved to increase battery density (Samsung Note 7) and well, that didn’t turn out too well.
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Apr 28, 2009
Amsterdam, Netherlands
I read somewhere on this forum that the power density of a Tesla battery is around 1 kWh per 6 kg. There is talk about halving that ratio, so 1 kWh per 3 kg. Anyone any idea that the 1 kWh per 1 kg will ever be achievable?

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