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Tesla Speeding Up Chinese Factory Due To Trump Trade War

October 7th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are encouraging Tesla to get its Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai built sooner so it can start manufacturing cars in China. The company says it costs up to 60% more to build a car in the US than in China.


Tesla Registers New Business In China

May 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Just weeks after China amended its policies regarding foreign companies manufacturing automobiles, Tesla has created a new subsidiary based in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone


China: Should Tesla Stay Or Go?

February 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A new report throws another factor into the Tesla factory in China mix. If Tesla builds cars there, must it equip them with batteries made in China, too?



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