Tesla has to make a lot of things happen in order to start the construction of Gigafactory 4 in Germany, and one of them is apparently getting rid of 25 unexploded World War II bombs. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories January 23
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Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories January 16
Tesla has responded to local protests at the site of their next factory near Berlin by opening a community office to hear local concerns, according to Der Spiegel. The office opens Thursday, just a few days after site protests began.
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories January 13
Tesla is facing some opposition to its Gigafactory 4 plan in Germany where it needs to cut down a lot of trees to build the plant in a forest near Berlin.
Local residents are protesting at the Gigafactory 4 site over the deforestation plan. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories January 9
A €41 million ($45 million) deal for Tesla to acquire land outside of Berlin to build its recently announced Gigafactory 4 has been approved by the state government, but it’s still not sealed yet. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories January 6
We are starting to get a clearer picture of Tesla plans for Gigafactory 4 in Germany as more construction plans and environmental assessments are leaking in the German press.
The latest documents show that Tesla plans to build “future vehicles” at Gigafactory 4 in addition to Model 3 and Model Y. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories December 12, 2019
Leaked plans for Tesla Gigafactory 4 in Berlin reveals that the automaker is leaving room for expansion, and the design looks similar to Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories December 11, 2019
Tesla Gigafactory 4, the automaker’s recently announced new factory near Berlin, will produce 500,000 Model Y and Model 3 cars per year, according to new documents discovered by German media. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories November 19, 2019
Tesla is building its first full-scale factory in Europe, and it has chosen Germany for the project. Some have raised questions about how Tesla will be able to navigate the European red tapes for such a major project, but VW’s CEO says that it should be a better “environment” for making cars than California. expand full story
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Stories November 14, 2019
Tesla is going to have to cut down part of a forest near Berlin in order to build Gigafactory 4. BMW ran into some similar issues when it tried to do the same almost two decades ago.
Interestingly, the announcement comes just as Tesla CEO Elon Musk helped plant 1 million trees. expand full story