News – UK – Tesla is working with a nickel mine in New Caledonia to address the shortage


In order to solve the problem of the shortage of lithium-ion batteries for electric cars, Tesla has decided to become a technical partner in a nickel mine, according to reports from the BBC, the car company is moving nickel out of the Goro mine on the small Pacific island of New Caledonia in this way the long-term supply can be ensured

Last month, Musk went to Twitter and said nickel was “the biggest problem” in scaling lithium-ion cell production. BBC reports that New Caledonia is the fourth largest nickel producer in the world, and prices are up 26 percent last year increased Tesla will not hold a stake With this partnership, however, Tesla has better control over its electric battery supply chain

This came after Musk announced that he was going to build a new city in Texas, USA, which it will refer to as the “Star Base” The city formed by Musk is believed to be located around the rocket launch site of its aerospace company SpaceX. Musk is currently the second richest person in the world with a net worth of over $ 169 billion According to Bloomberg Billionaire’s Index, Musk has frequented the microblogging website Twitter to post concise updates

Later, on 3 March, he alluded to his project to colonize the red planet, suggesting that “starbase” would only be the beginning of what is to come in the future Die Sterne “SpaceX’s Texas facilities are located in Boca Chica Village, a town with no legal personality on the southern tip of the state near Brownsville. Musk’s aerospace company has been developing its spacecraft since 2014 and testing prototypes at the same location / p>

According to Business Insider’s report, the judge’s office in Cameron County, where the village of Boca Chica is located, confirmed Elon Musk’s plans to create a starbase In a statement to the media company, it said that Space County has been officially approached by SpaceX in the past few days to include “Boca Chica Village in the city of Starbase” Even the Cameron County Commissioners Court has reportedly been briefed on the SpaceX CEO’s efforts in the state

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News – GB – Tesla is working with the nickel mine in New Caledonia to address the shortage
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