Sales in China have been affected by trade tensions.
The wholly-owned unit was registered with $30 million in capital.
Tesla showed a profit, but battery partner's costs were driven way up.
It inked a deal for an 9.2 million square foot plot of land.
Tesla said it investigated the claim.
'Are any of these VINs YOUR car? ...'
Defendant in Tesla lawsuit says he's a whistleblower.
Report says workers resorted to "slapping" battery components together by hand.
His next challenge: optimizing car production.
Tesla will spread his responsibilities to existing employees.
Tesla is planning to convert the old Solar City plant in New York to Gigafactory 2 and will add three more plants worldwide.
Touring investors got insights into the Gigafactory's inner workings.
The first batteries are for Tesla's electricity storage products.
Fresh footage shot with a DJI Phantom 3 drone in 4K shows how far Tesla's Gigafactory has progressed.
Musk also says Tesla is planning to build gigafactories in Europe at the earliest convenience.
Elon Musk has nothing but great things to say about the new 2170 battery cell.
Tesla offers another reason for the SolarCity deal to make sense.