Posted On Friday, Feb 07, 2020
Tesla: the iPhone of electric vehicles or just another car company? – Financial Times

Gene Berdichevsky, who in 2004 became the seventh employee hired by Tesla, says big carmakers have underestimated how many different innovations have gone into the company’s technology. He puts the performance advantage of Tesla’s Model 3 over Jaguar’s electric I-Pace at about 30 per cent.

Posted On Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020
Welcome to the Era of Supercharged Lithium-Silicon Batteries – Wired

Batteries with silicon anodes promise to make devices last more than 20 percent longer on a single charge.

Posted On Saturday, Jan 25, 2020
Sila Nano set to transform the battery market – CNN

Julia Chatterley speaks with CEO Gene Berdichevsky live on CNN outlining how Sila Nanotechnologies Inc. version will provide a 20-40% improvement versus current batteries & will soon be used in smartphones, laptops and electric vehicles in the next decade.

Posted On Monday, Dec 23, 2019
My Climate Journey – Episode 65: Gene Berdichevsky, Co-Founder & CEO at Sila Nanotechnologies

Today’s guest on the My Climate Journey Podcast is Gene Berdichevsky, Co-Founder & CEO of Sila Nanotechnologies, an engineered materials company focused on dramatically improving energy storage.

Posted On Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019
Battery startup Sila Nano powers up with fresh funding, new executives – SFBT

Sila Nanotechnologies scored $45 million in funding and named two former executives of Tesla and SunPower to its executive team as ramps up production on its lithium-ion battery materials business.

Posted On Monday, Nov 04, 2019
Battery tech startup Sila Nano lands $45 million and Tesla veteran Kurt Kelty – Techcrunch

Sila Technologies, the battery materials company that has partnered with BMW and Daimler, landed $45 million in new funding and hired two high-profile executives, including Kurt Kelty, who led the battery cell team at Tesla for more than a decade.