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Tesla Applicants Glowing In Respect For Company, + Little Bit Of New Info On Tesla Warehouse Expansion

Obviously, with plans to significantly ramp up production of its Model X and Model S this year, and then go into hyperspeed while ramping production of the Model 3, Tesla Motors needs to hire a lot more people. Based in California and Nevada, that means a lot of American jobs.

Tesla held yet another job fair this past weekend (in Newark, California — I know, I didn’t realize there was a Newark in California either). TeslaMondo dropped a short update on this, noting with enthusiasm that there was no need to bring in the cops this time.

Local media outlet KPIX 5 interviewed some of the job seekers, and a few quotes stood out to me and triggered me to write this short article. Check these beauties out:

  • “I like to try new things and be innovative and that’s why I don’t go into Ford or Honda because I don’t think that’s going to be the future. Tesla’s going to be the future.” — Angelo Gamez
  • “A new, great company. I feel like they are going to grow. They are the future.” — Alejandro de la Cruz.
  • “Making jobs for other people. That’s really what America is.” — Russel Vicente
  • “I would love to build a Tesla car. Who wouldn’t?” — Sheena Michael

Puts some great words to the Tesla employee satisfaction and enthusiasm for the mission that we’ve seen highlighted in a more aggregate way before.

One has to wonder, how many super fans does Tesla actually have?

Regarding the warehouse expansion, which we’ve already covered a little bit, the news outlet writes, “KPIX 5 learned that Tesla will be leasing more than a million square feet in two–possibly three–massive storage facilities in Livermore.”

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA], NIO [NIO], Xpeng [XPEV], Ford [F], ChargePoint [CHPT], Amazon [AMZN], Piedmont Lithium [PLL], Lithium Americas [LAC], Albemarle Corporation [ALB], Nouveau Monde Graphite [NMGRF], Talon Metals [TLOFF], Arclight Clean Transition Corp [ACTC], and Starbucks [SBUX]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.

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