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Tesla is having trouble managing its Fremont factory parking: EVs being ICEd and overcrowding

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    The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California, is one of the biggest building on earth with 5.3 million square feet of manufacturing and office space. Since buying the plant for a mere $42 million in 2010, Tesla has occupied only a fraction of the building, but everything changed over the last year as the automaker increased its production to 2,000 vehicles per week and it is now investing over $1.2 billion in the plant to increase the production rate to 10,000 per week for the Model 3 production.

    In order to achieve its goal, Tesla has been hiring at an insane rate and has now over 6,000 employees working in Fremont, which is creating irritating parking problems for the workers. Ironically, the problems are similar to what some Tesla owners are experiencing at Supercharger – like being ICEd. more…

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      I don't want to minimize or make fun of the parking problem but more cars = more employees = more people working to make my Model 3.
       
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        I'm very curious about their public transit usage. When that Warm Springs BART station happens, that may be helpful, but they should really get on the Silicon Valley trend of budding employees. :p
         

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