The week that was

Tesla chooses Germany for first European factory

Elon Musk (left), Tesla’s chief executive, announced plans to build the company’s first European factory in Berlin.

“Berlin rocks,” said Musk, adding that Tesla would build an engineering and design centre in the German capital. He added that Brexit uncertainty had ruled out Britain as a potential site. Tesla previously said that it aimed to start production in Europe in 2021.

The car maker faces escalating ...