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Tesla to Offer Giga Berlin Tours After Main Building & Visitor Area Fully Completed

Sep 11, 2022

Tesla to Offer Giga Berlin Tours After Main Building & Visitor Area Fully Completed

Photo:  @Gf4Tesla /Twitter

Tesla Giga Berlin is one of the manufacturer's newest factories and builds vehicles using the latest technology. As soon as the construction of the main building and visitor area are completed, Giga Berlin will open tours for visitors. Built in record time by German standards, Giga Berlin continues to ramp up production. The factory has several times opened its doors to visitors and held a few events, including informational events outside its walls. To be even more open to the public, it looks like the company is planning to open the factory for tours that will help anyone familiarize themselves with the latest manufacturing processes used to build cars. On September 11, Tesla held an information event in Germany. 40 employees of the company shared important information with the public at 10 booths. These include the factory's water consumption, logistics, the battery plant that Tesla is currently building, and more. All this information was extremely important for local citizens, since the factory is located in their country. However, @Gf4Tesla /Twitter, who also attended the event, drew attention to information that would be of interest to everyone, regardless of their country of residence. Giga Berlin will offer public tours of the factory to visitors once the main building and visitor area are fully completed. The Tesla employee did not provide any more information, so any additional details will be announced later.

#Factorytour for all of you who keep asking permanent, #GigaBerlinBrandenburg will also offer public factory tours, but only when the main building is no longer a construction site and the visitor area is completed.......sooooooon... ;-) pic.twitter.com/u7tiVz2gx9 — Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg 🇪🇺🇩🇪 (@Gf4Tesla) September 11, 2022

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After an eight-month delay, Tesla finally opened the new Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg last month. Now you can take a tour inside—virtually anyway.

The marque has just released a video of the the monolithic German plant via a new FPV drone. As the acronym suggests, the FPV drone provides a unique, first-person view of Elon Musk’s $5 billion factory and the EV manufacturing that occurs within.

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Piloted by Ferdinand Wolf of Skynamic, the drone starts off outside showcasing hundreds of finished Model Ys, before entering the Gigafactory to demonstrate how the car is made. Throughout the three-minute clip, viewers will witness the massive machinery in action as hoods, doors and other parts come to fruition. The tour concludes with a shot of a long line of completed Model Ys. (To recap, the fully electric, mid-size SUV promises a range of 320 miles and will set you back around $60,000.)

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The new Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg spans 1.2 square miles.  Twitter/Elon Musk

The first European hub for the firm opened officially on March 22, with the first 30 Model Ys rolling off the line the same day. The Gigafactory, which is expected to employ some 12,000 workers, will eventually churn out 500,000 Model Ys each year. It will also produce millions of batteries annually at a rate that exceeds all other plants in Germany , according to the automaker.

Closer to home, Musk held a “Cyber Rodeo” on Thursday to mark the official start of production at Tesla’s new Giga Texas plant in Austin. The Tesla CEO says this will be the country’s biggest factory by size and will also be the highest-volume US auto plant when fully ramped up.

According to Musk, Giga Texas, which marks Tesla’s fourth assembly plant, will produce at least 500,000 vehicles annually from 2023. The factory will initially focus on the Model Y, before commencing production on the long-awaited Cybertruck next year. A new version of the Roadster sports car  and the Tesla Semi is also in the pipeline.

There’s no tour of Giga Texas yet, but you can check out the Cyber Rodeo in full below:

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Tesla’s Gigafactory 4 in Berlin, Germany Gets First Official Factory Tour

Today, Tesla has several Gigafactories built with more on the way, including one each in California, Nevada, New York, China, the Netherlands, and one under construction in Germany. The electric vehicle (EV) company also has new construction plans for a plant in Texas .

The construction of Tesla’s Gigafactory 4 in Berlin is going quickly and smoothly, according to some on Twitter, and is apparently going even quicker than the company’s build in Shanghai went. While it isn’t finished yet, Elon Musk thinks the Berlin factory could start making Tesla Model Ys as soon as 2021.

Netherlands resident Esther Kokkelmans, the co-founder of TeslaCampus , visited Gigafactory 4 in Berlin yesterday, after an official invite from Tesla. “Feeling impressed by the site and the amazing team behind it. Thank you @Tesla and @elonmusk for doing what you do!”, added Kokkelmans, sharing a construction picture of the site.

Visited gigafactory 4 in Berlin today. Feeling impressed by the site and the amazing team behind it. Thank you @Tesla and @elonmusk for doing what you do! pic.twitter.com/84AfF02Qyg — Esther Kokkelmans (@EstherKokkelman) August 19, 2020

Kokkelmans says she the invite was the first official factory tour for Gigafactory Berlin and she experienced it all while being driven within a Model X.

