Tesla Giga Texas ‘Bobcat Project’: What we know so far

Teslarati

Tesla recently purchased another plot of land to the East of the Giga Texas facility that the company is currently working on constructing. Documents from the Austin, Texas Public Database show that Tesla purchased another slice of land, but what are the company’s plans for it?

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Tesla’s Elon Musk gives production update for Giga Texas, but it’s not for the Cybertruck

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk visited the Gigafactory Texas site earlier this week with the all-electric Cybertruck that will be produced at the automaker’s factory in the Lone Star State. News Tesla Model Y Elon Musk Tesla Tesla Cybertruck Tesla Giga Texas Tesla Gigafactory Texas

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First electric school buses deployed in Texas; 3 Blue Bird buses

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The first zero-emissions electric school buses in the state of Texas were recently received by Everman Independent School District. The three buses, manufactured by Blue Bird Corporation, started transporting students this school year.

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Tesla Giga Texas Is Blossoming Like A Spring Flower $tsla

EV Obssesion

The Tesla Owners Club of Austin is keeping everyone updated with the progress of Tesla’s newest manufacturing site in Texas, Giga Texas. The squad is made up of four drone pilots who fly their drones with cameras over the Giga Texas construction […].

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H2@Scale project launched in Texas; renewable hydrogen for multiple end-use applications

Green Car Congress

in close collaboration with GTI and The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a US Department of Energy project, Demonstration and Framework for H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond. Frontier Energy, Inc.,

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Tesla seemingly does the most Elon Musk thing ever by drawing a giant “doge” in the Giga Texas site

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The CEO’s humor and playful nature could be found in Tesla’s products, from fun Easter eggs on the car itself, and more recently, it seems, in the construction zone of Gigafactory Texas. . Giga Texas Westward expansion is no joke! Elon Musk is known for many things.

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Texas, Hedg’Em

Energy Institute at HAAS

The Texas crisis need not be the death of dynamic pricing. The Texas energy disaster last month will yield many important lessons for assuring resource adequacy in a time of increasingly … Continue Reading Texas, Hedg’Em.

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Tesla supplier Pegatron is building a parts plant in Texas

Teslarati

Recent reports have indicated that Taiwan’s Pegatron has selected a site in El Paso, Texas, for an upcoming production facility that would provide parts for American electric car maker Tesla. The post Tesla supplier Pegatron is building a parts plant in Texas appeared first on TESLARATI.

Tesla goes on hiring spree at Gigafactory Texas, prepares new battery cell factory

Electrek

Tesla is turning on the recruiting machine in Texas as it adds about 50 new jobs based out of Gigafactory Texas, including many jobs related to local battery cell production.

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Texas A&M researchers develop framework to identify health impacts of self-driving vehicles

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Texas A&M University researchers have developed a conceptual model to identify systematically the potential health impacts of self-driving vehicles.

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Tesla Texas Gigafactory drone construction update

Electrek

more… The post Tesla Texas Gigafactory drone construction update appeared first on Electrek. As Tesla continues construction on its Austin Gigafactory, drone pilots have taken to the sky to capture the progression over time.

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Neuralink posts more jobs based in Austin, Texas

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s Neuralink posted five jobs based in Austin, Texas on its website. Neuralink wants to hire an Animal Care Specialist, Registered Veterinary Technician, a Veterinarian, an MEP Engineer, and a “general application” post in Texas.

EGEB: Texas wind power smashes records in March

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Texas wind power topped 10.4 more… The post EGEB: Texas wind power smashes records in March appeared first on Electrek. million MWh in March – 2 million MWh above its previous high.

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Tesla Cybertruck prototype spotted at its upcoming home of Gigafactory Texas

Electrek

We are getting our first new sighting of a Tesla Cybertruck prototype in a long time as the electric pickup has just been spotted at its upcoming home of Gigafactory Texas.

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Tesla Cybertruck pays visit to Gigafactory Texas with Elon Musk behind the wheel

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As could be seen in recent pictures and videos from Giga Texas, the all-electric pickup truck recently paid a visit to the upcoming EV factory. The Cybertruck’s Giga Texas visit was confirmed by Elon Musk, who noted that he drove the vehicle around the massive construction complex. .

