By Bob Sechler and Kara Carlson

Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

Seemingly an Odd Couple, Tesla and Texas Becoming Tightly Intertwined

Elon Musk speaks at the SpaceX launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, in 2019

It seems like an unlikely marriage: Tesla, the world’s biggest electric automaker, moving its headquarters to Texas — where the oil and gas industry is etched in the state’s DNA and where, unless something changes, Tesla isn’t even allowed to sell its vehicles directly to customers.

By Bob Sechler and Kara Carlson | Austin American-Statesman
October 20, 2021