Did Tesla Buy Maxwell for Its Ultracapacitors or Higher-Density Batteries?

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Tesla made headlines this month — actually, when doesn’t Tesla make headlines? — when the company bought battery-maker Maxwell for its ultracapacitor technology and its work on battery density. Analysts agreed Tesla was smart to pay in shares of Tesla stock, not cash, because Tesla has lots of stock on hand. Analysts are also divided on the prospects of ultracapacitors…Click here for full article.