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Tesla may open new ‘Gigafactory’ in Canada, new lobbying effort hints

After months of hints from CEO Elon Musk, Tesla disclosed a new lobbying effort that may lead to the electric vehicle maker building a new “Gigafactory” in Canada.

Whispers of the move came in June when audio from a companywide meeting leaked. Mr. Musk confirmed that the company was looking at sites in North America and hinted at Canada being one of the top options.

Last week, the plans were made more explicit.

“We are looking at sites but we are considering some sites options more broadly in North America, so including Canada and Mexico, and the U.