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Bloomberg: Tesla Built Walls Inside New York Factory to Hide Idled Production Lines

In a recent article, Bloomberg questions whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk has forgotten about the company’s “Gigafactory 2” based in Buffalo, New York. After describing the factory as looking like an “empty Walmart Supercenter,” the report reveals that Tesla walled off areas of the plant to hide the full extent of its idled production lines.

Dan Neil and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk attend Tribeca Talks After The Movie: 'Revenge of the Electric Car' during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Big Top: The Future of Tesla Is in a Huge Tent

In an effort to reach its projected output of 5,000 Model 3 cars a week by the end of this month, Tesla has reportedly constructed an assembly line in a giant tent outside their factory using spare parts.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that employees at his company have been 'having a hard time'

Tesla Stock Plunges $5.5B as Model 3 Suffers 6-Month Delay 

The value of Tesla Inc. stock plunged by about $5.4 billion over a 48-hour period this week as the company declared a large quarterly loss and finally acknowleded that deliveries of its high-volume Model 3 will be delayed by at least 6 months.

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, is among tech leaders urging action against "lethal autonomous weapons"

Tesla Semi is First Existential Threat to Powerful Longshoreman’s Union

With Elon Musk tweeting that ‘Tesla Semi’ all-electric big-rig tractors will debut in September, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s members that make up to $1,200 a day, face their first existential threat after dominating West Coast ports for 80-years.

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Report: Tesla Used Illegal Foreign Labor to Expand CA Plant

First Digital’s Bay Area News Group investigative reporters have accused Tesla Motors of employing foreign contract laborers at $5-per-hour, 10 hours a day, six days a week to expand its government-subsidized California auto plant.

Elon Musx in Tesla X (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Tesla Plunges $2.5 Billion After Hedge Fund Shorts Stock

While Elon Musk was claiming that Tesla Motors will produce 500,000 electric cars in 2018 and 1,000,000 cars in 2020, a leading short-seller on Wall Street admitted he is now betting heavily against Tesla.

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Tesla Model 3 Shines, But Lithium Price a Challenge

The glamour of the Tesla Model 3 premier this week created a huge surge in orders, but with commodity lithium prices used in Tesla batteries spiking 20 percent and expected to jump another 20 percent, inflationary costs may ruin Tesla’s electric car business.

Elon Musk and Tesla 3 (Justin Prichard / Associated Press)