Panasonic adds 14th production line to Tesla superst plant: 10% increase in core capacity

BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) — Panasonic will add another production line at Tesla’s Super Plant 1 to boost core capacity by 10 percent. Super Plant 1 is a huge battery plant jointly operated by Panasonic and Tesla. Super Plant 1 is key to Tesla’s plans to expand global battery capacity and cut the cost of electric vehicles. Panasonic has been an important partner in Tesla’s battery program, and the partnership under a recent agreement should last at least until 2023.

Panasonic adds 14th production line to Tesla superst plant: 10% increase in core capacity

Tesla 1 SuperStation.

特斯拉和松下最初计划每年在1号超级工厂生产35千兆瓦时的电池,这一目标已经借助13条生产线实现。现在,松下将增加第14条生产线。松下称,新增的生产线的建设已经开始,需要在1号超级工厂再增加100个工作岗位。