Tesla’s Battery Day announcements impressed everyone and in particular made a big impression the new 4680 cells allowing the American manufacturer to do that significantly increase autonomy of its electric cars. Improvements in the order of 16% due to the new cell design alone. A value that rises to 30% with the battery pack as a structural element of the cars. Thanks to the future development of cell chemistry, Tesla is aiming for an overall improvement in autonomy by 54%. Cells that Elon Musk’s company wants to produce directly, even though it will initially depend on its partners. PanasonicFor example, it has already announced that it will develop 4,680 cells for Tesla batteries.
Now the American manufacturer has released a briefing video showing the structure of the battery with the future cells of 4680. In addition, some phases of the construction of the cells can be seen along the pilot production line at the Gigafactory in Fremont, where work is being done to perfect the production process. Very short but certainly interesting film.
This video is present on a page of the Tesla website where the manufacturer has posted some sort of vacancy targeting figures with specific skills in the battery industry. In fact, Elon Musk’s company is looking for hundreds of new employees to speed up the production of the cells used in the batteries of its electric cars.