Tesla to suspend most production in California, New York

Tesla is to temporarily suspend production at its factory in Fremont, in the US state of California, from the end of Monday March 23 in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

This will allow an orderly shutdown, the company said, with basic operations to continue in order to support Tesla’s vehicle and energy service operations and charging infrastructure, as directed by the local, state and federal authorities in the United States.
The Tesla factory in Buffalo, in the US state of New York, will also temporarily suspend production, except for parts and supplies necessary for service, infrastructure and critical supply chains.

Operations of its other facilities will continue, including Reno, in the US state of Nevada, and its service and supercharging network,...


Andrea Hotter

March 20, 2020

03:51 GMT

New York