In May of this year, it was announced that the automotive company Tesla was ruling out Mexico as a location to build its next assembly plant.
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He The Secretary for Economic Development of Jalisco, Ernesto Sánchez I would comment too reform of what T.esla there were decided not to build a plant in this state because of the energy policy controversy in Mexico a A source familiar with the matter reached out to the media Xataca Mexico to deny this position.
According to the source familiar with the medium “Tesla’s decision to choose Austin, TX as the location for the next factory was not at all related to any policy or situation in Mexico.”
There’s still a chance the electric vehicle maker spoke to them at some point Jalisco About the construction of the facility there is apparently Corporate-government relationship as chargers for the brand’s automobiles were recently installed on siteAccording to what was mentioned from the source: “If there was a conversation, there was never a deep approach because there was no conversation with the federal government.”
Enrique Alfaro, Governor of Jalisco, announced on his Twitter account that “though Tesla intended to install an entire facility in Jalisco that would create thousands of jobs. The federal policy for clean energy made this impossible. But their eyes are still on our state and yesterday they inaugurated the first fast charging station in Tepatitlán. “
“”Tesla has already Charging stations in the AMG, but it can charge your electric cars 20 or 40 minutes and its location in Tepa allows a connection to Guanajuato and Aguascalientes, as It is now possible to do this from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta and the CDMX, ”he added in his release.
At least officially, there is no in-depth knowledge on the subject yet, but it is possible that the electric vehicle company and Jalisco will have discussions on the subject.