Tesla has reached a deal to build a factory in China

Signal of change / Tesla has reached a deal to build a factory in China

By Gwyneth Marcelo / 27 Oct 2017

Tesla won the right to manufacture in a free trade zone in Shanghai. They still have to pay import tax, but they have an advantage selling to Chinese growing market.

 

Tesla has reached a deal to build a factory in China

Tesla has made an arrangement with Shanghai's government to built a manufacturing plant in the city's free-trade zone, according to The Wall Street Journal , which cites reports from people briefed on the company's plans. The WSJ reports that Tesla will own the factory, rather than partner with a local manufacturer, as it typically the case.



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