Elon Musk Says Apple Uses More Cobalt in Its Batteries Than Tesla: Report

Published:Nov 22, 202318:15
Elon Musk Says Apple Uses More Cobalt in Its Batteries Than Tesla: Report

San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has criticised Apple, saying the iPhone maker makes use of extra cobalt in its batteries than Tesla. After reporting a document $1.14 billion in web revenue within the second quarter (Q2) 2021, Musk stated that the electrical car-maker doesn't makes use of cobalt in its automobiles. Tesla Restarts Deliveries of Mannequin S: Report.

"Tesla uses no Cobalt and almost none in the nickel-based chemistries. On a weighted average basis, we might use 2% Cobalt compared to say Apple's 100% Cobalt," he stated throughout the earnings name on Monday. "There is somehow a misconception that Tesla use a lot of Cobalt, but we actually don't. Apple uses I think almost 100% Cobalt in their batteries in cellphones and laptops," he added.

"For the supercharger to be useful to other car companies, we need to grow the network faster than we're growing vehicle output, which is not easy. We're growing vehicle output at a hell of a rate. So Superchargers need to grow faster than vehicle output," he stated. "It's going to be a great product, our best product ever. But there's a lot of fundamentally new design ideas in the Cybertruck. Nobody's ever really made a car like this before. A vehicle like this before," Musk informed the analysts. On Cybertruck, he stated that ramping up its manufacturing "will be difficult because it's such new architecture".

"Some cobalt mined in places like the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been linked to human rights abuses such as child labour," experiences CNBC.

Apple is reportedly creating an electrical self-driving automotive beneath a challenge code-named Titan. In 2019, Apple, along with Tesla and different main know-how corporations, was named as defendants in a human rights lawsuit, in line with The Guardian. Musk stated that he wants the supercharger community to develop globally.

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