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January 21

Tesla aims for a few Model Y deliveries from Gigafactory Texas by the end of the quarter

Sources familiar with the matter told Electrek that Tesla aims to deliver a few Model Y vehicles from Gigafactory Texas by the end of the quarter. It would be an important milestone for the automaker and its new factory in Austin.

January 12

Tesla takes delivery of yet another giant casting machine at Gigafactory Texas

Tesla is taking delivery of yet another giant casting machine, known as Giga Press, at Gigafactory Texas as the automaker moves to produce entire car bodies in just a few pieces.

January 26

Tesla confirms Model Y production started at Gigafactory Texas, now working on final certification

Tesla confirmed that Model Y production started at Gigafactory Texas late in 2021, and now the company is working on “final certification” for the new version of the electric SUV being built at the new factory.

January 17

First new Tesla Model Ys spotted at Gigafactory Texas – has production started?

Over half a dozen new Tesla Model Y vehicles were spotted at Gigafactory Texas as production has been expected to start soon. Does that mean that production has started?

January 11

Tesla achieves new record sales in China; half of its record year of deliveries came from Giga Shanghai

Tesla’s sales numbers for December in China are in, and it shows another record month of deliveries and confirmed that almost half of Tesla’s record year of production and deliveries came from Gigafactory Shanghai.

January 18

Elon Musk to visit Tesla Gigafactory Berlin next month, hinting at start of production

Elon Musk confirmed that he will be visiting Tesla Gigafactory Berlin in “mid-February” – hinting at the potential start of production, which is still awaiting government approval.


Joe Rogan gets a rare look at new Tesla Cybertruck prototype, releases new pictures

Joe Rogan is one of the first people to get a close at Tesla’s new Cybertruck prototype, and maybe even a tour of Gigafactory Texas. The comedian and podcast host shared some pictures and his thoughts on the electric pickup truck.

January 13

Tesla expands Gigafactory Nevada solar array toward goal to become world’s biggest

New satellite images show that Tesla significantly expanded its rooftop solar array at Gigafactory Nevada as it aims for it to become the world’s biggest.

January 10

Tesla receives greenlight to build 2,000 Model Y bodies at Gigafactory Berlin ahead of final approval

Tesla has received a special approval from the Brandenburg State Environment department to build 2,000 Model Y bodies at Gigafactory berlin ahead of the much-coveted final approval.

December 29, 2021

Northvolt announces start of battery cell production at its gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt becomes the first homegrown European battery company to achieve battery cell production in Europe with the first cells being assembled at its “Northvolt Ett” gigafactory in northern Sweden.

January 14

Tesla adds structural battery pack reference to Model Y owner’s manual as production is imminent

Tesla has added a reference to the structural battery pack to the Model Y owner’s manual as production is expected to be imminent.

December 28, 2021

Tesla Model Y body for structural battery pack spotted at Gigafactory Texas

An interesting new Tesla Model Y body that appears to be designed for the new structural battery pack has been spotted at Gigafactory Texas ahead of the start of production.

January 12

Tesla is releasing a product roadmap update on Jan 26 with Cybertruck and more

Tesla announced that it will release its 2021 Q4 earnings report on January 26, and Elon Musk confirmed that he will come back to the call and give a Tesla product roadmap update.

January 21

Podcast: Tesla headphones?, Model Y at Giga Texas, electric airstream, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including potential Tesla headphones, Model Y at Gigafactory Texas, a new electric airstream, and more. Remember to also subscribe to Electrek Quick Charge Podcast hosted by Mikey G and Electrek’s new Wheel-E 2-wheel podcast with Micah and Seth.

January 24

Tesla Cybertruck prototype shown in detail in new leaked walkaround video

After a few pictures leaked this weekend, we now have a full video walkaround of Tesla’s latest Cybertruck prototype.

January 26

Tesla unveils fleet of new ‘Tesla Semi’ electric trucks

Tesla has quietly unveiled a fleet of new ‘Tesla Semi’ electric trucks as part of its new financial result report. Yet, there’s no word on the status of production and customer deliveries.

January 18

Quick Charge Podcast: January 18, 2022

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

January 4

Panasonic turns to JB Straubel’s Redwood for recycled battery materials to supply Tesla Giga Nevada

Panasonic announced that it is going to purchase copper foil produced from recycled materials by Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials for battery cell production at Gigafactory Nevada. The materials will end up in Tesla vehicles – going full circle.

January 24

Panasonic is investing $700 million to produce Tesla 4680 battery cell by 2023

According to a new report, Panasonic is investing $700 million to produce Tesla’s 4680 battery cell at a factory in Japan by 2023.

Tesla now operates the most productive car factory in the US

Tesla is now operating the most productive car factory in the US, according to a new report tracking all US auto factories.

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