Elon Musk moves to Texas, likens California to an overconfident sports team

Texas also offers a lower cost of living and no state income tax, both of which may appeal to Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced on Tuesday he had left California after a heated squabble earlier this year with local authorities, who ordered one of his auto factories closed to stop the spread of Covid-19.

"Yes, I have moved to Texas," he told a conference organized by The Wall Street Journal.

Musk justified the move by saying he needed to be closer to two of his biggest projects: the development of rockets by his company SpaceX in the southern part of the state, and construction of a Tesla automobile plant near state capital Austin.

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First Published: Dec 09 2020 | 8:01 AM IST

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