Tesla

Government, Business, Technology, Safety, TCA

Tesla Drops Lawsuit Against Alameda County

Tesla vehicles are parked at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. Tesla vehicles are parked at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Electric carmaker Tesla dropped a federal lawsuit against Alameda County filed less than two weeks ago after resuming manufacturing at its Fremont plant against local orders.

Chase DiFeliciantonio | San Francisco Chronicle
May 21, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Tesla Reopens California Plant, Says It Has Alameda County’s Approval

Tesla vehicles are parked at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. Tesla vehicles are parked at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. told employees that a California county health official has now signed off on safety measures the company took last week at its car plant as it restarted production in defiance of the area’s shutdown order.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Police Visit Tesla Plant, Underscoring Confusion on Lockdown Loosening

Vehicles pass the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. Vehicles pass the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Police visited Tesla Inc.’s sole U.S. car plant May 13 to assess whether the electric car maker was adhering to safety protocols agreed to with the county that Elon Musk publicly said he would defy earlier in the week.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
May 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, TCA

Tesla Operations Can Resume in California if Conditions Are Met

People enter the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. People enter the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Alameda County officials said May 12 they have agreed to allow Tesla to reopen as early as next week if the auto manufacturer agrees to certain safety conditions.

Chase DiFeliciantonio | San Francisco Chronicle
May 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, TCA

Alameda County Orders Tesla’s Fremont Plant to Stop Production

A car trailer carrying Tesla vehicles drives out of the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11, the day CEO Elon Musk said it would resume production. A car trailer carrying Tesla vehicles drives out of the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Alameda County officials sent a letter to a top Tesla safety employee May 11 ordering the company to cease manufacturing at its Fremont, Calif., plant, the strongest step local government has taken to check the electric car maker’s defiance of health orders.

Chase DiFeliciantonio | San Francisco Chronicle
May 12, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Musk Says Tesla Poised to Defy California County, Reopen Car Plant

Elon Musk listens during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington on March 9. Elon Musk listens during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington on March 9. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. is flouting the California county that has blocked its efforts to reopen its only U.S. car plant by restarting production at the facility.

May 11, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Musk Emerges as Loud Reopen Proponent With Tesla Threats

The Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. The Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. asserts that restarting its operations in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t make the company an outlier, nor is it going against the grain.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
May 11, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Musk’s Aim to Restart Tesla Plant Sets Up Potential Clash

The Fremont, Calif., Tesla assembly plant in October 2019. The Fremont, Calif., Tesla assembly plant in October 2019. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. plans to reopen its sole U.S. car factory as soon as May 8, possibly setting up another battle with local health authorities in California.

May 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Idles China Plant, Suspending Vehicle Output Worldwide

Tesla idled its Gigafactory near Shanghai, China. Tesla idled its Gigafactory near Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. suspended production at its plant on the outskirts of Shanghai, according to people familiar with the matter, bringing to a halt all of the company’s vehicle manufacturing globally.

May 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Tesla Delays First Deliveries of Electric Semi to 2021

Tesla Semi The Tesla Semi. (Alexis Georgeson/Tesla Motors)

Tesla Inc. pushed back first deliveries of its Semi commercial tractor into next year, making the truck two years behind its original schedule.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 5, 2020

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