Elon Musk’s Quiet Success  Batteries at Tesla

with Cobalt-Free Ev

Four Years Ago

Elon Musk declared that his Tesla vehicles were going to have batteries that were cobalt free.

The First Quarter

Of this year, amid the tremendous din of Musk’s desired acquisition of the social platform Twitter

Tesla Revealed That Nearly

Half of its vehicles produced in that time frame featured cobalt-free lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries.

Simon Alvarez, In Teslarati

Writes that LFP batteries are not new but make up little of the electric vehicle market in the United States, Canada and the European Union.

The LFP Batteries Are A Component

Of the EV market that is being pursued by a number of automobile manufacturers as demand for cobalt continues to increase — and correspondingly its price.

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence

As reported in TheStreet, expects more than 30% growth in cobalt demand due to new model launches and government legislation.

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