Sources: Tesla plans to build ‘tent’ production line again to boost Model Y production capacity

March 23 (UPI) — Tesla has built a large tent at its Fremont plant and a simple production line in 2018 to help it achieve its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 vehicles a week, according tomedia reports. After Model Y production and delivery began, Tesla intends to build another production line in the tent to increase Model Y’s production capacity.

Sources: Tesla plans to build 'tent' production line again to boost Model Y production capacity

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News of Tesla’s intention to build another production line in the tent was revealed by a source. The person familiar with the matter said Tesla plans to use the “tent” production line again.

However, building production lines in tents is not a long-term solution, tents are not permanent buildings, so their use time is limited, in the urgent need to upgrade model 3 production capacity, they built production lines in the tent, also did not operate for a long time, and simple production lines, It was investigated in California in 2018 for endangering workersafety.

In reports of Tesla’s intention to build another electric car production line in the tent,media also mentioned that Tesla is building a Model Y production line in the tent, which is scheduled to be put into operation after the Fremont plant resumes operations.

The Fremont plant is one of only two vehicle assembly plants owned by Tesla, producing four electric vehicles, model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y, making it The largest and largest vehicle assembly plant in Tesla’s production of models.

But because of the outbreak, Tesla announced on Thursday, local time, that the Fremont plant would be temporarily shut down after March 23, and that the timing of the recovery had not been disclosed, leaving only a few employees in the shutdown to maintain basic operations.

Media reports indicate that Tesla plans to upgrade its Fremont plant during the shutdown, and that they have submitted applications that should be major construction projects in terms of the high licensing fees.