• Tesla Model 3 production revs up as gigafactory pumps out battery cells

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Elon Musk's Tesla is ramping up production of battery cells at its Nevada gigafactory, pointing towards the long-awaited, mass-market Tesla Model 3 vehicle being on track for its own summer production line kick-off. It's an important step for the vehicle, which will make use of the 2170 lithium-ion battery cells engineered in conjunction with Panasonic. "We've started production of Model 3 cells actually right now, so we're starting to ramp up those cell manufacturing lines and crank this up as we begin to ramp Model 3,” said Tesla CTO JB Straubel at the Midwest Renewable Energy...
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