As the demand for electric vehicles in the market is gradually increasing, Tesla is ramping up its supply solutions by opening large-scale manufacturing plants for its vehicle lines. Now, the company recently confirmed that it will open yet another 5 million square foot Tesla factory in Austin, Texas.
The announcement was made by CEO Elon Musk at a recent second-quarter meeting. Prior to the final decision, there was much discussion about places like Oklahoma, Tulsa, and some other cities. However, a $ 65 million tax exemption deal by Travis County and a district school prompted Musk to choose Austin as the final destination.
Now we’re speaking about the place, Tesla major feeling very excited about it and he said “it is right near Austin, five minutes from the Austin International Airport and about 15 minutes
Currently, the proposed land has a concrete plant and sits on the southeast quarter of the airport. Soon there will be a huge Tesla manufacturing plant which will be the upcoming Tesla Cybertak, Semi truck, popular Tesla Model 3 and even Model Y. Will also produce According to the company, the factory will have jobs for about 5000 people. Various low-skill tasks and Tesla have promised to offer an initial hourly wage of $ 15 per employee.
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Now, before the decision was made, there were a lot of controversies, as is usually the case with Tesla and Musk. Prior to the final decision, many citizens remind the county commissioner of cases involving labor safety, labor relations unionism, and environmental impact, along with Tesla’s other factories.
However, Kasturi was able to acquire the land and also got permission to build a manufacturing plant. The CEO is also pleased to announce that after the plant is completed, the area will remain open to the public for various recreational opportunities, as it is an “ecological paradise”, according to Alon.