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Tesla suspends all battery production in Germany

Sina Technology News Beijing time on February 22 morning news, according to reports, on Tuesday local time, the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the German state of Brandenburg stated that Tesla has suspended its plan to produce all batteries in the state, and will produce batteries in the United States. Some production steps are carried out, because the previous tax incentives in the United States are more beneficial to the company.

Tesla suspends all battery production in Germany
Tesla suspends all battery production in Germany


The U.S. automaker’s original plan was to produce all of its batteries at its Grünheide plant in Germany, which would have a peak capacity of more than 50 gigawatt-hours per year.

But the company has changed its plans as the U.S. offers tax breaks and consumer rebates to electric carmakers who source batteries from within the country.

“Tesla has started battery system production in Grünheide and is preparing to produce battery components. However, the company has prioritized further production steps in the United States because The country’s tax incentives make business conditions more favorable there.”

Tesla did not respond to a request for comment.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (Elon Musk) said in March 2022 that the battery plant will achieve mass production by the end of 2023, but the target of the plant and car production base is later than originally planned. Musk also said in 2020 that the Berlin Gigafactory will become the world’s largest battery factory.

Currently, Tesla is working to ramp up production of 4680 battery cells at its plants in Fremont, California, and Austin, Texas, but with limited success, which experts attribute to new technologies and new technologies that the company has struggled to scale up. Unproven technology.

The company announced at the end of January this year that it would invest more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada super factory and add two new plants, one for mass production of the company’s long-delayed Semi electric truck, and the other for production. Its latest 4680 battery cell.

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