Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories October 1

Tesla confirmed today that Gigafactory Berlin has been able to ramp up production to 2,000 electric cars a week for the first time.

If this new production rate is maintainable, it is a giant achievement for the automaker.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories September 26

A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s recycling plant in the early hours of the morning, and now a local group that has been fighting the project is using the fire to call for stopping production.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories September 14

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin is seeing its expansion caught up in German bureaucracy once more as a vote to approve the project has been put on hold, but it still looks like the vote should happen by the end of the year.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories July 14

Tesla is now allowed to sell the Model Y vehicles it produced during the long “test phase” at Gigafactory Berlin.

While no number has been disclosed, we are talking about potentially thousands of electric vehicles.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories July 4

Tesla is reportedly going to shut down production at Gigafactory Berlin in order to upgrade the factory and add a shift to achieve higher production capacity.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories June 27

Tesla had to pause deliveries of some Model Y vehicles built at Gigafactory Berlin, and the buyers are being told that there’s a problem with the electric motor.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories May 26

Tesla has started to officially move to expand Gigafactory Berlin on a new 250-acre lot with the submission of the construction plan to the municipality.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories May 5

Tesla is reportedly looking to expand at Gigafactory Berlin with the acquisition of a piece of land adjacent to the plant.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories May 4

The Green League, an environmental group, has launched an effort to revoke Tesla’s operating license for Gigafactory Berlin after learning of a significant paint leak.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories April 18

A new report coming out of Germany is giving us some insights into the state of the production ramp-up at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin, which is apparently now producing 350 Model Y vehicles per week.

The bulls like it and the bears say it’s bad. What do you think?

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories April 1

Drone whips around Tesla’s Berlin Gigafactory in new fast-paced video

In Tesla’s latest video, a drone tours the company’s latest Gigafactory in Berlin, Germany. High-speed drone videos are nothing new, but the video the skilled pilot captured (in tandem with equally adept video editing) is impressive and gives us a look at the robots and tools the company uses to produce its electric vehicles.

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories March 9

Tesla has confirmed that deliveries of Model Y vehicles built at Gigafactory Berlin in Germany are starting on March 22.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories March 4

Tesla has officially received environmental approval to start production at Gigafactory Berlin – which was expected as we reported earlier this week – but also as expected, there are a few caveats that will prevent Tesla from officially starting production.

The battle is not over.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories March 3

Reports in Germany state that Tesla has received its final environmental approval at Gigafactory Berlin, but there’s apparently something else that might prevent production.

A press conference is expected to explain everything on Friday.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories February 28

Tesla is reportedly finally going to receive final approval to start production at Gigafactory Berlin this week after months of delays.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories February 22

Tesla has been spotted gathering hundreds of Model Y vehicles outside of Gigafactory Berlin – indicating that production is advancing.

However, the regulatory approval to officially start production for customer deliveries is still uncertain.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories February 10

Tesla has released a quick sneak peek of the paint shop inside Gigafactory Berlin, which the automaker has been taunting as “its most advanced paint shop” yet – and it should enable new colors.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories January 18

Elon Musk confirmed that he will be visiting Tesla Gigafactory Berlin in “mid-February” – hinting at the potential start of production, which is still awaiting government approval.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories January 10

Tesla has received a special approval from the Brandenburg State Environment department to build 2,000 Model Y bodies at Gigafactory berlin ahead of the much-coveted final approval.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories December 22, 2021

Tesla and others have now submitted all documents needed for the environmental approval that would allow Gigafactory Berlin to start production.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories December 20, 2021

Several Tesla Model Y vehicles have been spotted at Gigafactory Berlin. Production has been expected to start any day, but official environmental approval is still uncertain.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories November 29, 2021

Tesla is rumored to finally get the green light to start production at Gigafactory Berlin any day now, according to a new report coming out of Germany.

The report even suggests some production numbers for the early ramp-up.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories November 26, 2021

Tesla has withdrawn an application for over $1 billion in subsidies for battery production at Gigafactory Berlin.

