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Major cutbacks at Tesla's factory in Buffalo but hope for future, according to doc filed with ESD

Tesla's solar factory on South Park Avenue is returning to life, but hasn't yet ramped up activity to pre-coronavirus levels.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tesla's solar factory on South Park Avenue is returning to life, but hasn't yet ramped up activity to pre-coronavirus levels.

A new document filed Friday with Empire State Development Corp. said the company's employment count in Buffalo is now at 474 full-time employees, including those on furlough. There are also 49 full-time Tesla contractors there and 398 Panasonic employees, though Panasonic is winding down its operation in Buffalo.

Tesla officials could not be reached for comment.  You can read the full article on Buffalo Business First's website