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Giga Texas is now open! Elon Musk brings announcements, Teslas and fireworks to Cyber Rodeo

(Bob Daemmrich)

Driving onto stage Thursday night to the tune of a Dr. Dre song, CEO Elon Musk clad in a cowboy hat and Tesla belt buckle gave remarks on the automaker’s history, production plans and the new $1.1 billion Giga Texas site, declaring it “the most advanced car factory that earth has ever seen.”

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​Toll road from San Antonio to Austin turns to tech for safety

EO59 and highway operators partnered up to use satellites for roadway maintenance. (SH 130 Concession Company)

Satellite technology could make your next trip between Austin and San Antonio a little easier.

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Icy roads result in 12-car pileup, growing number of accidents

(Stock photo)

As a layer of ice sits on Austin Thursday morning, Austin-Travis County EMS reports there have been 45 traffic accidents since midnight as of almost 9 a.m.; 13 of the accidents have been rollover collisions.

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