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Gigafactory

Tesla Gigafactory thefts, whistleblower

New whistleblower claims Tesla employees ran a drug ring inside the Gigafactory

August 16th, 2018

With Tesla CEO Elon Musk under SEC investigation for his Twitter habit, the company hounded by short-sellers, questions about its production capability lingering, and an ongoing case with a whistleblower who said the company knowingly shipped cars with punctured battery cells, it’s difficult to keep abreast of all the different Tesla scandals these days. But Jalopnik just …

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Tesla is interested in constructing a Gigafactory in China

June 22nd, 2017

With Tesla’s Gigafactory in Las Vegas already producing lithium-ion batteries for the upcoming Model 3, there are reports that Tesla is already taking concrete steps to develop yet another Gigafactory in China. Hardly a surprise, Tesla CEO Elon Musk  recently said during a TED Talk presentation that the company would ideally like to construct as …

11 mindblowing facts about Tesla’s Gigafactory

August 8th, 2016

After months of endless construction, Tesla’s gargantuan Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada welcomed guests and select members of the press for a celebratory grand opening event last week. To be clear, it will still take a few more years before construction on the factory is 100% complete, but Tesla was comfortable enough with the progress it has …

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New video shows how big Tesla’s Gigafactory really is

July 27th, 2016

Anything called a “Gigafactory” being built in the Nevada desert was always going to be big. (There’s no other reason to build something in the Nevada desert, for one.) But a new behind-the-scenes video from Wired shows the speed and ambition that Tesla is applying to building Elon Musk’s new supervillain lair the factory where the Model …

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Tesla sends out invites for July 29 Gigafactory grand opening

July 18th, 2016

After a few weeks of decidedly negative PR and hysteria surrounding Tesla’s Autopilot software, we finally have some Tesla news that has nothing to do with autonomous driving. We’ll cut right to the chase: Tesla over the weekend began sending out invitations to the July 29 grand opening of its Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada.

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New photos of Tesla’s mammoth Gigafactory emerge

May 9th, 2016

With more than 400,000 Tesla Model 3 reservations already on the books, it’s no secret that Tesla will have to kick things into high gear to ensure that reservation holders won’t need to wait until 2020 to receive their car. To address such concerns, Tesla during its earnings conference call this past Wednesday announced a …