Tesla appears ready to make cars in China, but the terms of the relationship are unclear

Tesla appears ready to make cars in China, but the terms of the relationship are unclear

Teslas charge up in Beijing. (Roman Pilipey / European Pressphoto Agency) is about to make history as the first foreign automaker to build cars in China independently, without having to link up in a joint venture with a Chinese company and give away half its profits and much of its technological know-how as part of the bargain. What’s not clear is whether Elon Musk ’s company will have to strike other compromises — such as a battery-making partnership — as part of the deal. Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal reported that electric car maker Tesla and the […]