Tesla Gigafactory Texas, which is an enormous a part of Tesla’s progress story in 2021, is hitting hyperspeed with an enormous constructing developing and new job postings.

Tesla Gigafactory Texas

In mid-2020, Tesla introduced a deal to construct a model new manufacturing facility in Austin, Texas, the place they bought a 2,000-acre piece of land.

At first, Tesla referred to the manufacturing facility because the Cybertruck Gigafactory as a result of the automaker deliberate to supply the electrical pickup truck there.

Nonetheless, we reported that Tesla first planned to produce the Model Y at the factory, and the corporate later renamed it “Gigafactory Texas.”

The automaker plans to supply Mannequin 3, Mannequin Y, Cybertruck, and Tesla Semi at Gigafactory Shanghai.

Development began in July 2020, and the automaker plans to achieve ‘first completion’ in May 2021 with manufacturing anticipated to begin shortly after.

Tesla additionally plans to determine battery cell manufacturing on the manufacturing facility and make it an “ecological paradise” open to the public.

Tesla Gigafactory Texas goes hyperspeed

After quite a lot of dust transferring to arrange the land for development, Tesla just lately began ramping up constructing the primary buildings.

A brand new drone flyover video of the Gigafactory Texas website exhibits that some big buildings are taking form:

Jerome Guillen, Tesla President of Automotive, additionally introduced new manufacturing engineering positions on the manufacturing facility through LInkedIn:

“On the lookout for nice manufacturing engineering expertise in Austin. Unbelievable group already on the bottom. Apply on-line!”

We appeared into new job postings at Gigafactory Texas and discovered that Tesla added a number of new positions over the previous few weeks:

Tesla is at present nonetheless engaged on the buildings at Gigafactory Texas, however it’s seeking to rent dozens of individuals proper now to arrange for manufacturing later this yr.

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