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Elon Musk Says Tesla Needs 10,000 Employees In Texas Through 2022

TMC Staff

May 19, 2017
Apparently, Tesla isn’t just hiring for battery production, and it’s starting a student worker program.

Just yesterday, we reported that Tesla has started posting battery-related jobs for its upcoming Giga Austin location. In order to have enough cells to begin large-scale production of the Model Y, and move on to the Cybertruck and Semi, Tesla needs to ramp up in-house battery production in a major way. However, Tesla’s not only hiring folks with battery experience.

Not long after our article was published, CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to emphasize that Tesla will need some 10,000 employees at its Texas Gigafactory through 2022. Musk just moved from California to Texas, and he’s...

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Austin is literally an overflow area for the SF Bay Area. But what I'm hearing is that the Austin housing market is turning into the same madhouse we have here, with dozens of offers over asking price on every house. Even Elon Musk called Austin a "mini California" in his last interview.