The founder and head of Tesla, Elon Musk, said on his Twitter on March 2 that he was creating a new city in the state of Texas.
“Building the city of Starbase, Texas,” says the inventor’s message.
According to Bloomberg, we are talking about renaming the area in Texas, which includes the settlement of Boca Chica, where the SpaceX cosmodrome is located and the Starship SN8 long-range rocket is being tested.
At the same time, last week, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino, who, according to local law, must approve the renaming, said that a request from the company has not yet been received, and there has been no discussion of the alleged names.
Earlier it was reported that Tesla’s Fremont plant was partially closed for several days. The truth has not yet been specified, completely or only some production lines. He claims his sources say some of the Model 3’s working lines were sent home for two weeks. The reasons are not named, but perhaps it could be related to the suppliers of spare parts. His source suggested that it is most likely a chip supplier, possibly Samsung.