Two countries seem to be in the game to secure the European Tesla battery Gigafactory – Netherlands and Germany – recently hinted at by Elon Musk.
Germany: Rhineland-Palatinate
Netherlands is already home to Tesla’s European HQ with a final assembly facility in Tilburg. In the case of Germany, there is Tesla Grohmann Automation company, acquired some time ago. Germany is also the biggest European car market.
Latest news is that Tesla is in talks with authorities in the Netherlands and Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate). Rhineland-Palatinate has an advantage in the form of Grohmann Automation, which would supply production equipment.
The talks in Europe seems less mature than in

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