Tag: Gigafactory

Feb 26, 2021 - 12:26 pm

Model 3 production continues after brief chip shortage

Tesla apparently wanted to shut down production for the Model 3 in Fremont for a fortnight due to an industry-wide chip shortage. But the production shutdown only lasted a few days. But there is also new information about the Model Y from Grünheide.

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Feb 11, 2021 - 11:16 am

Tesla opens platform for repair by third parties in the EU

Tesla has opened its platform for repair and maintenance information to third parties after several complaints to the EU Commission. Independent car repair shops can now access the information without restrictions. Meanwhile, an investment firm has greatly increased its Tesla shares.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 11:59 am

Tesla launches Supercharger production in Shanghai

Tesla has officially commissioned its charging infrastructure production facility in Shanghai to build the Supercharger V3 for China. Media reports are also circulating that Tesla could buy into BYD – but the latter denies this.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Tesla gets green light to prep battery plant at Giga Berlin

Tesla can start preparations for its battery factory at the Giga Berlin site in Grünheide ahead of schedule. Tesla has been granted a provisional start for the work upon request, according to a BMWi spokesperson, although this is in itself not a building permit.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 11:56 am

Tesla Model Y deliveries officially launch in China

Tesla has officially started deliveries of the Model Y built in China. Meanwhile, preparations for the production of the European Model Y in Giga Berlin continue and it is looking like the plant could become larger than initially thought. There are also increasing indications that the Model S and Model X will soon be refreshed.

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Jan 9, 2021 - 02:59 pm

Tesla plans new entry level model for 2022 in China

Tesla could launch a significantly cheaper model as early as next year. This is the result of new information from China, which refers to an environmental report of the Californian electric car manufacturer for the Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 12:19 pm

Tesla introduces standard range Model Y

In the USA, the Tesla Model Y can now also be ordered with a smaller battery pack and rear-wheel drive. In addition, the third row of seats can be ordered for this version, which turns the Model Y into a seven-seater.

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Jan 7, 2021 - 11:40 am

High demand for the Model Y in China

Tesla is apparently experiencing high demand for its Model Y in China. After the series production of the Model Y was started in Shanghai a few days ago and the first deliveries were promised for January. Now the Tesla website for China lists the second quarter of 2021 as the delivery date for new orders.

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Dec 29, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Tesla makes headway in Germany and India

Construction of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin is back on track, following a dispute with German environmental regulatory agencies. In India, Tesla is paving the way to launch on the Indian market in early 2021.

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Dec 18, 2020 - 12:18 pm

Tesla gears up for Model Y production in China

Tesla has started production of the Model Y in Shanghai. A drone video shows around 40 units of the Model Y in a parking lot of the plant. Elon Musk indirectly confirmed the start of production on Twitter and wrote that he plans to travel to Shanghai in January, possibly for delivery launch.

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Dec 2, 2020 - 11:46 am

LG Chem completes battery spin-off

LG Chem has now officially completed the spin-off of its battery division. The new company is apparently also going to significantly increase the production of battery cells for Tesla, which will include Giga Berlin in Germany.

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Dec 1, 2020 - 05:49 pm

Tesla to deforest further at Giga Berlin site at own risk

The Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has granted Tesla permission to begin further clearing work on the Giga-Berlin site in Grünheide ahead of schedule. Tesla continues to carry out the approved measures for the construction of Gigafactory 4 at its own risk.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 10:44 am

LG Chem may supply cells for Tesla China Model Y

According to Chinese media reports, Tesla has signed a contract with LG Chem to supply battery cells for the Model Y made in China. Specifically, LG Chem will supply NMC cells for the Long Range and Performance versions of Tesla’s midsize SUV.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Jobs at Tesla: Giga Berlin hires for cell & car production

Tesla has begun hiring staff for battery cell production at Giga Berlin in Grünheide. Reports say the company would also look to finding personnel in vehicle assembly starting in January. Up to 7,000 employees would then help build a slightly modified Model Y for the markets in Europe.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to join S&P 500 stock market in December

Tesla shares are now included in the S&P 500 stock market index after all. Tesla’s inclusion will take place on 21 December. In addition, Tesla has apparently found a new construction manager for the Gigafactory in Grünheide within its own ranks.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 12:46 pm

Tesla granted building pre-approval for Giga Berlin

Tesla has received another provisional building permit for its plant in Grünheide. The Brandenburg State Environmental Agency has approved supporting structures for roofs and exterior walls in the area of the foundry and press shop. This is already the seventh application for preliminary work.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 01:12 pm

Saueressig said to set up cell production for Tesla

The German company Saueressig Engineering appears involved in setting up machines for Tesla battery cell production in Germany and the USA, a local media report suggest. It would not be the first time that the Californian company relied on engineering know-how from Germany.

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Oct 31, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Panasonic to develop new 4680 battery cell for Tesla

Panasonic is working on the development of a new battery cell for Tesla, based on the new 4680 format presented by Tesla at ‘Battery Day’. The South Korean battery company LG Chem, who similarly supplies Tesla, is also developing a new round cell that is very similar to the key data of the new Tesla […]

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Oct 27, 2020 - 11:58 am

Tesla investing in US production capacities

Tesla plans to invest 4.5 to 6.0 billion US dollars in 2021 and 2022 respectively to expand its production capacities for electric cars and batteries. This was revealed in a statement to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Oct 24, 2020 - 01:07 pm

Tesla fires Giga-Berlin project manager Horetsky

According to a report in the German media, Tesla has dismissed the project manager responsible for the construction of Giga-Berlin, Evan Horetsky. Reasons for the dismissal are unclear, but could apparently be due to a dispute over unpaid water bills. Elsewhere, Tesla has problems with customers in the Netherlands and authorities in China.

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Oct 8, 2020 - 12:40 pm

Giga Berlin to be testbed for 4680 cells and production

Elon Musk has revealed more details about Tesla’s plans for the upcoming factory in Germany, which is to become a testbed for the Fremont and Shanghai factories. Giga Berlin will be using the new 4680 format batteries as well as a completely new cast frame, which is not without risks.

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Sep 28, 2020 - 01:08 pm

Nevada court (mostly) rules in favour of Tesla vs Tripp

The legal case between Tesla and former employee Martin Tripp has been ongoing since 2018. After Tripp leaked sensitive documents and presented himself as a whistleblower, the court has made a ruling that is mostly – but not entirely – a victory for Tesla.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/26/model-3-production-continues-after-brief-chip-shortage/
26.02.2021 12:54