Tesla does not consider the execution of orders. New orders for the Model 3 will not be implemented in the US until September-December of this year, and for the Model Y – between December of this year. and March next year. In June, Tesla announced that the delivery date was extended by one month. The main thing is to launch new industries.
None of them are organized in Poland. In Europe, a gigafactory was built near Berlin and plans are also being implemented for the UK. The concern of the United States is to establish production plants in Japan, South Korea and India.
Tesla’s map of existing (orange – built, yellow – under construction) and planned (purple) factories
Poland is not in these plans, although it turned out to be the main thing here. It is not without reason that the gigafactory was a place where Poles living in Szczecin, Gorzów Wielkopolski or Zielona Góra could quickly get there. It is more for the Poles, and not for the Germans, that the salary of 4.5 thousand is encouraging. output in euros per month. Of the planned 9 thousand However, only half of the workers have been hired so far.
The factory is located in Europe, because this is the second largest Tesla market in the world after the United States / Canada. Tesla cars are about 2 percent on the Old Continent. all vehicles traveling on the road.
Tesla’s car market share
The construction of the gigafactory, however, was probably one of the reasons why it is now operating in Poland
the largest factory of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles in Europe. It is about hiring 3.9 thousand. employees of the LG Energy Solution company in Wrocław, which in 2020 had revenues of around PLN 17 billion, almost all of which came from exports.
The factory is expected to produce 68 GWh of batteries annually this year, which corresponds to 1.36 million battery packs, and in 2025 it has a total cost of $ 3.2 billion. reaching a capacity of 115 GWh, which is one fifth of the production capacity of the entire issue of LG – reports S&P Global. Tesla was not a receiver until recently, but the expansion of the factory in Biskupice Podgórne shows that LG is counting on bigger orders.
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The value of three years ago less than $ 50 billion. currently Tesla Inc. It has a market value of $780 billion. and is the sixth company in the world in terms of valuation. In November, the stock market led to 1.2 trillion of Tesla’s capital, and the company led by Elon Musk was worth more than a trillion dollars in April of this year.
Tesla is the most involved car in the world in terms of market value, more than three times ahead of the second in the ranking Toyota (215 billion dollars.), and more than eight times ahead of the largest European concern Volkswagen (94 billion dollars.). And it’s not because it has the highest profits or revenue in the industry, or sells the most cars.
Last year Tesla had $54 billion in sales and $5.5 billion. real profitwhile higher income $ 254 billion in the automotive industry, Volkswagen had a total profit of $ 16 billion. Tesla is the 20th largest car company in the world in terms of revenue. Japan’s Toyota and Daimler AG, on the other hand, had the highest profits of $23 billion. last year
In 2021, 930,000 were sold. tesl, which made it the 15th place in the world. During this time, Toyota and Daihatsu and Hino sold 10.5 million cars, the Volkswagen group sent 8.8 million to the market, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance – 7.8 million, the South Korean Hyundai group – 6.6 million, American General Motors – 6.3 million, and Franco-Italian-American Stellantis – 6.1 million.
This strategy of focusing only on the production of electric cars, which is to get rid of traditional combustion cars in the near future, made Tesla the most worthy company in the world, and Elon Musk received hundreds of billions to build a new car tycoon. Subsidies in the United States and the European Union’s policy to phase out fuel-burning vehicles are helping sales.
Author Jacek Frączyk, journalist at Business Insider Polska