Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories July 14, 2021

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 semi-truck, Cybertruck, and 2nd generation Roadster already confirmed, plus goals to produce a $25,000 model, Tesla is continuously growing.

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Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories December 30, 2019

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 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

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories September 26, 2018

Panasonic’s battery cell production at Tesla Gigafactory 1 has emerged as a bottleneck in Model 3 production as Tesla managed to fix its own production issues.

The battery manufacturer has been deploying new production lines to fix the problem and they now say that they are “ahead of schedule.” expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories September 20, 2018

Tesla is currently building the world’s largest rooftop solar array at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada.

Today, we get a rare close look at the factory with a new drone flyover showing the latest progress at the plant. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories September 13, 2018

Tesla aims to build what could become the largest rooftop solar system in the world to power Gigafactory 1 in Nevada.

The automaker has now released a rare picture of the growing system. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories September 11, 2018

Tesla recently gave factory tours to investors and Wall Street analysts. We reported on a positive note from Baird after Fremont factory tour earlier this week and now it’s about Worm Capital’s turn, but this time it was a tour of Gigafactory 1.

The firm claims that Tesla is on track to achieve “a battery cell cost of $100 per kWh by the end of the year.” expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories August 21, 2018

Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada has now become the biggest battery factory in the world with an output of 20 GWh per year and growing.

Now a new audit of the factory shows that Tesla is still on pace to comply with its obligations with the state for the factory as it now employs over 3,000 workers. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories August 20, 2018

Tesla aims to build what could become the largest rooftop solar system in the world to power Gigafactory 1 in Nevada.

After months of inactivity, the company finally started expanding its massive solar array system at the battery factory. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories August 16, 2018

Another former Tesla employee is seeking whistleblower status and hired Stuart Meissner, the same lawyer who is representing Martin Tripp after he was sued by Tesla.

In this new suit, the employee claims Gigafactory 1 is involved in drug trafficking activities and unreported large-scale theft. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories August 2, 2018

Tesla Gigafactory 1, the Tesla/Panasonic battery factory in Nevada, is starting to reach some impressive levels of production.

The automaker has now confirmed Gigafactory 1 battery production is now at ‘~20 GWh’, which it claims is “more than all other carmakers combined.” expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories June 28, 2018

Panasonic, Tesla’s sole battery cell partner for its electric vehicles, was never seen as a bottleneck in the ramp up of Model 3 production, but the Japanese electronics giant has now admitted that the recent “sharp improvement in production” has led to “occasional battery cell shortages”. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories June 7, 2018

After a hold on the expansion of the structure over the last year, Tesla has made some moves for an expansion at Gigafactory 1 in 2018.

Pictures from a new flyover the giant factory shows that Tesla completed a massive new parking lot, which is going to enable a new expansion of the building. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories April 24, 2018

After a hold on the expansion of the structure over the last year, Tesla has made some moves for an expansion at Gigafactory 1 in 2018.

Now, a new drone flyover of the battery factory shows that Tesla is working on the expansion. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories March 30, 2018

Over the past week, Tesla started land grading a large section of its property next to Gigafactory 1 in Nevada – the first time that they have been moving ground at the plant in about 2 years. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories February 26, 2018

Tesla finally started construction on what could become ‘the world’s largest solar rooftop array’ at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories February 12, 2018

Tesla Gigafactory 1, the company’s giant battery factory in the middle of the Nevada desert, is still only ~30% completed and the building hasn’t expanded throughout the last year.

Now a report on building permits shows that the automaker and its partners are focusing on building new facilities inside the current plant instead of expanding the size of the actual building. expand full story

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