Tesla announced its plans in a recent press statement. Its Amsterdam headquarters will be in the Zuidas district, while the new store will be situated near the Museumplein. The location of the new service centre will be announced in the near future.
“Tesla and the Netherlands share a similar vision surrounding energy sustainability and a clean future for generations to come,” said George Blankenship, Tesla Motors' vice president of worldwide sales and ownership experience. Meanwhile, the Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, was delighted by this announcement from Tesla, commenting: “Tesla’s choice of the Netherlands shows us that our country is an attractive place for innovative companies to invest in. Such investments mean new jobs and revenue, which is why this cabinet continues to invest in the Netherlands investment climate.”
Tesla is supported by the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), the Dutch provinces of Brabant and North Holland, the cities of Amsterdam and Tilburg, and the regional development agencies BOM Foreign Investments and amsterdam inbusiness.