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Tesla to build lithium hydroxide refinery in Texas to feed Terafactory; first automaker to enter lithium (Exclusive)

Tesla will build a lithium hydroxide chemical plant in Texas in what is the first move by an automotive company into lithium chemical production, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence can confirm. 

The EV maker will build a spodumene conversion facility adjacent to the Terafactory / Gigafactory 5 in Austin, Texas in what has a typically aggressive start up target of Q4 2022.

This adds to Tesla's plans to build a cathode facility in Texas in what Elon Musk describes as "part of our cell production plan".

It also adds to news from the CEO's Twitter yesterday that: "We are . . .

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