October 3

Tesla is finally going to expand Gigafactory Nevada

Tesla is finally planning to expand the Gigafactory Nevada building after years of being “stuck” at about “30% of its final size.”

September 14

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin expansion is on hold, awaiting approval

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin is seeing its expansion caught up in German bureaucracy once more as a vote to approve the project has been put on hold, but it still looks like the vote should happen by the end of the year.

September 26

A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin; locals call for production stop

A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s recycling plant in the early hours of the morning, and now a local group that has been fighting the project is using the fire to call for stopping production.

October 1

Tesla confirms Gigafactory Berlin has ramped up to 2,000 cars a week

Tesla confirmed today that Gigafactory Berlin has been able to ramp up production to 2,000 electric cars a week for the first time. If this new production rate is maintainable, it is a giant achievement for the automaker.

September 9

Tesla Gigafactory Nevada output revealed by new leadership

Tesla has revealed the output Powerwall, Megapacks, vehicle motors, and batteries of Gigafactory Nevada as new leadership is taking over the factory.

September 17

Tesla Gigafactory Texas has produced 10,000th Model Y electric SUV

Tesla announced that Gigafactory Texas has produced its 10,000th Model Y electric SUV as it ramps up production.

September 19

Tesla is aiming for massive sale ramp-up in Germany

Tesla is reportedly aiming for a massive sale ramp-up in Germany to 80,000 vehicles in 2022, powered by Gigafactory Berlin.

September 26

Tesla Semi electric trucks spotted being shipped around ahead of deliveries

Several Tesla Semi electric trucks have been spotted being shipped around the country ahead of the long-awaited start of deliveries.

September 2

Podcast: Tesla Gigafactory Quebec?, Toyota changes its tune, Aptera reopens investments, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed a potential Tesla Gigafactory in Quebec?, Toyota changing its tune on EVs (meaning they seem to actually want to build them instead of disparage them), Aptera the hyper aerodynamic solar car reopening investments, […]

Yesterday

Tesla Semi production starts; Pepsi to get first electric trucks

Elon Musk announced that Tesla is starting Tesla Semi production and that Pepsi is going to get the first electric trucks starting December 1.

September 15

Tesla is rumored to host a visit from Canadian minister of industry amid factory talks

Tesla is rumored to be hosting a visit from Francois-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s industry and innovation minister, amid talks of the automaker building a factory in Canada.

August 30

Tesla spotted stacking structural battery packs at Gigafactory Texas; what’s happening?

Tesla has been spotted stacking an impressive number of structural battery packs in inventory at Gigafactory Texas. We look into what could be happening.

September 13

Tesla hires senior government official to lead critical mineral supply chain efforts in Canada

Tesla has hired a senior government official in Ontario to lead the company’s efforts on its critical mineral supply chain and government policy in Canada ahead of a potential factory in the country.

September 22

Tesla’s (TSLA) sudden drop in wait times doesn’t mean demand for EVs is dropping

Tesla (TSLA) has had a sudden drop in wait times for deliveries on new orders on some of its electric vehicle models, and some are reading into it as demand falling off, but there’s more to it.

September 15

Tesla weighs bringing ‘Tesla Center’ strategy to China and closing retail stores

Tesla is reportedly considering bringing its “Tesla Center” strategy to China and closing some retail stores in high-rent locations.

October 1

Quick Charge Podcast: October 1, 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.

September 7

Canadian gov confirms talk with Tesla (TSLA) and other automakers about a factory

The Canadian government has confirmed that it is talking with Tesla (TSLA), along with other automakers, about building an electric vehicle factory in the country.

September 26

Quick Charge Podcast: September 26, 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.

September 9

BMW confirms it will adopt Tesla’s 4680 cell format, pledging billions of dollars for six global battery factories

BMW Group has come out and publicly stated that its future success in a competitive EV market relies heavily on “powerful, innovative, and sustainably produced” battery cells. When BMW’s Neue Klasse (new class) EV architecture launches in 2025, the German automaker says the EV platforms will utilize newly developed 46-mm-diameter battery cells, the same larger […]

September 29

Tesla Cybertruck is going to be ‘waterproof enough’ to cross rivers

Elon Musk says that Tesla Cybertruck is going to be “waterproof enough” to cross rivers and serve as a boat for short periods.

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