We got invited by Tesla, we would never just go there without approval of course.. — Esther Kokkelmans (@EstherKokkelman) August 19, 2020
We waren uitgenodigd voor de eerste officiële factory tour. We hebben alles gezien vanuit een prachtige Model X. — Esther Kokkelmans (@EstherKokkelman) August 19, 2020

She followed up this morning to say her picture has seen over 65,000 views on Twitter, an indication of “[how] excited is the world about gigafactory 4!”, while adding yet another photo:

65.000 views! Hoe excited is the world about gigafactory 4! Enjoy this one as well! @Tesla @elonmusk @HansNoordsij https://t.co/BHa1XWtjku pic.twitter.com/8QmI04squB — Esther Kokkelmans (@EstherKokkelman) August 20, 2020

Watching the massive building shoot up in a matter of months seems an impressive feat, though it shouldn’t be surprising for a company that’s ruling the world right now.

The speed of this factory’s construction and the general success of Tesla as of late leaves many questions for competing EV companies. Tesla is on track to beat other EV companies to major milestones like semi-truck delivery, an entire line of EVs, and still, other major qualifiers as the world’s leading EV brand.

With walls going up on the major factory, one can almost fathom what the complete structure will look like. Still, the structure has a long way to go before it’s pumping out the world’s favorite EV.

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Elon Musk opens Tesla’s first European plant, near Berlin.

The $7 billion plant will eventually produce half a million S.U.V.s a year, the company said.

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  • March 22, 2022

BERLIN — Tesla officially began making cars in Europe on Tuesday, opening an assembly plant in a critical market where Elon Musk, the chief executive, plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year.

Mr. Musk escorted Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany and other officials on a tour of the huge, low-slung $7 billion plant just outside Berlin. It was constructed in a little more than two years, a speed that amazed German officials and commentators.

“Electromobility will shape the mobility of the future,” Mr. Scholz said after the tour.

Robert Habeck, the German vice chancellor and the country’s economy minister, said it was “a special day for the region, a special day also for Germany and a special day for the mobility transformation in Germany.”

Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter: “Danke Deutschland!!”

He celebrated the day by handing over the first 30 European-built Teslas to customers who had ordered them and been invited to the event. Tesla will build its Model Y sport utility vehicle at the plant.

The plan for the factory, called Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, was first revealed in a surprise announcement by Mr. Musk a little over two years ago, and it overcame a number of legal and political challenges to attain its production certification.

Tesla raced to build the factory, and was allowed to proceed after securing only preliminary approvals from government authorities — on the condition that Mr. Musk agreed to tear down the plant and leave the site as he found it if state boards ultimately refused the project. It was a gamble that the carmaker won this month when the authorities approved the production site.

A battery production plant on the property still requires state approval before going live.

The speed with which Tesla built the factory in a country known for its rigid bureaucracy and deliberate planning was a theme during the opening speeches. Just a few miles away sits Berlin’s new airport, which opened two years ago after nearly a decade of delays.

Mr. Habeck started using the phrase “Tesla speed” some weeks ago, and Mr. Scholz said the short construction time would promote Germany as a place to invest.

“Germany can be quick,” he said in his speech.

The project also represents a significant financial investment in the former East German states that since reunification have attracted less major business than the traditional powerhouse states of the former West Germany. Jörg Steinbach, the Brandenburg state economics minister, who helped lure Tesla to the region, said: “All of the sudden we’re known. All of the sudden people are making enquiries.”

The 2.4 million-square-foot plant places Tesla in one of the most important electric car markets in the world. European countries have passed laws to phase out internal combustion engines.

And electric cars are increasingly joining the mainstream. More than 20 percent of new cars sold in Europe and Britain in December were powered solely by electricity , data from government agencies showed. Europeans also bought more electric cars than diesels in December; diesels were once the most popular engine option in Europe.

The German site is Tesla’s third major plant, after factories in Fremont, Calif., and Shanghai. Another plant, outside Austin, Texas, is expected to open soon. The new plants are expected to double the company’s production capacity to about two million vehicles a year, according to analysts at Wedbush Securities.

Once it is fully operational, the German plant will employ 12,000 people. Some 3,000 employees already work there, according to Tesla.

Built just 130 miles east of Volkswagen’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, on an old East German Army training site, the plant was also a direct challenge to German carmakers that had been trying to make E.V. inroads.

