Benchmark understands Tesla is considering using LG Chem’s NCM 811 cells in its Shanghai Gigafactory suggesting a future diversification in suppliers and cells
In an evolution in the long-standing partnership between Tesla and Panasonic, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence understands that LG Chem will be the 2170 lithium ion battery cell supplier for Model 3 and Model Y vehicles made at the Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, China.
Although not officially confirmed by either company, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence believes that the widespread reports in Q3 2019 are accurate and that LG Chem will be supplying Tesla from its battery megafactory in . . .