Tesla hopes to work with BMW to battery and charging technology works




Tesla Motors is negotiating with the German BMW. The carmakers consider developing together battery technology and technology for charging points. Tesla is also interested in the lightweight carbon fiber parts that builds BMW.

Tesla logo There Negotiations between the two companies is confirmed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. In an interview with the German weekly Der Spiegel gives Musk that Tesla will open a battery plant in Germany. In addition, the company is looking for a possible collaboration with BMW. Not only would Tesla and BMW to develop new battery technology for electric vehicles, also want to see the two companies or they can develop charging points that can be used by several electric vehicles and hybrids.

Tesla, in turn, are interested in the auto parts based on light carbon fiber BMW develops for its electric i3 and i8 hybrid models. BMW works for these parts, covering in particular comes to the cage, along with the company SGL.

It is still unclear how far the negotiations have progressed; BMW would not comment, reports Reuters. What is clear is that Tesla ever firmer footing in Europe trying to obtain. Also works for some time with Mercedes Benz and Japan’s Toyota.


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