Stefan Bratzel, director of the Center of Automotive Management in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, said that while Tesla was a “thorn in the flesh of German automakers,” its presence in the country could ultimately help lift the entire sector.

“On the one hand, this is the strongest competitor sitting right on the doorstep, but it can also have a motivating and stimulating effect,” he said.

While state and federal governments supported the construction, a number of environmental and civic groups have criticized the factory, especially for its projected water use. Protesters on Tuesday walked around the Tesla site with handwritten signs criticizing Mr. Musk and Tesla. The police blocked an adjacent autobahn after activists climbed onto a road sign and plastered it with their own message: “Cars out.”

Christopher F. Schuetze covers German news, society and occasionally arts from the Berlin bureau. Before moving to Germany, he lived in the Netherlands, where he covered everything from tulips to sea-level rise. More about Christopher F. Schuetze

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Elon Musk invites residents and members of the public to take a tour of Tesla's new Gigafactory in Germany

  • Elon Musk said Tesla's new factory in Germany will be open for a tour in October.
  • The tour will prioritize residents but the general public will also be invited, he said.
  • During his visit to the site this week, he said car production should kick off there in October.

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Elon Musk on Friday invited residents and the general public to a tour of Tesla's new Gigafactory outside of Berlin, Germany.

"Giga Berlin-Brandenburg county fair & factory tour on 9 October!" the Tesla CEO tweeted .

Musk said Tesla will prioritize residents of Brandenburg and Berlin for the tour around the battery and electric vehicle plant, but the general public will also be able to visit.

—Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 13, 2021

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Tesla didn't immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.

The billionaire announced the Gigafactory tour on the same day that he met with German leaders and visited the site in Gruenheide, east of Berlin.

During his trip, he said he hopes Tesla will start producing cars at the factory in October, according to a Reuters  report.

"We're looking forward to hopefully getting the approval to make the first cars, maybe in October if we are fortunate," Musk said, per Reuters.

Tesla is still waiting for the green light from Brandenburg's environmental authorities to open the site, Insider's Hannah Towey reported on Friday.

The Gigafactory was supposed to open on July 1  but environmental activists , permit delays , and lizards on the site put its opening date behind schedule. 

Since Tesla started building the factory in early 2020, Grüne Liga, a local environmental group, has argued that the site could threaten the area's drinking water .

"This region has so much water, look around you," Musk said on his visit to the factory on Friday, per Reuters. "It's like water everywhere here. Does this seem like a desert to you?" he said.

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What Will Tesla's New German Gigafactory Mean For Germany's Auto Industry?

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A street sign says "Tesla Street 1" in front of the construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. The electric automaker plans to start building cars this summer at its first European production site. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

A street sign says "Tesla Street 1" in front of the construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. The electric automaker plans to start building cars this summer at its first European production site.

Seven years ago, Mathias Döpfner was at a ceremony celebrating Tesla founder Elon Musk. Döpfner, the head of German media company Axel Springer, was seated next to a CEO of one of Germany's biggest carmakers, and he turned to him and asked, "Isn't this guy dangerous for you?"

As he later recounted , the CEO shook his head. "These guys in Silicon Valley, they have no clue about engineering, about building really beautiful and great cars," the CEO told him. "So we don't have to worry."

At the time, the value of Tesla's shares was $23 billion, a quarter of that of Germany's largest carmaker, Volkswagen. But times have changed. Tesla's market capitalization has skyrocketed to more than $700 billion, more than three times that of Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW — Germany's three largest automakers — put together.

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To make matters worse for Tesla's German competitors, Musk is overseeing the finishing touches on his company's latest project — Tesla's newest Gigafactory, in a town southeast of Berlin.

The Silicon Valley electric automaker plans to start building cars outside Germany's capital this summer, threatening to upend Germany's traditional combustion engine car culture. When the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg opens later this year, it will produce batteries, drivetrains — and eventually, 500,000 of Tesla's trademark electric vehicles per year.

"In three months, there will be a new road here, four lanes, a bike tunnel, a new highway exit over there and a new train station here outside the factory," says Arne Christiani, mayor of Grünheide, the town of 9,000 nestled in a forest.

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Tesla's Gigafactory promises to transform the sleepy settlement into one of Europe's largest factory towns, with 40,000 workers, an estimated half of them commuting from Berlin, about 20 miles away.

"At the end of every fiscal year for 16 years in a row, I've had to apologize for our town's balance sheet and for the fact that we failed to bring high-quality jobs to the region," says Christiani. "Now that we have the opportunity to do so, during a pandemic no less, is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for me."

