One of the biggest problems associated with the construction of Giga Berlin for local residents is the issue of the water supply of the plant. But at the moment, all relevant decisions have been made, and this is no longer an obstacle. Read More
According to Mayor of Grünheid, Arne Christiani, the consequences of the coronavirus crisis will not delay the construction of the planned Tesla's Giga Berlin from the current point of view. The Brandenburg State Environmental Agency has postponed the discussion of objections to the project, scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18th. Postponing this meeting has no meaning for the approval process, Christiani said. Read More
According to German media, the Tesla delegation visited Berlin last week and met in private with Secretary of State for Parliament BMVI Steffen Bilger. At the meeting, various general issues were discussed. During this discussion, company representatives called for some changes in the country's legislation. It was about releasing the environmentally friendly Semi truck from Sunday’s ban on driving. Read More
The lawsuit of the environmental association of the Brandenburg Green League led not only to a halt in clearing the territory for the planned Gigafactory 4, but also to an uprising within the organization. In addition, doubts arose about the legal status of the Association for Landscape Conservation and Species Protection in Bavaria (VLAB). Read More
Owners of new electric cars, hybrids, and fresh used electric cars in Germany receive a purchase subsidy. Higher financial assistance from the state for the purchase of electric vehicles entered into force on February 19, 2020, according to industry associations citing the Federal Ministry of Economics. The industry was desperately waiting for this, an increase in subsidies was announced in November last year. Read More
The planned Tesla factory in Gruenheide near Berlin has already met with concern and protests. Brandenburg Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke asked Tesla's critics for patience. Read More
During November, 57 533 new electric vehicles were registered in Germany, compared with 56 893 in Norway, according to statistics published by transport agencies of both countries.
Tesla's sales in Germany rose 130 percent last month, and through November, they are up 432 percent, according to the KBA.