HEY TESLA!

Joplin is offering a $1 Billion package of incentives and savings.

CHOOSE JOPLIN for the premium site
  • 1,042 acre site in Joplin, MO
  • BNSF rail access
  • Near I-44 and I-49 corridor
  • 15 minutes from commercial air service (JLN)
CHOOSE JOPLIN for the juice
Electric Capacity:
  • 70 MW capacity to site will be available
  • Site sits next to a 600 MW generation facility
CHOOSE JOPLIN for the workforce
  • 20 mile radius population: 193,454
  • 30 mile radius population: 279,054
  • Ranked #13 Best Manufacturing City in America
CHOOSE JOPLIN, the home of battery technology
  • 150 battery engineers already in Joplin
  • Over 500 licensed engineers within 60 mile radius
  • Joplin battery technology has powered Apollo missions, ballistic missiles, and lunar landings.
CHOOSE JOPLIN, the trucking capital of America
Joplin gives Tesla front row access to its next market, with four of the largest trucking fleets in the nation within 60 miles:
  • CFI - 2,000 trucks
  • Prime - 7,700 trucks
  • JB Hunt - 12,000 trucks
  • Walmart HQ - 6,000 trucks

Joplin will save Tesla over $1 BILLION.

OUR OFFER

  • 1,042 acre site at 50% discount
  • 100% tax abatement for 12 years (EEZ to 2032)
  • Missouri Works Incentives
  • Missouri Automotive Incentive tax credits
  • State and local sales tax exemptions
  • Missouri BUILD incentives
  • Plus over $75 million in annual payroll savings, compared to manufacturing and engineer wages in markets like Nashville and Austin:
City
Joplin, MO
Nashville, TN
Austin, TX
Median Hourly Earnings
$27.86
$33.18
$37.50
Labor Cost Premium Compared to Joplin Over 12 Years
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+$893 Million
+$1.6 Billion