Tesla hold the groundbreaking ceremony for its first non-U.S. factory in Shanghai.
“Looking forward to breaking ground on the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory today!” Musk tweeted Monday morning Beijing time.
Producing vehicles in China would reduce costs from tariffs and ocean transport for Tesla. .
The company has set up official accounts on popular Chinese messaging and social media platforms WeChat and Weibo, which list more than 30 openings for positions at the Shanghai factory.