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  • Workers construct the roof of the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai on April 8. Photo: VCG_Gallery: Shanghai Tesla Gigafactory Takes Shape
     
     
    Workers construct the roof of the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai on April 8. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Shanghai Tesla Gigafactory Takes Shape

The first phase of building Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 is underway in Shanghai. Two sets of steel roof structures were installed late last month, and local officials estimate that production gear will be installed by May and mass production could start by the end of the year.

04.10.2019
Workers construct the roof of the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai on April 8. Photo: VCG
Tower cranes are seen at the construction site of Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai on April 8. Photo: VCG
Several metal roofs are constructed at the construction site of Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai on April 8. Photo: VCG
Two workers check steel roof structures at the construction site of Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai on April 2. Photo: VCG
Workers check the steel roof at the Tesla Gigafactory construction site in Shanghai on April 2. Photo: VCG
A worker stands near a sign which points to the Tesla Gigafactory construction site in Shanghai on April 2. Photo: VCG

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Gallery: Shanghai Tesla Gigafactory Takes Shape