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Tesla Stories January 12

Tesla factory locations: Where they are and could soon be

As Tesla’s stock currently continues to rise along with its current market cap valuation approaching $800 billion, it’s safe the say the American EV automaker is doing okay. Tesla currently produces four electric vehicles at its various factory locations around the world. These Gigafactories also produce battery and solar technologies for the brand. With a […]

Tesla Stories August 7, 2018

Tesla starts hiring for Gigafactory 3 in China

Only a few weeks after announcing a deal with the Shanghai government to build a local factory, Tesla has now started hiring personnel to build what is now known as Gigafactory 3.

Tesla Stories August 1, 2018

Tesla expects Gigafactory 3 in China to cost $5 billion, report says

Tesla confirmed plans to build a Gigafactory in China last month after reaching a preliminary deal with the local Shanghai government, but it didn’t disclose how much it is expected to cost or how they will pay for it. A new report now claims that Tesla expects Gigafactory 3 in China to cost $5 billion.

Tesla Stories October 22, 2018

Tesla Gigafactory 3: land grading started at the site, Tesla reportedly secures loan to start building

A few days after announcing it secured a 210-acre piece of land for Gigafactory 3 in China, Tesla has reportedly also secured a loan to start building as land grading started at the site of the factory.

Tesla Stories October 17, 2018

Tesla secures 210-acre land for Gigafactory 3 in China, says ‘on track’ with accelerated construction plan

Tesla announced today that it secured a 210 acres (~860K m2) piece of land in Lingang, Shanghai for Gigafactory 3 in China. The company says that it is ‘on track’ with its accelerated construction plan to establish manufacturing capacity in the country.

Tesla Stories October 10, 2018

Tesla is bidding on a $145 million piece of land for much-needed Gigafactory 3 in China

Tesla is finalizing the details of its plan to build a much-needed Gigafactory in China. The company is now reportedly closing in on a bid for a $145 million piece of land in Shanghai.

Tesla Stories October 24, 2018

Tesla to build Model Y along with Model 3 at Gigafactory 3 in China, says filing

In a new regulatory filing in China, Tesla revealed that it will build its upcoming Model Y along with Model 3 at its new Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai.

Tesla to bring ‘some parts of Model 3 production’ to China as soon as next year

With the release of Tesla’s third quarter financial results today, we learned an interesting detail about Tesla’s “accelerated plan” to establish manufacturing capacity in China. The automaker confirmed that they plan to bring “portions of Model 3 production to China during 2019.”

Tesla Stories September 10, 2018

Tesla reportedly raises registered capital to $680 million for Gigafactory 3 in China, still a lot more to go

When Tesla announced its Gigafactory 3 in China earlier this summer, there was a big question mark around the financing for the massive new factory. CEO Elon Musk has since confirmed that they plan to borrow money from local lenders and it looks like they already raised their registered capital to around $680 million according […]

Tesla Stories November 15, 2018

Tesla could fit a Gigfactory 1 at its new site in China

Satellite images show that Tesla could fit a building the size of the planned Gigafacoty 1 at its new site in China. Though the automaker probably won’t – at least for now.

Tesla Stories December 6, 2018

Tesla to start production at Gigafactory 3 within a year, says Shanghai Mayor after Tesla visit

The Shanghai government issued an official statement today following a meeting with Tesla executives and they said that the automaker should start production, at least partially, at Gigafactory 3 during the second half of 2019. That may surprise people considering the current status of the project…

Tesla Stories November 22, 2018

Tesla expands hiring for Gigafactory 3

Tesla is taking more steps to accelerate its effort to establish manufacturing capacity in China in order to get around the increasing import tariffs. The automaker is now expanding its hiring effort at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai.

Tesla Stories January 6, 2019

Tesla is breaking ground on Gigafactory 3 in China today

Tesla is breaking ground on Gigafactory 3 in China today as it moves forward with its accelerated plan to establish manufacturing capacity in the country due to the uncertain trade situation.

Tesla Stories January 7, 2019

Tesla officially breaks ground at Gigafactory 3, Musk confirms Model Y production, and more

Tesla has now officially broken ground at the Gigafactory 3 and CEO Elon Musk made a few interesting comments, including confirmation that Tesla will produce the upcoming new Model Y at the factory.

Tesla Stories December 17, 2018

Tesla starts construction at Gigafactory 3 – new drone flyover

While Tesla got a reprieve from the heavy import tariff in China last week, the situation is still precarious and the automaker is moving forward with its accelerated plans to establish some local manufacturing capacity. Tesla is starting some construction work at Gigafactory 3 as seen in a new drone flyover.

Tesla Stories February 25, 2019

Tesla Gigafactory 3 drone update: preparing foundation as clock is ticking

The clock is ticking for Tesla in China as the timing for Gigafactory 3 is becoming increasingly important. A new drone video shows some preparation for the foundation of the building, but it’s still unclear if Tesla can achieve its ambitious goal to start production by the end of the year.

Tesla Stories July 10, 2018

Tesla is closing in on Gigafactory 3 deal in China with 500,000 cars per year capacity, report says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly in China right now to close the long-anticipated deal to build a wholly-owned local factory without a joint-venture with a Chinese company. Reports coming out of the country claim that the automaker is now finally closing in on the deal for what will likely be called ‘Gigafactory 3’.

Tesla makes Gigafactory 3 in China official, plans to start production in 2 years

Tesla has now confirmed the reports that came out of China this morning about a deal to allow the start of Gigafactory 3 construction in Shanghai. The automaker confirmed the deal and said that it plans to start construction “in the near future” for the first cars to roll off the line in “2 years.”

Tesla Stories November 13, 2019

Tesla obtains manufacturing license for Gigafactory 3 — production is imminent

Tesla has finally obtained its manufacturing license to start production at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai — indicating that production is imminent at the new factory.

Tesla Stories December 9, 2019

Tesla Gigafactory 3 ramps up Model 3 production as sales are imminent

Tesla appears to have ramped up Model 3 production at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, and official sales are expected to be imminent as Tesla started shipping out some Model 3 vehicles.

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