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If all car makers sell one quarter electric cars, the world will need 40 new Gigafactories to meet the demand for EV batteries says Volkswagen’s head of R&D.
Bloomberg says official confirmation of a new Tesla factory in Shanghai, China could come as early as next week, as Tesla positions itself to compete in the burgeoning Chinese electric car market.
At the Tesla annual meeting, chairman Elon Musk had lots of juicy tidbits to share with his audience about the Model 3, Model Y, Tesla Semi, and Solar Roof.
Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson, curator of TED2017, in Vancouver and laid out his vision for the future of transportation.
In Vancouver for the TED2017 conference, Elon Musk teased a photo of the Tesla Semi and hinted he would announce up to 4 new Gigafactories this year. His company also released a new video explaining how Musk’s tunnel boring scheme might work.
Britain’s Motorsports Valley would be a logical place for Tesla to build a new factory to make batteries or cars or both. The area is home to a highly skilled workforce and 9 Formula One teams.
Tesla was profitable in the third quarter for the first time since early 2013 thanks to increased deliveries of the Model X and the new P100D. Tesla says it will deliver a record number of cars in the fourth quarter.
Tesla is planning to double the size of its factory in Fremont, California as it begins to ramp up for production of the Model 3 at the end of next year.
Elon Musk, JB Straubel, and Yoshihiro Yamada gave a joint press conference at the Gigafactory on Tuesday. They talked about how large the factory is, the new cell format that will be made there, and their business relationship.
Rumors were swirling yesterday that Tesla had struck a deal with Samsung SDI for batteries for the Model 3. Elon Musk took to Twitter to dispel the rumors but did say his company might use Samsung batteries for its grid storage products.
Billionaire investor Ron Baron says Tesla Motors is a stock to hold on to. He thinks it could become one of the largest companies in the world over the next 20 years.