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The Del Valle ISD school board approved an economic incentives agreement with Tesla, which has proposed to build a $1.1 billion Gigafactory in Southeast Travis County, at a meeting on July 9.

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Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe said that the Commissioners Court will vote on its much-discussed tax incentive deal to bring the next Tesla "Gigafactory" to Austin at their meeting next Tuesday.

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Austin may be at the front of the pack to land the next Tesla "Gigafactory," but CEO Elon Musk just demonstrated that the competition is far from over.

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Rocking the Twitterverse on the Fourth of July was Kanye West, who announced that he would be running for president in 2020. Just minutes after tweeting the announcement, potential future Austin resident Elon Musk tweeted his support for West.

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Texas is the home of the pickup truck—roughly one in five sold in the U.S. is bought here. But the next model to be made here may be one unlike any seen before.

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Travis County commissioners delayed a vote on a multimillion-dollar economic incentives deal with Tesla and gave no indication on when a decision may occur.

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Tesla's proposed deal to bring a new "Gigafactory" to Austin was quickly followed by rumors that the company might move its headquarters here too—and along with it, CEO Elon Musk and his family. But the agreements haven't been signed, and as far as anyone knows, Tulsa is still on the table.

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The Model Y is one of two Tesla vehicles that would be produced in the proposed Austin factory.

Travis County is at the top of Tesla's list of possible locations for a new "Gigafactory," a representative for the electric carmaker told Travis County commissioners yesterday—it also wants a 20-year break on property taxes.

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