Tag: Texas

Jun 30, 2022 - 11:03 am

Tesla builds “thousands” of Model Y per week in Texas

According to insiders, Tesla has managed to increase production at the Gigafactory Texas to thousands of Model Ys per week – also because the Longe Range version is now being built there in addition to the Standard Range version. Exactly how high these Texas numbers are, is not yet clear.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 11:33 am

Texas refuses to subsidise Teslas for ditching dealers

Although Tesla has moved its headquarters to Texas and opened a factory in the US state, Tesla’s electric cars remain excluded from the subsidy programme in Texas for electrified vehicles. The reason is Tesla’s direct sales without an intermediary dealer, which is an exclusion criterion for the subsidy programme.

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Jun 4, 2022 - 07:16 pm

Tesla to stop hiring and cut jobs by 10%

Elon Musk has imposed a worldwide hiring freeze at Tesla and has plans to lay off ten per cent of the workforce because he has “a very bad feeling” about the economy. He has already confirmed the plans to Reuters.

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Apr 14, 2022 - 02:23 pm

Wallbox Chargers to build factory in Texas

The Spanish charging infrastructure manufacturer Wallbox Chargers has begun construction of its first production facility in the USA, which was announced last year. This is being built in Arlington in the state of Texas and is scheduled to start production by the beginning of autumn 2022.

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Apr 8, 2022 - 01:09 pm

Tesla opens the new Austin gigafactory

Tesla has officially opened its factory in Austin in the US state of Texas. This is where the Model Y is produced with the new 4680 cells, which are also manufactured on site and integrated into the new structural battery pack. In addition, Elon Musk announced a new model.

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Mar 1, 2022 - 03:37 pm

City of Houston buys nearly 100 new electric vehicles

The City Council of Houston, Texas, has approved purchasing 97 battery electric vehicles. The new EVs will replace ICE vehicles ageing out of the official fleet. The Houston Climate Action Plan aims to convert all non-emergency, light-duty municipal vehicles to electric by 2030.

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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 11, 2022 - 04:04 pm

Electric bus orders from Houston & Denver

In the last couple of days, two new large orders for electric buses have been made public in the USA. Nova Bus, which is part of the Volvo Group, has received its largest electric bus order to date from Houston in Texas. New Flyer of America, part of the NFI Group, is to deliver 17 […]

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Feb 10, 2022 - 02:40 pm

VW to put the ID. Buzz on display at the SXSW

The electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz will make its North American debut at ‘South by Southwest’ in Austin, Texas, between March 11 and 20. The vehicle on display will be the European model, which will have been revealed online on March 9.

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Jan 10, 2022 - 01:09 pm

Tesla receives another preliminary approval for Giga Berlin

Tesla just received another preliminary approval for test production at Giga Berlin instead of the final approval for the entire project the company has been waiting for. This means that production at the Tesla factory in Texas is likely to start before production in Germany.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 01:54 pm

Environmental objection period for Giga Berlin closed

The online discussion on objections to the Tesla plant in Grünheide, which was scheduled for a second time, is now closed. Brandenburg’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Jörg Steinbach, remains optimistic that the first electric cars will roll off the assembly line there this year.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Canoo moves up production launch to 2022

Canoo is moving up the planned US production start in Oklahoma. Instead of 2023, production is to begin before the fourth quarter of 2022. In Europe, Canoo plans to have its debut model built at the Dutch production plant VDL NedCar as early as 2022.

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Nov 6, 2021 - 07:34 pm

New Flyer scores e-bus deal that could prove largest in the US

New Flyer continues its winning streak in the US as the NFI subsidiary receives an order over 30 electric buses from Capital Metro Transportation Authority (CapMetro) in Austin, Texas. New Flyer says this was the largest ever electric bus procurement in the US, considering CapMetro’s option over 141 e-buses.

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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 29, 2021 - 06:06 pm

Austin Texas orders 26 Proterra e-buses

Proterra has announced that Capital Metro in Austin, Texas is purchasing 26 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses, with an option for another 126 of these buses plus chargers over the next 5 years. The first 26 electric buses should be delivered in 2022.

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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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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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Jul 19, 2021 - 11:47 am

Nikola announces sales partnerships across the USA

The US battery and fuel cell truck developer Nikola has significantly expanded its sales and service in the US. The cooperation with five new independent dealers adds 51 new locations in Texas, Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, Delaware, Virginia and Maryland.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 10:59 am

Elon Musk’s trailer on Starbase

In Texas, where Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, is manufacturing its Starships, the Tesla founder is apparently staying in a humble prefab home that Teslarati claims can be towed by a Model X.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/30/tesla-builds-thousands-of-model-y-per-week-in-texas/
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