Tesla Roadster was meant to use 4680 — Photo by Tesla Fans Schweiz on Unsplash

Tesla’s “Revolutionary” 4680 Has A Massive Problem

As it turns out, the 4680 is worse than Tesla’s old battery.

Will Lockett
Predict
Published in
5 min readNov 22, 2022

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In September 2020, Musk announced Tesla’s next battery, the 4680. This gigantic cylindrical cell would be far cheaper, faster at charging, and way more energy dense than anything they had developed before. Two years on, and Tesla is now producing and installing 4680 batteries…

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Will Lockett
Predict

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