Tesla Gigafactory Mexico continues to be occurring, assured the Nuevo León authorities. The native authorities vowed to offer funding for Tesla’s Giga Mexico development after Tesla executives confirmed some uncertainties about its plans within the nation.
On Thursday, October 19, Mexico’s Nuevo León introduced it will spend over $130 million on infrastructure to assist Tesla’s Giga Mexico development, reported Reuters. Mayor Jesus Nava of Santa Catrina said that native officers are bettering infrastructure within the space to arrange for Tesla’s Giga Mexico.
“On the state and municipal stage, we’re shifting forward with research for the infrastructure requested by Tesla, which is able to quantity to greater than 2.5 billion pesos ($136.46 million) supplied by the state,” Mayor Nava stated. “We hope within the first half of 2024 to have the beginning of Tesla’s development.”
In the course of the newest earnings name, Elon Musk talked just a little about Tesla’s plans for Giga Mexico.
“And in Mexico, we’re laying the groundwork to start development and doing all of the lengthy lead objects, however I feel we need to simply get a way for the worldwide economic system is like earlier than we go full tilt on the Mexico manufacturing unit. I’m anxious concerning the high-interest charge atmosphere that we’re in,” he stated.
Gigafactory Mexico can be designed to provide Tesla’s next-generation automobiles, particularly the $25,000 automobile and robotaxi. Tesla is assured it can construct a manufacturing unit in Mexico however appears unsure about when the following gigafactory can be constructed.
“No, we’re positively making the manufacturing unit in Mexico. We really feel superb about that. We put lots of effort into taking a look at totally different places, and we really feel superb about that location, and we’re going to construct a manufacturing unit there. And it’s going to be nice.
“The query is admittedly simply considered one of timing. And there’s going to be a damaged file on the curiosity entrance. It’s simply the rates of interest have to come back down. Like if rates of interest maintain rising, you simply basically cut back affordability,” Musk clarified.
Tesla is pondering of beginning manufacturing for the primary next-gen car in the US and shifting it to Mexico when the time is true. Tesla would produce the next-gen car at Giga Texas, which nonetheless has acres of free land.