The battle over Tesla’s Berlin Gigafactory | DW News

It’s a classic David versus Goliath struggle: Multi-billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has built a Gigafactory in Germany to produce electric cars. They are supposed to be environmentally friendly, but Tesla’s factory is located in a water conservation area and a nearby wooded area is to be cleared for an upcoming expansion. Environmentalists are taking to the barricades. They have occupied the forest and erected tree houses to prevent the factory from expanding. How are they trying to stop Elon Musk? And will they succeed?

0:00 Occupying the forest
2:42 Tesla’s Gigafactory in Germany
3:27 An enraged citizen
5:55 Attack on Tesla
6:36 The water expert
8:06 Pro-Tesla citizens
9:38 E-mobility and the German chancellor
10:44 Mixed reactions from citizens
13:19 The role of the police
16:10 Tesla workers and protestors: Is dialogue possible?
19:11 Conclusion


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