Tesla’s Fremont factory has achieved a new milestone by producing nearly 560,000 vehicles in 2023, setting a new record for the facility previously occupied by General Motors (GM) and Toyota.
Prior to Tesla’s acquisition, the Fremont factory had its highest annual production capped at nearly 430,000 vehicles. This figure has been substantially surpassed under Tesla, highlighting the company’s efficient production strategies and technological advancements in automobile manufacturing.
The impressive production figure of nearly 560,000 vehicles in 2023 is a testament to the hard work of approximately 20,000 Fremont-based employees, which Tesla thanked in their Q4 earnings report.
Before Tesla purchased the Fremont factory, the record output of the previous owner was nearly 430,000 vehicles made in a single year. In 2023, the Tesla Fremont factory produced nearly 560,000 vehicles thanks to our ~20,000 Fremont based employees.
The Fremont factory, which is one of Tesla’s primary manufacturing hubs, has been instrumental in meeting the soaring demand for Tesla’s electric vehicles, in particular the Model 3 and now the world’s best selling vehicle, the Model Y.
This record production number is also reflective of Tesla’s broader corporate strategy. The company has been aggressively expanding its global footprint, opening new Gigafactories and increasing production capacity worldwide, now at 2 million vehicles per year.
For Fremont, the factory currently produces the Model 3, Model Y in high volume. Fremont is also the only Tesla factory that produces their flagship Model S and Model X vehicles, with over 22,000 being produced in Q4 2023, the highest volume in over two years.