California officials reject subsidies for Musk’s SpaceX over Tesla spat – Finance- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A California state panel on Friday rejected a request from Elon Musk’s SpaceX for US$655,500 in state job and training funds, citing the chief executive’s recent threats to move Tesla, the electric carmaker that he also runs, out of the state. The snub comes as Musk has sparred with officials in Alameda County over his […]

Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen US plant next week – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Tesla and officials in California have resolved their acrimonious clash over safety procedures at the automaker’s sole US assembly plant with a deal that allows production to resume as early as Monday, county officials said. The county said the automaker could take additional steps ahead of next week after chief executive Elon Musk had vowed […]

Elon Musk says he’s ready for arrest as California Tesla plant reopens – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk on Monday said production was resuming at the automaker’s sole US vehicle factory, in California, defying an order to stay closed and saying if anyone had to be arrested it should be him. The move comes as states and cities around the United States experiment with ways to safely reopen […]

Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla HQ out of California over Covid-19 restrictions | Coronavirus outbreak – Blog – Emails

Tesla is suing local authorities in California as the electric carmaker pushes to reopen its factory there and chief executive Elon Musk threatens to move the company’s headquarters to Texas or Nevada. Musk has been pushing to reopen Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory after Alameda County’s health department said the carmaker must not reopen because local […]

Coronavirus has Elon Musk acting like just another used car salesman | Technology – Blog – Emails

What has happened to Elon Musk? A highlight reel of the billionaire Tesla CEO’s activities since early March includes his pooh-poohing the coronavirus “panic” as “dumb”; keeping his northern California factory open in defiance of local public health orders; falsely asserting that children are “essentially immune” from the virus; providing a giant platform to promoters […]