Earlier this year, Tesla announced that they would be building their third Gigafactory, or Gigafactory 3, in Shanghai’s Lingang New City near Shanghai’s free-trade zone in the Pudong District. Gigafactory 3 would not be a joint venture with a Chinese company as typically required by the Chinese government, but rather a wholly owned factory of Tesla’s. Estimates on construction peg Gigafactory 3 about two years to complete and it looks like work is already being done to get the site prepped and ready to break ground.
According to a recent video posted on YouTube, it appears that personnel, fencing, and heavy machinery has already been dispatched to the [...]
China has quickly become a hotbed for the development of electric vehicles. Thanks to massive subsidies by the Chinese government for companies that produce and sell electric vehicles in the country, China has quickly become one of the largest markets for electric vehicles making it a natural spot for Tesla to build their third Gigafactory, or Gigafactory 3.
Over the past few weeks, it appears that Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, has been busy working with the Chinese government to sign a deal for Tesla’s new Gigafactory. In a recent announcement, Gigafactory 3 will be located in Lingang New City in Shanghai’s Pudong District. Tesla expects to break ground as early [...]