There are some new updates for the Tesla Giga Texas. We already knew that Tesla was planning to create thousands of jobs in Austin to build the mega plant. Reuters Reports indicate that the number is close to 10,000 unskilled jobs. In terms of manufacturing, Tesla is already running at full speed with its new START Manufacturing program, which recently held a ribbon-cutting party for its new facilities.
News: Tesla appears to have applied for approval (11/19/21) for the five major divisions of Giga Texas to start operating.
Total valuation $1.06 billion
body in white
All 5 are awaiting approval from the ATX Architectural Review Board 🤯 TSLA dollars pic.twitter.com/mwHspCe1W6
GailAlfarATX November 20 2021
Tesla recently filed filings for the five major parts of Model Y production with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). This budgeted Tesla’s spending on various manufacturing capabilities at Giga Texas.
In short, Tesla plans to spend more than $1 billion on Giga Texas and construction should be completed by the end of this year (end of next month).
The filings also indicate a budget for each department.
- – General Assembly: 493 million dollars.
- Paint: $126 million.
- Pour 109 million dollars.
- Seal: $150 million.
- Body-in-White: $182 million.
In total, the facilities will have a combined area of approximately 4.3 million square feet and a combined cost of $1.06 billion.
Welcome to Giga Texas – on Tesla Road! pic.twitter.com/iOmajPL15W
– Omid Afshar (Omead) November 19 2021
Tesla plans to start production of both the Giga Texas and Giga Berlin by the end of the year. These are the critical elements of her growth plan. Giga Berlin has run into some hurdles with so-called environmental groups that seem only interested in stopping Tesla rather than helping the environment. In stark contrast, Giga Texas apparently has the full support of the state government.
With Tesla completing Phase 1 of a major manufacturing project, the $1.06 billion investment will enable Tesla to grow rapidly with up to 500,000 Model Ys produced annually in Giga Texas alone. This is the first stage. The Model 3, Cybertruck, and Tesla Semi will eventually be added as well, according to Tesla’s plans.
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