Tag: Grünheide

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 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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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 17, 2022 - 11:51 am

Tesla facing further battery cell production delays

The previously confirmed delayed start of battery cell production at Giga Berlin now appears to have a technical reason, too, in the dry coating of electrodes. According to local media, this could hold up manufacturing even longer than earlier reports suggested.

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Sep 15, 2022 - 12:56 pm

Tesla rumoured to postpone battery production in Germany

Tesla is rumoured to have postponed its plans for battery production in Grünheide. Instead, corresponding projects in the USA are to be pushed ahead for the time being. According to media reports, the US government’s tax plans are behind the new battery strategy.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 10:34 am

Tesla Model Y with RWD now available in Germany

Tesla has added a new basic version with rear-wheel drive to the configurator for the Model Y in Europe. In Germany, the new model variant costs 53,990 euros. It is unclear whether the new variant will come from Grünheide – Tesla has recently been able to significantly increase production there.

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Aug 11, 2022 - 12:06 pm

Tesla starts utilising BYD batteries at Giga Berlin

According to industry insiders, BYD has started supplying LFP cells to Tesla, specifically to the plant in Grünheide, Germany. The first batch of Tesla Model Ys equipped with BYD’s ‘Blade’ batteries are expected to roll off the assembly line at Giga Berlin in a month at the earliest.

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Jul 15, 2022 - 02:52 pm

Tesla allowed to sell test Model Y units in Germany

Tesla is now allowed to sell vehicles that were manufactured during the plant tests at the factory in Grünheide and thus before the final approval decision. This is what the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment (LfU), as the responsible licensing authority, told RBB when asked.

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Jul 5, 2022 - 12:06 pm

Tesla pauses in Germany while expanding in Texas

Tesla will pause production at Giga Berlin from next Monday, 11 July. Production processes are to be optimised by 22 July – according to reports, the cycle time will be halved in the future. Tesla has also applied to the city of Austin to expand the Texas Gigafactory.

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May 28, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Tesla begins expansion process in Grünheide

The expansion of Tesla’s Giga Berlin plant in Grünheide is becoming concrete. According to Arne Christiani, mayor of Grünheide, the US electric car manufacturer has submitted an application to initiate a development plan procedure for the area in question.

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May 5, 2022 - 12:39 pm

Tesla looks to expand German gigafactory

Tesla is planning to massively expand its property in Grünheide, according to a media report. The additional area is apparently to be used for additional storage space and a goods station. Should it get that far, there would still be some hurdles.

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Apr 21, 2022 - 01:56 am

Tesla starts 2022 with record profits

Tesla has presented their business figures for the first quarter of 2022. Tesla achieved a surplus of 3.32 billion euros. While the production stop in Shanghai at the end of the quarter prevented better results, it is only likely to show its full effect in Q2.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Tesla plans to build more models in Germany

Following the start of deliveries of the first Model Y Performance produced in the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, Tesla plans to gradually expand production. New paint colours will soon follow, and later more models will be built in Germany, according to Elon Musk.

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Mar 22, 2022 - 11:50 am

Tesla starts delivering Model Y cars from Giga Berlin

Tesla is beginning to deliver the first Model Y Performance cars produced at the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg today. This is also the opening of the company’s first production site in Europe and its “most advanced, sustainable and efficient factory” to date.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Tesla secures water supply in Brandenburg

Tesla can continue with the production ramp-up at Giga Berlin as planned. According to media reports, the Strausberg-Erkner Water Association (WSE) will not terminate the supply contract as threatened in the meantime.

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Mar 6, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Environmental approval granted for Giga Berlin

Brandenburg’s Minister President Dietmar Woidke has now handed Tesla the final environmental permit for Giga Berlin in Grünheide. The permit states that production can only start when Tesla fulfils the conditions set out in a 536-page document.

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Mar 3, 2022 - 11:32 am

Tesla to receive final environmental permit for Giga Berlin

According to a media report, the Potsdam State Office for the Environment (LfU) will give Tesla final approval for Giga Berlin in Grünheide. However, the completion of the environmental permit and the decision do not yet mean that Tesla can start production of the Model Y.

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Feb 21, 2022 - 01:44 pm

Giga Berlin expansion plans rumoured to be on ice

Tesla has reportedly shelved plans to expand its Grünheide plant beyond its initially planned capacity of 500,000 cars per year for the time being, according to a media report. Instead, its own cell production is apparently to be pushed ahead first.

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Feb 10, 2022 - 12:26 pm

Production at Giga Berlin delayed again

The start of production at the Tesla factory in Grünheide has been delayed again. Tesla will reportedly not be allowed to let the first cars roll off the production line for sale until mid-March at the earliest.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/12/20/brandenburg-investigates-tesla-over-illegal-dumping-allegations/
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