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Old 09-29-2015, 07:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
It is not much of an assembly though.
The rear engine sub-frame and batteries are shipped separately for safety reasons, but the paint and interior were done in the USA. What still needs to be done is the joining of the frame and pack to the car, wheels on, fluids fill and all round system test.
I would hardly consider such a CKD assembly line as a properly-said factory.

Yet this greatly enhances Tesla's capacity to deliver cars over Europe
Does it decrease the expense with import duties or the marine freight costs of the parts shipped from the United States?
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