Opinion: Some German Environmental Groups Overlook Coal’s Impact On Water While Focusing On Stopping Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 17:56:10 +0000

Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland has reported that some German environmental groups believe that Tesla’s Giga Berlin is putting their drinking water at risk. The Green League and Naturschutzbund (Nabu) Brandenburg made an announcement claiming that important information was missing in order to assess whether or not the increase in water use would be sustainable, the article noted. […]

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Tesla Reaches Job Target For Buffalo Gigafactory, Avoids $41.2 Million Penalty

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 23:00:59 +0000

In February 2020, before Covid came to the US, I wrote this article predicting that Tesla would most likely meet its April hiring deadline for its plant in Buffalo, NY. I think that this was one of the key pieces of news that had people up in arms (at least on Twitter) before the pandemic, […]

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Every 38–44 Seconds, A New Tesla Model Y Leaves Giga Shanghai’s Workshop

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2021 21:33:17 +0000

Drive Tesla Canada reports that drone flyovers have shown that a new Tesla Model Y leaves Giga Shanghai’s workshop every 38 seconds. The article noted that Tesla China’s November sales reflected an annual production rate of 683,000 cars per year, which is well above Tesla’s own estimates from the Q3 2021 earnings report of 450,000 […]

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Brandenburg Coal Mine Uses 171 Times More Water Than Tesla’s Giga Berlin Will Need

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2021 01:56:48 +0000

Environmental groups in Germany seem to really care about the usage of water near Tesla’s Giga Berlin, and are especially concerned with how much of the stuff Tesla’s plant will use. Let’s hope they have that same energy for the LEAG coal mine, which uses more water than Tesla needs for Giga Berlin. Teslarati recently […]

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Tesla Opens New Factory For Battery Manufacturing Equipment In Canada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2021 23:49:34 +0000

Tesla has opened a new factory to produce battery manufacturing equipment in Canada, Reuters reports. Frank Scarpitti, the mayor of Markham, Ontario, took to Twitter to share his excitement about Tesla’s presence in his city. He tweeted an official statement and added his thoughts on the positive news, noting that Tesla has been up and […]

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“Environmental” Groups Delaying Tesla Giga Berlin Are Blocking Environmental Progress

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 01:33:20 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk replied to an article by Tesmanian that reported on the “re-discussion” of the objections to Tesla Giga Berlin gigafactory. In a nutshell, these groups, which call themselves “ecological” — thereby alluding to the fact that they supposedly care about the planet — are delaying the progress of factory that will produce […]

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New Tesla Megapack Factory Will Create 1,000–2,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 00:38:56 +0000

Tesla will reportedly bring 1,000 jobs to the San Joaquin County area with its new Megafactory, with an additional 1,000 jobs planned later on. Last month, Tesla broke ground on its first Megapack factory, or Megafactory. Tesla is sold out of Megapacks through the end of next year, and the new factory will help Tesla […]

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Tesla Donated A Solar Roof Worth At Least $150,000 To Buffalo Heritage Carousel In 2020

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 04:43:38 +0000

In August 2020, The Buffalo News reported that Tesla donated a solar roof to the Buffalo Heritage Carousel at Canalside, which was scheduled to open in the spring of 2021. The article noted that the black tiles were made at Tesla’s factory in South Buffalo and that each would be stamped “Assembled in Buffalo, NY, […]

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Tesla’s Giga Berlin Featured In German TV Show, Includes Mini Tour (VIDEO)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 19:22:17 +0000

A German TV show recently shared a short tour of Tesla Giga Berlin. The video below includes the captions with the option to translate them. The video shows a quick tour of the stamping area and a Tesla employee, Max, giving a tour. The translations I am providing come from the captions that were included […]

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Tesla Taking Measures To Prevent Spread Of Covid-19 At Its Gigafactory In Nevada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 23:47:46 +0000

Update: Nevada recently reinstated an indoor mask mandate in counties with “substantial or high transmission.” So, this new policy at Gigafactory 1 may be more reactive than proactive. Tesla is taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and all of its variants at its Gigafactory in Nevada. The virus is spreading like wildfire […]

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