29 Apr '14, 10pm

Tesla making plans for Gigafactory in at least two states

What timing. I just asked for this article. This is weird, stunning news. I'm not too sure what they are thinking. They can't possibly want to build out both places to handle 100% capacity so maybe they plan on using a small % of each factory's capability. Putting enough wind, solar and machinery in both sites would be way too expensive and stupid. That can't be the idea behind this. Are they possibly going to use both facilities from the beginning? It seems like each gigafactory would be as lonely as the Fremont facility. They have to plan for (virtually) exponential growth so maybe lots of nearly empty factories is the smart way to go. Plus this gets at least one more state into the Tesla game which should help in Tesla's fight for a fair shot at selling cars the way they want to. I still want Tesla to reject Texas even if it means a little less profit. Tesla should have...

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