Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories Today

Tesla has managed to ramp up production at Gigafactory Texas to thousands of units per week, adding production of the Model Y Long Range on top of the Standard Range version.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories May 24

A group of environmentalists is asking the city of Austin to withhold Tesla’s permit for its upcoming battery cathode material factory next to Gigafactory Texas over concerns about water supply along the Colorado River.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories April 4

A new drone flyover of Tesla Gigafactory Texas shows a lot of activity, including a Tesla Semi, a lot more Model Y vehicles, and even some potential new colors. The new activity comes ahead of the Cyber Rodeo event.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories March 28

According to new local flings, Tesla is planning a big Megapack project at Gigafactory Texas in order to complement its planned giant solar system and to try and mitigate problems that come with the state’s unreliable electric grid.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories March 26

Tesla has started to send out invites to an event called ‘Cyber Rodeo,’ which is going to be the grand opening of Gigafactory Texas in Austin – a big moment for the company and its manufacturing expansion in the US.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories March 3

Panasonic is reportedly planning to build a large battery cell factory in the United States to supply Tesla, according to a new report from Japan.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories February 17

Dozens of new Tesla Model Y vehicles have been spotted apparently being prepped for deliveries at Gigafactory Texas. It looks like the deliveries of Tesla’s first structural battery pack vehicles are imminent.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories February 16

Several Tesla employees and contractors at Tesla Gigafactory Texas posted videos on Snapchat from inside the factory – giving us a rare look at the production lines.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories February 3

Tesla has applied to build a giant new facility, seemingly to produce cathode materials for battery manufacturing, next to “Gigafactory Texas” in Austin.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories January 26

Tesla confirmed that Model Y production started at Gigafactory Texas late in 2021, and now the company is working on “final certification” for the new version of the electric SUV being built at the new factory.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories January 21

Sources familiar with the matter told Electrek that Tesla aims to deliver a few Model Y vehicles from Gigafactory Texas by the end of the quarter.

It would be an important milestone for the automaker and its new factory in Austin.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories January 17

Over half a dozen new Tesla Model Y vehicles were spotted at Gigafactory Texas as production has been expected to start soon.

Does that mean that production has started?

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories January 12

Tesla is taking delivery of yet another giant casting machine, known as Giga Press, at Gigafactory Texas as the automaker moves to produce entire car bodies in just a few pieces.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories December 28, 2021

An interesting new Tesla Model Y body that appears to be designed for the new structural battery pack has been spotted at Gigafactory Texas ahead of the start of production.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories December 16, 2021

Elon Musk says that Tesla plans to invest over $10 billion in Gigafactory Texas and will eventually employ 20,000 workers.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories December 1, 2021

Tesla today announced that it has officially moved its headquarters to a location next to Gigafactory Texas in Austin.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories November 22, 2021

Tesla has filed for approval of the first phase of Gigafactory Texas with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

It reveals the budget and completion date for the first phase of the factory set to produce the Model Y.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories November 9, 2021

Elon Musk is personally linked to a new massive land grab that happens to be next to Tesla Gigafactory Austin, though it might not be for Tesla itself.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories November 3, 2021

Tesla has been spotted taking delivery of battery cell manufacturing equipment at Gigafactory Texas.

The automaker appears to be making progress in deploying battery cell production at the new facility.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories September 7, 2021

A new report shows that several known Tesla suppliers are showing in Texas as the automaker is about to start production at its Gigafactory in Austin.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories July 19, 2021

A new drone flyover of Tesla Gigafactory Texas is showing some great progress, and it’s even starting to look like the render of the finished building.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas 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 Texas Stories June 15, 2021

Tesla is showing signs of getting closer to production at Gigafactory Texas, as a Model Y body has been spotted at the new factory.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories May 17, 2021

Tesla has produced the first Model Y megacast at Gigafactory Texas ahead of the start of production of the Model Y with the new structural battery pack technology.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories May 14, 2021

A Tesla Cybertruck prototype was spotted at Gigafactory Texas, and it’s making people wonder if it could finally be a new prototype.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories April 15, 2021

We are getting our first new sighting of a Tesla Cybertruck prototype in a long time as the electric pickup has just been spotted at its upcoming home of Gigafactory Texas.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories March 31, 2021

Tesla is going to hire over 10,000 employees at Gigafactory Texas over the next year. CEO Elon Musk has gotten involved in the recruiting effort, and Tesla has launched an initiative to try to hire student workers.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories March 29, 2021

Tesla is turning on the recruiting machine in Texas as it adds about 50 new jobs based out of Gigafactory Texas, including many jobs related to local battery cell production.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories March 12, 2021

A new drone flyover of the Tesla Gigafactory Texas construction site shows some great progress in completing the giant factory.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories January 5, 2021

Tesla Gigafactory Texas, which is a big part of Tesla’s growth story in 2021, is hitting hyperspeed with a giant building coming up and new job postings.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories November 30, 2020

Tesla Gigafactory Texas in Austin is starting to take shape with construction ramping up on both sides of the first section of the construction site.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories November 16, 2020

As Electrek reported in December 2019, “Nearly half of US states impose fees on EV owners or will consider adding fees in 2020. The ill-conceived idea is to make up for gaps in roadway infrastructure investments usually derived from gasoline taxes.” Next up? Texas.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories October 12, 2020

Tesla (TSLA) has taken its first regulatory step to prepare for the production of its new 4680 battery cell in Texas.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories September 25, 2020

Tesla is acquiring more land in Austin for future expansions — potentially a battery factory?

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories September 16, 2020

Tesla’s construction plans for Gigafactory Texas have been revealed — showing massive buildings with an interesting shape.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories September 10, 2020

Tesla has updated and clarified its timeline for the completion of Gigafactory Texas. A “first completion” is planned for May 2021.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories August 17, 2020

Tesla Gigafactory Texas is moving at lightning speed with pile drivers already on-site – meaning that the foundations are coming soon.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories August 12, 2020

Tesla president of automotive Jerome Guillen says that “Gigafactory Texas is happening at full speed” as the automaker is already announcing a lot of job openings.

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas Stories July 30, 2020

Tesla Gigafactory Texas in Austin has some crazy potential for growth based on the size of the land the automaker acquired, which is shown in this interesting new size comparison with other Tesla factories.

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