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Tesla Might Use Materials from North America for its Battery Gigafactory amid Pollution Worry


Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to use for its $5 billion US battery factory only raw materials sourced in North America. The electric vehicle maker does not plan to import the cobalt, graphite and other materials necessary for its Gigafactory, according to automaker's spokeswoman Liz Jarvis-Shean. “It will enable us to establish a supply chain that is local and focused on minimizing ...
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Tesla plans $40,000 electric car; may hit the market in 2015
Tesla Motors, the maker of all-electric Model S model plans to unveil a new all-electric vehicle that could sell in the $40,000 range, LA Times reports. The new vehicle is ...
Panasonic in Doubt Regarding Investment in Tesla’s Massive Battery Plant in the US
Panasonic Corp, Tesla's main supplier of lithium-ion cells for the Model S sedan, hasn't committed to make investments in Elon Musk's idea of a massive US battery plant. Last month, Tesla CEO ...
US: dealers fret on Tesla’s direct sales practice
Car dealers in the US see Tesla’s decision to jump them and own its showrooms as a serious threat to a US institution that should – according to them – ...
US: Tesla is the real automotive “bomb”
If you take a look at our news, and for that matter at the news from any other important automotive news source, you could see the trend of getting at ...
Four US states compete for Tesla’s battery “gigafactory”
America’s investor sweetheart, electric automaker Tesla is rocking the automotive and energy industries with its plans to build one of the biggest battery factories in the world. After releasing additional ...
US: Tesla reveals details about its “gigafactory”
Elon Musk, the billionaire co-founder of electric start-up Tesla Motors has revealed the holy anticipated details concerning what he claims would become the world’s biggest battery factory. Nicknamed with affection the ...
Elon Musk’s fortune rises $1.1 Billion in one day
Even among the world’s billionaires this is a big feat – and the known business entrepreneur owes it to its electric car company – as Tesla’s shares and value went ...
Report: Panasonic to invest in Tesla’s battery plant
According to sources familiar with the Japanese company’s strategy, in a move that should come as a surprise to no one, Panasonic has plans to invest an estimated 100 billion ...
US: Tesla’s planned battery factory – a new source of revenue?
While start-up electric carmaker Tesla has become Americas investor sweetheart, its planned battery “gigafactory” could definitely be seen as overkill. But it’s maybe another bold strategy from business wonder CEO ...

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