Musk & Tesla moving into China-- GRM Advisor and 3rd Rail director Grant Newsham writes in Asia Times that this could be a classic example of diverging objectives: The PRC government wants to create Chinese electric vehicle companies – and globally competitive, indeed dominant ones. Tesla wants to sell a lot of cars and make a lot of money. It might also implicitly believe it will always be ahead of the Chinese competition. If so, Tesla isn’t the first company to make that condescending and dangerous mistake when it comes to China.
Grant Newsham's article is here.