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Tesla evaluates Texas lithium smelter for electric car batteries

Elon Musk has previously suggested that Tesla could get into large-scale lithium refining as the cost of metal, a key component in battery manufacturing, skyrocketed. If Tesla’s application in Texas is approved, construction could begin on his lithium hydroxide refinery facility in the fourth quarter of 2022. Christophe Gato | Photo Picture Alliance | Getty … Read more