Tag: Germany

Elon Musk Points The Finger To German Bureaucracy For Berlin Gigafactory Delays

Elon Musk appeared critical of Germany’s bureaucracy during a visit to Tesla’s European Gigafactory in Berlin. Tesla faces delays in the construction of its German Gigafactory, pushing back its opening to late 2021 from the original July 1 deadline. These delays were caused by a number of reasons, including lengthy approval processes and Tesla deciding […]

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2021 Audi E-Tron GT, RS E-Tron GT Go On Sale In Europe

The first units of the E-Tron GT and RS E-Tron GT have made their way to Audi‘s dealers in Europe. The executive electric sedan is available in all 27 European Union markets and in the United Kingdom. In Germany, prices start at €99,800 (equal to $120,220) for the E-Tron GT model, and €138,200 ($166,475) for […]

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Tesla Moves Berlin Gigafactory Deadline By Six Months, Will Start Production In January 2022

Tesla is reportedly delaying the launch of its Berlin Gigafactory, pushing the start of production back to January 2022. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gave his German team an extra six months to commence production at the new plant, according to Automobilwoche, which cites company sources. The carmaker had said on April 26 that production was […]

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Rhine River Area With Enough Lithium For 400 Million EVs Could Reduce Germany’s Dependence On Imports

Germany may look to mine an area thousands of meters below the Rhine river that is believed to be one of the world’s biggest deposits of lithium. Geologists believe that the area of the Upper-Rhine Valley in the Black Forest area of southwestern Germany has enough lithium for more than 400 million electric vehicles. German-Australian […]

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