Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. is resuming production of cars at its lone U.S. assembly factory outside of San Francisco, in defiance of local authorities that have ordered the plant to remain shut down as part of the area’s efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The chief executive announced the plans on Twitter Monday: “I will be on the line with everyone else,” he wrote. “If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me.”

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