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Tesla battery gigafactory opens as pace ramps up to ludicrous

John Voelcker 817 views Jul 27, 2016 Follow John Add to circle If it's built out to the full size in the original plans, the Tesla gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, will cover 10 million square feet. That's the equivalent of more than 260 U.S. football fields, which would make it one of the largest buildings in the world. Yesterday, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk officially opened the gigafactory building, which today is 14 percent of that size on a 3,000-acre site. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model 3: video of first ride in prototype $35k electric car Owners of Tesla electric cars have been invited to an event to be held at the plant on Friday, but Musk spoke to the press yesterday from the site and declared it officially open. The factory's main mission is to produce lithium-ion cells at a far lower cost than any today, which will make the battery cost of the company's upcoming Model ...

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John Voelcker 6,459 views Jul 27, 2016 Follow John Add to circle If it's built out to the full size in the original plans,...

Tesla opens the Gigafactory's doors for a first look

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Construction on the massive battery factory is ongoing with an ambitious goal to reach completion by 2020. Then, the Gigaf...

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Details On Tesla Gigafactory Building Permits To Date

Details On Tesla Gigafactory Building Permits T...

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The biggest single permit was a $22 million permit for the “Section F Expansion.” The first permits related to Panasonic w...

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Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peek of Gigafactory at Gr...

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For Elon Musk , having one Gigafactory isn't enough. If all goes to plan, he wants to build Gigafactories on several conti...

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Tesla Motors has yet to deliver its electric vehicles on schedule and has struggled to build them. Now the California auto...

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The magnitude of the factory was impressive, as was the outstanding quality of engineering. I'm a chemical engineer who wo...

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The pace of construction is increasing, with workers in two shifts now on site 7 days a week. Why the rush? “We have to be...

Tesla Minibus Will Be Based On Model X

Tesla Minibus Will Be Based On Model X

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The minibus idea was contained in Musk’s Master Plan Part Deux released earlier this month, in which he said, “With the ad...

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circuit — has just rounded up some global EV battery cell production numbers for the first half of 2016. The thing about l...