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Tesla's move to Texas from California is officially complete

Construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory in Austin, Texas in October 2021.Mike Blake/Reuters Tesla is now officially a Texas company, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday. The move is part of CEO Elon Musk's ongoing breakup with the Golden State. Musk stands to save an estimated $2.5 billion in moving his life and business to Austin. It's official: Tesla is now a Texas company.The electric automaker announced the move on Wednesday in a filing with the US Securities Exchange Co...
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Tesla is pouring in more than $1 billion into its new Gigafactory in Texas, Elon Musk's new home base

Construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory in Austin, Texas.Mike Blake/Reuters Construction for Tesla's new factory in Austin, Texas, began in the summer of last year. Filings with Texas authorities showed the electric vehicle company will spend over $1 billion on the project. The project is expected to create 10,000 jobs. Tesla is pouring in more than $1 billion into its new Gigafactory in Texas that is expected to be completed by the end of this year.Construction filings with the Texas ...
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Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in 2 days, but he's still the world's richest person. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO makes and spends his $288 billion fortune.

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in just two days, but he's still the richest person in the world. A notorious workaholic, Musk doesn't spend his money on lavish vacations or expensive hobbies. Here's how Musk makes and spends his $288 billion fortune. Decades before becoming a father of six and amassing an $288 billion fortune, Musk taught himself to code as a child growing up in South Africa. By the time he was 12, he sold ...
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Elon Musk wants to sell Tesla 'Giga Beer' in a Cybertruck-inspired bottle

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals "Giga Beer" in a cyber-truck inspired bottle at the Giga Fest in Germany. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk announced Tesla's plan to sell beer in a Cybertruck-inspired bottle last week. His previous booze venture was $250 tequila in a lightning-bolt bottle that sold out in hours. Tesla officially owns the trademarks for both "Giga Beer" and "Giga Bier," the German translation. Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to expand his booze business ...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Germany, Berlin, Trends, Tesla, Beer, Retail, Musk, Tequila, Gigafactory, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Tech Insider, Patrick Pleul


Elon Musk says Tesla's German Gigafactory should start producing electric cars by the end of the year - almost 6 months later than first planned

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk said Tesla's German Gigafactory should start production in November or December. The factory was initially due to open July 1, but was delayed, partly over environmental concerns. Tesla plans to make up to 10,000 Model Y vehicles per week there by the end of 2022, Musk said, per Bloomberg. Elon Musk said on Saturday that Tesla's upcoming Gigafactory in Germany should begin producing electric vehicles by ...
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Tesla offers a peek inside its shiny new Giga Berlin factory

Tesla has offered a peek inside its shiny new Giga Berlin factory that should soon be producing Model Y vehicles for European customers.
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Elon Musk says Tesla is worried about a potential labor shortage at its Berlin Gigafactory

A "Tesla Road" street sign outside the company's new Gigafactory. Elon Musk has raised concerns about possible staffing issues. Michael Sohn/AP Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he was "worried" about staffing in Berlin, Reuters reported. "We're a bit worried we won't be able to find enough people," Musk said on Saturday. Concerns about staffing at the site have been brewing since the factory was announced in 2019. Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Saturday raised concerns about staffing at ...
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Housing prices are booming in the area surrounding Tesla's planned Gigafactory in Austin, Texas

Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits the Gigafactory Berlin construction site on May 17, 2021. Christophe Gateau/Getty Images Housing prices near Tesla's new Austin-based Gigafactory are surging. Home prices in the county where the factory will be built were up 53.7% compared to last year. CEO Elon Musk officially announced Tesla's HQ move to Texas on Thursday after much speculation. Housing prices surrounding Tesla's new Austin-based Gigafactory are increasing as Tesla also prepares to...
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Tesla has transformed its Berlin Gigafactory into a festival site with rave music, a Ferris wheel, and food stalls for 9,000 visitors

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Tesla has turned its Gigafactory in Berlin into a festival site for its "Giga-Fest" county fair. Videos on Twitter show the festival set up with rave music, a Ferris wheel, and arcade stalls. Giga-Fest starts at 10 a.m. and DJs "will keep the party going" after 7 p.m., per Tesla's site. Tesla has turned its Gigafactory in Berlin into a festival site for a county fair called "Giga-Fest," which is taking place on Saturday, Reuters first report...
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Tesla Officially Moving to Texas, Elon Musk Confirms Austin HQ

