Tesla is stepping up its factory construction in Shanghai, China. On February 11th, Tencent’s “First Line” was informed by people close to the project that Tesla Shanghai Super Factory (Phase I) had started energy conservation assessment and several relevant departments participated in the assessment.
On January 7, Tesla Shanghai Super Factory (Phase I) just held a groundbreaking ceremony. Elon Musk said on social media that the plant will be completed this summer and will produce the Model 3 benchmark before the end of the year to achieve higher capacity by 2019.
The Tesla Shanghai Super Factory was finalized on July 10, 2018. At that time, Musk represented Tesla, and signed a pure electric vehicle project investment agreement with Shanghai Lingang Management Committee and Lingang Group.
According to the agreement, Tesla will wholly develop a Tesla Super Factory (Gigafactory 3) integrating R&D, manufacturing and sales functions in the Lingang area. The project plans to produce 500,000 pure electric vehicles per year, which is a history of Shanghai. The largest foreign-invested manufacturing project since.
In May 2018, Tesla’s company incorporated in Shanghai was approved. On May 14th, 2018, from the industrial and commercial information, Tesla (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. completed its registration on May 10, 2018, with a registered capital of 100 million yuan.
In June 2018, Musk said at a shareholder meeting that Tesla will build the first factory outside of the United States in China, which is described as “Dreadnought”, which not only produces batteries, but also assembles cars, which may be produced. Includes Model 3 and the crossover model Model Y.
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Post time: Mar-05-2019