Tesla's New Gigafactory Plans and Discussions
Tesla's 10-Q document just revealed its 5th Gigafactory plans in the United States, while Tesla is actively discussing it's 6th Gigafactory with India.
Tesla has revealed that its next Gigafactory and battery cell production facility will likely be located in the United States, according to the company’s 10-Q document that was released for the third quarter.
According to Tesla Q3 10-Q Form for 2020, under the subheading of “Management Opportunities, Challenges, and Risks,” Tesla outlines its current production lines at each of its four currently-owned facilities.
Joey Klender from Teslarati, reports that "In the table that breaks down the production processes of each facility, a final Production Location is listed as “U.S. Location(s) TBD,” indicating that the next production facility will be located in the country where the company is headquartered. The two vehicles that are listed for production at the unannounced facility are the Semi and the Roadster, and the status states that Tesla’s plans are currently 'in development.'"
In the meantime, in India Aaditya Thackeray, minister of tourism and environment for Maharashtra, has tweeted that he attended a meeting led by Maharashtra's minister of industry, Subhash Desai, who invited Tesla to invest in the state. He wrote that his state is strongly committed to change for sustainable development and electric mobility supported by renewable energies.
"This evening I had the opportunity to participate in a video call by Industries Minister Subhash Desai with Tesla team to invite them to Maharashtra. I was present not because of just the investment but my firm belief in electric mobility & sustainability Elon Musk," he tweeted on October 22.
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