Panasonic has had difficulties ramping up production of battery cells at Gigafactory 1 to support Tesla, but the company now says that it would be able to ramp up battery production to 54 GWh. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories December 30, 2019
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories April 14, 2019
The situation around battery cell production at Tesla Gigafactory 1 is coming into focus over the past few days following reports about Tesla and Pansonic slowing down their investments into the battery factory.
Now Tesla CEO Elon Musk weighs in and confirms that battery cell production is indeed still limited at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories March 20, 2019
Wedbush Securities got in-depth tours of Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada and Fremont factory in California. They came out of it with some interesting insights, including that Model Y could result in higher profits as soon as 2020. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories February 7, 2019
It is becoming more likely every day that Tesla is going to produce Model Y at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada and now we learn that the automaker is setting up casting lines at the factory. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories January 12, 2019
Tesla Gigafactory 1, which produce battery packs and battery cells in partnership with Panasonic, is quickly becoming the automaker’s most important asset as it has now already produced over half a billion battery cells. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories December 20, 2018
As part of its end-of-the-quarter sale and delivery push, Tesla is starting to sell and deliver vehicles out of Gigafactory 1, its battery factory in Nevada. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories December 8, 2018
Tesla is offering a rare glimpse inside Gigafactory 1 by opening the doors to the local media following a report on the impact of the plant’s rapid expansion on the local community.
We get to see Panasonic’s battery cell production and Tesla’s battery pack and drivetrain production. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories November 20, 2018
Tesla has long been saying that it is leading competition in terms of battery costs, but now a report is backing up their claims as UBS says that Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 batteries made by Panasonic have a 20% cost advantage over LG. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories October 31, 2018
Panasonic is currently deploying new production lines at Tesla Gigafactory 1 to get to 35 GWh of battery cell production by the end of the year.
Now the battery manufacturing says that it is in talks with Tesla to increase its investment at Gigafactory 1 to push the production beyond 35 GWh. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories October 10, 2018
Tesla Gigafactory 1 in Nevada is already the world’s largest battery factory, but CEO Elon Musk wants to expand it significantly.
He is now talking about having up to 20,000 employees at the factory – twice as many as the company previously guided. expand full story