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Submitted by Webmaster on Sat, 05/22/2010 - 15:30
I read this in a newspaper article this weekend.
Tesla teaming with Toyota to build electric cars in Fremont (California).
This is what the article says
" Palo Alto- In a stunning announcement, Tesla Motors on Thursday said it will team up with Toyota Motor Corp. to build electric cars at the shuttered NUMMI auto factory in Fremont and plans to hire more than 1,000 workers for the venture. Vehicle production is set to begin in 2012.
The decision is a reversal of fortune for Fremont, which only weeks ago lost 4,700 jobs when Toyota halted production of cars and trucks at the only vehicle plant in California. "We will be purchasing the NUMMI plant and making the Model S and other cars there" Elon Musk Tesla's chief executive officer. Musk was joined by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Toyota CEO Aldo Toyoda at Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto.
"What we are witnessing today is a historic example of California's transition to a cleaner, greener and more prosperous future," the governor.
pick up a newspaper article if you want to read the rest.