Tesla is investing far more than $3.6 billion into its Reno, Nevada Gigafactory, and with component of the income, it options to construct its “first higher-volume Semi manufacturing facility,” according to a web site publish revealed Tuesday.
The organization officially delivered the initially of its lengthy-delayed electrical Semi vehicles to PepsiCo in December, but it appears Tesla is all set to noticeably increase its output of the new auto. Having said that, Tesla’s blog site publish doesn’t specify how several vehicles the factory could possibly make on a regular basis or when it is expected to open up, so it may possibly be awhile prior to that high volume kicks in.
In addition to the Semi factory, Tesla wishes to use the Nevada expenditure to create a 100 GWh 4680 battery cell manufacturing facility, which the organization claims will have “capacity to produce enough batteries for 2 million mild obligation motor vehicles annually,” as well as increase 3,000 new employees to the facility. For context, the corporation states that the Gigafactory presently provides upwards of 37 GWh of batteries for every calendar year, adequate for close to 500,000 motor vehicles.