As of this week, Tesla has produced over 5 million automobiles at its Gigafactories, marking an enormous milestone within the firm’s manufacturing growth efforts over the previous few years.
On Saturday night, Tesla introduced the manufacturing of its 5 millionth automobile on X, together with a thanks to Tesla house owners for his or her continued help. The information comes simply six months after the automaker produced its 4 millionth automobile, as identified by Sawyer Merritt, who predicted the milestone just below a month in the past.
This week, we produced our 5 millionth automobile—thanks Tesla house owners on your ongoing help!
— Tesla (@Tesla) September 16, 2023
The information comes amidst Tesla’s launch of the newly redesigned Mannequin 3 Highland, which is about to start delivering in some markets as quickly as October. Tesla can also be nearing manufacturing of the extremely anticipated Cybertruck, which some suppose could also be set to start preliminary deliveries subsequent month, too.
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Tesla presently produces autos at 4 factories, two of that are within the U.S., in Fremont, California and Austin, Texas. The automaker additionally has factories in Shanghai, China and out of doors Berlin, Germany.
Moreover, Tesla plans to proceed increasing its manufacturing attain by establishing new factories exterior the U.S. within the coming years. Earlier this yr, the automaker introduced plans to construct a brand new manufacturing unit within the state of Nuevo León, Mexico, for which the corporate reportedly submitted a letter of intent to begin building on Friday.
Tesla additionally introduced the set up of its 50,000th Supercharger earlier this month. To have a good time, the automaker painted the stall with its Extremely Pink paint and shared photographs with out disclosing its location. This kicked off a seek for the particular Supercharger stall, which rapidly led some to find the Extremely Pink charger in Roseville, California.
The manufacturing milestone additionally comes as a historic strike was launched by the United Auto Staff (UAW) union towards automakers Ford, Basic Motors (GM) and Stellantis this week, placing vital monetary and manufacturing stress on the so-called “Massive 3” of Michigan. In a press release on Friday, Ford CEO Jim Farley warned that proposals from the UAW would bankrupt the automaker.