Tesla’s Giga Shanghai Chief Promoted to Global Sales Role: Report

Tesla has promoted the head of its Chinese operations, Tom Zhu, to manage all of the electric vehicle (EV) maker’s factories in the U.S., along with sales operations in both North America and Europe — reports Reuters. According to the publication, the executive change was detailed in an internal posting of reporting lines. As outlined […]

South Korea is Enticing Tesla for Next Gigafactory Location

South Korea wants to host Tesla’s next Asian Gigafactory, with municipal governments from all over the country vying for the electric vehicle (EV) maker’s favor — reports KED Global. The news comes after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said last month that South Korea is among the top candidates for a second Gigafactory in Asia. Shortly […]

Tesla May Announce Mexico Gigafactory This Week, Says Report

Following reports last week that said Tesla would be announcing a factory in Mexico in early 2023, a new story says the automaker could share news of the new Gigafactory this week. Tesla may announce the construction of a Gigafactory in Mexico’s Nuevo León as soon as Friday, according to a report from local outlet […]

Tesla Keeps Expanding High-Volume Recruiting in Quebec: Report

Tesla is still expanding its high-volume recruiting affairs in Quebec, Canada, seemingly corroborating rumors of a possible Gigafactory that have surfaced in the past few months (via electrek). In a new job listing for a Recruiting Coordinator in Laval, Quebec, Tesla seems to hint that the company is looking to bring on a high volume […]

Tesla Gigafactory in Canada? ‘High Volume Recruiter’ Needed in Quebec

Tesla’s recent job listing for a “high volume” recruiter in Montreal, Quebec, might indicate that the company’s rumoured plans to build a factory in Canada are starting to take shape — reports Electrek. There has been increasing chatter of a possible Canadian Tesla factory in recent months. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said during a company-wide […]

U.K. Manufacturing Hub Invites Tesla to Build a Gigafactory

The Teesside Built-up Area (BUA) in the United Kingdom wants Tesla to build a new Gigafactory in the North East of England — reports Yahoo Finance. “In the UK, where we have an £82bn automobile industry which leads the world in production of high end vehicles, it would surely make sense for Tesla to develop […]

Tesla Lobbying for Factory in Ontario, Canada: Report

Tesla may be lobbying the Canadian government to make Ontario the home of its next Gigafactory, according to recently filed lobbyist registry documents — reports Electric Autonomy Canada. The electric vehicle (EV) maker is seeking to convince Canada to adopt policy reforms that would make Ontario more hospitable to an “advanced manufacturing facility,” which is […]
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Tesla Might Announce a New Gigafactory Location this Year: Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced at the company’s annual shareholder meeting it might be announcing a new Gigafactory location this year. “We might be able to announce another factory location later this year,” said Musk, to cheering from the audience. “We got a lot of Canadas. I’m half-Canadian,” said Musk. “Ultimately we’ll probably end up […]

Tesla Sends Invites for Giga Berlin Delivery Day Event: March 22

The long-awaited Tesla factory in Grünheide, Germany is officially set to begin delivering its first vehicles, as seen by invites sent out by the company. Tesla is sending out employee invites to a Delivery Day event on March 22 at Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, set to mark the first European-made deliveries from Tesla, according to a screenshot […]

Tesla China Says Shenyang Factory Rumors are False

As Tesla’s China-built electric vehicles (EVs) are continuing to surge in the country and beyond, the automaker is denying rumors of a second location in the capital of Liaoning. Tesla has denied rumors lodged over the weekend saying it is building a new factory in Shenyang, China, according to CNEVPost. The rumor originally came from […]

Tesla Exec Dismisses Rumors of Second Gigafactory in Qingdao, China

Tesla saw record deliveries in China in September, and as demand for Tesla vehicles continues to grow in the world’s largest auto market, the company is apparently looking to construct a new factory outside of Shanghai – though apparently not where some are expecting. After a rumor of Tesla’s alleged plans to build a second […]