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Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg is a manufacturing plant for Tesla, Inc. in Grünheide, Brandenburg, Germany. The campus is located 35 kilometres south-east of central Berlin and some 8 kilometres southeast of the Berlin state boundary at Erkner/Rahnsdorf.

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21 Oct, 2022

Musk announces Quicksilver & Midnight Cherry Red Tesla colors

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Musk introduces two new colours for the Model Y, available from Giga Berlin – Quicksilver & Midnight Cherry Red. Tesla:

Quicksilver & Midnight Cherry Red — made at Giga Berlin. Both are made from highly-pigmented metallic paint, designed to change depending on viewing angle & light. Our most advanced paint system yet, allowing up to 13 layers for depth, dimension & a hand-painted look. Available in Europe & the Middle East

Musk:

Only Giga Berlin can make these colors, as paint shop was specially built to apply many fine layers of paint, giving it complexity not otherwise possible

27 Sep, 2022

Fire at Giga Berlin

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A fire broke out in an outdoor pile of cardboard and wood at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin. 50 firefighters, including 12 from Giga Berlin’s own fire department, worked to extinguish the fire. Around 800 cubic meters of paper, cardboard, and wood burned. No injuries were reported. Police:

It is being investigated whether shredding work had started the fire.

Ctritics of the factory called for an immediate stop of production:

Our worst fears have come true. We demand a production stop until the causes and circumstances have been clarified, and all safety-relevant measures in the water protection area have been implemented.