Tuesday, 01 June 2021 10:59

Texans Aren't Allowed to Buy Texas-Built Teslas

Written by Fabienne Lang, Interesting Engineering
Texans Aren't Allowed to Buy Texas-Built Teslas roschetzkylstockPhoto/iStock


..."Tesla sure would appreciate changing the law, so that this is not required!"---"this" referring to shipping Texas-built Teslas out of state before sending them back in. 


The bill in question, HB 4379, was put forward after Tesla announced Austin was going to be the home of its next gigafactory, but it stalled during these recent legislature meetings. 


So it looks like Tesla will have to stick to its Texas loophole antics for at least the next two years.


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