Tesla is preparing to unveil a new $3.5 billion advanced manufacturing facility in Nevada where it will build semi trucks. The new plant will be unveiled at an event in Giga Nevada on Tuesday with state officials, including Gov. Joe Lombardo.
Tesla originally planned to build the semi truck at its newest US plant, Giga Texas. Those plans changed slightly, and Tesla switched to building the Semi at a new manufacturing facility just minutes from Giga Nevada. Tesla has never confirmed it, but it was presumed that it was sticking with the original plan, eventually moving production to Gigahe Texas.
Those plans have changed again, and it looks like Tesla will keep semi production in Nevada.
In his 2023 State of the Union address Monday night, Nevada Gov. It revealed that it plans to announce a manufacturing facility. be built. (time: @HinrichsZane)
“…I look forward to joining Elon Musk and the Tesla team tomorrow as we announce plans to build a new $3.5 billion advanced manufacturing facility in northern Nevada for Tesla’s all-electric semi trucks. We are doing it,” said Lombardo. (Via Nevada Independent)
Lombardo’s address doesn’t include details about where the new plant will be located, when construction will begin, or when it’s expected to be completed. Hopefully this information will be revealed during tomorrow’s event. It is unknown at this time if the event will be live streamed.
Tesla has been able to keep the project a secret so far as there have been no leaks, from its location to the fact that it’s being considered. There have been many rumors that he was doing a
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