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Tesla's China dream threatened by standoff over Shanghai factory

Beijing says plant must be a joint venture with local partners while Tesla wants to own it completely: sources

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In November, Mr Musk said during an earnings call that the company was about three years away from starting production in China - meaning 2020 at the earliest.

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In November, Mr Musk said during an earnings call that the company was about three years away from starting production in China - meaning 2020 at the earliest.

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TESLA, the biggest-selling electric carmaker in the US, is in danger of being relegated to an expensive niche in China because Elon Musk can't clinch a deal to open a factory there.

More than seven months after Tesla said it was working with Shanghai's government to...

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