Tesla announces new factories in Nevada: 3.6 billion for the production of semi-trucks and 4680 batteries

Tesla announces new factories in Nevada: 3.6 billion for the production of semi-trucks and 4680 batteries


In recent days, the Head of the Region Nevada was expecting the intention of Tesla, which have been confirmed today. And official blog post Elon Musk’s company has announced new investments in new industries.

Tesla puts others on a plate 3.6 billion dollars, which will be used for new designs. There is also a new rendering showing the completed factory, but it is not yet clear whether it will be a simple extension of the existing site, or a new location, the press release uses different words, so this will probably be explained in the next one. day.

In any case, the prediction is 3,000 new hiresAnd two new factories. One will be used to finally bring the sound up to a high volume production of lithium cells 4680, to be precise at 100 GWh per year, enough for 1.5 million cars. Another factory will handle it mass production of the Tesla Semi electric truckso far it has been delivered in limited copies to selected customers.

Gigafactory Nevada has so far produced 7.3 billion lithium cells, or 37 GWh annually, 1.5 million battery packs, 3.6 million electric motors and 1 million storage modules. The current workforce includes up to 11,000 employees, and over the years the factory has produced more of 17,000 jobs for the construction phase.