For the second time this month, Electric Autonomy Canada can report that new Tesla lobbyist registry documents show the automaker is in formal manufacturing talks — this time with the federal government. But what kind of factory is on its mind? Batteries? Vehicles? Or something else in its supply chain?
CEO Elon Musk has hinted heavily, as recently as Telsa’s Aug. 4 annual meeting, that it is considering Canada as a destination for a new manufacturing facility. But public documents filed in Ontario in July are the first concrete evidence of Tesla’s interest in either an industrial or “advanced manufacturing facility”