• Tesla Reportedly Paid $3 USD for Patents to Create Cleaner Electric Car Batteries

    6 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Tesla has apparently paid just $3 USD for a set of patents that can help the automaker develop cleaner electric car batteries. According to a new report from TechCrunch , the patents were purchased just weeks before Tesla's Battery Day presentation in September last year, when the company revealed that it has found methods to significantly reduce the cost of manufacturing EV batteries by making the process cleaner and reducing the amount of water and energy waste required. It now seems that the technology came from a small Canadian startup named Springpower International , which developed...
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