Tesla Inc Posted on Tuesday It would spend more than $3.6 Billion to expand its business. Nevada Gigafactory Complex with two factories to mass-produce its long-delayed products Semi Electric truck The other is to make the new 4680 battery cell.
The A cell plant could produce enough batteries to power 2 million homes Light-duty vehicles Annually, including batteries that use the 4680-type cells. The 4680 is the key Tesla Reaching the goal of halving batteries costs and increasing battery production by nearly 100 percent by 2030.
TogetherThe facilities will employ approximately 3,000 people and extend the electric vehicle manufacturer’s east-end complex. RenoWhere it manages a joint venture battery with Japan’s Panasonic Corp Makes vehicle parts and power backup system.
Panasonic Currently supplies cells to the gigafactory Tesla There, he assembles them into batteries.
Tesla unable to increase the production of 4680 units at its factories. Fremont, California?, and Austin, Texas. Experts According to the company, the dry-coating process used to produce larger cells in these battery batteries is still in development and has had trouble scaling up manufacturing until the huge cost savings are realized.
The Move suggests Tesla The government finally committed to large-scale production SemiIt was originally planned that the rolled out from factory doors in 2019 Tesla Made the first Semi deliveries in December PepsiCo says that the model is being produced at a low rate, but it has not been formally confirmed.
Other Customers who have already placed orders Semis Include Brewer Anheuser-Busch, United Parcel Service Inc Walmart Inc.
The Semi This truck is suitable for semi-trailer 18-wheel vehicles. It has a range 500 miles (800 km) on one charge and a gross weight 81,000 pounds (37 tons), which includes trailer and cargo. It Clean commercial vehicles may be eligible for tax credits up to $40,000 Inflation Reduction Act.
Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm In November That Tesla Could produce 100 Semis In 2022, however, the company did not disclose any figure in its fourth quarter production report.
The The goal of an EV maker was to produce 50,000 Semis In 2024 Musk On a post-earnings phone call in October.
Tesla’s Tuesday Announcement “is the latest in more than $300 billion in private sector investment in clean energy and semiconductor manufacturing announced since the President took office,” Mitch LandrieuSenior advisor to the U.S. President Joe Biden said.