Mr. Musk would no doubt like to keep the plant in California, which would significantly reduce the costs of transporting the batteries to Tesla's manufacturing site in Fremont. But the question is how high a price Mr. Brown is willing to pay Tesla for the factory, and whether the subsidies would outweigh California's "lots of little burdens and regulations and taxes," to appropriate the governor's off-the-cuff remarks last week.
Mr. Brown also slipped that "smart people figure out how to make it" in California. What he meant was that they figure out how to milk it.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
'How to Make It' in California
To be honest, all of this just reveals how generally horrible things are in the USA. A battery plant? **A** - as in **ONE** battery plant?