June 27 - 14:06
Report: Tesla wants to build its own battery cells
Tesla is reportedly developing the means to manufacture its own cell batteries, which would reduce its reliance on current supplier Panasonic. The report by CNBC said five sources have confirmed the company is working on R&D of battery cells in a lab near its manufacturing facility in Fremont, California. Elon Musk has previously blamed Panasonic for hold-ups in delivering Tesla's Model 3.
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