Tesla production in Berlin to start mid-March at earliest-RBB

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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.