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Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

August 2, 2014
By SCOTT SONNER , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SPARKS, Nev. - A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of the secretive site selection process for Tesla's $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork taking place is no guarantee the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming. Lance Gilman knows the bidding war with Texas, California, New Mexico and Arizona has just begun now that the electric-car maker has confirmed the first stage of preparation for a "gigafactory."

 
 

 

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