Tag: Fremont

Aug 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Tesla brings in giant casting machines for Model Y

One of the new giant casting machines has arrived at Tesla’s main factory in Fremont, California. The machine will be used to cast the rear frame of Model Y in a single piece before the end of the year. In Germany, changes are afoot at the Giga Berlin construction site.

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Jul 23, 2020 - 01:15 am

Tesla shows profit in Q2 despite Corona

Tesla has just released its Q2 earnings in a report and live webcast. The company was able to report the fourth sequential quarterly profit, despite the Corona crises, as well as an increase in cash. Tesla boss Elon Musk also revealed more details about the new site of the new Giga factory in Texas.

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Jul 16, 2020 - 01:02 pm

Tesla to set up “tent” to make more Model Y

Tesla is building another tent structure at the Fremont plant to produce more Model Y. The end of this month will see a major upgrade including a short shutdown of the factory. Meanwhile, there are contradictory data on the number of coronavirus infections at Tesla.

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Jun 25, 2020 - 12:13 pm

Tesla expands production facility for Roadrunner project

More details about Tesla’s largely secret Roadrunner project to produce its battery cells have become apparent through a document now published by the city of Fremont. Tesla has applied for permission to build a second floor in its battery production plant Tera.

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Jun 22, 2020 - 03:54 pm

Date set for Tesla Battery Day in September

There is now a provisional date for Tesla’s Battery Day when the Californian company will be presenting the details of their cell production and will include the presentation of a “cell production system”.

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Jun 10, 2020 - 02:36 pm

Tesla loses top manager while Corona hits Fremont

Robin Ren has left Tesla now vacating the position of Vice President of Business Development. More locally, Tesla’s Fremont plant reportedly has 6 Covid-19 cases and workers complaining of unsafe conditions. Meanwhile, in Germany, Tesla presented the required amended application documents for the construction of Giga Berlin.

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May 14, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Tesla announces new Fremont production manager

Tesla has found a successor for Jatinder Dhillon. According to reports, Richard Miller now heads production at the Fremont plant. Miller is taking over the job at a difficult time, but there seems to be an “agreement” with Alameda County about reopening the plant.

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May 12, 2020 - 04:40 pm

Tesla boss Elon Musk hurls a few threats

The head of Tesla wants to move his headquarters and future operations to Nevada and Texas because Californian authorities will not yet let Tesla open its Fremont plant. Musk has even openly threatened the state with withdrawal from California altogether.

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Mar 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Elon Musk trivialises Corona outbreak on Twitter

Elon Musk among the corona deniers? It appears so if we take the recent statements by the Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter and in an email to employees that seem utterly irresponsible, especially considering the impact that Musk’s words have on many people.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Tesla to set up pilot production line for battery cells

Tesla reportedly wants to set up a pilot production line for its own battery cells at their Fremont factory. In addition, the Californian company recently acquired Hibar – a company specializing in the manufacture of production equipment for battery cells.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 01:26 pm

When will Tesla release the Model Y?

Tesla allegedly wants to accelerate the launch of its Model Y. When the model was presented, Tesla had announced that it would be launched in autumn 2020, but according to a media report it could be half a year earlier.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 04:24 pm

R&D break-through: Tesla battery making looks likely

Jeff Dahn and his team, who carry out battery research for Tesla, have published test results for a new battery cell that could have a life of 1 million miles (1.6 million km) and thus be suitable for Tesla’s planned robo taxis. At the same time, Tesla battery cell manufacturing appears to be well underway.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Tesla loses another production manager

Tesla lost another important manager this month: J. Eric Purcell. Purcell spent almost seven years with Tesla and was most recently responsible for production quality at the Fremont plant.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 02:06 pm

JB Straubel leaves Tesla for consultancy

Elon Musk announced in the context of the latest quarterly figure announcement that Tesla co-founder JB Straubel will withdraw from the operational business as Chief Technology Officer and will in future only work in an advisory capacity for Tesla. The new Tesla CTO will be Drew Baglino.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 01:26 pm

Tesla Model 3 CHAdeMO compatible in the USA

The CHAdeMO adapter from Tesla is now also compatible with the Model 3. This means that the latest Californian vehicle model uses pretty much any charge columns if required. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the Model Y seem to be underway in Fremont.

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Dec 3, 2018 - 01:38 pm

Tesla working to steady Model 3 output at 1,000/day

Tesla has achieved a production rate of 1,000 Model 3 a week and now it is all about steadying that flow. Elon Musk said he had walked the line bit by bit last month and asked employees to make keeping the production rate their “top priority”.

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Jul 4, 2018 - 03:40 pm

Tesla urges Model 3 holders to put capital where mouth is

When closing a critical quarter, the pressure was on Tesla to present numbers that speak of potential profitability. The company thus urged Model 3 reservation holders in North America to configure their car Bloomberg suggests. But there are more substantial numbers too.

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Jul 2, 2018 - 04:23 pm

Official: Tesla Model 3 production results in Q2

Data had been trickling out of Fremont with an occasional leak on Twitter but now it became apparent. Tesla has reached their Model 3 production target of 5,000 a week and is gearing up for 6,000 units next month. Also the overall results for Q2 are looking good.

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Jun 25, 2018 - 07:53 pm

Tesla sabotage scandal taking new turn

The story of the Tesla saboteur is taking crazier turns. After Tesla sued Martin Tripp, he now claims to be a whistle blower and indeed some recent Tesla scathing media reports may be traced back to him.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 12:16 pm

Elon accuses employees of sabotage

After technical problems on the assembly line, now apparently Tesla is being plagued by a saboteur from the internal ranks. The reason proclaimed for the disloyalty is apparently a snubbed promotion.

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Jun 18, 2018 - 01:11 pm

First Performance Model 3 with AWD rolls off lines

The production lines at Tesla’s Fremont factory have rolled out the first Performance Model 3, weeks ahead of schedule. This is the first good news for the EV maker in some time and brings them closer to much desired profits.

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May 16, 2018 - 01:49 pm

Tesla Model 3 production rising before stops

There is not a day without Tesla news and most revolve around the happenings behind the gates of the Fremont factory. Elon Musk has taken over the reigns of production for the time being and has since been fighting to bring the Model 3 making up to speed and there is progress.

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May 15, 2018 - 03:11 pm

Tesla to restructure C-level and streamline production

Elon Musk is busy exercising his role as CEO and has written another email to staff to announce a “thorough reorganisation” of Tesla, especially on the exec level. Meanwhile, the shopfloor reports advances in Model 3 production, whilst hackers race to code out remaining robotic flaws.

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May 9, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Tesla changes credit conditions for capital increase

Tesla has made some major changes to their banking credit in order to be able to invest more capital. Hence Musk has offered up the Fremont factory as collateral as Tesla’s existing 1.8BN dollar credit only has another 543M dollars left to use.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/08/25/tesla-expands-fremont-plant-for-the-roadrunner-project/
25.08.2020 17:45