Tesla Tycoon To Visit Gigafactory Crippled By Eco-Terror Arsonists

Tesla tycoon Elon Musk is flying in for an urgent visit to his crippled gigafactory in Germany today 13th March after an eco terror group set fire to its power plant.

Hundreds of terrified workers were evacuated and production was brought to a standstill by the threat to the giant Berlin plant on 8th March.

German media has reported that the billionaire entrepreneur is set to visit the plant today 13th March.

Although the plant was reconnected to the power grid on 11th March, most of its 12,500 workers are still being told to stay home on full pay.

And every production day lost is said by local media to be costing Tesla up to EUR 60 million.

Tesla told German media: “We currently have a reduced team on site to switch it back on and start up.”

Tesla giga factory Berlin Brandenburg can start operating in Germany. (Courtesy of Tesla, Inc./Newsflash)

Some systems at the factory were reportedly critically damaged by the emergency shutdown and the plant’s smelting furnaces had to be drained and shut off.

Extreme far-left anarchist organisation the Vulkan Group later claimed responsibility for the attack saying “no Tesla is safe” in a declaration of war on Musk.

The billionaire entrepreneur then labelled the group “eco-terrorists” and branded the attack “extremely dumb”.

The tycoon posted on his X social media platform: “These are either the dumbest eco-terrorists on Earth or they’re puppets of those who don’t have good environmental goals.

Billions In Damage After Arson Attack At Berlin Tesla Factory

“Stopping production of electric vehicles, rather than fossil fuel vehicles, ist extreme dumm.”

‘Extreme dumm’ is German for ‘extremely stupid’.

German media says that the factory is normally able to produce up to 1,400 Tesla Model Ys per day.

And the full cost of the plant shutdown could eventually stretch to billions, according to local media.

The attack came amidst protests taking place near the factory. With around 80 eco protesters occupying up to 15 treehouses in woodlands set to be felled for a factory extension.

Tesla giga factory Berlin Brandenburg can start operating in Germany. (Courtesy of Tesla, Inc./Newsflash)

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