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Shanghai Tesla Doubled Factory Area

May 06, 2020 | By CENS

The latest empty photos show that the Tesla Shanghai Super Factory is rushing to expand and is about to double. The latest empty photos show that the Tesla Shanghai Super Factory is rushing to expand and is about to double.
According to the latest video taken by a drone, Tesla Shanghai Super Factory is about to double. In addition to a huge new building that looks almost as big as the first phase of the project, there are several other relatively large Small but still under construction, these new buildings may be Tesla, a new plant in Shanghai that produces an electric RV Model Y and new battery modules and electric motors.
According to surging news reports, Tao Lin, vice president of Tesla's external affairs, also confirmed that the second phase of the Tesla Shanghai plant, which is mainly used to produce Model Y, is under construction. It is expected that the Model Y manufactured in the mainland will be listed next year.

Despite the risk of a global economic slowdown due to the New Crown Virus epidemic, Tesla, a major American electric vehicle manufacturer, has not slowed down its investment in new production capacity. The super factory in Shanghai will double, mainly used to produce Model Y.

The Hong Kong Economic News Agency reported that Tesla CEO Musk has said that he will continue to expand Model Y capacity at full speed at the Berlin Super Factory and Shanghai Super Factory and the California Fremont Super Factory, which will be reopened in the future.

In the financial report for the first quarter of this year, Tesla released several photos of "Shanghai Super Factory-Future Model Y Factory". It is near the road side outside the factory. It is also digging a river channel, a road connecting the factory and the factory road Bridge has been built.

Technology website TechWeb reported that compared with the photos published in the third and fourth quarters of last year, the construction of the Tesla Shanghai Super Factory is now larger, and the area under construction is much larger than the model that has been built. 3 factories, but the building where the Model 3 factory is located is still under construction. The Shanghai Super Factory currently produces Model 3 cars, but still only produces slightly more than 30% of parts locally, and other parts still rely heavily on other factories.

The Shanghai Super Factory is now capable of producing 3,000 Model 3 cars per week. In Tesla 's first quarter earnings report, it was announced that in the next few months, it will increase production to 4,000 vehicles per week, which is a 33% increase in production capacity. .

According to the news report of the new media under the Jiefang Daily, Shanghai Municipal Party Secretary Li Qiang said in a video link with Tesla CEO Musk on April 29 that he hopes Tesla will continue to deepen Shanghai, improve its business layout, and accelerate Shanghai 's The second phase of the factory construction. Li Qiang pointed out that he expects Tesla to accelerate the implementation of the R & D and innovation center, accelerate the localization of the mainland, and introduce more new models and new projects that meet the mainland market and demand.


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