Tesla CEO Elon Musk, together with California Governor Gavin Newsom, announced the California Engineering HQ in Palo Alto on Wednesday.
Tesla announced the California Engineering HQ in Palo Alto on Wednesday. The company's CEO Elon Musk and California Gov. Gavin Newsom met to tour Tesla's new engineering headquarters before making an official announcement, which was streamed live from the company's Twitter account.
California Engineering HQ—Remarks by Gov. Newsom/Elon Musk https://t.co/DMoY7TYK5O— Tesla (@Tesla) February 22, 2023
The new expansion will focus on hiring engineers specializing in research development and artificial intelligence as the company grows in this direction. Tesla has leased office space previously occupied by Hewlett-Packard. The expansion will open up many new positions within the company, helping to accelerate efforts to build full self-driving technology and robots.
During the announcement, the Governor emphasized that he was glad that Tesla was born in California and noted the achievements of the manufacturer, which have benefited not only the United States but the whole world. The state has also become an integral part of Tesla's success. The company's cars are the best-selling vehicles there. Tesla is also the largest employer in the state and is constantly expanding its operations. According to a January 2023 blog post of the company, as of 2022, Tesla had 47,000 employees in California.
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