The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, where the US carmaker assembles its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars.  Photo: Bloomberg
The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, where the US carmaker assembles its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars. Photo: Bloomberg

Tesla delays Shanghai Gigafactory expansion after failing to get government approval

  • Chinese authorities have withheld permission for reasons that have not yet been made public, two sources said
  • The second assembly line at Shanghai’s Lingang free-trade zone would have doubled Tesla’s capacity in China to 2 million units

The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, where the US carmaker assembles its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars.  Photo: Bloomberg
The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, where the US carmaker assembles its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars. Photo: Bloomberg
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