This is Tesla's fourth Gigafactory — after Reno, Nev., Buffalo, N.Y., and Shanghai — and the company's first in Europe. Musk chose Grünheide from other possibilities across Europe for its location — right off the Autobahn, on a train line and near Berlin's new airport — and because building it would be quick: Two decades ago, the town had approved plans for a BMW auto plant that was never built.

The new factory isn't the only thing that's come easily for Tesla in Germany. Earlier this month, Germany named Tesla one of 11 companies operating in the country to receive billions of dollars' worth of government subsidies aimed at increasing battery cell production.

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"There is a massive movement going on within Europe to transition to a zero-carbon economy by 2050," says Christiaan Hetzner of Automotive News Europe .

The European road transport sector accounts for a fifth of the continent's carbon emissions, Hetzner says, and German automakers, which specialize in big, heavy SUVs and sedans, are falling behind in reducing their fleets' emissions.

"If they don't achieve their targets, they are facing fines that are so considerable that they could put entire businesses or entire companies out of business," says Hetzner.

Last year, Volkswagen missed its carbon emissions target for its passenger car fleet by just 0.5 grams per kilometer, forcing it to pay the EU a fine worth $121 million .

"If you miss it by several grams and you have a significant fleet, you are probably talking something in terms of at least a billion in fines that one single company would have to simply pay to the European Union," Hetzner says.

Two years ago, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles faced bankruptcy when the EU threatened to fine it $2 billion because its car fleet's carbon output was too high. Instead, the company made a deal with Tesla to pool their fleets together to reduce Fiat Chrysler's emissions. The deal ensured Tesla receives hundreds of millions of dollars a year — enough to fund its German Gigafactory — and Fiat Chrysler was saved from insolvency.

This is a lucrative business for Tesla. The company made $3.3 billion in the past five years from 11 states in the U.S., which, like the EU, forces automakers that can't meet emissions reduction goals to buy credits from companies like Tesla. But this revenue stream promises to run dry in the coming years, as EU automakers ramp up their electric vehicle fleets.

Hetzner says Germany's biggest automakers have been forced by EU laws to ramp up production of battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, but it's taken them years to do this and they're struggling to meet EU emissions reduction targets.

Birgit Dietze of IG Metall, Germany's autoworkers' union, says because Tesla's entire fleet is electric, the company is already ahead of its German competitors.

"Tesla has a bit of an advantage because it isn't having to shift from using old tech to new tech, but is starting immediately with new technology. This simplifies matters somewhat," says Dietze.

What might not prove as simple for Tesla will be adjusting to Germany's union rules. In the U.S., Tesla workers have filed complaints about low pay and poor working conditions, and Musk has resisted their efforts to unionize. But IG Metall is a powerful force in Germany. In 2018, it won the right to a 28-hour work week and a 4% pay raise for its industrial workers after a series of strikes that cost German automakers millions of dollars.

"We expect Tesla to adhere to German labor law, and we're confident it will," says Dietze.

Tesla did not respond to interview requests from NPR.

Back at the Gigafactory construction site, Mayor Christiani is confident that everything will work out — for Tesla and for his town. He says Germans, who are among the world's biggest car enthusiasts, can't wait for the factory to be up and running.

"On weekends, we're already seeing Tesla tourism here. Regardless of the weather, fans arrive from all over with cameras to document the construction of the factory," he says.

Christiani drives a work-issued Audi with an internal combustion engine. He says he's not sure if the town will switch its fleet to Teslas. But if they do, he says, they'll make sure they're built here.

Esme Nicholson contributed to this story from Berlin.

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Tesla opens ‘Gigafactory’ near Berlin, its 1st in Europe

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, right, claps hands at the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gruenheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla's future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, right, claps hands at the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gruenheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla’s future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

Tesla cars are parked at the construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

The construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars is pictured in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

FILE - The construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars is pictured in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 18, 2022. Electric car manufacturer Tesla is opening its first European factory on the outskirts of Berlin today, in an effort to challenge German automakers on their home turf. The company says its new “Gigafactory” will employ 12,000 people and produce 500,000 vehicles a year.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, right, and Elon Musk, Tesla CEO attend the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gr’nheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla’s future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

Tesla employees attend the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gruenheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla’s future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

Tesla cars are parked at the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Electric car manufacturer Tesla is opening its first European factory on the outskirts of Berlin in an effort to challenge German automakers on their home turf. The company says its new “Gigafactory” will employ 12,000 people and produce 500,000 vehicles a year. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

German Economy and Climate Minister Robert Habeck, delivers a statement in front of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Electric car manufacturer Tesla is opening its first European factory on the outskirts of Berlin in an effort to challenge German automakers on their home turf. The company says its new “Gigafactory” will employ 12,000 people and produce 500,000 vehicles a year. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

