This was pointed out yesterday by the controversial businessman in statements to the 60-minute program of the American network CBS, in an interview with Leslie Stach.
– Maybe we're interested if we can [GM] will sell a plant or will not use it to take it, "said the company's leader.
This is not the first time that Tesla acquires the equipment of another brand. In 2010, Tesla bought NUMMI, a closed car factory jointly owned by General Motors and Toyota in Fremont, California for a modest $ 42 million dollar shortly after it was over.
The acquisition of the company came with many tenants, even staff who had been liquidated before, when it was closed. And now, Electrek reports, assembler Tesla in Fremont produces 333,000 units a year and occupies more people than former owners of this factory.
"Tesla's goal is to speed up the emergence of electric vehicles … sustainable transport and to try to help the environment, this is the most serious problem faced by mankind," Muesque added in an interview published yesterday.
The businessman made the statements shortly after Ms. Barry met with members of the US Congress in Washington in the past two days, discussing plans to shut down five factories in the country and release 14,700 workers. The car is under pressure from the government of Donald Trump to keep some of these facilities open.
The company said consumers prefer SUVs rather than cars, so they plan to stop producing Cevrolet Cruze, Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac CT6, Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Volt. part of a larger plan to reconfigure the entire company.
While Barra speaks with lawmakers, Fiat Chrysler said he would open one of his idle factories in Detroit again and build a new Jeep that intensified Congress's frustration over GM's plan to cut jobs.
Tesla produces model S, model X and model 3 – all electric – at its only car factory in California, which bought a joint venture between GM and Toyota.
Musk has become GM's second rival, who has come out in recent days to show a job creation initiative while a traditional US producer is facing criticism at the highest political level for job cuts. Anyway, the Muslim words were taken care of, because in recent months he had to ignore several times.