According to an internal memo and two people familiar with the matter
had gone ahead with earlier plans to shut down
production at its Shanghai
most work at the
in the last week of December.
and told all workers at its most productive manufacturing
said, in a
notice seen by Reuters. The company
didn't say why.
Reuters reported earlier this month that the electric-vehicle giant plans to halt production of the Model Y at his factory from Dec. 25 until January. 1.
The suspension comes
wave of infections after China eased its
policy earlier this
welcomed by businesses and the
caused serious disruption to
business operations in the short term.
said workers at Tesla and its suppliers have also been sick as part of
the surge, creating
for his week-long operations.
models for export
Tesla's best-selling model at its Shanghai plant by
per month, according to Reuters. increase.
for Elon Musk's electric vehicle company
normal operations during the last week of last