A truck loaded with Tesla cars leaves the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Electric car manufacturer Tesla is opening its first European factory on the outskirts of Berlin in an effort to challenge German automakers on their home turf. The company says its new “Gigafactory” will employ 12,000 people and produce 500,000 vehicles a year. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Model Y electric vehicles stand on a conveyor belt at the opening of the Tesla factory in Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gruenheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla’s future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

A Model Y electric vehicle rolls off the assembly line at the opening of the Tesla Gigafactory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gruenheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla’s future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Dietmar Woidke, Minister President of the State of Brandenburg, and Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, from left, attend the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The first European factory in Gr’nheide, designed for 500,000 vehicles per year, is an important pillar of Tesla’s future strategy. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP)

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BERLIN (AP) — Electric car manufacturer Tesla opened its first European factory Tuesday on the outskirts of Berlin in an effort to challenge German automakers on their home turf.

The company says its new “Gigafactory” will employ 12,000 people and produce 500,000 vehicles a year once it’s fully up and running. Initial production will focus on Tesla’s Model Y compact sport utility vehicle.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attended the opening ceremony in Gruenheide, southeast of the German capital, with Tesla boss Elon Musk, who performed an impromptu dance for fans as the first cars rolled out of the factory for delivery.

He later posted a comment on Twitter thanking Germany with the words “Danke Deutschland!” surrounded by German flags.

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said the opening of the factory was “a nice symbol” that gasoline-powered cars can be replaced with electric vehicles at a time when Germany and other European nations are trying to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and wean themselves off Russian oil .

Tesla began building the vast facility less than three years ago, before it received official permits to do so. Had those permits not been issued, the company would have had to level the site.

“That’s a different company risk culture,” Habeck said, after being asked to compare Tesla’s approach with the slow pace of German construction projects such as Berlin’s nearby new airport, which opened with a nine-year delay .

Environmental activists have warned that the factory could affect drinking water supplies in the region.

Tesla has dismissed those warnings. The company refused most media access to the site and the ceremony Tuesday.

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Tesla now has three Gigafactories around the world. There is one running in America in Nevada, California and Buffalo, New York, as well as one in Shanghai, China. On top of that, Tesla has it’s first factory in Freemont, California, which is not a “Giga” per se, but still one of their most important factories!

The newer two Gigafactories are in Austin, Texas, and Berlin, Germany. Both of which are due to open in the first half of 2022.

One of the questions most people have about Tesla’s Gigafactories is – Can I get a tour of a Tesla factory?

Unfortunately, Tesla does not provide regular factory tours at any of their Gigafactories. However, under exceptional circumstances, people have gotten in to tour their factories.

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Giga Berlin Factory Tour & Party

The most recent example was at Giga Berlin, on the 9th October 2021 where Tesla threw a huge festival and party, and provided tours at the not yet complete Gigafactory.

They revealed a lot of new technology during the factory tour including 4680 cells and structural packs, Giga castings, new LED lights and much more. It was a rare chance for Berlin locals to get a look at the electric revolution that Tesla is currently leading!

Giga Texas Factory Tour & Party

Likewise, Elon Musk has stated that a Giga Texas Grand Opening Party along with factory tours, is also on the cards. And many believe it is slated for either March or April 2022.

Keep your eye out if you live in the area as tickets tend to go insanely fast!

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Tesla Fremont Factory

Most Tesla factory tours have happened in their Freemont factory, however, it is still not something you can book easily.

Usually, it is some Youtube celebrity accompanied by Elon Musk or a major media outlet that gets the factory tour, but you never know your luck. If you live close by and purchase a Tesla, be sure to ask the delivery center and maybe you can find a way inside!

Here is Marques Brownlee touring the Tesla Freemont factory with Elon.

Giga Nevada Factory Tour

Again, Tesla rarely lets anyone take a factory tour at Giga Nevada, but some media outlets have managed to get inside. Of course, Tesla has to keep a lot of their technology secret, and a factory floor is not the safest place in the world, so it is kind of understandable.

Here is a video of a Giga Nevada tour that CNBC managed to get.

Giga New York Factory Tour

The long-forgotten New York Giga Factory 2 in Buffalo is also important to Tesla, producing solar roof tiles and other automotive parts for the company. Again, it is almost impossible to get in, but here is a video we found showing a lot of the factory operations.

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Fly through Tesla’s Giga Berlin factory in this epic drone video

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Tesla has shared an epic fly-through video (above) shot at its Giga Berlin facility in Germany.

