Tesla Cyber Rodeo event, new 4680 battery cells

Corporate developments

In this week’s episode of Autology, S&P Global Mobility experts discuss Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo event celebrating the official launch of the Giga Texas factory. Attendees were invited to view the Cybertruck, tour the facility, and hear some of the latest news on Tesla’s battery production.

News included Tesla’s new 4680 battery cell manufacturing and the event was the first time that Tesla demonstrated and mass-produced new 4680 batteries. Listen to our experts explain what 4680 battery technology is and why it’s important for Tesla’s future.

What are some of the challenges associated with this new battery technology? How does this reveal Tesla’s battery strategy, and how can other battery makers compete in this landscape?

Tune in to find out the answers, and much more!


  • Jay Hwang, senior analyst for the North American battery market for Supply Chain & Technology at S&P Global Mobility
  • Graham Evans, research director for Supply Chain & Technology at S&P Global Mobility
  • Yanina Mills, senior technical research analyst for Supply Chain & Technology at S&P Global Mobility

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