Panasonic-Tesla Gigafactory Will Produce EV Car Batteries

The location is as yet undecided but will definitely be in the U.S.  “The Gigafactory, according to Tesla,  will be managed by Tesla with Panasonic joining as the principal partner responsible for lithium-ion battery cells and occupying approximately half of the planned manufacturing space; key suppliers combined with Tesla’s module and pack assembly will comprise the other half of this fully integrated industrial complex.”

Tesla will buy the land, build the factory and pay the Gigafactory’s utilities. Panasonic will manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells, as well as the equipment, machinery and tools to manufacture the batterie

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