Sumary of Tesla complains that German bureaucracy may delay its new plant.:
- A year after starting construction on its first European auto assembly plant on the outskirts of Berlin, Tesla is complaining that German regulations are too slow and inflexible, risking a delay in the opening of the facility..
- “Obstacles in German law governing permits are slowing down the necessary industrial transformation and thus the transformation of transport and energy,”.
- Tesla sent the letter to the top administrative court in the region in support of a lawsuit filed by Environmental Action Germany that charges the federal government with not doing enough to keep to the targets of the Paris Climate Accord..
- brief, which are not common in German courts, and it was unclear whether the German judges would even consider it..
- At the company plant in Fremont, Calif., Elon Musk, the chief executive, clashed with officials last year over his efforts to keep the plant running during the pandemic..
- Government authorities insist they have done everything in their power to speed up the regulatory process for Tesla, including securing logging and building permits, completing a process that normally takes 11 months in just four weeks….