Finnish city to bid for Tesla European gigafactory

By Myles McCormick
Published: Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Vaasa authorities hope locally-available lithium supply and established energy technology hub will tempt the EV manufacturer.

The Finnish city of Vaasa is positioning itself as a potential destination for Tesla Motors Inc. to build its European gigafactory.

Local authorities said the city is preparing a proposal, which it will publish in Q1 2017.

The announcement follows an indication by the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer that it will...

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