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Ugh, Jalopnik.. I feel dirty. Tesla needs a lot of battery factories story.

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    I did notice that instead of it being a positive investor story about the major impact Tesla will have on the battery industry, the commenters there have taken the article as a chance to criticize the Model S as being dirty for using so many battery cells and that the whole EV model is not sustainable because of this (the old lithium and battery shortage argument used by many).
     
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    Didn't they miss the point that economies of scale will drive DOWN the cost of lithium batteries?
     
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    I don't see how these stories could be construed as negative. That Panasonic's battery division has gone from a massive loss to equally massive profits, is a very, very good sign for the future of battery pack development. If you can make a lot of money on this stuff, it means that cells will become cheaper and more plentiful.
     
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