Tag: Tesla facility

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Brexit drove Tesla to pick Berlin over Britain for new factory – report

November 13, 2019

Via: Reuters

The company had earlier said it chose a location near Berlin for a new design centre and plant to make batteries, powertrains and vehicles, offering a major boost to the German capital. Berlin’s minister in charge of economic affairs, Ramona […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic’s U.S. solar cells to Philippines

May 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

Reuters reported on May 15 that Panasonic planned to ship most cells from the plant overseas, instead of selling them to Tesla for its trademark Solar Roof as initially intended, because of low demand from Tesla and a trade loophole […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Tesla Workers Start a Drive to Unionize Solar-Panel Factory

December 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Employees at Tesla Inc.’s solar-panel factory in Buffalo, New York, are kicking off a union-organizing campaign, a fresh challenge to the automaker that has so far successfully resisted similar efforts by the United Auto Workers at its sole car plant […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Fire at Tesla’s Calif. facility leaves car plant undamaged

August 24, 2018

Via: Automotive News

A fire broke out on the premises of Tesla’s manufacturing complex in Fremont, Calif. on Thursday, causing no injuries or damage to the factory before it was extinguished. A pile of cardboard that was being prepared for recycling along the […]