Inare trying to find solutions to the continued reduced production due to the lack of batteries.
THEnow feels intense competition from the rest of the traditional car manufacturers, as far as electrification is concerned. In order to maintain its vanguard, it will have to increase the number of cars it manufactures, and thus also the equivalent of them where these are needed.
As it became known, Tesla executives are considering the possibility of creating new facilities in the USA where they will produce the raw material for them. Specifically, it will be done there the processing of lithium (and its conversion into lithium hydroxide) in order to be used in the batteries of its models.
According to the information so far,has submitted a corresponding request at his beginings Texas for the establishment of the facilities in Nueces County which is located in the east of this state. The reason he chooses it has to do mainly with the fact that it imposes low taxation on investments.
If the proposed plans are approved immediately, the executives of his companystate that the works for the construction of the facilities can start within the year and be completed in 2024, at which point lithium processing will begin. Under Tesla’s plans, the lithium hydroxide will then be transported to its battery manufacturing plants.
According to what the Bloomberg news agency reports, the company is considering the possibility of creating the facilities in Louisiana, the neighboring state of Texas.
At this time, it is not announcing where the lithium mineral will be sourced from, which is likely to be from Canada. The deposit that exists there is estimated that sufficient to produce 500,000 batteries per year, for a period of 10 years.
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