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"The factory's main mission is to produce lithium-ion cells at a far lower cost than any today."

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, 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 Mode...

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