The electric automaker’s three-and-a-half-minute fly-through appears to cover much of the sprawling factory, which, since its official opening two years ago, has been manufacturing Tesla Model Y vehicles and battery cells.

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The footage reveals the extraordinary amount of cutting-edge technology that Tesla is deploying — along with a good number of human workers — to make the Model Y crossover SUV.

The drone video captures the various stages of the production process, including casting, stamping, plastic molding, painting, and assembly. The footage also shows the Model Y gradually taking shape, with the finished product appearing at the end in all its shiny glory.

There are some neat drone sequences to enjoy, too, particularly the bit at 1:08 , where the flying machine navigates some tight spots around robots and through multiple Model Y vehicles on the busy production line.

The fly-through video was posted a couple of days after the Tesla factory came back online following an almost week-long power outage caused by a suspected arson attack on a nearby electrical substation, which may be linked to protests by environmentalists unhappy at Tesla’s plan to expand the facility. Tesla chief Elon Musk turned up at the site earlier this week to check in on the manufacturing plant and offer support to workers there.

Giga Berlin, which reportedly cost around $5 billion to build, is Tesla’s first manufacturing location in Europe and is described by the company as its “most advanced, sustainable, and efficient facility yet.”

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Tesla boss Elon Musk has flown to Germany to present customers with the first Model Y vehicles built at the automaker’s new Giga Berlin plant -- its first car factory in Europe.

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Tesla has offered a peek inside its new Giga Berlin facility located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of the German capital.

To celebrate Giga Berlin’s completion, Tesla invited members of the public to a kind of county fair event that included tours of the new factory. Held on Saturday, the Giga Fest shindig was also attended by Tesla chief Elon Musk.

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It’s delivering the first cars made at the factory today.

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Opening Tesla Factory Berlin Brandenburg

Tesla’s fourth Gigafactory, and its first in Europe, is officially being opened today by the company’s CEO Elon Musk, Reuters reports . The milestone was reached around two and a half years after Tesla initially announced its plans to build a factory on the site, which is located just outside the German capital of Berlin, and is officially called Giga Berlin-Brandenburg . 

As part of the opening ceremony, Tesla is handing over the first production cars made at the factory to customers: 30 Model Y compact SUVs. Reuters reports that these are the performance configuration of the vehicle, which have a range of 320 miles and sell for €63,990.

Tesla was given provisional approval to begin commercial production at the factory earlier this month, CNBC reported at the time , allowing it to produce up to 500,000 vehicles at the site per year. The company had originally hoped to start production at the factory in summer 2021, but a combination of the pandemic, supply chain disruptions, and environmental concerns delayed its opening.

Environmental concerns have surrounded the factory since its early preparation stages, dating back to February 2020 when Tesla was forced to temporarily halt its work on the factory’s site . But Tesla and its CEO have consistently defended the factory’s impact on the environment. Musk argued that the Gigafactory will use “ relatively little ” water and that the forest that needed to be cleared prior to its construction wasn’t natural (it had been planted to supply a cardboard factory ). In a letter sent to a local court, Tesla argued that Germany’s regulatory framework “directly contradicts the urgency to plan and realize such projects that is necessary to battle climate change,” Reuters reported in April 2021.

Although the factory is now up and running, Musk has previously warned that ramping up production is the real challenge . Germany publication Automobilwoche previously reported that Tesla hopes to ramp up production to around 1,000 units a week in January, and that the factory could contribute a maximum of 30,000 vehicles over the first half of 2022. Eventually, Tesla has said it aims to produce as many as 500,000 cars and 50GWh of battery capacity annually at the location. Reuters reports that the company has hired over 3,000 of the 12,000 workers eventually expected to staff the factory.

Creating a European manufacturing hub will be an important logistical victory for Tesla, which currently imports European cars from its factories elsewhere in the world. The Berlin Gigafactory follows locations in Nevada, New York, and Shanghai, China. A fifth factory is currently under construction in Texas, where the company will also have its headquarters .

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Visit the Tesla Factory: A Comprehensive Guide to Touring the Birthplace of Electric Cars

Tesla is one of the largest electric vehicle manufacturers in the world, with factories all over the globe. While the Fremont Factory was their first manufacturing site, they have since expanded to include Gigafactories in Nevada, Shanghai, New York, Texas, and Berlin, with more on the way.

Many people wonder if it’s possible to visit the Tesla factories, Gigafactories, or headquarters. The good news is that you can indeed visit the Tesla factory, and there are opportunities to tour some of their other facilities as well. In this article, we’ll explore how to arrange a visit to the Tesla factory and what to expect when you get there.

