Tesla Eyeing Third Li-ion Battery Factory in U.S.

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By Ben Klayman DETROIT, June 3 (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc is now looking at three sites, instead of two, to begin construction for its lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. The leading U.S. electric car maker expects to trim from five the number of states from which it is choosing to build its battery plant, dubbed the "gigafactory," but a decision on the final site will not come before year end. "We're probably going ...

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