Tesla: $5 Billion Gigafactory To Have Largest Footprint Of Any BuildingIn heat and dust, huge machinery and around 1,000 workers are racing to build the factory that Tesla says will be by far the biggest maker of lithium-ion batteries in the world, and a huge gamble for Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Hundreds Of Construction Workers At Tesla's Gigafactory Walk Off The JobHundreds of union construction workers walked off the job at Tesla Motors' battery manufacturing plant in northern Nevada on Monday to protest what union organizers say is the increased hiring of out-of-state workers for less pay.
Job Creation At Tesla Gigafactory Slower Than First ProjectedElectric carmaker Tesla's northern Nevada battery plant is creating jobs more slowly than first projected, although state officials say it's still making satisfactory progress.
Ex-Railroad Town Near Reno Anticipates Boom With Tesla PlantNot since the Southern Pacific railroad rolled into this sleepy high desert town in Nevada more than a century ago has there been such excitement -- Tesla Motors and other technology companies are coming.
Billionaire Elon Musk Defends Billions In Government Subsidies Benefiting His CompaniesBillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk defended his business practices following an LA Times report that his three companies have taken billions in government subsidies, saying “the article makes it seem as though my company is getting some huge check, which is fundamentally false.”
Tesla Eyes Texas For Direct Online Sales But Needs Looser LawProposals to allow direct car sales in Texas stalled during the 2013 legislative session, but Palo Alto-based Tesla appears poised to revive the issue by offering future investment projects.
Nevada Lawmakers Unanimously Approve $1.3 Billion In Tax Breaks For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval was preparing to quickly sign it into law.
Nevada Kick-Starts Special Session Over $1.3 Billion In Incentives For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ Opposition emerged Wednesday as Nevada lawmakers began negotiating over whether to approve a complex package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives for Tesla Motors in a special session ordered by Gov. Brian Sandoval to seal the deal to bring the electric car-maker's $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Nevada Offers Tesla Up To $1.3B In Incentives For ‘Gigafactory’ Battery PlantNevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Tesla Motors will build a massive battery factory in the state as long as legislators approve tax breaks and other incentives worth up to $1.3 billion over 20 years.
Tesla Motors Picks Nevada As Site For $5 Billion Electric Car Battery 'Gigafactory'Tesla Motors has selected Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
Budget Watchdogs Urge California To Show Restraint As Tesla Gigafactory Competition Heats UpEarlier this week, budget watchdogs wrote an open letter warning five states, including California, not to offer too many incentives to Tesla.
Coachella Valley Emerges As Possible Location For Tesla Motors Battery ‘Gigafactory’Known for its annual music festival, the Coachella Valley in Southern California has emerged as a potential location for Tesla Motors to build its widely anticipated battery factory.