Tesla Buys Canadian Battery Maker

Tesla Inc. has acquired Hibar Systems Ltd., a Richmond Hill, Ont.-based battery company.


Tesla Developing Its Own Battery Tech?

Tesla Inc. has established a small “skunkworks” team to develop its own batteries, sources tell CNBC.


Tesla Buys Ultracapacitor Supplier

Tesla Inc. has agreed to purchase Maxwell Technologies, a San Diego-based company that specializes in ultracapacitor technology, for $218 million.


USABC $ for EV R&D

Although it isn’t huge dollars—but certainly nothing to sniff at, either—the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC)—a precompetitive collaboration between Chrysler, Ford and GM—announced yesterday that it has awarded some $15.6-million in contracts for advanced battery development and tech assessment.

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