Tag: Gigafactory

Oct 21, 2021 - 02:08 am

Tesla reaches balance between profit and investment over Q3

More vehicles delivered, more revenue, more profit: Tesla demonstrates its growth ambitions in the third quarter of 2021 – without losing profitability. In addition, the Californian company has published an interesting piece of news in its latest annual report: Tesla is making a global switch for standard range models to LFP batteries.

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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.

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Sep 30, 2021 - 03:05 pm

Giga Berlin approved with strict water usage conditions

According to a media report, the Tesla factory in Grünheide will receive the long-awaited final overall approval from the responsible Brandenburg State Office for the Environment (LfU). However, there will be strict conditions regarding water and possible accidents.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 03:55 pm

Tesla to build 300,000th vehicle in China so far this year

Tesla’s Gigafactory in Shanghai will apparently produce its 300,000th electric car this year. The upcoming annual general meeting of the Californian electric car manufacturer is also to take place at the production facility under construction in Texas. The date: 7 October.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 10:49 am

Tesla denies Russian plant rumours

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied a burgeoning rumour that his company is planning a car plant in Russia. A Russian media outlet had reported that Tesla was planning to build a factory in Korolev near Moscow.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 01:40 pm

CATL announces new battery plant in Shanghai

The rumour that battery cell manufacturer CATL wants to build a new factory in the immediate vicinity of the Tesla plant in Shanghai is confirmed. CATL has now officially announced that it has signed a framework agreement to this effect with the Shanghai municipal government.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 11:40 am

Akasol starts up battery production at new plant in Darmstadt

Battery system manufacturer Akasol has officially commissioned its ‘Gigafactory 1’ at its headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. The production lines currently offer a production capacity of one gigawatt-hour. However, expansion to adjacent areas is already planned with up to 5 GWh per year. Enough for 10,000 electric buses and trucks.

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Aug 14, 2021 - 11:40 am

Laschet meets Musk at the Giga Berlin

German chancellor candidate Armin Laschet (CDU) met with Elon Musk on his tour of the Giga Berlin factory. The candidate is known for his ability to sometimes place his foot in his mouth, and this meeting did not disappoint.

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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.

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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.

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Aug 3, 2021 - 01:18 pm

Nissan & Envision AESC to build battery plant in Japan

Nissan is announcing plans for a second car battery factory, this time in Japan, and again with partner Envision AESC of China. AESC and Nissan will jointly operate the plant, and news agencies report first details about location and capacity with confirmation expected tomorrow.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 11:35 am

Tesla to open Superchargers to 3rd parties in 2021

Elon Musk has now confirmed on Twitter that Tesla will open its Supercharger network to electric cars from other brands later this year. Meanwhile, there is an update on Tesla’s plan to start production of the Semi electric truck this year.

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Jun 24, 2021 - 12:15 pm

UK: AMTE Power leads gov’ funded EV battery project ULTRA

UK battery cell manufacturer AMTE Power says it has been appointed to lead a new government-funded project preparing two of its battery cells for large scale manufacture and testing with leading automotive manufacturers. Project ULTRA is funded with five million pounds.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 10:59 am

It’s hard to practice what you preach

While Elon Musk criticised Bitcoin for not ensuring renewable energy production for its operations, Tesla itself is now reportedly using hundreds of diesel generators to set up production at the future Giga Berlin plant in Grünheide, Germany.

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Jun 1, 2021 - 11:25 am

Tesla to hand in third application for Giga Berlin

Although the Tesla vehicle plant in Grünheide is being expanded to include a battery cell factory, the company says the water consumption of the combined Gigafactory will not increase. According to a media report, this information was gleaned from the third application in the main approval process that Tesla is likely to submit to the […]

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May 31, 2021 - 10:30 am

More (legal) vandalism for Gigafactory 4

Following a case of environmentally motivated vandalism at the Gigafactory construction site in Germany, Elon Musk took to twitter to drum up sympathy from the locals. And what better way to impress the young people than through art!?

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May 27, 2021 - 03:01 pm

Giga Berlin attacked by activist group

After a fire at the Tesla plant in Grünheide on Wednesday night, when power cables were set on fire, a letter of confession was sent to media from the “Vulkangruppe”, or ‘volcano group’ as they call themselves. The group claims their actions are because Tesla is “neither green, ecological, nor social”.

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May 20, 2021 - 12:20 pm

Brandenburg grants Tesla yet another partial approval

The Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has granted Tesla permission to start installing final assembly equipment at the Giga Berlin factory in Grünheide ahead of schedule. It is not the first advance approval allowing work inside the factory.

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May 19, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Texas-built Model Y to be fitted with 4680 battery cells

Tesla wants to equip the Model Y which will roll off the production line at the upcoming Gigafactory in Texas, with the new 4680 battery cells right from the start. There are also reports that up to 20,000 vehicles cannot be delivered because of a missing part.

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May 10, 2021 - 01:16 pm

Tesla Giga Berlin gets approval for another hall

Tesla has received approval to build a huge hall on the Gigafactory site in Grünheide, near Berlin, possibly for the battery factory. Tesla is apparently also planning an expansion for Giga Texas, which is also under construction.

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May 3, 2021 - 12:44 pm

Musk gives Giga Berlin six months more for readiness

The start of production at Giga Berlin, Tesla’s plant in Grünheide near Berlin, has reportedly been delayed by six months. According to a report in German media, Tesla boss Elon Musk has officially given the team half a years more time, meaning that full production is unlikely to start before January 2022.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 11:09 am

Tesla wants to amend Giga Berlin approval permits

Tesla has informed the approval authority that the permit application for the plant in Grünheide is to be amended to include battery cell production. This is likely to delay the start of vehicle production at the Gigafactory by months.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/21/tesla-reaches-balance-between-profit-and-investment-over-q3/
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