Government, Business, Fuel

Tesla’s Elon Musk, SEC Get More Time to Solve Spat Over Tweets

Elon Musk Elon Musk arrives at federal court in New York on April 4. (Bloomberg News)

In a joint letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan, Tesla Inc.’s top executive and the securities regulator said they haven’t been able to resolve a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about his electric-car company. The judge agreed and gave them until April 25.

Bob Van Voris and Matt Robinson | Bloomberg News
April 19, 2019
Government, Technology

Elon Musk Tweets Another Tesla Forecast in Midst of SEC Talks

Elon Musk Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, outside a federal court in New York on April 4. (Natan Dvir/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk, already in hot water over his Twitter use, posted another Tesla Inc. production forecast reminiscent of the one that landed him before a federal judge earlier this month.

Craig Trudell and Molly Kissler | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

VW Sued by SEC for Misleading Bondholders on Diesel Cheating

vw Akos Stiller/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG and its former CEO were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims they failed to disclose to investors that diesel vehicles violated emissions standards, the latest twist in a software cheating scandal that already has cost the company more than $30 billion.

Peter Blumberg | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Musk Faces Contempt Claim for Violating Accord With SEC

Elon Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk is facing a new round of regulatory trouble for tweets about Tesla Inc., raising fresh concerns about the chief executive officer’s ability to keep his impulses in check and responsibly run a public company.

Bloomberg News
February 26, 2019

Nissan Under Investigation by SEC Over Executive Pay

Nissan Paul Sancya/Associated Press

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Nissan Motor Co. accurately disclosed its executive pay in the United States, according to several people familiar with the matter, compounding the carmaker’s woes as it grapples with the aftermath of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s arrest.

Bloomberg News
January 28, 2019