Tesla Gigafactory 3 site escapes flooding amid one of China’s worst typhoons

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 13, 2019 This past weekend, Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 in China faced what could very well be its first test of endurance, as the yet-to-be-completed electric car production facility caught the rains and winds of Typhoon Lekima, which made landfall between Taiwan and Shanghai on Saturday morning. As could be […]

Tesla gets a free-trade pass on China tensions with the US, or does it?

By Dacia J. Ferris Posted on August 10, 2019 It’s hard to miss all the headlines about the United States’ trade war with China, the stock market’s reaction to it, and the various industry struggles in response to it if you spend any decent amount of time online. Honestly, I’m not much of a finance […]

China formally adds Tesla Gigafactory 3 area to Shanghai’s Free-Trade Zone

By Simon Alvarez Posted on August 6, 2019 The Chinese government has stated that it is formally expanding Shanghai’s Free-Trade Zone (FTZ) to include the Lingang area, which hosts the site of Tesla’s Gigafactory 3. The update comes amidst a set of new tax incentives and import duty exemptions, which are being rolled out amid […]