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Tesla invests $3.6 billion to expand existing plant in Nevada

Electric vehicle maker Tesla has announced that it will spend $3.6 billion for its plant in Nevada. Tesla, which will establish two new production facilities in the state, will hire 3,000 people to work at these facilities.

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla recently announced that it will spend $ 3.6 billion for its factory in Nevada, in a post on social media . At the same time, Tesla, which will establish two new production facilities in the state, also shared the information that it will hire 3 thousand people to work in these facilities. 





Tesla said in a statement that its new facilities, covering a total area of ​​4 million sqft (approximately 372 thousand square meters), will include a 100 GWh battery cell factory that the company expects to have the capacity to produce battery cells for 2 million light-duty vehicles annually and a high-volume factory where it will manufacture the Tesla Semi electric truck. stated that it will include

Tesla began construction of its first battery factory in Nevada in 2014. Today it operates the factory with Panasonic , the main cell supplier, co-tenant and co-investor of the factory . The existing factory, which houses Tesla’s Model 3 electric motors and battery packs, as well as energy storage products Powerwall and Powerpack, will also be expanded. 


Tesla’s latest investment in Nevada is a reflection of its $3.5 billion investment in its Sparks factory in 2014. Since then, the company has invested a total of $6.2 billion in Nevada and built a 5.4 million-square-foot facility producing 3.6 million units.

Tesla first announced its plans to manufacture the Semi in 2017, delaying the targeted production start in 2019 until 2022. Tesla did not share any information about when it plans to lay the foundations for the new factories. 


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