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Although the UK was their first choice, the uncertainty over Brexit forced Tesla to change their plans.
David Bailey looks at the implications of BMW’s decision to stop producing the electric MINI at its Oxford plant and sets out what the decisions tells us about the UK automotive industry post-Brexit.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has blamed Brexit as the reason why the firm chose Germany rather than Britain as the country to launch its new Gigafactory.
Musk says uncertainty over future ruled UK out of running for new facility.
Brand's European factory will be built near Berlin and produce the Model Y SUV, with Tesla R&D centre in Germany, too.
'Brexit made it too risky to put a Gigafactory in the UK'