California-based electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc. will construct its first U.S. assembly plant in Albuquerque, NM, creating 400 new high-wage jobs for the area. The 150,000-sq.-ft. (13,935-sq.-m) facility, representing a total capital investment of $35 million, is to be built on the West Side of the city and will assemble the upcoming 4-door, 5-passenger WhiteStar electric sports sedan, the auto maker says. Construction is slated to begin in April and follows on the heels of ...

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