The battle for Tesla’s second US-based vehicle plant got hot on Monday after Travis County, Texas approved a $ 14.7 million tax break for the electric car maker.
Reuters reports that the Del Valle school district in Austin, in addition to the $ 1
It is not clear whether Austin is the front runner for the new facility. Tulsa, Oklahoma, is reportedly a second finalist for the factory, which will primarily assemble it. This new facility is also covered for the east coast, according to CEO Elon Musk.
Financial details of a possible website in Oklahoma have not been revealed, which could indicate that Austin is the leading candidate. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the selection process. Tulsa has promised numerous small incentives, such as buying a fleet of. The area even painted his famous Golden Driller statue to woo the automaker.
According to the report, the new facility would create 5,000 new jobs and production could start later this year.