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What materials are the Tesla Model S made out of? Check this informative infographic for some details

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If you ever wondered what raw materials are required to build a Tesla Model S, this informative infographic has some interesting details for you.

Unfortunately, Visual Capitalist, the company behind the infographic didn’t share its sources for the materials listed and Tesla doesn’t disclose much of the information included below, so take it with a grain of salt.

With this said, Visual Capitalist has published several interesting infographics about Tesla in the past, which have been accurate for the most part.

Note that all numbers are based on the 85 kWh battery model, which is now discontinued.

Here it is:


Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

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  1. Elmer 99 - 7 years ago

    How do I get that in poster form?


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