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Tesla's Gigafactory "will come together at an impossible-seeming speed"

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is in the process of building his first car plant on European soil, and he vows in a tweet that production will begin in one year at the latest.

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It was only ten days back that Tesla founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk received permission to build sections of the company's European Gigafactory just outside of Berlin.

This, however, takes place at the carmaker's own risk, as the complete environmental permit is not yet granted. Although the environmental authority of the hosting state of Brandenburg has decided to give preemptive approval for the first stage of the plant's construction. The factory will mainly assemble Tesla Model 3s and the new SUV, Model Y.

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