Tesla’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset. Photo: Reuters
Tesla’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset. Photo: Reuters
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Tesla’s Nevada plan to produce lithium from clay faces stark obstacles on path to production

  • Elon Musk told shareholders on Tuesday that Tesla has secured rights to 10,000 acres in Nevada where it aims to produce lithium from clay deposits
  • The plan drew backlash almost immediately, with critics describing Musk’s plan as too simplistic and light on details

Tesla’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset. Photo: Reuters
Tesla’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset. Photo: Reuters
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