Gigafactory Shanghai

Tesla Thanks Giga Shanghai Employees as ‘Closed-Loop’ System Ends

As Tesla prepares to finally end its closed-loop production system at Gigafactory Shanghai tomorrow, returning to normal operations, the automaker has shared a thank you letter with employees who have worked during the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Tesla sent a thank you letter to all of its employees at Giga Shanghai for their hard work during […]

Tesla Exports Another Batch of 4,000 Cars from Giga Shanghai

Tesla on Sunday exported a new shipment of more than 4,000 vehicles from its Shanghai Gigafactory — reports local publication Knews (via CnEVPost). This was Giga Shanghai’s second shipment, both this week and since the factory resumed production on April 19 following a protracted suspension of operations as the city went into a COVID-19 lockdown. […]

Tesla Plans to Resume Double Shifts at Giga Shanghai This Month: Report

As COVID-19 lockdowns in China ease, production facilities like Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai are grappling with how to best kick-start multi-shift production. Tesla is planning to resume double shifts at Gigafactory Shanghai, with those familiar with the matter saying it could happen as soon as mid-May, according to Bloomberg. The move would bring back more employees […]

Tesla Will Likely Dominate S&P 500 Index by 2030, Says Report

Tesla entered the S&P 500 index in December 2020, and the automaker has also made some pretty big moves since, with some analysts expecting the company to overtake others on the index in a big way. A new report from Austin, Texas firm Worm Capital says Tesla is likely to dominate the rest of the […]

Tesla Restarts Giga Shanghai Production, Employees to Sleep in Factory

After Tesla’s halt on production at its Shanghai factory lasted for over three weeks, the automaker is officially producing electric vehicles (EVs) once again. Tesla has resumed production at its Gigafactory Shanghai as of Tuesday, according to the Xinhua News Agency (via Reuters). The production facility was shut down due to a major COVID-19 surge […]

Tesla’s Giga Shanghai Said to Reopen on April 18, Says Report

After several delays to Tesla’s reopening of Gigafactory Shanghai, the automaker has apparently received a green light from local authorities to reopen, according to two sources familiar with the topic. Tesla plans to resume production at its Gigafactory Shanghai on April 18, according to the sources and as reported by Reuters on Friday. The Shanghai […]

Tesla Production Halt in China Extends, Amidst COVID-19 Surge: Report

Following Tesla’s announcement of plans to halt production at its Shanghai manufacturing facility, the automaker will apparently remain locked down as the city experiences a swell of COVID-19 cases. Tesla is canceling its plans to resume production at Gigafactory Shanghai on Friday or Saturday, according to an internal notice as reported by Reuters. The factory […]

Tesla Sold 56,515 China-Made Vehicles in February

As Tesla prepares to expand its production in China, the company is already off to a good start on the year — despite a slight drop in sales month-to-month. Tesla sold 56,515 China-produced vehicles in February, according to data shared by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), and as reported by CNEVPost. February includes the […]

Tesla Expands Giga Shanghai Parts Production, Amid Surging Exports

As Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai continues to increase the number of cars it exports, the automaker is apparently looking to up its production, even more, to keep up with demand. Tesla is expanding its production of auto parts at Gigafactory Shanghai, in order to keep up with high demand on exports, according to a document filed […]