Tesla confirms its subsequent Gigafactory shall be in Mexico

unfinished Tesla model Y vehicles on factory assembly line platforms, no bumpers or headlights attached yet.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduced on Wednesday that the corporate will construct its subsequent Gigafactory in Mexico. The information got here through the stay Q and A periods after Tesla’s Investor Day occasion, the place it has introduced its Grasp Plan half three.

Through the occasion, Musk revealed that the ability shall be constructed within the Mexican state of Nuevo León, which shares a small border with Texas — dwelling of Tesla’s Austin Gigafactory. Yesterday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed the venture shall be constructed within the metropolis of Monterrey, which is about 387 miles away from Tesla’s headquarters in Austin.

The announcement confirms earlier reporting that Tesla was planning its sixth Gigafactory in Mexico. Musk had reportedly toured three Mexican states…

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