Tesla’s International Engineering HQ in Palo Alto — Opening Celebration Highlights (Pics, Movies, Quotes)


Tesla’s Elon Musk has addressed the opening ceremony of the corporate’s International Engineering Headquarters in Palo Alto, California. The electrical automaker livestreamed this brief keynote by Elon Musk on Twitter and YouTube concurrently.

Tesla has acquired and restored the HP Storage in Palo Alto, California, for the corporate’s new International Engineering HQ area. That is truly the birthplace of Silicon Valley, with a historic significance within the rise of Palo Alto because the #1 technology-leading place on this planet.

“We’re inheriting an unbelievable legacy right here, It’s a pleasant kind of poetic transition, from HP to Tesla,” Elon Musk mentioned throughout his presentation. “We clearly intend to maintain carrying that torch ahead,” he added.

In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020, Tesla CEO Elon Musk determined to maneuver his residence from Los Angeles, California, to Austin, Texas. He took this transfer to deal with the event of the Cybertruck and the Tesla Mannequin Y manufacturing ramp at Giga Texas, and to proceed spearheading SpaceX’s Starship program.

Afterward in 2021, as a consequence of a number of causes and friction with the federal government of California on the Fremont manufacturing facility closures, the principle HQ of Tesla was additionally moved to Austin, Texas.

Because the begin of Tesla in 2003, although, California has been the bottom for the automaker’s engineering and R&D. Maybe, retaining this in view, Tesla and Musk determined to maintain the core engineering improvement in California.

Places of Tesla amenities marked on California’s map (left) and the vary of merchandise developed and manufactured within the state (proper). Picture courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

“We focus on making the inconceivable merely late,” Elon Musk mentioned through the presentation of the brand new Tesla Engineering HQ in Palo Alto, California, on twenty second February 2023 (video under).

As we will witness within the above slide taken from Elon Musk’s presentation, Tesla has summarized its operations within the state of California. In its Megafactory in Lathrop, Tesla is making Megapack stationary storage methods, and the Fremont manufacturing facility has the best output of vehicles (of any kind) in North America. Whereas Tesla Autopilot, chip improvement, robotic design & improvement, and new automobile design are going to happen on the Tesla Engineering HQ in Palo Alto, CA.

Graph: From beneath 10K Tesla staff in California in 2014 to round 48K in 2023. Credit score: Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

In response to Elon Musk, Tesla already employs round 48,000 individuals in California. So, with the brand new engineering HQ, Tesla goes to open extra employment alternatives within the state.

Throughout his handle and dwell stream, Elon Musk didn’t neglect to say that Tesla Mannequin Y and Mannequin 3 vehicles had been the bestsellers in California in 2022, and never only for electrical automobiles, however general as nicely.

Tesla additionally introduced a number of pre-production items of the Cybertruck to the opening get together of the International Engineering HQ. In response to some attendees, there have been two Cybertruck close-to-production prototypes current on the occasion, one exterior the HQ and the opposite inside the place the presentation was going down.

Musk additionally introduced that this 12 months’s Investor Day will happen on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Importantly, the International Engineering HQ get together was principally a recruitment occasion to draw new expertise aiming to work on world-changing merchandise and concepts.

Tesla Cybertruck close-to-production prototype current on the Tesla International Engineering HQ opening occasion in Palo Alto, California on twenty second February 2023. Credit score: Tesla East Bay Fremont, through Tesla Oracle.

Initially printed on Tesla Oracle. By @IqtidarAlii.


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