Tesla's Berlin superplant has been built despite efforts by local environmental groups to block it. But the Berlin plant's construction schedule is much longer than it was when cars started rolling off the assembly line in July.
Musk was in Germany to celebrate the achievement. On October 12th,Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently hosted an event in Glenhead, Southeast of Berlin. GigaFest” Carnival to celebrate the completion of The first Tesla Gigafactory in Europe.
In order to hold this bash, Tesla obtained special permission from the Berlin government to bypass the Novel Coronavirus outbreak restrictions.
At rave parties, spectators were drawn to balloon-dancing robots and children's minicars shaped like Tesla cars.Tesla said about 9,000 local people attended the event. But according to videos posted on social media, not so many attended.
According to the report, all participants in the queue first visited the factory floor, where the factory assemblers put on their own show: they danced in front of an audience and drew pictures for them.
Afterward, Musk took the stage with his mother and gave a welcoming speech in German.Musk promised that he would soon open a brewery and a rave club in the factory area.
Separately, Tesla's Gigafactory in Berlin is scheduled to start producing the Model Y in November or December, according to Musk, though it will take some time for mass production.
The plant's capacity will reach about 5,000 units per week, with the goal of 10,000 units per week,Meanwhile, until the Battery factory in Germany is built, it will likely source batteries from Tesla's factory in China.
Notably, Tesla has submitted a 5 billion euro ($5.8 billion) investment plan to build a 50 GWh battery plant next to the new plant, surpassing Volkswagen's planned 40 GWh plant in Salzkitt, Germany.
At present, Europe Tesla delivery, almost all imported China factory in Shanghai. But imported Teslas face tariff costs. With the German factory, Tesla cars will be able to move around the EU tariff-free,For Volkswagen ID.3, Renault ZOE and Hyundai Kona, their biggest rivals in Europe have arrived.