Tesla is still awaiting final approval from local authorities to begin production.
RBB reported, without citing any sources, that authorities are currently still reviewing the factory’s safety precautions.
A spokesperson for the state environment ministry said “we do not specify a concrete date,” but “we are in the final phase of the approval process.”
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has tweeted that he would visit the Berlin factory in mid-February.
A spokesperson for Tesla in Germany didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.