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Like that shiny new battery factory Tesla is building in Shanghai that will produce the number one US market advantage in EV cars?

Then China will steal their IP from the factory in China and kick Tesla out of China so China's own EV Battery facilities can reap what Tesla sowed.

Would the factory be in Shanghai if it wasn't for Chinese protectionism? Or is that why they built it there?

The factory is in China because that's where the demand is and it's far more cost effective than exporting it from somewhere else.

I think China makes enough batteries already that there isn't a big worry about them stealing any IP.

Not sure why Telsa would want the battery design copied. Has anyone ever gotten to the bottom of this crazy outsourcing of ip. Is it strictly money related?

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