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Tesla invests 4.4 billion US dollars to build a factory in Berlin and receives 300 million euro subsidy

via:驱动之家     time:2019/11/18 21:00:30     readed:168


Last week, Tesla CEO mask announced that he would build a second overseas electric vehicle factory (the third in the world) in Berlin, Germany. Tesla, an electric car maker, plans to invest 4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) in its newly announced Berlin plant, which will produce 150000 cars a year, the German Bild newspaper reported.

reports that the founder and chief executive of tesla, elon,The company is likely to receive about 300 million euros ($330 million) in subsidies, but this remains to be approved by the European Union

Previously, Tesla relied heavily on the Fremont plant in California to assemble cars and support the $63 billion plus electric car company. The Berlin plant will initially employ 3000 people, which could eventually rise to 7000, the Bild newspaper reported.

Meanwhile, Tesla's German rival, Volkswagen AG, announced a big plan last week. VW said it would spend 60 billion euros over five years on electric vehicles, autonomous driving and other new technologies, compared with 44 billion euros previously announced.

It is generally believed that the construction of Tesla's factory in Berlin, Germany, will bring greater impact and threat to the old German automobile companies. Germany has many well-known automobile brands, but in terms of electric vehicles and automatic driving technology, German manufacturers have been slow to respond or even misjudge technology, leading Tesla and East Asian manufacturers including China to take the lead.

Now, German auto companies are waking up and investing heavily in electric vehicles, driverless vehicles, charging station networks, lithium batteries and other fields.

Recently, Tesla's electric vehicle factory in Shanghai, China has been completed and put into production, and it is ready to deliver domestic model 3 models to Chinese subscribers. It took less than a year for Tesla's Shanghai plant to start construction and put into production, creating another miracle for Tesla.


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