My goodness I hope so.

I'm an ME major w/ maybe 1 to 1 1/2 years left in school. If I could score a job with Tesla and stay local for family reasons, that would be phenominal.…

Tesla Motors could bring 6,500 jobs to Lubbock.

Posted: Mar 06, 2014 12:35 PM CSTUpdated: Mar 06, 2014 12:35 PM CST

By Taylor Langston - bio | email


Tesla Motors is looking to open a $4-$5 billion dollar lithium iron battery plant in either New Mexico or Texas, and the landscape in Lubbock would make a perfect home.

Mayor Glen Robertson says the company is looking for a location that could utilize wind energy, so advances at the Reese Center here in Lubbock could put it higher on their list.

"We would certainly be interested in speaking with Tesla and have Lubbock be considered for this new location." Robertson said.

Robertson plans to meet with John Osborne with LEDA to talk about the option more next week.


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