Tag: Brandenburg

Nov 25, 2022 - 12:22 pm

Botree Cycling to build plant in Germany

The Chinese company Botree Cycling is planning to build a recycling plant for electric vehicle batteries and an education and training centre for battery recycling specialists in Guben, Brandenburg. Another industry player is also setting up shop in Guben.

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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 20, 2022 - 02:45 pm

Mercedes to source lithium from Rock Tech

Mercedes-Benz and Rock Tech Lithium have signed an agreement for an annual supply of an average of 10,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide. The Rock Tech plant in Brandenburg is to play a central role in this.

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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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Sep 10, 2022 - 01:04 pm

SVOLT confirms 2nd battery cell plant in Germany

SVOLT has confirmed building another cell factory for the European battery industry in Germany. The new site at Lauchhammer, Brandenburg, is a former wind turbine plant owned by Vestas. The company aims to repurpose it fast, by early 2025.

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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 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 4, 2022 - 07:16 pm

Tesla to stop hiring and cut jobs by 10%

Elon Musk has imposed a worldwide hiring freeze at Tesla and has plans to lay off ten per cent of the workforce because he has “a very bad feeling” about the economy. He has already confirmed the plans to Reuters.

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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 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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Mar 24, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Tesla plans to build more models in Germany

Following the start of deliveries of the first Model Y Performance produced in the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, Tesla plans to gradually expand production. New paint colours will soon follow, and later more models will be built in Germany, according to Elon Musk.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 11:50 am

Tesla starts delivering Model Y cars from Giga Berlin

Tesla is beginning to deliver the first Model Y Performance cars produced at the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg today. This is also the opening of the company’s first production site in Europe and its “most advanced, sustainable and efficient factory” to date.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Tesla secures water supply in Brandenburg

Tesla can continue with the production ramp-up at Giga Berlin as planned. According to media reports, the Strausberg-Erkner Water Association (WSE) will not terminate the supply contract as threatened in the meantime.

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Mar 6, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Environmental approval granted for Giga Berlin

Brandenburg’s Minister President Dietmar Woidke has now handed Tesla the final environmental permit for Giga Berlin in Grünheide. The permit states that production can only start when Tesla fulfils the conditions set out in a 536-page document.

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Mar 3, 2022 - 11:32 am

Tesla to receive final environmental permit for Giga Berlin

According to a media report, the Potsdam State Office for the Environment (LfU) will give Tesla final approval for Giga Berlin in Grünheide. However, the completion of the environmental permit and the decision do not yet mean that Tesla can start production of the Model Y.

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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.

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Feb 10, 2022 - 12:26 pm

Production at Giga Berlin delayed again

The start of production at the Tesla factory in Grünheide has been delayed again. Tesla will reportedly not be allowed to let the first cars roll off the production line for sale until mid-March at the earliest.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/25/botree-cycling-to-build-plant-in-germany/
25.11.2022 12:55