By Stiffing Tesla, Texas Legislators Prove That They Don’t Really Value Freedom

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 22:47:35 +0000

The Texas legislative session is coming to an end, and a bill that would have allowed Tesla (and other EV manufacturers) to directly sell vehicles in the state died in committee. This means that Tesla will be in the absurd position of having to ship made-in-Texas vehicles out of the state and then ship them […]

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Texas Bill SB 2718 Will Punish Tesla & EV Owners Unfairly In The Name Of “Fairness”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 17:56:27 +0000

Proposed Texas Senate Bill 1728 (SB 1728) will make Tesla and EV owners pay an additional $200 EV tax if passed. The claim is that EV owners need to “pay their fair share” and “make up for” fuel taxes they don’t pay that support the state’s road and transportation infrastructure. Now, this may sound reasonable […]

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Tesla Is Hiring For A Prototype Vehicle Test Operator In Texas

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 01:53:03 +0000

Tesla is hiring a “Prototype Vehicle Test Operator” in Austin, Texas. This is a full-time position that will require the employee to help collect data on Tesla Autopilot by driving Teslas on Autopilot in specific places or “scenarios.” Tesla noted that the role “could require flexibility of driving to domestic destinations for the collection of […]

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Tesla Plans A New $2.5 Million Austin Showroom

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 05:15:21 +0000

Tesla has filed with the State of Texas for a $2.5 million project that will transform 500 E. St. Elmo Road into an almost 30,000 square-foot showroom

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Race Of The Tesla Gigafactories: Giga Austin 24/7 With 3 Shifts May “Exceed Giga Berlin’s Speed”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 08:29:50 +0000

Tesla’s newest gigafactory, Giga Texas, is growing at a rapid speed, and construction workers are now operating 24/7 with three shifts

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Tesla Seeks Approval To Produce Battery Cells In Texas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2020 20:59:38 +0000

Tesla Giga Texas is barely under construction and there are already permit applications filed to install battery manufacturing equipment in the factory

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Tesla’s Texas Takeover Will Impact Oil-Dependent Houston

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:47:23 +0000

In a new article by the Houston Chronicle, the author penned his thoughts on how Tesla’s “Texas takeover” would impact oil-dependent Houston

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How Tesla Will Help Texas & How Texas Will Help Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:57:08 +0000

During the Tesla earnings call yesterday, Elon Musk made the announcement that Tesla has chosen Austin for its next gigafactory, or perhaps terafactory. Giga Austin/Giga Texas will create the Cybertruck, Semi, Model 3, and Model

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Travis County Approves Tesla Gigafactory Incentive Package

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 01:52:28 +0000

The Travis County Commission has approved the incentive package for “Tesla Giga Texas” or “Tesla Giga Austin” that was seemingly all that was really needed to clinch the deal and get Tesla started on a gigafactory on its lands

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Tesla Is Negotiating “Possible Incentives” For Texas Factory

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:49:29 +0000

A new report says that Tesla is negotiating “possible incentives” with Travis County, Texas, in hopes of bringing a new factory to the area. It could be Gigafactory 5 or even Terafactory

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