The electric car manufacturer Tesla can count on his new plant in Brandenburg with money from Brussels. This goes to Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD). "We move in the state aid law
Framework of the European Union, "said Woidke in one
Interview with the radio station RBB. "Of course, we will do our part to create good conditions for Tesla in accordance with these opportunities."
The amount that Wopeke did not want to say. The number of new jobs he kept covered and spoke only of "significantly more than a few hundred" jobs.
According to Woidke, Tesla should also receive support from the State Chancellery: An own task force should clarify all questions concerning the planned project. The Prime Minister said he had been involved in the negotiations for several months and had this short line directly with Tesla boss Elon Musk agreed. Now "the planning documents have to be prepared and approved
be submitted. Everything has to go the administrative course, "Woidke told the broadcaster.
Musk had announced on Tuesday evening to settle his new plant in Brandenburg. It would be the first car factory of the e-car pioneer in Europe. According to Musk cars, batteries and so-called drive trains are to be built there. These include the engine and all the parts that make the car move with the power of the engine. The so – called Gigafactory in the Berlin hinterland becomes the fourth such work of the
Company after those in the US state Nevada, in New York and in
Tesla is currently the market leader in pure electric cars in Germany. According to Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, 9,301 E-cars were newly registered by Tesla from the beginning of the year until the end of October – a market share of 17.6 percent. Renault follows in second place with 8,330 new registrations, followed by BMW with 7,957 and Volkswagen with 6,208. The most recently registered electric car in Germany is the Renault Zoe.