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has officially announced that his company would be moving house this week. Currently nestled upon the bosom of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, CA, the automaker has expressed its intent to establish a new base of operations in Austin, TX. While this situation has been a long time coming, it’s not […] The post Tesla Officially Moving to Texas, Elon Musk Confirms Austin HQ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Elon Musk said Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory now makes more cars than its Fremont, California, plant

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the ceremony of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, East China in 2019. Xinhua/ via Getty Images Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory now makes more cars than its Fremont factory, Elon Musk said Thursday. Tesla has had a rocky year in China. The company is currently in the process of building factories in Germany and Texas. Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory is now producing more cars than its factory in Fremont, California, CEO Elon Musk said during the company&#...
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Tesla wants an exemption from COVID-19 rules so it can host a 9,000-person county fair at its Berlin Gigafactory

Tesla CEO Elon Musk first announced plans for the event in August. Hannibal Hanschke Pool / Getty Images Tesla asked for a COVID-19 rules waiver so it could host 9,000 people at an event, per Reuters. The "Giga-Fest" is set to include factory tours, Model Y rides, and an appearance from Musk himself. The event is scheduled for October 9 at Tesla's upcoming Gigafactory in Berlin. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla has asked for an exemption to COVID-19 rules so it ca...
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Elon Musk invites residents and members of the public to take a tour of Tesla's new Gigafactory in Germany

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Gigafactory will open for a tour in October. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Elon Musk said Tesla's new factory in Germany will be open for a tour in October. The tour will prioritize residents but the general public will also be invited, he said. During his visit to the site this week, he said car production should kick off there in October. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk on Friday invited residents and the general public to a tour of Tesla...
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Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China

This year has already seen price increases across the board, thanks largely to the supply crisis created in the wake of our response to the pandemic. As it turns out, shutting down the global economy wasn’t ideal for maintaining business as usual and nobody in charge seems all that interested in returning things to normal. […] The post Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Redwood Materials raises $700M to expand its battery recycling operation

Redwood Materials CEO JB Straubel shared his aspirations last year to turn the startup he co-founded in 2017 into one of the world’s major battery recycling companies. Now, the former Tesla co-founder and CTO has the money to accelerate those plans. Redwood Materials said Wednesday it raised $700 million from high-profile institutional investors and venture firms, providing the capital needed to expand its existing operations well beyond its Carson City, Nevada, home base to locations throughout...
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Tesla’s German Factory Needs Help From Shanghai

Despite achieving a miraculous global expansion in a period where established industrial conglomerates and regulatory hurdles make it nearly impossible for new automakers to persist, Tesla’s German facility is running behind schedule. Production at the Gruenheide plant (aka Giga Berlin or Gigafactory 4) was originally planned to commence this month, with deliveries kicking off shortly thereafter. […] The post Tesla’s German Factory Needs Help From Shanghai appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The Station: Waymo nabs more capital, Cruise taps a $5B credit line and hints about Argo’s future

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. A few Extra Crunch items highlight before we jump into things. This week, we published an interview with Refraction AI co-founder and CTO Matthew Johnson-Roberson as part of an ongo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, UK, Microsoft, Australia, California, Washington, China, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Cruise


Daily Crunch: The Nubank EC-1

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. It’s Daily Crunch time for Monday, June 14. I will be standing in for Alexander Wilhelm while he’s off enjoying his time away from the news cycle — if I don’t have to report for jury duty. Big news today! We launched the Nubank EC-1, an extensive look into one of the biggest startups in the world. More on this down below. And have you heard that TechCrunch recently...
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Redwood Materials is setting up shop near the Tesla Gigafactory as part of broader expansion

Redwood Materials, the battery recycling startup founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has purchased 100 acres of land near the Gigafactory that Panasonic operates with Tesla in Sparks, Nevada as part of an expansion plan that aligns with the Biden Administration’s drive to increase adoption of electric vehicles and boost domestic battery recycling and supply chain efforts. The company said Monday that its existing 150,000-square-foot facility in Carson City, Nevada will also nearly triple in...
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Stop Copying Me: Is Elon Musk the New Steve Jobs?

