Panasonic cell lines run at ~2/3 of the theoretical capacity
Elon Musk referred to the reports about frozen investments in new battery capacity at the Tesla Gigafactory. According to Musk, Panasonic‘s lines are now producing 21700 cylindrical lithium-ion cells (called also 2170) at a pace of 24 GWh per year, which is not much more than the 20 GWh announced in the summer of 2018, and just 2/3 of the planned 35 GWh per year – promised by Panasonic by the end of March 2019.
This is why there will be no further investment in the new production lines (it runs opposite to reports that

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