Infographic: Inside Tesla Motors’ Gigafactory

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) sent shockwaves through the graphite, cobalt and lithium markets earlier this year with the announcement that it plans to construct a $5-billion lithium-ion battery “gigafactory” in the Southwest United States.

In the infographic below, Visual Capitalist breaks down what the gigafactory will be doing, how long it will take to build and what materials it will require.

Click here to view the infographic on Visual Capitalist’s website.