Tesla Factories Visit

If you’re a Tesla owner or potential owner, you might have heard that it’s possible to visit the Tesla factory. But what’s the truth? Is the Tesla factory open to the public for regular tours? Well, the answer is a bit more complicated than a simple yes or no.

Tesla Owners and Potential Owners

If you’re a Tesla owner or potential owner, you’re in luck! Tesla offers factory tours for Tesla owners. You’ll get to see where your vehicle was made and experience the lively culture of the factory. You’ll also get to see the various processes that a Tesla car goes through during production.

To get a factory tour, you’ll need to go through a specific process, even if you’re a potential owner. However, if you’re enthusiastic about getting a tour, you can convince Tesla to help you out.

Tesla Employee

If you have a friend who works at the Tesla factory, you might be able to schedule a tour with the tour team. For employees of the company or the factory, it’s easier to schedule an appointment for a tour.

If you don’t have a friend who works at the factory, it might be a bit more difficult to schedule a tour. However, it’s not impossible.

Work in Tesla

Another way to visit the Tesla factory is to try and work there. Tesla offers different types of jobs in their company, not just for engineers. They’re interested in hiring dedicated and skill-driven people from any discipline.

If you’re enthusiastic about working at Tesla, you can plan on applying for a job there. By working at Tesla, you’ll get to see more than you would as a tourist on a factory tour. However, keep in mind that working at Tesla requires a lot of hard work.

In conclusion, if you’re a Tesla owner or potential owner, you have a good chance of getting a tour of the Tesla factory. If you have a friend who works at the factory, it might be easier to schedule a tour. And if you’re interested in working at Tesla, you might be able to see even more of the factory.

Tesla Headquarters Visit

While Tesla factories are open to the public, it’s a different story when it comes to the headquarters. The headquarters are not open to the public due to the highly confidential nature of the information kept there. The designs for their previous and future cars and other devices like robots are kept at the headquarters, making it a highly sensitive area.

However, it’s possible for people who work under the company to visit the headquarters. Executives of other top-notch companies can also visit if they are invited for a meeting. Additionally, if someone is there to conduct an important interview, they can go in with permission.

It’s important to note that the headquarters are not as interesting as the factory. It only includes a bunch of desks along with computers where they keep their vital information.

Here are some key takeaways regarding a visit to the Tesla headquarters:

  • The headquarters are not open to regular tourists due to the confidential nature of the information kept there.
  • Only people who work under the company, executives of other top-notch companies, and those with permission to conduct an important interview can visit the headquarters.
  • The headquarters are not as interesting as the factory and only include desks and computers where vital information is kept.

Overall, while the headquarters are not open to the public, Tesla factories are open for tours. Visitors can learn about the manufacturing process and see the innovative technology used to create Tesla vehicles.

Gigafactories and Tesla

Tesla is a company that has been growing rapidly over the years. One of the major aspects of this growth is the construction of their Gigafactories. Gigafactories are massive production facilities that are used for the manufacturing of Tesla’s electric vehicles and energy storage products.

One of the first Gigafactories built by Tesla was Gigafactory 1, located in Nevada. While it was initially inaccessible to the public, it is now open for tours from Tuesday through Friday. The company has added several sections to make the tours more exciting and informative.

However, not all Gigafactories are currently available for tours. For instance, the Texas Gigafactory, which was opened in 2022, is only accessible for invite-only events. The company has not yet opened it for regular tours, but it is expected to be opened to the public in the future.

Similarly, the Berlin Gigafactory is not yet open for public tours. The visitor area is still under construction, and visitors will have to wait until the main building is completed before they can take public tours.

It is worth noting that in the past, access to Gigafactory tours was limited to a selected few people who were members of the investment community or owners of Tesla who referred someone else for buying a Tesla Model S or Tesla Model X. However, the company has since opened up the tours to the public, making it possible for anyone to visit and learn more about Tesla’s manufacturing process.

In summary, while some Gigafactories are open for public tours, others are not yet accessible to the public. However, Tesla is constantly expanding and improving its facilities, and it is expected that more Gigafactories will be opened to the public in the future.

Tesla Factory Tour Activities

If you are lucky enough to schedule a Tesla factory tour, you will enjoy a 60-minute tour of the factory. However, in some cases, the tour can last for 75-90 minutes, depending on the location and current tour processes.

In some Gigafactories, visitors are not allowed to walk around the factory on their own. Instead, they are offered a ride on a tram, which will take them around the factory with a tour guide. The tour guide will provide detailed information about the factory and answer any questions visitors may have.

