Tesla Promises ‘Several Thousand’ Jobs As Gigafactory Comes Online Early

Tesla Motors vowed on Wednesday that it would hire “several thousand” workers as the company begins battery production at its Gigafactory in Nevada. Even though its palatial, $5 billion facility is still less than 30 percent complete, the electric car and clean energy company said in blog post that it’s already manufacturing lithium-ion cells there. “[B]ringing…