Tesla receives approval to use cobalt-free batteries in China

June 13, 2020

Tesla has received approval from China to use cobalt-free batteries in their vehicles. This is due to the link to child labor in the remote regions of China. This battery will be only used for the Model 3 Vehicles up to date, according to Chinese officials. 

Although the publishment did not explain what supplier would be manufacturing the batteries, it is known that it will be managed by China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. They are commonly known as the global industry leaders for Cobalt batteries. 

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