Factory closure and other challenges did not hold Tesla’s The Chinese factory since passed an important milestone. Like Electrek NoteDirector of the company Elon Musk yes disclosure Gigafactory Shanghai recently produced its millionth vehicle. As mentioned earlier in August, Musk noted that Tesla made a total of 3 million tram hitherto.
The facility quickly became a cornerstone of Tesla’s manufacturing strategy. It began production at the end of 2019, but has grown to become the largest electric vehicle factory on the planet. Its annual production rate hits 800,000 by the end of 2021, which makes it important for Tesla record-setting year. The Shanghai Gigafactory is now the company’s main export hub, supplying cars to Europe and other key markets outside of China. China.
The Shanghai factory is slowly becoming one piece in a larger puzzle. Newly opened Gigafactories in Berlin and Texas will drive at least some growth in the short term, and Tesla is exploring the potential for factories in places like Canada. However, for now, the Chinese factory will be important to meet production goals are getting higher and higher and compete with international electric vehicle manufacturers.