Fremont, California

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Fremont from an airplane.

Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, near San Francisco in the East Bay area. It is on the edge of Silicon Valley. As of 2020, 230,504 people lived in Fremont. Over three-fifths (60%) of the people are Asian-American.[1]

Fremont has a large factory which opened in 1962. General Motors made cars and trucks there until 1982. In 1984, General Motors and Toyota opened the factory again together, as a company called NUMMI.[2] Tesla, Inc. bought it in 2010.[3]

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  1. "QuickFacts: Fremont city, California". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 31, 2023.
  2. "Goodbye to NUMMI - How a Manufacturing Plant Changed the Culture of Car-Making". Popular Mechanics. April 2, 2010. Archived from the original on September 19, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
  3. Sibley, Lisa (October 27, 2010). "Tesla officially replaces NUMMI in Fremont".