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Jon Wagner is hiring at his new stealth startup.

He was involved in automotive and stationary batteries.

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The machine that makes the machine is Tesla’s challenge.

His next challenge: optimizing car production.

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Tesla will spread his responsibilities to existing employees.

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He dangles a lure before the nation's governors.

Elon Musk dangles the idea in front of the nation's governors.

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No locations specified beyond New York solar plant.

Tesla is planning to convert the old Solar City plant in New York to Gigafactory 2 and will add three more plants worldwide.

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Nevada sunshine will provide most of the factory's energy needs.

Touring investors got insights into the Gigafactory's inner workings.

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The first batteries are for Tesla's electricity storage products.

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Fresh footage shot with a DJI Phantom 3 drone in 4K shows how far Tesla's Gigafactory has progressed.

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F1 know-how has left Elon Musk impressed, Brexit a non-issue

Musk also says Tesla is planning to build gigafactories in Europe at the earliest convenience.

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Best and cheapest cell in the world, says Musk.

Elon Musk has nothing but great things to say about the new 2170 battery cell.

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Partners could make photovoltaic cells, modules in New York next year.

Tesla offers another reason for the SolarCity deal to make sense.

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Tesla's first battery packs from the plant will be for energy storage, then for vehicles.

So much news, and the event hasn't even happened yet.

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Volkswagen could help out Panasonic's battery production expansion.

Panasonic looks to double automotive battery revenue within three years thanks to demand from Tesla and VW.

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Green-vehicle emphasis, co-investment puts China at the top of VW's factory list.

Volkswagen may be planning a giant battery-making factory in China, as the automaker looks to expand plug-in fleet.

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And other insights we learned from a slightly surreal Tesla annual shareholder meeting

CEO Elon Musk spends a lot of time looking backward, before looking ahead during Tesla's Annual Shareholder Meeting yesterday.

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Volkswagen could build its own batteries, shying away from outsourcing.

Volkswagen may build massive factory that could produce as many as 1 million plug-ins a year.

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Elon Musk says Tesla is hellbent on being the world's best manufacturer.

Looking at a million vehicles a year by 2020, Tesla is going to change the way it designs and builds its electric cars.

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Tesla's supply costs could surge as lithium demand doubles by 2020.

Tesla Motors may be enlisting more firms to complement Panasonic's efforts to meet lithium-ion battery demand.

At issue is the employment of out-of-state workers.

About 100 workers building the Tesla Gigafatory walked out today, protesting out-of-state workers. Nevada's tax breaks put limits on these hires.

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Yes, It Already Has A Number

UK James Lipman provides our first officially sanctioned photos of Tesla's Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada via his Instagram account.