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Inside the Gigafactory

Join us for a quick look inside the Tesla Gigafactory.

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Tim Stevens

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Welcome to the Gigafactory!

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Well, to a model of the Gigafactory. The real thing will be much, much bigger...

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...At least three times as large.

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These models depict some of the work that will go on within the plant, assembling Tesla battery packs from Panasonic batteries.

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Here's the real thing, under construction outside of Reno, Nevada.

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All this flat land you see will eventually be covered by the factory floor.

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The factory is bursting at the seams, growing in every direction.

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Workers are actively assembling one part of the factory while others are building batteries within.

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It will, of course, be painted white and red.

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Bare sand now, soon a bustling factory.

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What else would you drive for a factory tour?

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It's only a model.

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Inside the factory, some of the raw materials that go into building a battery pack.

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A bit of a closer look.

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