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Warning signs adorn the fence surrounding the compound housing the Hornsdale Power Reserve, featuring the world's largest lithium ion battery made by Tesla, during the official launch near Jamestown, Australia, on Friday. David Gray/Reuters hide caption

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The new Tesla Model 3 is displayed at the 2017 LA Auto Show. The company has struggled to meet its goal of producing thousands of the vehicles per week. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla Going At 'Warp Speed,' But Lags In Race To Produce Mass Market Electric Cars

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A vehicle sits in an acoustics testing lab at BYD headquarters in Shenzhen. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Electric Carmaker Aims To Become A Global Brand

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at the unveiling of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, Calif., on March 31, 2016. The first Model 3 is due to roll off the assembly line Friday. Justin Pritchard/AP hide caption

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As First Model 3 Rolls Off The Line, Can Tesla Sustain Momentum?

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Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson announced that all Volvo cars will be electric or hybrid within two years. Above, Samuelsson at Volvo Cars Showroom in Stockholm on Wednesday. Jonas Ekstromer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Emirati men check a Tesla vehicle during a ceremony in Dubai in February. The electric -vehicle maker recently announced the opening of a new Gulf headquarters in the United Arab Emirates. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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