The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Electric car for 25,000 euros: Elon Musk wants to build entry-level Tesla in Grünheide

2023-11-07T15:43:11.506Z

Highlights: Electric car for 25,000 euros: Elon Musk wants to build entry-level Tesla in Grünheide. Tesla Model Y has been rolling off the assembly line at the Gigafactory near Berlin. Now the plant is getting a second model. This was announced by Elon Musk during a visit to the plant. The car is said to cost 25,00 euros and will be built at the plant in Brandenburg. Tesla had already applied for a multi-stage expansion in March. Some carmakers have already announced that they will launch electric cars on the market for less than 25,.000 euros.



Status: 07.11.2023, 16:30 PM

By: Simon Mones

CommentsShare

The Tesla Model Y is being built at the Gigafactory in Grünheide. Now the plant is getting a second model. This was announced by Elon Musk during a visit.

In March 2022, Tesla opened its Gigafactory in Grünheide near Berlin. Since then, the Model Y has been rolling off the assembly line there, albeit not yet in the desired quantities. However, the U.S. carmaker wants to further expand its production. In the future, the planned entry-level model will also be built in Germany. The car is said to cost 25,000 euros.

The Gigafactory in Brandenburg would thus be the electric car's second production facility. Originally, the still unnamed model was to be built in Mexico first, as Teslamag writes. According to Elon Musk's biography, however, Texas is now to be given preference and then Grünheide will follow.

Visit to Grünheide: Elon Musk announces production of low-cost Tesla

Musk personally informed the workforce of the plans during a factory visit on Friday, Reuters writes, citing a person familiar with the process. The news also quickly made the rounds on X and was shared by users Andre Fink and Gigafactory Berlin News. It is possible that the electric car will then roll off the assembly line in a new hall. Tesla had already applied for a multi-stage expansion in March.

Tesla is working on a new entry-level model that will cost less than 25,000 euros. (Symbolic image) © Tesla

The Tesla boss did not give a time frame during his visit. However, it is likely to take some time, because only last year the project was put on hold due to unresolved issues. In the meantime, however, some answers seem to have been found. Tesla is said to be on the verge of pressing the underbody in one piece, as Reuters writes. An important step towards reaching the targeted price of 25,000 euros.

Tesla for less than 25,000 euros: Citroën presents the electric C2024 in 3

This would be necessary because affordable vehicles are important for the success of electromobility. Especially if the environmental premium is abolished. In addition, some carmakers have already announced that they will launch electric cars on the market for less than 25,000 euros.

Stellantis is even planning a big offensive: Citroën, Fiat and Opel are all to build affordable electric cars. The C3 is expected to be available as early as spring 2024 for 23,300 euros. A version for 2025,19 euros is to follow in 990. VW is also planning a low-priced electric car for less than 2,25 euros with the ID. 000all. Tesla is therefore under pressure if it wants to continue to contest shares with the traditional volume manufacturers.

0

Read also

0

Three cars at an intersection without traffic signs: who has the right of way?

READ

Driver's license is becoming more and more expensive: Must not become "a luxury good"

READ3

Double-dashed center line: What the road marking means

READ

Electric car market in China is booming: Ten brands you should know about

READ

Opel CEO clarifies: From 2028 there will only be electric cars

READ

Fancy a voyage of discovery?

My Area

You can find even more exciting car topics in the free newsletter from our partner 24auto.de.

However, it is not only the electric cars that are too expensive, but also for models with combustion engines. For example, one study criticized the high prices for entry-level vehicles.

Source: merkur

All tech articles on 2023-11-07

You may like

News/Politics 2023-10-19T04:05:38.535Z

Trends 24h

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.