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Blog Report: Tesla Close to a Deal to Produce Cars in China

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by TMC Staff, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. TMC Staff

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    Tesla is nearing an agreement to produce cars in China, according to a report from Bloomberg. The automaker would build facilities in the Lingang development zone of Shanghai, the report said. A local production effort would allow Tesla to avoid a 25 percent tax on vehicles, significantly lowering the price for consumers and helping Tesla...
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  2. bkp_duke

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    I would be worried about technology theft . . . . but Tesla already opens all their patents to anyone for use, so probably not the worst idea out there.

    Wonder if batteries would be produced locally as well, or imported.
     
  3. azred

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    Fingers crossed. Then Musk can tell the Michigan's and Texas's to stuff it. I'd hate to see Tesla every become just another car company with a stealership network. Buying my car at Tesla was actually fun.
     

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