The move could put the U.S. automaker on a collision course with President Donald Trump, who has made boosting auto employment a top priority.
Even if the president is able to promote the expansion of manufacturing jobs, they're not necessarily coming to the Rust Belt towns that used to rely on them.
Tesla’s Gigafactory is far from a typical manufacturing facility—the plant’s unique constraints outweigh the typical benefits that manufacturing companies seek when they move to or invest in a foreign nation.
Does Trump want Americans to build things? Or does he want us digging with spoons?
Ultra-customised products build themselves while car parts talk to each other in Europe's automated factories.