Tesla is trying to move at a record pace to build Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai and now a new drone video update shows that it’s starting to look like something. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories March 21
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories March 6
Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai could be ready by May, according to a local government official.
A new drone video update of the progress at Gigafactory 3 shows that they are still working on the foundations of the building. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories February 28
A new report states that Tesla is securing $2 billion in loans from several Chinese banks and funds to finance the accelerated construction of Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories February 25
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. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories January 30
Tesla’s Q4 2018 earnings letter just came out, and among the news were several updates on Model 3 production.
The most important tidbits are that Tesla is targeting 10,000/week production rate by the end of the year, that labor hours per vehicle decreased sequentially by 20% in the last quarter, and that Model 3 production for the Chinese market should start by the end of this year.
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories January 17
Tesla is moving fast when it comes to Gigafactory 3 and it is counting on China’s reputation to build fast in order to start production by the end of the year.
A new video of the factory site now shows that is alive with construction work. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories January 7
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. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories January 6
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. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories December 31, 2018
Despite catching a break over the increasing tariffs in China for the first few months of 2019, Tesla is moving forward with its accelerated plan to build Gigafactory 3 in the country and Elon Musk now hints at groundbreaking “soon”. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 3 Stories December 17, 2018
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. expand full story