The first car plant in China to be wholly owned by a foreign company.
Tesla signed a deal in July to build a factory in Shanghai.
It inked a deal for an 9.2 million square foot plot of land.
Most of the positions are senior in level.
Elon Musk is there for the announcement.
Ferrari made Formula One rivals sit up and take notice after an ominous show of speed in qualifying for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. World championship leader Sebastian Vettel took pole position with a lap more than half a second faster than that of Valtteri Bottas, the fastest of the two Mercedes drivers in third place. The German's best time of one minute, 31.095 seconds -- a Shanghai circuit record -- turned up the heat on a chilly afternoon with Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen joining him o
Twitter tirade about China trade policy didn't seem to hurt matters.
Tesla says it will "more clearly define [its] plans for production in China by the end of the year."
Polestar plans to reveal the Polestar 1 at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show.
A huge market for electric cars.
The Briton eased his Mercedes across the line 6.2 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
Sebastian Vettel's win in Australia ended a victory drought for Ferrari.
Porsche took another one-two victory in the 6 Hours of Shanghai to lock down the manufacturers' title in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship one round early, putting it in prime position to take the drivers' championship as well.
China-based LeTV will tout its new SEE (Super Electric Eco-system) EV at the Shanghai Motor Show next year.