Tesla’s battery research partner shows potential new path for longer EV range and durability

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    Last year, Tesla and Jeff Dahn’s battery-research group at Dalhousie University announced a new partnership that transitioned the group from their 20-year research agreement with 3M to a new association with Tesla under the newly formed ‘NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research’.

    While announced last year, the partnership only went into effect in June 2016. The group just released its first research paper since and it could lead to a potential increase in energy density and durability. more…

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    Okay. Who's hoping these show up in Model ≡? Are the larger cells for the ≡ going to be a higher voltage…?
     
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    Tesla will put the best batteries it can into the the Model ≡. No worries.
     
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    Just for reference, here's a picture of the official Tesla 2170 cell that's going into the Model 3.

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