Elon Musk will build a new plant, the Gigafactory

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2017-02-24 12:00:06

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Elon Musk will build a new plant, the Gigafactory

Elon Musk, Head of SpaceX and Tesla, in a quarterly letter to investors, reported on the work of Tesla and his plans for the future. In addition to the start of production of the Tesla Model 3, scheduled for early summer of this year, it announced intentions to build several more plants Gigafactory — this is the website The Verge.

The Second plant has already started to build in the suburbs of Buffalo (NY, USA), but the two plants Musk is not going to be limited, therefore, plans to start building at least another three similar businesses. Where they will be located, the head of Tesla don't know yet. As soon as the company on this account will make the final decision, Musk has promised to make the information public. In any case, this will happen in 2017.

The letter States that the installation of equipment necessary for the production of the Tesla Model 3, Gigafactory is already at 1, there is started the production of batteries with similar form factor to those that will be used in the new Model 3.

In addition, Musk has reported an increase in car sales. In December last year to the production of Tesla's interest has increased significantly, so in the first half of 2017, the manufacturer expects to sell about 47 thousand cars of the Model S and about 50 thousand Model X.

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