He was involved in automotive and stationary batteries.
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.
So much news, and the event hasn't even happened yet.
Panasonic looks to double automotive battery revenue within three years thanks to demand from Tesla and VW.
Volkswagen may be planning a giant battery-making factory in China, as the automaker looks to expand plug-in fleet.
Looking at a million vehicles a year by 2020, Tesla is going to change the way it designs and builds its electric cars.
Tesla Motors may be enlisting more firms to complement Panasonic's efforts to meet lithium-ion battery demand.
About 100 workers building the Tesla Gigafatory walked out today, protesting out-of-state workers. Nevada's tax breaks put limits on these hires.
UK James Lipman provides our first officially sanctioned photos of Tesla's Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada via his Instagram account.