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A Tesla Motors Model S electric automobile at one of the company’s electric charging stations in Beijing on March 9, 2016.
Land leveling is basically complete and construction is about to begin, with the factory expected to be put partially into operation in the second half of 2019, according to an official WeChat post from the government. The article described a visit by Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong and Vice Mayor Wu Qing.
Tesla did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.
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