Feb 1, 2023 - 12:16 pm
Tesla to increase investment plans until 2025
Tesla is planning to increase its capital expenditure range by one billion dollars. The money could flow into the expansion of Giga Nevada, or possibly into a new plant in Mexico, for which there is new information about a possible location.
Jan 11, 2023 - 11:48 am
Tesla wants to expand Giga Texas for component production
Tesla has applied to the US state of Texas to expand its factory in Austin this year. The EV maker plans investments of more than $700 million to build new facilities for the testing and manufacture of battery cells, cathodes and drive units.
Jan 2, 2023 - 03:33 pm
Tesla increases 4680 cell production capacities
Tesla can now equip around 1,000 vehicles per week with its new 4680 battery cells. At the end of December, Tesla said it achieved a production rate of 868,000 4680 cells in one week – enough for said approximately 1,000 electric cars.
Sep 15, 2022 - 12:56 pm
Tesla rumoured to postpone battery production in Germany
Tesla is rumoured to have postponed its plans for battery production in Grünheide. Instead, corresponding projects in the USA are to be pushed ahead for the time being. According to media reports, the US government’s tax plans are behind the new battery strategy.
Jul 26, 2022 - 11:57 am
Tesla significantly increases investment plans
Tesla has changed its investment plan, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to this, Tesla wants to invest between six and eight billion dollars per year until 2024. In addition, the Superchargers in the USA are to be opened to third-party brands.
Jul 22, 2022 - 02:17 pm
Tesla plans to begin 4680 cell production in Q3
Tesla plans to start production of 4680-format battery cells at the Texas Gigafactory this quarter and to surpass the capacity of the Kato pilot line there near the car factory in Fremont, California, by the end of the year.
Jul 5, 2022 - 12:06 pm
Tesla pauses in Germany while expanding in Texas
Tesla will pause production at Giga Berlin from next Monday, 11 July. Production processes are to be optimised by 22 July – according to reports, the cycle time will be halved in the future. Tesla has also applied to the city of Austin to expand the Texas Gigafactory.
Jul 4, 2022 - 12:45 pm
Tesla production quota sinks by 50,000 units over Q2
Tesla produced 258,580 vehicles and delivered 254,695 in the second quarter. This is significantly less than in the record quarter Q1/2022, which is due to the ongoing problems with the supply chains and the temporary closures of the Shanghai plant.
Apr 13, 2022 - 10:59 am
Tesla has started accepting orders for the Roadster
Tesla has reopened reservations for its Roadster. The new Tesla Roadster is to be produced at the recently opened Giga Texas from next year. The only thing is that remains unclear is exactly what customers will have to pay in the end.
Apr 8, 2022 - 01:09 pm
Tesla opens the new Austin gigafactory
Tesla has officially opened its factory in Austin in the US state of Texas. This is where the Model Y is produced with the new 4680 cells, which are also manufactured on site and integrated into the new structural battery pack. In addition, Elon Musk announced a new model.
Feb 21, 2022 - 01:44 pm
Giga Berlin expansion plans rumoured to be on ice
Tesla has reportedly shelved plans to expand its Grünheide plant beyond its initially planned capacity of 500,000 cars per year for the time being, according to a media report. Instead, its own cell production is apparently to be pushed ahead first.
Feb 10, 2022 - 02:40 pm
VW to put the ID. Buzz on display at the SXSW
The electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz will make its North American debut at ‘South by Southwest’ in Austin, Texas, between March 11 and 20. The vehicle on display will be the European model, which will have been revealed online on March 9.
Jan 27, 2022 - 03:00 am
Tesla takes stock of 2021 as a “breakthrough year”
With more than 930,000 vehicles delivered, Tesla confirmed it also achieved new records in sales and profits in 2021, as the new annual report shows. The manufacturer itself speaks of a “breakthrough year”. In the medium term, Tesla wants to deliver 50 per cent more cars per year – and could thus come close to […]
Jan 10, 2022 - 01:09 pm
Tesla receives another preliminary approval for Giga Berlin
Tesla just received another preliminary approval for test production at Giga Berlin instead of the final approval for the entire project the company has been waiting for. This means that production at the Tesla factory in Texas is likely to start before production in Germany.
Nov 6, 2021 - 07:34 pm
New Flyer scores e-bus deal that could prove largest in the US
New Flyer continues its winning streak in the US as the NFI subsidiary receives an order over 30 electric buses from Capital Metro Transportation Authority (CapMetro) in Austin, Texas. New Flyer says this was the largest ever electric bus procurement in the US, considering CapMetro’s option over 141 e-buses.
Oct 8, 2021 - 12:37 pm
Tesla moves HQ to Texas
Tesla will move its headquarters from Palo Alto in Silicon Valley to Austin in Texas. Elon Musk made the announcement at Tesla’s annual general meeting, which was already held in Texas.
Sep 29, 2021 - 06:06 pm
Austin Texas orders 26 Proterra e-buses
Proterra has announced that Capital Metro in Austin, Texas is purchasing 26 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses, with an option for another 126 of these buses plus chargers over the next 5 years. The first 26 electric buses should be delivered in 2022.
Aug 9, 2021 - 10:56 am
First Tesla Model Y units arrive in Europe
The first Tesla Model Ys have arrived in Europe. A German manager of the electric car manufacturer made this public on his LinkedIn channel. The official start of deliveries is still scheduled for September, but it looks like the first deliveries could take place in August. This is also supported by a media date.
Aug 4, 2021 - 01:04 pm
Model Y production rumoured to launch in Texas next week
Tesla could start test production of the Model Y in Texas as early as next week – and regular production before the end of the year, according to observers. New rumours are also circulating about the upcoming entry-level model, which has so far been referred to as the Model 2.
Mar 16, 2021 - 11:57 am
Tesla moves to launch cell production in Grünheide by 2022
Tesla wants to submit the application for approval for the production of battery cells in Grünheide to German authorities by July of this year at the latest. According to the corresponding media report, the production start for the cells in Grünheide is targeted for 2022.
Mar 3, 2021 - 06:13 pm
Volvo’s electric car outlet Polestar increases US presence
Polestar, Volvo’s electric car brand from Sweden, says it was expanding its retail presence across the United States with plans to open new Polestar Spaces in 15 cities by the end of this year. First cities will see the showrooms open within a few months.
Jan 18, 2021 - 11:56 am
Tesla Model Y deliveries officially launch in China
Tesla has officially started deliveries of the Model Y built in China. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the European Model Y in Giga Berlin continue and it is looking like the plant could become larger than initially thought. There are also increasing indications that the Model S and Model X will soon be refreshed.
Jan 14, 2021 - 04:31 pm
Uber to expand Uber Green services
Ride-hailing company Uber is expanding its Uber Green service with electric and hybrid cars in North America. After launching in 15 cities last September, Uber has announced plans to make the service available in 1,400 more cities and towns.
Jul 24, 2020 - 12:02 pm
Tesla to move a significant part of US production to Texas
Following the heated exchange between Tesla and California regulatory authorities regarding the re-opening of the Gigafactory following the Covid-19 pandemic, Elon Musk had announced that he would pack up and move. Now a decision has been made regarding production in Texas.