Posted On Monday, Aug 19, 2019
A black powder for electric cars – Frankfurter Allgemeine

Batteries are the most valuable part of an electric car – and one of the major weak points. One of the first Tesla employees has founded a new company that seeks to change that – and it is making German car manufacturers sit up and listen.

Posted On Sunday, Jul 28, 2019
He Was Employee Number 7 At Tesla And Now Has Built A $1 Billion Business That Makes Your Phone Or Car Run Longer. – Forbes

Gene Berdichevsky was one of the early team members at Tesla. Now he’s building his own unicorn startup, Sila Nanotechnologies, which is valued at over $1 billion. One which looks like it will fuel every way you travel from the road to being in the air.

Posted On Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
How Do You Put a Plane Engine in a Car? – Scientific American

High-risk design trials could create superefficient vehicles.

Posted On Wednesday, Jul 03, 2019
Progress Through Powder – Autohersteller

Daimler has acquired a minority interest in a US specialist in battery materials. The car company also secured a seat on the Board of Directors.

Posted On Monday, Jun 24, 2019
Watt It Takes: Creating a Battery Unicorn by Learning From Previous Cleantech Busts – GreenTech Media

Sila Nanotechnologies CEO Gene Berdichevsky on the long path to creating a better lithium-ion battery.

Posted On Thursday, Jun 13, 2019
Sila Nanotechnologies’ Gene Berdichevsky: “The million-mile battery” – Podcast

The Sunday Times tech correspondent brings on Gene Berdichekvsy, founder of Sila Nanotechnologies, to talk about being the seventh employee at Tesla, making the Roadster’s lithium battery, developing the first new battery technology in 30 years.