Production in Pictures

  • Tesla took on Fremont in 2010, remodeling it for SOP of the first Model S in June 2012
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    Tesla, Fremont

    2019-10-18T12:06:00Z

    At its facility in Fremont, California, Tesla runs one of the world’s most advanced factories in the automotive world. Covering 5.3 million sq. ft of manufacturing and office space, the facility was previously home to General Motors. 

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    Volkswagen Center of Excellence for Battery Cells

    2019-09-24T09:43:00Z

    Volkswagen is now testing production methods for batteries at its Salzgitter facility

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    Jaguar Land Rover Nitra, Slovakia

    2019-09-18T15:55:00Z

    Production of the new Defender has just started at the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Nitra

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    BMW Research & Innovation Centre Pilot Plant

    2019-08-22T11:22:00Z

    BMW provides a glimpse inside its Research & Innovation Centre Pilot Plant, which is located in Munich, Germany

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    Skoda Mladá Boleslav paintshop

    2019-08-22T08:59:00Z

    Construction of the new Skoda paintshop at its Mladá Boleslav plant began in August 2018. It has the capacity to produce 168,000 lacquered bodies per year. 

  • Honda NSX Marysville Ohio
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    Acura Marysville, Ohio

    2019-08-01T09:40:00Z

    An inside look at production of the second-generation Acura NSX in Marysville, Ohio

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    BMW Dingolfing

    2019-07-09T13:41:00Z

    BMW makes batteries and electric motors at its Dingolfing plant, as well as the 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 Series models. The company’s electrified vehicle sales increased by 40% during 2018 when compared to 2017. 

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    Aston Martin St Athan

    2019-06-12T14:13:00Z

    Production has started at Aston Martin’s second UK manufacturing plant. Located in St Athan, Wales, it is the company’s sole production facility for the DBX - Aston Martin’s first SUV. 

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    Mercedes-AMG Affalterbach

    2019-06-10T09:19:00Z

    The newly developed Mercedes-AMG 2.0-litre M 139 engine in production at Affalterbach. It is the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production.

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    TPCA at Kolin, Czech Republic

    2019-05-22T13:10:00Z

    Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile (TPCA) is a joint venture of Toyota and PSA currently assembles the platform-sharing A-segment cars - Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 108 and Citroën C1. In 2019, a total of 199,000 vehicles were produced at the plant located at Kolin in central Czech Republic. Last year, it was ...

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    Ford Saarlouis

    2019-05-14T15:35:00Z

    Ford has recently invested in its Saarlouis plant to produce the latest generation of its popular Focus model. Key additions include the introduction of two hot forming press lines and eight related laser cutting stations for the high-strength steel sections.

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    Audi Böllinger Höfe

    2019-05-14T15:26:00Z

    The latest versions of both the Coupe and Spyder convertible variants of the R8 are made at Audi Sport’s Böllinger Höfe factory a few miles outside Heilbronn in south-west Germany. The 30,000 sq.m facility has been in operation for just four years.

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    SEAT Martorell paintshop

    2019-05-14T15:07:00Z

    SEAT Martorell produces the Ibiza, Arona, Leon and Audi A1. The plant has seen a substantial €23m investment to automate one of the lines in the paintshop and install a new colour booth for painting the two-tone bodies of the Arona and A1