LTLFTcomposite wrote:If they're going to rely more on human labor than planned they're going to be further hurt by manufacturing in a place with such high cost of living. They would be better off with the factory in, say, South Carolina, like other automakers.
Manufacturing vehicles in Alameda County is an environmental as well as financial disaster.
If TSLA had't have been so short-sighted to buy GM's white elephant factory, the property could have been responsibly redeveloped into the high-density housing the region desperately needs.
What do you want to bet the average TSLA production worker this Summer (7/24 shifts!) will be commuting on average over 60 miles per day to the Fremont factory, driving an ICEV averaging less than 30 mpg?