If true, this would dwarf GF1:
Chinese firm makes insane $23 billion investment in production of 1 million EVs/yr and 500 GWh of batteries - Electrek
Probably a translation mistake with 50 instead of 500. That would still be huge.
He better get full unfettered sales of vehicles written into law before they build anything.
Austin has a significant technology base, so that might be a good spot to find quality workers. That is pure speculation since I don't know the mix of skills needed for a Gigafactory.He changed his twitter location to Austin, so he could be there (physically or virtually) negotiating such a change