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(Reuters) – Tesla (NASDAQ:) will construct its subsequent manufacturing unit close to Austin, Texas, Chief Government Elon Musk introduced late on Wednesday.
The two,000-acre web site on the Colorado River is about 13 minutes from downtown Austin, Musk mentioned throughout the firm’s second-quarter earnings name.
“It is going to be an ecological paradise … open to the general public,” he mentioned.
Musk mentioned Tesla would think about web site runner-up Tulsa, Oklahoma, for future manufacturing.
Musk and his workforce met earlier this month with officers in each states, which had been competing to land the $1.1 billion plant.
Musk on Wednesday mentioned the plant will construct Tesla’s new Cybertruck and its heavy-duty Semi truck, in addition to the Mannequin three and Mannequin Y vehicles for japanese North America.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday: “Tesla is without doubt one of the most enjoyable and revolutionary corporations on the planet, and we’re proud to welcome its workforce to the State of Texas,” mentioned Governor Abbott. “Texas has one of the best workforce within the nation and we’ve constructed an financial atmosphere that permits corporations like Tesla to innovate and succeed.”
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