Elon Takes Berlin Plans for Tesla Plant Jostle German Car Industry

Electric automaker Tesla announced its plans to build a major factory just outside Berlin this week. The move is a major development in an industry shakeup that is causing the upheaval of the entire German automobile industry. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Tesla built its Gigafactory in Shanghai in record time: Next up is a major new plant near Berlin, Germany.

Tesla built its Gigafactory in Shanghai in record time: Next up is a major new plant near Berlin, Germany.

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Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk has long praised German engineers, but his company is also viewed with suspicion by automakers here, who have fallen behind in the electric car business.

Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk has long praised German engineers, but his company is also viewed with suspicion by automakers here, who have fallen behind in the electric car business.

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The Leaders of the Pack

The Leaders of the Pack

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