Gigafactory in Nevada is critical to Tesla’s future

Barry D. Wood
Gigafactory in Nevada is critical to Tesla’s future

What Tesla (TSLA)  has built in the Nevada desert is impressive. Five years ago, the Gigafactory was merely an expanse of rocks and dirt, CEO Elon Musk bragged to shareholders on June 11. It is crammed top to bottom with automated machines, snaking assembly lines, engineering rooms, and 13,000 busy people working for Tesla and its Japanese partner.