CEO Elon Musk appears to imply that Tesla withdrew because they don’t want government subsidies, but there are other theories.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories November 23, 2021

Some Tesla employees are reportedly organizing a union at Gigafactory Berlin, and IG Metall – one of Germany’s most powerful unions – is behind it.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories October 21, 2021

Tesla has hit another roadblock in starting production at Gigafactory Berlin, as a technicality is delaying the approval process by about a month.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories September 17, 2021

Tesla announced and started taking registrations for “Giga Fest,” a county fair that the automaker is organizing for the launch of Gigafactory Berlin.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories September 6, 2021

The German government is finalizing a subsidy package that could give Tesla (TSLA) over $1 billion in government funding for its new battery factory at Gigafactory Berlin.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories August 13, 2021

Elon Musk says that Tesla is aiming to start Model Y production at Gigafactory Berlin in October, which is when the company hopes to get the final government approval.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin 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 Berlin Stories June 4, 2021

Tesla has officially applied to manufacture battery cells at Gigafactory Berlin. It’s expected to be among the first locations to produce Tesla’s new 4680 cell.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories May 26, 2021

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin was attacked by saboteurs who set cables supplying electricity to the construction site on fire.

An alleged confession letter points to political reasons targeting Tesla.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories May 17, 2021

Elon Musk paid a visit to the Tesla Gigafactory Berlin construction site and gave an update on the expected start of production, which is delayed.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories May 3, 2021

Tesla’s issues in Germany have now reportedly resulted in a six-month delay of the start of production at Gigafactory Berlin, according to a local industry paper.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories April 8, 2021

Tesla is growing frustrated with the approval process for Gigafactory Berlin as the automaker is almost done with building the factory, which is supposed to be about to start production in a few months.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories March 10, 2021

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin is pushing to start production soon, and that’s despite a precarious permit situation.

The automaker is now installing production equipment, but it doesn’t have approval to start production.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories February 8, 2021

There’s a report going around in Germany about Tesla having a “massive delay” at Gigafactory Berlin, which is critical to the automaker’s growth in Europe, but the report is pretty weak.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories February 2, 2021

Elon Musk has released some stunning drone footage showing the progress that Tesla has made at Gigafactory Berlin.

There’s now a giant structure that will soon house Model Y production.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories December 18, 2020

Tesla is reportedly again forced to stop construction at Gigafactory Berlin due to the fact that they didn’t give a $100 million security deposit over the potential demolition of the project.

It’s the second time that a missed payment has affected the project.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories December 8, 2020

Tesla has been ordered by the court to stop clearing trees at Gigafactory Berlin in order not to disturb hibernating snakes.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories November 9, 2020

A new report from Germany states that Tesla may face some delays at Gigafactory Berlin over difficulties securing permits.

Elon Musk is getting involved.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories October 15, 2020

Tesla got its water supply shut off at Gigafactory Berlin because they apparently didn’t pay their bill.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories September 14, 2020

The latest drone flyover of Tesla Gigafactory Berlin shows some impressive progress, as the novel construction technique is already producing large buildings.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories July 15, 2020

Elon Musk has released a first look at what Gigafactory Berlin will look like when it is completed, and it is quite stunning. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories June 30, 2020

Tesla wants to move ahead with the construction of the buildings at Gigafactory Berlin without the final approval for the project. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories June 1, 2020

Tesla appears to have broke ground for the new foundation of Gigafactory Berlin with a ton of new heavy machinery operating at the site. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories April 9, 2020

Construction at Tesla Berlin Gigafactory has reportedly stalled due to a need to revise the foundation because of the soil. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories March 25, 2020

Tesla has contracted E.ON, Germany’s largest energy group, to deliver “energy solutions” at Gigafactory Berlin, according to the company’s CEO. expand full story

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Stories March 23, 2020

Tesla is continuing construction work at Gigafactory Berlin despite the current coronavirus pandemic, and a new drone video reveals the size of the first phase as Tesla starts leveling for the foundation of the building. expand full story

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