Tesla Negotiating Battery Deal With Samsung


By Bernie Woodall and Hyunjoo Jin DETROIT/SEOUL Oct 4 (Reuters) - Popular electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc may name South Korean battery producer Samsung SDI Co Ltd as an additional supplier as the California auto upstart tries to add more models and expand, although at least one source familiar with the discussions described the deal as being far from done. Both Tesla and Samsung SDI, a unit of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, on Friday confirmed that the two companies are in talks about ...


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