Manufacturing vehicles in Alameda County is an environmental as well as financial disaster.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.
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?