Tesla Gigafactory 1 Stories Yesterday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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