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Tesla Cybertruck looks like CGI in real life in Giga Texas footage

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Based on actual footage taken of the all-electric vehicle during its visit to Giga Texas, it does seem like the CEO is right on the money. More footage of the Cybertruck from its previous Giga Texas visit earlier this month continues to be shared on social media.

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The Texas Power Crisis, New Home Construction, and Electric Heating

Energy Institute at HAAS

state has built as many new homes as Texas over the last decade and most of them use electric heat. There is plenty of blame to go around … Continue Reading The Texas Power Crisis, New Home Construction, and Electric Heating. No U.S.

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Texas DOT to form connected and automated vehicle task force

Green Car Congress

The Texas Department of Transportation is going to create a Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Task Force to become a central point for CAV advancement in Texas. The task force is designed to be a one-stop resource for information and coordination on all ongoing CAV projects, investments and initiatives in Texas.

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SpaceX facility to be built across from Tesla Gigafactory Texas: report

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A SpaceX facility could be built across Tesla Gigafactory Texas. A few sources told the Austin Business Journal that a possible SpaceX facility would be built opposite Giga Texas. So it isn’t too surprising to learn that his other companies have found locations in Texas as well. .

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Watch Tesla Cybertruck Get Dirty With Elon Musk In Austin, Texas

InsideEVs

It seems there was a small event this week at Giga Texas, and CEO Elon Musk addressed the crowd

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Tesla supplier developing dry electrode tech to establish facility in Texas

Teslarati

Reported Tesla supplier Saueressig Engineering plans to establish a facility in San Antonio’s East Side—about 80 miles away from Gigafactory Texas. The post Tesla supplier developing dry electrode tech to establish facility in Texas appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Texas A&M team develops guidelines for 3D printing of martensitic steel

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Researchers from Texas A&M University, in collaboration with scientists in the Air Force Research Laboratory, have developed guidelines that allow 3D printing of martensitic steels into very sturdy, defect-free objects of nearly any shape.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas gets its second Giga Press machine

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A second IDRA Giga Press machine appears to have been delivered to Tesla Gigafactory Texas, marking another step towards the factory’s completion. It is still unclear how many IDRA Giga Press machines Tesla will install in Giga Texas.

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Tesla partners with Del Valle ISD on student training program for Giga Texas

Teslarati

Tesla and Del Valle Independent School District (ISD) has started developing a student training program for high schoolers interested in working at Gigafactory Texas. Elon Musk makes good on Tesla’s promise to bring thousands of middle-skilled jobs to Texas.

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Texas restores $2,500 electric-car purchase rebate, except for Teslas

Green Car Reports

Ah, Texas, the state that was formerly a nation and continues to do things slightly differently. Politics rebates dealers incentives Tesla Motors plug-in cars Texas state lawsIts politics is bare-knuckle, its hats are big, and so are its ranches. It also generates more renewable wind energy than any other state in the union. Its auto-dealer lobbyists, however, are equally large and powerful. DON'T MISS: Tesla Loses Legal.

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Pecan Street launches Texas’ first grid-connected vehicle-to-grid research and testing center

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Austin, Texas-based energy research organization Pecan Street Inc. launched Texas’ first grid-tied vehicle-to-grid (V2G) testing center at its lab in Austin, turning electric vehicles into a dispatchable load shaving tool for the municipally-owned electric utility, Austin Energy. Pecan Street’s V2G testing center is part of the Austin SHINES project and is the first in Texas.

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U Texas team uses tellurium as cathode additive to improve Li-S performance

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Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered that introducing tellurium (Te) into a Li-Sulfur system as a cathode additive significantly improves the reversibility of Li plating/stripping by forming a tellurized and sulfide-rich solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI) layer on the Li surface.

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Tesla Texas Crash: NTSB report says ‘Autosteer not available’ where crash occurred

Teslarati

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report regarding the Tesla Model S crash in Texas that occurred last month. The crash occurred on April 17th, 2021, near Spring, Texas. Tesla alleged “driverless” crash in Texas: What is known so far.

