Elon Musk says he chose Berlin over U.K. for Tesla battery factory due to Brexit

Steve Goldstein
Elon Musk says he chose Berlin over U.K. for Tesla battery factory due to Brexit

There are certainly good reasons for picking Germany, and Berlin in particular, as a site for a battery plant and a research-and-development center for Tesla Inc. A reporter for the BBC, Faisal Islam, tweeted that one issue Brexit raises for Tesla in particular is whether parts produced in the U.K. would qualify as E.U. content.