View Mobile Site
 

Ask the Expert

Signal Photos

 

Telsa Motors expanding in California

Posted: April 23, 2014 1:17 p.m.
Updated: April 23, 2014 1:17 p.m.

Tesla is expanding and has leased a 430,000-square-foot building formerly operated by DaimlerChrysler in the Bay area. Above, Teslae delivers cars to China.

 

LATHROP, Calif. (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.

The company has leased a 430,000-square-foot building in Lathrop, a community on Interstate 5 about 75 miles east of San Francisco. Tesla has not said what it plans to do with the space.

The building used to serve as a DaimlerChrysler parts distribution center, though it has sat vacant for several years.

Tesla currently has manufacturing space in the San Francisco Bay Area. It also plans to put up a massive battery factory, though California does not appear to be in the running for that.

The Sacramento Bee reports that the Lathrop facility is too small for the battery plant.

Comments

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

 
 

Powered By
Morris Technology
Please wait ...