a video sneaks into the Model Y plant

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I can assure you that one of the things that has made the most impression on me since I have dedicated myself to motor journalism is getting to know the inside how a factory works of cars. On an assembly line, everything seems to follow such a precise synchronicity that it transforms the movement of machines and workers into an authentic choreography.


This same feeling is what an unofficial account of Tesla’s Gigafactory 4 brings us in one of his latest social media posts. The video, obviously, is official due to production and flight permits. In fact, whoever uploaded the video ensures that it was shown on the screens during the deliveries of the first 30 Tesla Model Y units manufactured in Berlin.

An entire aerial tour in which it is shown how to build a Tesla Model Y. Since the plates that give life to the bodywork are shaped and cut, through the casting of the materials, their assembly to form the complete structure of the vehicle or the painting process. The video is a spectacular tour of the company’s fourth Gigafactory, the first in Europe.

In this Gigafactory in Berlin, Tesla plans to produce up to 10,000 weekly units of the Tesla Model Y, to add more than half a million each year. In addition, this Gigafactory will also manufacture the batteries for the models that leave its doors, which will save effort in importing this element, which is currently produced in Shanghai for the European market.

Precisely, the production of batteries has been what has most delayed the approval of the authorities for Tesla to start its activity. The criticism of excessive water consumption have been repeated over time. In fact, the brand even lowered its forecasts regarding its needs from 3.6 million cubic meters of water per year to 1.4 million, the fair amount that was required to receive the appropriate licenses.

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In 2021, Tesla sold in Europe more cars with its Model 3 (141,221 units) than the sum of the Renault ZOE and the Volkswagen ID.3, second and third classified (140,669 units). It is also the first manufacturer with the most models sold in the Old Continent, with 167,549 units compared to 166,357 Volkswagen units.

I can assure you that one of the things that has made the most impression on me since I have…

I can assure you that one of the things that has made the most impression on me since I have…

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