Tesla picks Austin for $1 billion auto factory

Austin American-Statesman| July 22, 2020 | Shonda Novak and Bob Sechler

“In one of the largest economic development projects in Austin’s history, electric automaker Tesla says it will build a $1.1 billion assembly plant in Travis County that will employ 5,000 people…Tesla officials previously have said they intend to break ground on the factory by the third quarter of this year, although CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday that initial work at the site actually began last weekend.”

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