TOM KRISHER and BEN MARGOT AP Auto Writer FREMONT (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Monday that the company has restarted its California factory, a move that defied local government orders involving measures to contain the coronavirus. In a tweet, Musk practically dared authorities to arrest him, writing that he would be on the assembly line and if anyone is taken into custody, it should be him. State law allows a fine of up to $1,000 a day or up to 90 days in jail for operating in violation of health orders. The plant in Fremont, a city of more than 230,000 people south of San Francisco, had been closed since March 23. Early Monday, the parking lot was nearly full at the massive factory, which employs 10,000 workers, and semis were driving offloaded with vehicles that may have
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