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Musk: Tesla Could Build Cars In China “In Three Years”

Originally posted on EVObsession Elon Musk has admitted that Tesla sales in China haven’t met expectations, but that doesn’t seem to have tempered his bullish attitude towards the world’s largest car market. After sitting down with the state-run news agency Xinhua, Musk said that Tesla Motors could be looking to localize production in China “in […]

March 31st

Tesla Considers Building A Big Battery Factory of Its Own

The unparalleled success of the Tesla Model S sedan has eaten up the world’s supply of lithium-ion laptop batteries, causing the electric automaker to sign a $7 billion agreement with Panasonic for even more battery packs. But Tesla could end up building the world’s largest battery factory, with the same output as all the rest of the world’s battery producers combined.

November 7th

Tesla Sizing Up Europe And Asia For Factory Locations

Even though the Tesla Model S has been in production for just a year, things are looking mighty good for Elon Musk’s electric car company. While Tesla has a long way to go before it taps out the production capacity of the former NUMMI factory in California, executives are already sizing up overseas facilities that could eventually produce mass market EVs in Europe and Asia.

August 29th

Video: How The Tesla Model S Is Made

When Elon Musk took over Tesla Motors, he set out to create not just a different kind of electric car, but a different kind of car company. This even includes the manufacturing methods Tesla uses to put its all-aluminum Tesla Model S electric sedans together, as seen in this video from inside the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, California.

Tesla Plans Production Facility For European Distribution

As the best electric car on the market, the Tesla Model S has a global appeal that many of its competitors envy. With production of U.S. bound Tesla sedans already underway, the EV automakers is preparing to open a European production and distribution center. When it opens, the facility will build left-hand drive versions of the Model S for the European market starting next year.

December 14th