Tag: Gigafactory

Apr 24, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Tesla produces second 4680-cell generation in Texas

Tesla is making progress in setting up production of 4680-format battery cells at its Texas plant. According to a high-ranking manager, an improved version of the cylindrical cell is already being produced. The company will also make its cathode material in Austin before the end of the year.

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Apr 20, 2023 - 12:09 am

Q1: Tesla’s pricing strategy curbs profitability

Tesla has presented its business figures for the first quarter of 2023. It was eagerly awaited how the company’s worldwide price cuts would affect its balance sheet. The answer: Turnover falls slightly, but profit considerably.

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Apr 4, 2023 - 02:08 pm

Tesla’s Giga Berlin runs in three shifts

Production at the Tesla Gigafactory in Grünheide, Germany, now runs in three shifts. Additional shifts are already being considered to increase output further. In addition to the Model Y, the carmaker could start building a second model there.

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Mar 16, 2023 - 02:41 pm

Grünheide: Tesla submits application for plant expansion

Tesla has submitted the first application for the expansion of its plant in Grünheide in Brandenburg, Germany, to the State Office for the Environment. According to Tesla, it primarily concerns changes to the existing plant to further ramp up production.

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Mar 6, 2023 - 10:13 am

Tesla: One million EVs from Mexico?

Tesla recently announced that it is building a factory for its next generation of vehicles in Mexico. Apparently, the plant will be almost twice the size of that in Texas, even though the carmaker said that it would reduce the amount of manufacturing space needed to produce EVs in the future.

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Mar 2, 2023 - 09:55 am

Tesla announces new factory in Mexico and gives production strategy outlook

Mexico will soon be home to a new Tesla Gigafactory. The carmaker confirmed the location to build its “next-gen vehicle” at yesterday’s Investor Day at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Texas. CEO Elon Musk also gave some details about his ‘Master Plan 3’, which focuses on a renewable energy future – but much of it remains unclear.

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Feb 16, 2023 - 09:31 am

Tesla starts up battery plant in Grünheide

Production of the first battery components has kicked off at Tesla’s German factory in Grünheide. Jörg Steinbach, Brandenburg’s Minister of Economic Affairs, informed the state parliament after visiting the factory. Tesla itself has not yet commented on the commissioning.

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Feb 10, 2023 - 11:59 am

Redwood starts manufacturing anode copper foil

The recycling company Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has started producing anode copper foils. In addition, Redwood has received a conditional commitment from the US Department of Energy for a $2 billion loan for battery materials.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 11:24 am

Tesla steps up production to meet growing demand

Tesla plans to produce an average of 20,000 vehicles at its Shanghai factory in February and March. This is according to an internal planning memo available to the news agency Reuters. That would bring the production roughly back to the level of September 2022, when the factory turned out 82,088 Model 3 and Model Y.

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Feb 1, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to increase investment plans until 2025

Tesla is planning to increase its capital expenditure range by one billion dollars. The money could flow into the expansion of Giga Nevada, or possibly into a new plant in Mexico, for which there is new information about a possible location.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to build 4680 assembly & truck plant in Nevada

Tesla has announced a massive expansion of its site in the US state of Nevada with two new production facilities: one for 4680-format battery cells with a capacity of 100 gigawatt-hours per year and another for the series production of the Tesla ‘Semi’ electric truck.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 12:13 pm

Tesla is close to a deal to build factory in Indonesia

Tesla is close to signing a preliminary agreement to build a factory in Indonesia, according to an agency report. According to the report, the factory will be designed for an annual production of one million electric cars. However, the decision for construction has not fallen yet.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Tom Zhu to take over as CEO for Tesla

Tom Zhu appears set to become Tesla’s most influential manager after CEO Elon Musk. In addition to his role as China boss and highest-ranking manager for Tesla’s sales in the rest of Asia, Zhu will be given additional responsibilities in North America and Europe.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 11:44 am

Tesla hits new delivery and production records

Tesla has presented its delivery and production figures for the fourth quarter of 2022 – and thus also for the year as a whole. With 439,701 electric cars built and 405,278 delivered, Q4 was unsurprisingly a new record for both figures.

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Jan 2, 2023 - 03:33 pm

Tesla increases 4680 cell production capacities

Tesla can now equip around 1,000 vehicles per week with its new 4680 battery cells. At the end of December, Tesla said it achieved a production rate of 868,000 4680 cells in one week – enough for said approximately 1,000 electric cars.

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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 16, 2022 - 01:36 pm

Tesla looks to Mexico for their next gigafactory

Tesla wants to build its next North American factory in Mexico. According to a local media report, Tesla has already bought a plot of land in Santa Catarina in the Mexican state of Nuevo León against this background.

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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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Nov 16, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Tesla announces ‘delivery event’ for the Semi

Following the start of production of the Tesla Semi in October, Tesla has now confirmed the date for the start of deliveries of the electric truck: Tesla will host a special “delivery event” on 1 December at its factory in Nevada.

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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 4, 2022 - 11:13 am

Tesla back on track with vehicle deliveries

Tesla reports that it manufactured 365,923 cars and delivered 343,830 units in the third quarter of this year. This means that the electric car maker is back on track for growth after a weak second quarter. The Grünheide plant is now contributing 2,000 Model Ys per week.

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17.05.2023 09:27