Tag: Berlin

Feb 1, 2023 - 04:42 pm

The Mobility House shows how to earn from EV batteries

The Mobility House (TMH) has, for the first time, proven that electric vehicle batteries can take part in energy market trading and achieve four-digit revenues per vehicle. The key is in the EVs’ flexibility as mobile storage units, just the experimental set-up was stationery.

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Dec 21, 2022 - 03:16 pm

Berlin fire brigade goes hybrid

The Berlin Fire Brigade is procuring the next electrified emergency vehicles from Rosenbauer. The order includes, among other things, four units of the hybrid fire-fighting vehicle “Revolutionary Technology” (RT) in the Berlin configuration as eLHF. In addition, there will be an electric appliance vehicle with a Volvo chassis.

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Dec 20, 2022 - 04:09 pm

Brandenburg investigates Tesla over illegal dumping allegations

Following a criminal complaint filed by the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment (LfU), the Potsdam public prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation against Tesla on suspicion of unauthorized operation of a hazardous materials storage facility at the Grünheide site.

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Dec 9, 2022 - 02:22 pm

Tesla: Gigafactory Grünheide expansion is a Go

Tesla has received the green light from the Grünheide municipality for its plan to expand the Gigafactory site near Berlin by 100 hectares. There is also news about the planned water supply and the workforce at the German Tesla factory.

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Oct 31, 2022 - 11:51 am

Tesla prepares to expand production at Giga Berlin

Tesla wants to increase its production capacities in Grünheide and has begun preparing the next expansion stage. Since Friday, 70 hectares of pine forest have been cleared for the expansion. Reportedly, permission for the clearing has already been granted. Tesla is preparing an application for the expansion itself.

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Oct 1, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Giga Berlin still has no functioning fire alarm system

The Tesla car factory in Grünheide still does not have a functioning fire alarm system. The facility has neither fire alarms nor sprinkler systems that are currently operational, which are temporarily replaced by eight employees on duty around the clock as fire guards patrolling around the factory.

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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.

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Sep 12, 2022 - 12:07 pm

Tesla presents plans to further expand Giga Berlin

Tesla has announced new plans to expand the plant in Grünheide, Germany, by 100 hectares at an event at the weekend. A train station as well as logistics and storage areas are to be built there in order to keep significantly more parts in stock on site than before.

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Aug 29, 2022 - 12:31 pm

First look: The new e-buses for Berlin are arriving at BVG

Berlin’s public transport operator BVG has released information on the incoming new e-buses. The first of 89 Ebusco 2.2 electric buses will join the Berlin fleet this year. Once these arrive in the German capital, the BVG fleet will include 228 electric buses in active service.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 10:34 am

Tesla Model Y with RWD now available in Germany

Tesla has added a new basic version with rear-wheel drive to the configurator for the Model Y in Europe. In Germany, the new model variant costs 53,990 euros. It is unclear whether the new variant will come from Grünheide – Tesla has recently been able to significantly increase production there.

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Aug 11, 2022 - 12:06 pm

Tesla starts utilising BYD batteries at Giga Berlin

According to industry insiders, BYD has started supplying LFP cells to Tesla, specifically to the plant in Grünheide, Germany. The first batch of Tesla Model Ys equipped with BYD’s ‘Blade’ batteries are expected to roll off the assembly line at Giga Berlin in a month at the earliest.

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Jul 15, 2022 - 02:52 pm

Tesla allowed to sell test Model Y units in Germany

Tesla is now allowed to sell vehicles that were manufactured during the plant tests at the factory in Grünheide and thus before the final approval decision. This is what the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment (LfU), as the responsible licensing authority, told RBB when asked.

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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.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 10:50 am

Mercedes invests €2 billion in EU assembly plants for EVs

Mercedes-Benz has announced billions of euros of investment in its European assembly plants to equip them for the shift to electric cars by the end of the decade. This involves the production of vehicles on the new electric platforms to be introduced from 2025.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 02:57 pm

German police may ban Tesla cars due to Sentry Mode

While Giga Berlin is finally churning out Tesla EVs made in Germany, the new cars may not be free to go everywhere. The head of security for Berlin’s police has attempted to issue a ban for any Tesla coming near police stations and headquarters since he considers the cars a threat to data security.

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May 5, 2022 - 12:39 pm

Tesla looks to expand German gigafactory

Tesla is planning to massively expand its property in Grünheide, according to a media report. The additional area is apparently to be used for additional storage space and a goods station. Should it get that far, there would still be some hurdles.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 11:13 am

Neymar to become an EV ambassador

The German electric car manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile has been able to win over an extremely prominent brand ambassador: Brazilian football player Neymar Jr.

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Apr 21, 2022 - 01:56 am

Tesla starts 2022 with record profits

Tesla has presented their business figures for the first quarter of 2022. Tesla achieved a surplus of 3.32 billion euros. While the production stop in Shanghai at the end of the quarter prevented better results, it is only likely to show its full effect in Q2.

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