Tesla Store in Berlin Hit with Paint Bombs Over Gigafactory Water Use

A Tesla store in Berlin, Germany was targeted this week with paint bombs and posters, citing the company’s water use at its nearby Grünheide factory, as shared by Tagesspiegel earlier this week. The incident occurred against the exterior facade of the Mall of Berlin shopping center on Tuesday morning by 6-7 hooded people, armed with […]

Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin to Be Granted Final Approval This Week: Report

It looks like Tesla’s Gigafactory in Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany, will be granted final approval this week, as per German publication Der Tagesspiegel. According to the report, Giga Berlin’s final approval should be announced on Thursday or Friday, while a grand opening ceremony is already being planned, apparently. Minister-President Dietmar Woidke of Brandenburg and his “Task Force […]

Tesla Shares New Photos of Inside Gigafactory Texas and Berlin [PICS]

After announcing its record Q4 2021 earnings, Tesla also shared new photos of its upcoming Gigafactories in Texas and Berlin. Tesla produced a record number of vehicles from its Fremont factory in California, but what’s coming is even more exciting. Below are images shared within the company’s Q4 2021 shareholder slide deck. Gigafactory Berlin – […]

Tesla Website Code Mentions Model Y Performance From Berlin for March

It appears Tesla is ready to launch its Gigafactory in Berlin, Germany, based on code found on its website. According to Tesla enthusiast and computer science student @Tesla_Adri, he spotted on the Tesla website’s source code, mention of “New Performance Trim Launch in Berlin.” But the major new addition is the fact it notes the […]

Tesla Model Y SUVs in 5 Colors Seen at Gigafactory Berlin [PICS]

After one viewer spotted 33 Model Y units parked outside at Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, another onlooker has pointed out that the facility may have some new colors in store for European markets. Five different Model Y units of different colors were seen parked at Gigafactory Berlin on Thursday by @GF4Tesla, including a model each in black, […]

Tesla to Start Giga Berlin Production in December, Says German Report

Tesla’s German Gigafactory in Grünheide, Brandenburg, is said to start production in December, according to Automobilwoche (via Bloomberg). According to the German publication, up to 30,000 cars will be produced at Giga Berlin in the first half of 2022. Local regulators will soon grant Tesla permits to start production within days, cite unnamed sources. Tesla wanted […]

New Tesla Paint Colors for Giga Berlin Revealed Inside Mobile App

Tesla updated its mobile app to version 4.2.1 for iOS users yesterday, and inside code strings, details of new paint colours coming to Giga Berlin have been revealed. According to @Tesla_App_iOS, new references to paint colors were found: Deep Crimson Multicoat Abyss Blue Multicoat Mercury Silver Metallic It’s unclear what these new paint colors will […]

Elon Musk Visits with German Leaders in Charge of Gigafactory Berlin Site

Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Jörg Steinbach, Minister for Economics, Labor and Energy of the State of Brandenburg, Germany, where the electric vehicle company’s Gigafactory is currently being constructed. According to a tweet from Steinbach on Wednesday evening, he said, “Very relaxed evening meeting with @elonmusk, [Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke], co-workers on both sides […]

Tesla Model Y Test Production Set for Texas Factory Next Week: Report

As Tesla continues to finish up its currently under-construction facilities in Grünheide, Germany and Austin, Texas, it appears as if the U.S. facility will start producing vehicles about a month in advance of the German factory. Tesla is planning to build its first Texas-built Model Y next week, just a month before the company plans […]