Elon Musk and JB Straubel are setting record straight on the history of Tesla. Now you can better understand the spirit and energy behind this exercise in the bending Universe to the will of a few very determined people. It cannot be stopped now by any reactionary forces - all cars will be electric, they are just so much better that way!
"Why all cars will be electric? Because we have now lithium technology to make it happen. Cheap lithium batteries change everything. And we have people like Elon Musk who makes it happen. Just listen to the interview and look at his eyes. He is in the zone. And now others are following. We will try to cover the field where he still relies on good will of his Lithium cells suppliers. Everything else he can do now, we just need to multiply it and make millions of the best electric cars.
Below is my very personal view why security of lithium supply will play such a life changing opportunity. Not everybody believes yet that all cars will be electric and I can be totally wrong, but what will happen if Elon Musk is right? The good start will be to read his biography and I will provide a few links to dig into this subject. Watch the video."
Cheap Lithium Batteries Change Everything: EVs Sales Rising Exponentially And Solar Energy Storage Next.
"InsideEVs brings to our attention the major driving force behind the exponential growth of sales for EVs from the very low base. Cheap lithium batteries change everything. Tony Seba is the best to explain why all cars will be electric by 2030.Elon Musk with Tesla Motors is doing this trick and now Tesla Model 3 will ignite the real transition to the best cars which just happen to be electric.
Oil and Auto industry are poisoned by their own toxic cancer hazard emissions from diesel and gas powered ICE engines and still in denial at their own peril about the dramatic shift in technology announced by Elon Musk last month. Now even truly rEVolutionary estimations for the cost of lithium batteries by Tony Seba are not relevant any more.
Elon Musk has announced that Tesla can already produce lithium battery with all-in cost of $190 per kWh. Mass production of batteries at Gigafactory will bring cost even lower, next stage will be Lithium Solid State with prices at $100 per kWh and Tesla Model S and X with over 500 miles range. I believe that Elon Musk is already working on LSS at Gigafactory. Dyson has joined the lithium race as well and bought out Lithium Solid State pioneer Sakti3 with promise to invest $1 Billion to commercialise this technology. Lithium Air is still years away from the field applications, but this lithium technology promises to bring us batteries with cost below $100 per kWh and electric cars with 1,000 miles range. Solar Energy Home and Utility Storage Systems will benefit next from this dramatic decrease in technology cost and will become even larger market for lithium based batteries. We are talking here about disruption of $4 Trillion Transportation and $8 Trillion Energy Industries. Lithium is the magic metal at the very heart of this Energy rEVolution.
International Lithium continues to build vertically integrated lithium business with $4.5 Billion MC giant from China Ganfeng Lithium and now we have 3 Lithium projects in our Upper Canada Pool to secure lithium supply for the West and North American market. Read more."
Lithium 2.0 Launch: Security Of Supply - Galaxy Resources To Buy General Mining In Lithium Takeover.
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