Apr 20, 2022 09:10 PM

Tesla’s Shanghai Plant Reopens After Three-Week Covid Closure

The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai. Photo: VCG
The Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai. Photo: VCG

U.S. electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc. has resumed production at its Shanghai plant, ending a three-week suspension as authorities in the city work to bring industrial operations back to normal amid its worst ever Covid-19 outbreak.

The news, which was announced in a social media post published by Tao Lin, Tesla China’s vice president for external affairs, came after the Shanghai government laid out guidelines to encourage more than 600 local businesses to resume production.

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