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    Tesla Factory Shutdowns Official: Fremont and New York Shutting Down EOD March 23

    Tesla Gigafactory New York After the recent back and fourth between Tesla and several government entities including the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, Tesla will be temporarily suspending production at their Fremont and New York factories. According to a recent operational update by Tesla,...

    CATL to Quadruple Battery Output Following Tesla Deal

    Battery Cell Production Line | Source: CATL Following a deal with Tesla to supply batteries for their Made-in-China electric vehicles, CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd.) is reportedly investing 26 billion yuan ($3.7 billion) to quadruple battery output. According...

    Tesla and Panasonic End Solar Manufacturing Deal at Gigafactory New York

    Tesla and Panasonic's solar manufacturing partnership may be coming to an end just as Tesla is starting to ramp up their Solar Roof business. A recent report from Nikkei Asian Review suggests that Panasonic decided to shutter solar...

    Tesla Begins Preparing Construction Site for Gigafactory Berlin

    Tesla has officially begun preparing the construction site for their 4th Gigafactory, Giga Berlin. News of Tesla starting to clear forest and lay roads at their new Gigafactory site in Grünheide was shared by Jörg Steinbach, Minister for the Economy, Labor and Energy of the State of Brandenburg who...

    Tesla Raises $2 Billion in Stock Offering to Strengthen Balance Sheet

    In a recent press release, Tesla announced that it will offer an additional 2.65 million shares in common stock in order to raise $2 billion. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning to participate in the common stock offering by purchasing $10 million in additional shares while Tesla Board Member and...

    Tesla Battery Costs 25-60% Lower Than Competition According to Cairn Energy Research Advisors

    Tesla is by far one of the largest producers and consumers of batteries and this could be giving them significant advantage over their competition. According to new research by Cairn Energy Research Advisors, Tesla's massive investments in battery technology has allowed them to ride down the cost curve, lowering the...

    Tesla Fremont Factory vs Shanghai Gigafactory Manufacturing Flow Suggests Tesla is Learning

    In 2018, Tesla suffered from major manufacturing issues which Tesla CEO, Elon Musk described as "Production Hell". During that period of time, Elon Musk and his engineers worked around the clock and Elon Musk even famously slept on a couch in his office in order to continue working to...

    Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai Resumes Production

    Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai recently resumed production after a weeklong delay caused by the Coronavirus epidemic which started in Wuhan, China and has since spread to many parts of the country. Tesla employees and buses were seen entering the Gigafactory Shanghai facility this morning as reported by Tesla blog, Tesmanian. Security at...

    German Economy Minister Says Tesla Can Get Support for Gigafactory

    Tesla may be on track to securing some support from the German government for their Gigafactory. According to a recent article in the New York Times, the German Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier told Welt am Sonntag in an interview that "In my conversations with (Tesla CEO) Elon Musk I have...

    Assemblyman Sean Ryan Pleased with Gigafactory New York Progress

    While the Gigafactories in Shanghai, Nevada, Germany, and a rumored Giga Texas have gotten all the attention recently, one Gigafactory that hasn't getting all that much love is the Gigafactory in New York, which Tesla acquired as a part of their Solar City acquisition back in 2016. Unlike the...