Report: Tesla receives $10 million from California to build Model X

Tesla Motors has received a $10 million grant from California to purchase assembly equipment and hire 500 workers to build its new Model X electric SUV.

[slider id=117842]

Check out more news on the Tesla Model X.

Alison Roberts, a spokeswoman for the California Energy Commission, said that the agency awarded the funds to reimburse Tesla for machinery purchased to equip its Fremont, California. Tesla is putting down $50.2 million for the project and adding the jobs to qualify for the grant, she said.

“Development of Model X is under way and we’re scheduled to go into production in 2014,” Christina Ra, spokeswoman for Tesla said.

Currently there are more than 1,500 people working on the Tesla Model S production at the company’s Freemont plant.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoNews


1986 Honda ATC250R 250R Airbox Air Filter Intake Boot with Clamps  picture
1986 Honda ATC250R 250R Airbox Air Filter Intake Boot with Clamps
Vintage Peters & Russell Marine Fresh Water Pump 1/2 Intake And Exhaust, Working picture
Vintage Peters & Russell Marine Fresh Water Pump 1/2 Intake And Exhaust, Working
Mr. Gasket 800G Intake Gasket picture
Mr. Gasket 800G Intake Gasket
02 Arctic Cat 4X4 AWD 500 Air Intake Mud Guard NICE OEM T3 picture
02 Arctic Cat 4X4 AWD 500 Air Intake Mud Guard NICE OEM T3
1970 Honda CB 450 Intake Manifold NICE  CB450 VINTAGE T3 picture
1970 Honda CB 450 Intake Manifold NICE CB450 VINTAGE T3