Tesla Pouring $3.6 Billion Into Nevada Plant For EV Battery, Semi Production

Tesla, the world’s biggest producer of electric vehicles, is expanding its Nevada assembly plant with a major new investment to boost production of a new, larger type of battery cell and a dedicated factory to make its Semi truck.

The Austin-based company led by billionaire Elon Musk said in a blog post on Tuesday that it will spend $3.6 billion for a plant dedicated to making 4680 lithium-ion cells as well as a facility to produce the newly added Tesla Semi. The company has said it expects the new-generation battery cells, about the size of a beer can, to be more energy-dense and lower cost than its

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