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    Aptera details, Civic Hybrid, Polestar 2, Tesla Gigafactory boost: The Week in Reverse

    Which automaker is reportedly considering a pivot to cylindrical cells for future EVs?

    Which EV maker is Uber partnering with for a vehicle specifically for ride-hailing?

    This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending Friday, January 27, 2023.

    Tesla announced a $3.6 billion expansion of its Nevada battery “Gigafactory” that it says will produce the Semi plus the company’s new-format 4680 battery cells at 100 gigawatt-hours annually—enough U.S.-made batteries for 1.5 million light-duty vehicles, Tesla says. The expansion points to some impressive manufacturing gains, with the scaled-up battery output to come from a smaller facility versus today’s 35+ gigawatt-hours. And, as we pointed out, that’s more output than Tesla needs for the Semi.

    Artist’s impression of upgraded Tesla plant near Reno, Nevada

    To that, Tesla…

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