Tesla’s Cybertruck Production in Jeopardy Due to 4680 Battery Cell Delays

Tesla’s Cybertruck Production in Jeopardy Due to 4680 Battery Cell Delays, According to the InsideEVS news suggests.

In May starting Tesla battery cell provider Panasonic announced that it will delay the commercial production schedule of 4680 battery cells, many peoples are worried about the delay of Tesla Cybertruck production and also worried about the delay in the delivery of Cybertruck. All these ask on Twitter, Redditt to solve this we make this article.

Tesla's Cybertruck Production in Jeopardy Due to 4680 Battery Cell Delays

As a Reuters report suggests, Pansonic had planned to start production of 4680 battery cells this year between April 2023 and March 2024 but now the company decided to start production of battery cells between April 2024 and September 2024, the company has delayed production by 1 year, if battery production start later, it might be chance Cybertruck delivery may affect.

The main reason for 4680 battery cell production due to Panasonic decided to enhance the 4680 cell performance or do another testing also goes for further rounds, Till Now Panasonic is working with Tesla in a joint venture for a year.

Tesla 4680 battery cell was announced 3 years later at the Battery Day event in 2020.

In Event automaker said this new gen 4680 battery cell battery comes at an affordable price than the already existing 2170 battery pack.

the company also claimed that this battery will have higher energy density & efficiency compared to the existing pack.

Also read: Tesla 4680 battery cell unveiled, & ready to hit market soon

In the battery event, the automaker claimed that this new 4680 battery pack cost would be down by 50% to 2170 cells.

Tesla said that this battery pack is mainly used in Model Y and Tesla Cybertruck.

After the declaration, Tesla started manufacturing a new 4680 battery cell & gradually increase production as per the demand.

After the Battery Day event, both Gaint makers decided to set up a joint Pilot production line in its Tesla GigaFacorty in Sparks, Nevada, also Elon Musk isn’t commenting anything about How many cells have been built or produced.

Here is a table of the total 4680 battery cell manufacturing capacity in 2023:

CompanyLocationCapacity (GWh)
TeslaGigafactory Texas100
PanasonicGigafactory Nevada35
LG Energy SolutionGigafactory Georgia20
CATLGigafactory Berlin10

Panasonic also has a production line of 4680 cells at its factory located in Wakayama, Japan. also, Telsa started a production line for its 4680 battery cell at its GigaFactory Austin in Texas in 2021

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