The level of influence Elon Musk has is truly staggering, though not entirely without precedent. Steve Jobs was similarly famous and his whimsical marketing style ended up being so effective that you would see doppelgangers embracing his tactic of selling people an experience, rather than focusing wholly on the product. Minus the black turtleneck, some might […] The post Stop Copying Me: Is Elon Musk the New Steve Jobs? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Far-left activists claim responsibility for Tesla factory site fire in Germany

Investigators examining letter from group claiming to be behind fire at Grünheide ‘Gigafactory’ siteGerman police are investigating whether a fire that broke out overnight at the construction site of Tesla’s first European Gigafactory had a political motive, after far-left activists claimed responsibility.The fire at the site in Grünheide in the eastern state of Brandenburg early on Wednesday morning damaged several power cables, said a spokesperson for the LKA state criminal investigation offic...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Google cofounder Sergey Brin has been building a secretive airship company called LTA for over four years. The airship will be climate-friendly and deliver humanitarian aid worldwide. Here's what we know so far.2. NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter was scheduled to attempt to fly again following a series of delays. Ingenuity was due to take off at...
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Tesla used wild horses to lure candidates out to its Nevada factory, but animal advocates say its presence there actually harms the animals

Wild mustangs run unwittingly into hidden corrals/Bureau of Land Management traps during a gather east of Fallon, Nev. Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Tesla is touting wild horses as a perk of working at its Gigafactory in Nevada. But Tesla's presence, along with increased development in the area, may be harming the horses and their habitat. There are nearly 50,000 wild horses in the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk's push to o...
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Beyond Meat opens its first production plant in China

About a year after Beyond Meat debuted in China on Starbucks’s menu, the Californian plant-based protein company opened a production facility near Shanghai to tap the country’s supply chain resources and potentially reduce the carbon footprint of its products. Situated in Jiaxing, a city 85 km from Shanghai, the plant is Beyond Meat’s first end-to-end manufacturing facility outside the U.S., the Nasdaq-listed company said in an announcement on Wednesday. Over the past year, competition became st...
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Tesla is on a collision course with Germany's biggest union and neither side is likely to back down

Tesla's Berlin Gigafactory will be the cornerstone of its European strategy. Odd Andersen/AFP via Getty Images Tesla is building a giant plant in Germany, but it hasn't yet made nice with the mighty auto union there. IG Metall will likely make life difficult for Tesla, which hasn't agreed to the industry's collective wage agreements. A battle with the union could threaten Tesla's ambitious plans for the European market. See more stories on Insider's business page....
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Reddit traders are pouncing on VW shares as the automaker closes its EV gap with Tesla

Analysts said Volkswagen would provide serious competition to Tesla. Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Investors are keen to acquire Volkswagen stocks after a new plan renewed interest in the company. Volkswagen announced its intention to rival Tesla and hugely expand its provision of electric cars. Social media stock trading sites are increasingly eyeing up Volkswagen stocks, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. In January and February, ...
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Tesla is looking to fill top positions at its factory in Germany, and some pay up to $360,000 salaries

Half of Tesla's job advertisements are from last year. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images Tesla is struggling to fill positions at Grünheide-based Gigafactory, Handelsblatt reported. Even positions working closely with Elon Musk haven't been filled due to requiring experience. Tesla is also a newcomer to the job market and so is relatively unknown on the German circuit. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the construction of Tesla's German Gigafactory continues...
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Teutonic Tesla: Volkswagen Now Building ‘Gigafactories’

As much as we’ve criticized American luxury brands for emulating the Germans, we’ve failed to do the same for Volkswagen Group’s pathetic attempts at copying Tesla. That changes with Monday’s announcement that VW will assemble six “gigafactories” in Europe by 2030. Shared on “Power Day” — the company’s bastardized version of Tesla’s Battery Day — the plan […] The post Teutonic Tesla: Volkswagen Now Building ‘Gigafactories’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Tesla’s Gambit: Secretive Battery Project Launched in Texas

When it comes to automakers jumping into electrification, nobody does it like Tesla. Its complete reliance on the success of battery-electric vehicles has encouraged it to make the kind of big moves that cause trepidation in traditional manufacturers. While other companies were debating how many EVs they should target years down the road, Tesla was […] The post Tesla’s Gambit: Secretive Battery Project Launched in Texas appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Tesla Created a Platform for Tesla Stans to 'Take Meaningful Action' on Behalf of the Company

Tesla is looking to harness the power of its stans to help it advance its goals. In recent days, it launched Tesla Engage, a social platform that brings together its public policy team and its Tesla’s Owners Clubs. Read more...
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