Chinese automotive market is very important for all automakers. Considering the record-breaking growth of electric vehicles segment, Tesla also have high hopes for the region.
Tesla announced that they will build a new Gigafactory in Shanghai about 7 months ago, and only 5 months ago the necessary land area was secured. The construction work launched in January 2019.
According to the plan, the building itself should be done by this summer. Even though it may sound fantastic, the factory is being constructed at a very good pace – watch the progress on video below:
Tesla plans to start producing electric cars at Gigafactory 3 by the end of this year. In next 2 years it is planned to reach the production volume of 200,000 cars annually.