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January 12

Tesla takes delivery of yet another giant casting machine at Gigafactory Texas

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.

December 29, 2021

Northvolt announces start of battery cell production at its gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt becomes the first homegrown European battery company to achieve battery cell production in Europe with the first cells being assembled at its “Northvolt Ett” gigafactory in northern Sweden.

December 28, 2021

Tesla Model Y body for structural battery pack spotted at Gigafactory Texas

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.

January 11

Tesla achieves new record sales in China; half of its record year of deliveries came from Giga Shanghai

Tesla’s sales numbers for December in China are in, and it shows another record month of deliveries and confirmed that almost half of Tesla’s record year of production and deliveries came from Gigafactory Shanghai.

December 22, 2021

Tesla has submitted final documents for Gigafactory Berlin production approval

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

December 20, 2021

Tesla Model Ys spotted at Gigafactory Berlin, but production approval still uncertain

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.

January 13

Tesla expands Gigafactory Nevada solar array toward goal to become world’s biggest

New satellite images show that Tesla significantly expanded its rooftop solar array at Gigafactory Nevada as it aims for it to become the world’s biggest.

January 10

Tesla receives greenlight to build 2,000 Model Y bodies at Gigafactory Berlin ahead of final approval

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.

December 27, 2021

13 battery gigafactories coming to the US by 2025 – ushering new era of US battery production

There are 13 new battery cell gigafactories coming online in the US by 2025, according to the Department of Energy. These factories are ushering in a new era of battery production in the US.

January 14

Tesla adds structural battery pack reference to Model Y owner’s manual as production is imminent

Tesla has added a reference to the structural battery pack to the Model Y owner’s manual as production is expected to be imminent.

January 12

Tesla is releasing a product roadmap update on Jan 26 with Cybertruck and more

Tesla announced that it will release its 2021 Q4 earnings report on January 26, and Elon Musk confirmed that he will come back to the call and give a Tesla product roadmap update.

December 31, 2021

Tesla in 2022 is going to be about growth and battery cells

When I think about what Tesla’s upcoming 2022 year is going to look like, I think it will revolve around growth, much like 2021. But there will also be a renewed focus on securing battery cells in an even more competitive landscape.

January 4

Panasonic turns to JB Straubel’s Redwood for recycled battery materials to supply Tesla Giga Nevada

Panasonic announced that it is going to purchase copper foil produced from recycled materials by Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials for battery cell production at Gigafactory Nevada. The materials will end up in Tesla vehicles – going full circle.

January 2

Tesla (TSLA) announces record production and deliveries of over 305K Q4 vehicles, 936K for 2021

Tesla (TSLA) announced that it achieved both record production and deliveries during the last quarter of 2021. The automaker produced “more than 305,000 electric vehicles and delivered of over 308,000 electric vehicles during Q4 2021.

December 16, 2021

Elon Musk: Tesla plans to invest over $10 billion in Gigafactory Texas, employ 20,000 workers

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

January 10

Tesla spotted using mobile Powerpacks at first Tesla Semi Megacharger station

Tesla has been spotted using a mobile Powerpack battery system at its first Megacharger station for the Tesla Semi electric truck in Nevada. The details of the charging solution are still unknown.

December 23, 2021

Tesla (TSLA) secures graphite anode material for battery production in rare new offtake deal

Tesla (TSLA) has secured new “Active Anode Material” from graphite for battery production in a rare new offtake agreement deal with Syrah Resources Limited.

December 28, 2021

Quick Charge Podcast: December 28, 2021

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

January 10

Quick Charge Podcast: January 10, 2022

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

January 12

Quick Charge Podcast: January 12, 2022

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.

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