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Texas Instruments tech claimed to boost electric car range, downsize onboard chargers

Green Car Reports

Texas Instruments is marketing a new generation of gallium nitride field-effect transistors (GaN FETs), which the company claims can double the power density of onboard chargers for electric cars.

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Texas: From Shale Boom to Water Revolution

Green Car Congress

Texas is famous the world over for two things on a massive scale: oil and droughts. Not only does Texas have the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford shale, but it also has the Gulf of Mexico and its massive oil deposits and endless gallons of seawater that are now economically treatable thanks to next generation water processing technology. Texas is where the fracking revolution began; and now it is where the water revolution is taking root. by James Stafford of Oilprice.com.

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U Texas team develops cobalt-free high-energy lithium-ion battery

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Researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a cobalt-free high-energy lithium-ion battery, eliminating the cobalt and opening the door to reducing the costs of producing batteries while boosting performance in some ways. The paper was written by Arumugam Manthiram, a professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Texas Materials Institute, Ph.D.

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EGEB: No. 1 wind state Texas to add record solar by end of 2022

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Texas is expected to add record utility-scale solar in the next two years. 1 wind state Texas to add record solar by end of 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Texas fossil-fuel industry made state more vulnerable to hurricane

Green Car Reports

While the storm has dissipated, with this week's attention focused on Hurricane Irma, the effects and damage tolls will last for years—and one thing already seems clear: Texas' dependence on the fossil-fuel industry poses an. emissions Weather oil climate change Texas fossil fuelsHurricane Harvey will go down as one of the most destructive and costliest natural disasters in the United States.

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NTSB Issues Preliminary Report For Fatal, Texas Tesla Crash

InsideEVs

The accident happened just 550 feet from the owner's residence

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tweets That Austin, Texas Needs More Housing

InsideEVs

If Tesla is going to attract people to Texas, they'll need a place to live

The Texas power problem – our perspective

Green Energy Consumers

Although we’re not experts on the Texas grid system as much as we are in New England , we’ve noti ced a lot of confusion and deliberate misinformation surrounding the blackouts. Our hearts go out to T exans.

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Tesla chooses Texas to build Cybertruck, reports another profit in Q2

Green Car Reports

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday in a quarterly financial call that it picked the area near Austin, Texas, to build its next Gigafactory that will assemble the Cybertruck and other models.

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EVs hold power to reduce impact of Texas-size weather events

EV Box

The Texas electricity crisis that left more than four million people without power for days amid below-freezing temperatures is forcing the state to rethink its reliance on traditional fossil energy resources like coal, nuclear, and especially natural gas.

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Tesla is going to hire over 10,000 people at Gigafactory Texas over next year, launches student worker effort

Electrek

Tesla is going to hire over 10,000 employees at Gigafactory Texas over the next year. more… The post Tesla is going to hire over 10,000 people at Gigafactory Texas over next year, launches student worker effort appeared first on Electrek.

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Rice, Texas Tech study finds automated cars and their operators fail to detect dangers

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New research from Rice University and Texas Tech University has found that drivers often fail to spot hazards missed by automated vehicles, and it only gets worse the longer drivers ride in them. —Eric Greenlee, assistant professor of psychological sciences at Texas Tech and lead author.

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Elon Musk makes good on Tesla’s promise to bring thousands of middle-skilled jobs to Texas

Teslarati

When Tesla pitched a Gigafactory in Texas, it promised to bring at least 5,000 middle-skill jobs to the state that would fit a targeted economic development need. Elon Musk’s recent tweet about Giga Texas seems to make good on that promise.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Supports Texas With $30 Million In Donations

InsideEVs

It's not just Tesla with a presence in Texas. SpaceX, too, and some of Musk's other companies may follow

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Texas CNG, LNG motor fuel sales double FY 2014 estimate

Green Car Congress

As of 31 July, fiscal 2014 tax revenue from sales of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) motor fuel totaled $2,178,199, according to the Texas state Comptroller’s office. Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter, who launched a Natural Gas Initiative to increase the use of natural gas motor fuel in Texas last October, hailed the Comptroller’s report.

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