Tesla is under pressure to raise wages at its German facility.

Tesla announced on Thursday that it will increase wages for employees at its German facility.

where unions have said they earn below the industry average. 

The American electric vehicle manufacturer stated that it will advise personnel of the level of the wage increase in November.

Last year, adding it increased pay by 6%.

Unlike other German automakers, Tesla does not

have a wage-governing collective bargaining agreement.

The deal from the previous year provided 5.2% raises to Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW employees.