Tesla Production Sites By Model
Tesla Motors is a revolutionary transportation brand that has become synonymous with innovation and sustainability. From electric cars to solar roofs, Tesla continues to expand its business operations and production capabilities. But how exactly does Tesla assign its production sites? What are the capacities of these sites? In this blog post, we will explore these questions and more to get an in-depth look at Tesla’s production sites around the world and what it takes to create some of the most advanced vehicles of our time.
Tesla Gigafactory 1
Tesla Gigafactory 1 is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery factory. The factory is located in Sparks, Nevada, and it’s where Tesla produces the batteries for their electric vehicles. The Gigafactory 1 is a massive building that covers over 5 million square feet. It’s so big that it can be seen from space! The factory currently employs over 7,000 people, and Tesla plans to increase that number to 10,000 by the end of 2018.
The Gigafactory 1 is just one part of Tesla’s plan to reduce the cost of their batteries by 30%. They plan to achieve this by increasing production volume and using more efficient manufacturing processes. In addition to Gigafactory 1, Tesla has plans to build gigafactories in Europe and Asia. When all three factories are up and running, they will have the capacity to produce more lithium-ion batteries than the entire world does today!
Tesla’s other production sites
In addition to the Tesla factory in Fremont, California, where most of its cars are produced, Tesla also operates production sites in Nevada, New Mexico and Rhode Island. The company is also building a factory in Shanghai, China, which is expected to begin production later this year.
Tesla’s factory in Reno, Nevada produces battery packs for Tesla’s electric vehicles. The facility also houses Tesla’s Gigafactory 1, where the company manufactures lithium-ion batteries. The Gigafactory 1 is the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world.
The company’s SolarCity facility in Buffalo, New York produces solar panels and roof tiles that can generate solar power. The facility was originally built by Panasonic to produce solar panels for Tesla.
Tesla’s vehicle assembly plant in Tilburg, Netherlands is responsible for final assembly of Model S and Model X cars destined for Europe and other markets outside North America.
The company has a test track and research center at its headquarters in Palo Alto, California. The test track is used to test new vehicles and technologies before they are released to the public.
Which models are produced at each site?
Tesla’s production sites are assigned by model, with each site having different capacities for each model. The Model S and Model X are produced at the Fremont factory in California, while the Model 3 is produced at both the Fremont factory and Gigafactory 1 in Nevada.
The Fremont factory has a capacity of 100,000 cars per year, while Gigafactory 1 has a capacity of 500,000 cars per year. Tesla plans to eventually produce all models at Gigafactory 1, with a total capacity of one million cars per year.
The table below shows which models are produced at each production site:
Fremont Model S, Model X
Gigafactory 1 Model 3