Tesla is an electric-vehicle and clean-energy company less than two decades old -- and has the largest market cap of any auto maker. It has many fans -- and critics. Is it as eco-friendly as it appears? Who is Elon Musk? Is the hype justified?
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Equity investors, known for their myopic views, have been eternal procrastinators when it comes to climate risks. Tesla's meteoric rise shows that they may be finally smelling the coffee, says DW's Ashutosh Pandey.
Construction at Tesla's new factory, after being blocked twice, has been allowed to proceed with certain restrictions. Conservation groups had expressed concerns over the well-being of hibernating reptiles.
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Hibernating snakes have caused a suspension of clearing work at the site of a proposed Tesla gigafactory. The plant is planned to go into operation in mid-July 2021.
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