Tesla is encouraging Chinese suppliers to set up facilities in Monterrey, Mexico, in preparation for the construction of a fifth gigafactory, according to a 36Kr report. The new plant will play a pivotal role in Tesla’s next growth phase. Since the successful launch of its massive plant in Shanghai, the company has focused on streamlining production by promoting the relocation of selected supply chain partners. Sources say Tesla’s request is urgent due to the demand to fulfill large production orders. [36Kr, in Chinese