View Original Article


Klogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs Black Tooled - 6.5 Medium , ECCO NEW Black Nubuck Leather Mary Jane Shoes Womens Size 7.5 M EU38 , Cole Haan Women's Grant Escape Driving Loafer Black Leather 8.5 B US , NIB Tory Burch Sunny Espadrille Slip On Flat Shoe Nubuck Soft Patent Clear PVC 9Tod's - GOMMINO RICAMO SPRAY SEQUINED LOAFERS-Brown-Gold-Size US 10 / 40 , MANOLO BLAHNIK Lokotro Flats US 7.5 Brown Suede Ballet Low Heel Shoes MSRP $745 , ECCO Women's Abelone Stretch Loafer Marine/Marine Firefly TextileKlogs Austin Women's Leather Comfo Taupe Suede Tapestry - 8.5 Medium , Klogs Sonora - Mens - Women Clogs Black Smooth - 7.5 MediumKlogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs Black Patent - 9 MediumKlogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs White Smooth - 8 WideKlogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs Black Patent - 10 Medium , Klogs Sonora - Mens - Women Clogs Black Smooth - 12 WideAnne Klein Women's Noris Leather Moccasin Dark Gold 7.5 M US , Klogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs Black Oiled - 6 Medium , Dansko Ainsley Metallic Leather Mary Jane Clogs Women's Shoes Eur 41/us 10.5-11 , PRADA Blue, Gray, & Black Floral Print Silk Bow Detail Ballet Flats 41 , ECCO Women's Chase II Tie Sneaker Mahogany 40 EU/9-9.5 M US , Elyse Walker Espadrille Dee Studded Suede Black Size 37 New in BoxKlogs Carolina Women's Clogs Black Smooth - 8 MediumROBERT CLERGERIE $650 Lassor Wedge OXFORDS Womens size 36.5 / 6 Black Shoes New , Klogs Naples Mens - Womens Clogs Black Tooled - 10 Wide , Trotters Women's Liz Loafer Black 8 M USKlogs Austin Women's Leather Comfort Clogs Flower Tool - 7 MediumKlogs Austin Women's Leather Comfort Clogs Flower Tool - 9.5 Medium , Ecco Footwear Womens Women's Bluma Mary Jane Mary Jane Flat BlackAerosoles Women's Sideways Flat Black Fabric 7 M USTory Burch Eddie Flat With Bow Lambskin Size 8.5 In Mint Condition! , Tory Burch Minnie Beige & Gold Travel Ballet Flats 9 M ,

Tesla has secured the rights to about 210 acres of land in Lingang, Shanghai, the site of the electric automaker’s planned factory and its first outside of the U.S.

Tesla executives and leaders of the Shanghai Economics and Information Committee, Shanghai Lingang Area Development Administration and Shanghai Lingang Group witnessed the agreement-signing ceremony in China on Wednesday.

“Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy not only through all-electric vehicles, but also scalable clean energy generation and storage products,” Robin Ren, Tesla’s vice president of Worldwide Sales said in a statement. “Securing this site in Shanghai, Tesla’s first Gigafactory outside of the United States, is an important milestone for what will be our next advanced, sustainably developed manufacturing site.”

The land transfer marks an important step for Tesla, which recently said rising costs had prompted the company to accelerate construction of its so-called Gigafactory 3. Tesla warned in its production and delivery report in early October that tariffs, combined with the cost of shipping its vehicles via ocean carrier and the lack of access to cash incentives available to locally produced electric vehicles, has put the company at a disadvantage in China.

Tesla reasserted those statements Wednesday, noting that it expects the project to be a “capital efficient and rapid buildout, using many lessons learned from the Model 3 ramp in North America.”

Tesla reached a deal in July with the Shanghai government to build a factory that it says will be capable of producing 500,000 electric vehicles a year. Once construction begins, it will take about two years until Tesla can produce vehicles. It will be another “two to three years before the factory is fully ramped up to produce around 500,000 vehicles per year for Chinese customers,” a Tesla spokesman said at the time.

The Shanghai factory deal marks a shift within the Chinese government to allow foreign companies to build and operate wholly owned facilities there. Foreign companies have historically had to form a 50-50 joint venture with a local partner to build a factory in China.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said the country will phase out joint-venture rules for foreign automakers by 2022. Tesla is one of the first beneficiaries of this rule change.

The agreement allows Tesla to construct and operate a wholly owned factory in Lingang. The new factory will carry out research and development, manufacturing and sales operations.

The Chinese government will still be involved, however. Under a cooperation agreement, the Shanghai government and Tesla will jointly promote electric vehicle technology and industry development. The city of Shanghai said it will provide support for Gigafactory 3, although details are thin as to what that might mean.

Klogs Klogs Naples Mens - Womens - Clogs Black Oiled Oiled - 9 Wide 2443595 -