Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen’s factory in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen’s factory in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Shanghai

Tesla, SAIC and other Shanghai manufacturers get off to a slow start in resuming work, as shortages of staff and parts leave factories sitting idle

  • At Tesla’s Gigafactory3, workers could not resume their assembly of electric cars because they were waiting for battery packs to be delivered
  • At the Lingang area, SAIC Motor had to dip into its inventory for parts, churning out a few electric cars in a “stress test” of its production capacity

Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen’s factory in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Workers on an assembly line at SAIC-Volkswagen’s factory in Shanghai on Oct. 30, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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