[TechWeb] April 15, according to foreign media reports, Tesla CEO Musk has revealed his dissatisfaction with his partner Panasonic, saying Panasonic's battery production line at the Tesla Nevada battery plant has been constraining Model 3 production.
Musk Twitter screenshot
As shown in the chart, Musk wrote on his Twitter (Twitter) that Panasonic's battery production capacity at the Tesla superplant is only about 24GWh/ years and has been a constraint on Model 3 production since July. In the existing production line close to 35GWh production capacity, Tesla will not invest funds to expand production capacity.
Earlier, the Japanese media reported that due to financial problems, Tesla and Panasonic will reconsider plans to increase the capacity of the No. 1 super factory (Gigafactory 1) by 50% next year. But Musk denied this claim.
At the close of trading on Friday, Tesla shares fell 0.27% to $267.7, with a total market capitalization of approximately $46.238 billion.