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Tesla Berlin Factory Risks Legal Delay Over Wildlife

  • German court orders stop to clearing trees from plant’s site
  • Tesla, local officials have until Tuesday to respond to court
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WATCH: Tesla's plan to build and electric car plant in Germany has run into legal trouble.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Elon Musk’s first electric car plant in Europe is facing legal delays that could set the project back by several months after a court halted work on clearing a forest for the new Tesla Inc. factory near Berlin while it considers a challenge by environmentalists.