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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Armin Laschet, CDU Federal Chairman and Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, talk during a tour of the plant of the future foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory on August 13, 2021 in Grünheide near Berlin, Germany. The US company plans to build around 500,000 of the compact Model 3 and Model Y series here every year. (Photo by Patrick Pleul - Pool/Getty Images)

Elon Musk speaks at Berlin Tesla factory site

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the first vehicles from the automaker’s new factory in Germany should roll out next month. The billionaire CEO welcomed guests to the fairground in Berlin on Saturday to announce the forthcoming Giga Factory. 

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 08: California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at Kingston 11 Cuisine on October 08, 2021 in Oakland, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a COVID-19 recovery package, Senate Bill 314, that will allow restaurants and bars to keep parklets and give them a one-year grace period to apply for permanent expansion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Newsom says Calif. helped create Tesla

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) recently claimed the state helped Tesla CEO Elon Musk grow Tesla into what it is today. During a press conference on Friday, Newsom called Musk one of the world’s greatest innovators and entrepreneurs, adding state tax subsidies helped his company get to where it is.