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Tesla Moves Headquarters to Texas After Musk-California Feud (2)

Oct. 8, 2021, 4:54 PM

Tesla Inc. will move its headquarters to Austin, Texas, following through on a threat Elon Musk made last year when tensions between the billionaire and California boiled over months into the pandemic.

The chief executive officer announced the plan Thursday during Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting at the company’s new factory in Austin. The dearth of affordable housing and long commute times are among factors limiting how much the company can expand in the San Francisco Bay area it’s called home for 18 years, he said.

Musk didn’t bring up his clash with local health officials who temporarily blocked his efforts ...

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