The company Tesla Motors intends to open a new design center in Europe, where they will develop cars primarily for the local market. About this stated the head of the American manufacturer of electric Elon Musk, says Electrek.
According to preliminary data, the design center will open in the new enterprise of the company “Giavarina 4”, which began to build near Berlin. At the moment, Tesla is designing their cars in Hawthorne, California. For the appearance of cars meets Franz von Holzhausen, who works in the “Tesla” since the advent of the Model 3. Previously the specialist worked at Volkswagen, Pontiac, Saturn and Mazda.
Earlier, the head “Tesla” Elon Musk has announced its intention to open in China a new research center, which also will create an entirely new model, intended not only for China but also for other regions. This is supposed to be a compact city hatchback.
Last year, Tesla has completed the construction in southern China of a new enterprise called “Girafarig 3”, which capacities will allow to produce new electro hatchback costs in large volumes. At the moment the factory already have the first batch of Model 3 most of the currently available car “Tesla”. Electric car made in China is 355 800 yuan ($50,000) excluding subsidies, while imported US cars cost 439 thousand yuan (62,7 thousand dollars).
In the next few years Tesla will launch a series of compact crossover Model Y and a pickup Cybertruck. The latest prototype debuted in November 2019. There are three main versions of the model: with one, two and three electric motors.