Tesla Motors is coming out. Updates is carried out for its system of auto driving Autopilot and investments in other production plant which is studying along with Panasonic, announced that already has begun to manufacture the first batteries in its Gigafactoria of Nevada. As all we know this plant still is not completed all but according to the signature with the modules that are already completed can start safely first battery manufacturing.
To give life to these batteries already are working several hundred employees, although signing has not specified the total number. This news is very important for the brand since if they want to have the Tesla Model 3 on the street next year 2018 should be manufacturing batteries to full capacity in the face at the end of this year. With all this, the mark expected by the end of 2020 are already working in the plant some 6,500 workers in three shifts of eight hours each.
This plant will have to join that are designed to build next to Panasonic. Of make is reality the signs of silicone Valley would be capable of produce almost the half of them batteries for cars electric of the world. In numbers we would be talking about some 500,000 batteries when the 3 Model Street and from that moment be increasing the number of gradually. In addition, in the Gigafactoria also could be build batteries that accumulate energy for the houses that Tesla is selling in some States of the United States.
Now the brand is joining in the Gigafactoria the Powerpacks. These are made from kits that sent Panasonic from Japan and that are serving to test the knowledge and skills of the first workers of the plant. It remains to be seen the evolution in the Gigafactoria and if it helps the mark to reduce the waiting lists that have with their models.
Source – Tesla Motors
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