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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