Tesla might get into the mining business to secure minerals for electric batteries
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 Tesla might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries if it wants to expand its product lineup and scale production, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The comments came after Musk talked about plans for an electric pickup truck and an aim to begin production of […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said it might enter the mining business to ensure it can make enough batteries. According to Business Insider, this would help the company expand its product lineup. He said: "There's not much point in adding product complexity if we don't have enough batteries.” As the...
Tesla is attempting to develop its own battery cells, CNBC's Lora Kolodny reported, citing five current and recent employees. Tesla is reportedly creating designs and prototypes for lithium-ion battery..