Where to Build the Model S

The Case for Manufacturing in California

December 10, 2013

Tesla’s deci­sion to site in Cal­i­for­nia rep­re­sent­ed a devi­a­tion from the pre­vail­ing tra­di­tion­al approach­es to sit­ing fac­to­ries, which empha­size low labor costs and reduced reg­u­la­tions. Ear­ly in the sit­ing process, DBL helped the Tes­la team devel­op a foun­da­tion to under­stand the finan­cial and social val­ue of sit­ing in Cal­i­for­nia.

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