Jeff Dahn has an “exclusive research partnership” with Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors.
Massive Gigafactory coming online in phases, targeting full operation in 2018.
Cells, modules will be used in solar panels for non-solar roof products and solar glass tile roofs that Tesla plans to begin making.
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Lucid Motors’ staff includes former Tesla employees, including its chief technology officer.
Electric car maker expects to add more than 1,000 engineering and technician jobs in Germany over the next two years.
Tiles integrate with company’s Powerwall system to power a home.
Musk predicts the technology will be twice as safe as a human driver butut will jack up vehicle prices.
Blog announces non-binding letter of intent to collaborate on photovoltaic cells and modules.
Facility will store 80 megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 2,500 households for a day.
State broadcaster TV report included dash cam footage of the car slamming into a truck.
Software update will cut accident rates of already safe vehicles by half: Musk.
Not immediately clear if the driver was using the car’s autopilot system.
Software update to be released in a few weeks.
Musk says it’s now the world’s fastest production car; extends range to 315 miles.