More than a month after the shutdown, Tesla's assembly plant in Fremont has been allowed to reopen after meeting relevant requirements, but the production of electric vehicles in the second quarter of the plant may not exceed 55000.Before Shanghai Super plant was put into operation at the end of last year, Fremont plant was Tesla's only complete vehicle assembly plant, with the highest production of 96155 vehicles in a quarter, 32050 vehicles per month and 1045 vehicles per day.
The Fremont assembly plant, which suspended production of electric vehicles after the end of March 23, was forced to open on May 9 for a total of 46 days.
According to foreign media reports, they revealed that Tesla had resumed production of electric vehicles since its opening on May 9, while the health department in Alameda County, where the factory is located, had asked Tesla to stop production of electric vehicles and only maintain basic operation. Following a meeting with Tesla, Alameda County agreed that Tesla would open the Fremont plant as soon as this week, subject to the requirements.
Whether Tesla continues to produce electric vehicles after its forced opening on May 9 or not, the production of electric vehicles at Tesla's Fremont plant will be affected in the second quarter.
Even if the production of electric vehicles was resumed on May 9, the production time of electric vehicles at Tesla Fremont plant in the second quarter was only 53 days. According to the highest production month before the production of Shanghai Super plant, about 55000 electric vehicles were produced.
In previous reports, the foreign media once mentioned that Tesla only produces hundreds of electric vehicles every day after forcibly opening the Fremont plant, and it will take a while for the production capacity to return to the level before the production stop. Therefore, even if the production of electric vehicles has been resumed at this stage, the daily average production is not expected to exceed 1000.
Although Tesla upgraded the Fremont plant during the shutdown period, and the production efficiency is expected to improve, it will take a while to operate after the upgrade to maximize the production capacity, so the final production capacity in the second quarter may not exceed 55000 vehicles.