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Tesla factory in Shanghai remains closed as COVID restrictions remain in place

The Tesla factory in Shanghai will remain closed for another day as the city deals with strict lockdown measures caused by a surge in COVID-19 cases, first reported by Bloomberg. In a company memo received from BloombergTesla reportedly told employees on Sunday to stay home to comply with the city’s COVID restrictions.

a previous one Report from Reuters said Tesla stopped production at the Shanghai plant on Monday, 4 workers in the eastern part of the city — where Tesla’s factory is located — are still facing COVID-related movement restrictionsand there’s no word on when the city plans to lift them.

Tesla first closed its factory on March 28, the start of the city’s two-stage lockdownand aimed at that at first keep the factory closed for only four days. From Monday the factory will be closed for a week. Tesla earlier closed the Shanghai factory for two days Mid-March due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.

The Shanghai factory is Tesla’s largest, and noisy Reutersit produces around 6,000 Model 3 vehicles and 10,000 Model Y vehicles each week. On Saturday, Tesla reported a record 310,048 vehicle deliveries in the first quarter of 2022, although Tesla CEO Elon Musk described it as an “exceptionally” difficult quarter due to supply chain disruptions and the shutdown of the Shanghai plant. Tesla is prepared for this Opening of a new plant in Austin, Texas this week, and also opened a factory in Berlin, Germany last month.

https://www.theverge.com/2022/4/3/23008668/tesla-shanghai-factory-closed-lockdown-covid-china Tesla factory in Shanghai remains closed as COVID restrictions remain in place

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