Tesla’s fourth Gigafactory will be in Berlin, Elon Musk says

Tesla’s first Gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that his company’s fourth Gigafactory will be built just outside Berlin, Germany.

The announcement comes as Tesla is finishing up construction on the third Gigafactory outside Shanghai, China, and just a few days after New York State wrote down the value of the company’s second Gigafactory, a repurposed SolarCity facility in Buffalo, New York, by more than $800 million. Tesla’s first Gigafactory opened in 2016 (but is still under construction) outside Reno, Nevada.

“Berlin is great,” Musk said, after receiving the Golden Steering Wheel Award from German auto publication Auto Bild. “I love Berlin.”

Musk has spent the last few years teasing that Tesla would build a fourth Gigafactory in Europe, and…

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