On the other hand, some Gigafactories offer walking tours, allowing visitors to explore the factory on foot. The tour guide will accompany visitors and provide information about the factory.

Tesla factory tours are an excellent opportunity for visitors to learn about the company’s manufacturing processes and innovations. Visitors can see firsthand how Tesla produces its electric vehicles and learn about the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Tesla Factory Tour Requirements: Dos and Don’ts

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable Tesla factory tour experience, visitors must abide by certain rules and regulations. Tesla requires all visitors to provide a photo ID and sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before entering the factory. Moreover, visitors must be at least 18 years old.

Tesla suggests that visitors wear flat and close-toe shoes, long pants, and sleeved shirts or tees. Sandals, heels, or ballet flats are strictly prohibited in Tesla factories.

Visitors are not allowed to take photos or record anything inside the factory. Doing so can result in legal action and the cancellation of the tour.

It is important to note that different tour locations may have additional requirements, and visitors should follow all guidelines provided by Tesla. Bringing family, friends, or guests may be limited or not allowed, depending on the location.

Overall, following these Tesla factory tour requirements will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

Visiting Tesla factories is an exciting opportunity for friends and family. However, it’s important to follow Tesla’s requirements to avoid tour cancellations or being denied entry. For more information, visit Tesla.com. Remember to keep paragraphs short and engage readers with a confident and knowledgeable tone.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to book a tour of a tesla factory.

To book a tour of a Tesla factory, you can visit the official Tesla website and visit the ‘Factory Tours’ page. From there, you can select the factory you want to visit and check the availability of the tours. You can also book a tour by calling the Tesla customer support team.

Are there any Tickets Required for Tesla Factory Tours?

Tesla factory tours are free of charge, but you need to book a reservation in advance. You can book a tour by visiting the Tesla website or by calling the Tesla customer support team. Tesla owners can bring up to three guests on the tour.

Where is the Tesla Fremont Factory Located?

The Tesla Fremont factory is located in Fremont, California, United States. The factory is situated at 45500 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538.

What are the Operating Hours for the Tesla Fremont Factory Tours?

The Tesla Fremont factory tours are available from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The tours last approximately 1.5 hours.

How Large is the Tesla Factory Located in Austin, Texas?

The Tesla factory located in Austin, Texas, is known as the Tesla Gigafactory Texas. The factory is spread over 2,100 acres, making it one of the largest factories in the world. The factory is expected to produce the Tesla Model Y, Tesla Semi, and Tesla Cybertruck.

What Job Opportunities are Available at the Tesla Texas Factory?

The Tesla Gigafactory Texas is expected to create thousands of job opportunities in the region. The factory is expected to employ engineers, technicians, factory workers, and administrative staff. Tesla has already started hiring for various positions at the Texas factory. You can visit the Tesla Careers website to check the available job opportunities.

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Tesla's India-Bound Cars To Roll Out From German Gigafactory: Report

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been quick with its India plans ever since the Southeast Asian nation relaxed import duties to reduce the burden of overseas automakers exporting cars into the country. The electric-vehicle giant is mulling plans to import Giga-Berlin-made cars to India, a report said on Thursday.

What Happened: Tesla has commenced production of right-hand drive (RHD) cars in Germany meant for exporting to India later this year, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Giga Berlin currently manufactures only Model Y – an all-electric mid-size SUV, but the report said it wasn’t clear yet which model the company plans to bring to India.

Tesla did not immediately respond to  Benzinga's  request for comment.

This is the first time Giga Berlin is manufacturing RHD cars, and so far Tesla’s Giga Shanghai has been manufacturing cars for RHD markets such as Australia and Japan, the report said.

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Why It’s Important: Under the new Indian import guidelines, automakers are allowed to import up to 8,000 cars costing $35,000 or more per year at a lower tax rate of 15%. This is a steep reduction from the 70%-100% taxes the country previously levied, depending on the value of the car.

The reduced tax rate is conditioned on the beneficiary company committing to invest at least $500 million and start domestic manufacturing within three years.

Tesla has been lobbying with the Indian government for long for the reduction, given the country’s huge market potential. The company has also planned to invest in a charging network and spend $2 billion on setting up a plant.

The report also said the U.S. company is planning to reduce sourcing from China and simultaneously increase its imports from India. A local media outlet in India reported earlier this week that Tesla has begun scouting for sites to locate its India factory. The Indian states in focus include those with existing automotive manufacturing such as Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu, the report said.

The rumored move comes even as the Elon Musk-led company’s fundamentals have deteriorated amid supply and demand challenges.

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