Tag: Gigafactory

Sep 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Tesla targets 100 more hectares for Giga Berlin

Tesla has submitted an application to the state of Brandenburg for the clearing of a further 100 hectares of forest on its Giga Berlin site. Back in the USA, the electric car manufacturer’s construction plans for its latest Gigafactory in the state of Texas have now been made public.

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Sep 11, 2020 - 11:48 am

Tesla Giga Berlin & Giga Texas well underway

The Gigafactories under construction in Texas and Berlin have been making progress despite the final permit for the site in Grünheide, close to the German capital still pending. Brandenburg state minister Jörg Steinbach is confident however to be able to grant final permissions before the year’s end.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Elon Musk defends drone pilot on Twitter

A YouTuber complained that security at the Tesla construction site in Texas had forbidden him to take video footage with his drone. Musk responded that he thought his security staff were being “a bit overzealous” since he had given his okay for the recordings.

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Aug 20, 2020 - 05:39 pm

Akasol orders machines for US battery factory from Manz

German battery systems manufacturer Akasol has now placed the follow-up order for production equipment for its planned battery factory in the USA with the mechanical engineering company Manz. The “Gigafactory 2” as Akasol calls it is set to open in late 2021.

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Aug 18, 2020 - 01:02 pm

Update on Tesla Giga Berlin and Giga Texas sites

In Germany, the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has now granted permission for an early start to a further construction phase of the Giga Berlin plant. In the USA, construction on the Giga Texas site is progressing rapidly.

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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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Aug 5, 2020 - 01:51 pm

Tesla Cybertruck reservations lower than expected

The number of reservations for Tesla’s Cybertruck is apparently much lower than expected. While fans had assumed over 700,000 reservations based on the analysis of reservation numbers, Elon Musk has now named a significantly lower number.

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Jul 22, 2020 - 12:03 pm

Tesla’s ‘Palladium’ project to upgrade Model S & X

Tesla is reportedly working on a new project called Palladium, which is currently being implemented at the vehicle plant in Fremont, California and Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. This will probably involve updates for the Model S and X, although the exact scope is unclear.

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Jul 17, 2020 - 11:39 am

Inside the Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada (video)

The Science Channel has gained access to Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 and released an approximately 10-minute video, which provides the most detailed insight into the massive plant in the Nevada desert to date. Battery production capacities are particularly impressive.

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Jul 14, 2020 - 01:59 pm

Tesla allowed to lay foundation for Giga Berlin

Tesla has received the green light from the German authorities to start building the foundations for the planned plant in Grünheide – even though the rest of the environmental permit is still pending. This was announced by the Environment Ministry of the German state of Brandenburg.

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Jun 19, 2020 - 12:10 pm

Tesla is getting ready to buy in Texas

Tesla has set its sights on a particular plot of land for its planned next US plant near the Texas capital Austin. US media reports that the electric car manufacturer has already bought land in Travis County were, however, later corrected by Elon Musk on Twitter.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 04:34 pm

Glencore to supply Tesla with Cobalt

Glencore is apparently going to supply Tesla’s Gigafactory in Shanghai and the planned plant in Brandenburg with cobalt from the Congo. A recent article in the Financial Times already mentions concrete quantities to be delivered to Tesla.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 10:17 pm

UK scrappage scheme and Tesla Giga Bristol rumoured

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a premium of up to £6,000 for the exchange of a diesel or petrol car for an electric vehicle with an official announcement expected on 6 July. There are also rumours that Tesla might plan a Gigafactory on the Isles.

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Jun 2, 2020 - 02:10 pm

Tesla starts digging at Giga-Berlin

Now that Tesla received approval for foundation work from the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment, the work has now apparently begun in the usual rapid Tesla-tempo. A new drone video shows the first excavation works.

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May 17, 2020 - 05:42 pm

Tesla fast-tracks new Giga plant, Texas seems a winner

Tesla allegedly wants to build its planned next US plant in the Texan capital of Austin or the surrounding area of Austin. At least that is what Electrek reports, citing an insider privy to the plan. And the schedule for the new plant is hugely ambitious.

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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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Apr 16, 2020 - 11:49 am

Tesla revising Giga Berlin application

According to the Brandenburg state government, Tesla must revise the application for approval of the planned first Gigafactory in Europe. This also means that the documents will be made public again.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 01:34 pm

A problem solved with three words

A 13-year-old boy, known on the Internet as “Tesla Kid Grünheide”, was using a drone camera to document progress on the grounds of the Tesla’s Giga-Berlin building site in Brandenburg – until the police told him he wasn’t allowed to.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 12:28 pm

Tesla production & delivery report Q1/2020

Tesla delivered 88,400 electric cars in the first quarter of the year despite the Covid-19 crisis. It is significantly more than analysts had expected given the current situation, although it is less than in the final quarter of 2019.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 05:44 pm

Giga-Berlin construction forges ahead despite pandemic

The cleared forest area for Tesla’s planned Giga-Berlin factory in Grünheide, Germany, has now been almost completely levelled. According to a local news outlet, Brandenburg’s State Environmental Agency now wants to allow the foundations to be built in advance, despite 373 objections to the project.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/17/tesla-targets-100-more-hectares-for-giga-berlin/
17.09.2020 14:10