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Giga Berlin to Make 2 Million Tesla Vehilces a Year

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German report says Tesla Giga Berlin will produce up to 2,000,000 vehicles per year, instead of previously announced 500,000 yearly rate.

Focus.de reports that according to Tesla's plans, up to two million cars per year are to be assembled in the planned Tesla Gigafactory in Grünheide, east of Berlin. This report process participants FOCUS. This would make Gigafactory's output more than twice that of VW's main plant in Wolfsburg. Tesla is expecting a market for twelve million electric vehicles in Europe, it is said. The carmaker wants to cover a significant part of this need with vehicles made in Grünheid. The manufacturer did not respond to an inquiry about its long-term planning.

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