Tesla Sued For Spewing Toxic Pollutants From California Plant

An environmental non-profit group is suing Tesla, alleging CEO Elon Musk’s automaker violated the federal Clear Air Act hundreds of times because its factory in Fremont, California was emitting harmful pollutants. This lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco, adds to mounting pressure on Tesla to improve the air quality around its flagship Fremont … Read more

Protesters And Police Clash Outside Of German Tesla Factory

After camping outside Tesla’s German Gigafactory for the past week, environmental protesters stormed the facility this morning. Hundreds of people marched on the factory, overcoming police armed with pepper spray. Protesters are arguing that the Gigafactory should not be allowed to expand over allegations of greenwashing. Tesla Had A Very Interesting Week Hundreds of climate … Read more

Pepsi Paid For 100 Tesla Semi Trucks In 2017, But Has Only Received 36

Tesla’s Semi truck, promised to deliver 500 miles of range, easy hauling, and low cost of operation, was unveiled in November of 2017. At the time dozens of fleets around the world placed orders for hundreds of trucks. The two largest orders, however, were for UPS and Pepsi, ordering 125 and 100 trucks respectively. Production … Read more

Tesla Laid Off A Bunch Of Employees And Forced Security To Sort It Out At The Door

Tesla may have told its staff it was laying off over 10 percent of its workforce over the weekend, but apparently, not everyone got the memo. Some workers didn’t realize they were laid off until they showed up at the automaker’s facilities and found their key cards didn’t work anymore. The Hype Behind Tesla Stock … Read more

Tesla Is Never Going To Build Your Roadster, So Buy This One Instead

Image: Bring A Trailer Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in 2011 that a second-generation Roadster—then known as the Model R—would enter production for 2014. The timeline for the next Roadster was later updated to 2020 when a prototype was shown off in 2017. When it didn’t show up in 2020, Musk said it was 12 … Read more

Tesla Facing Lawsuit From 6,000 Black Factory Workers Alleging Racism

A state judge in California has tentatively ruled that nearly 6,000 Black Tesla factory workers can sue the automaker as a group. They allege the Austin, Texas-based EV maker failed to address rampant racism, discrimination and harassment at its plant in Fremont, California. The Hype Behind Tesla Stock Success In 2023 California Superior Court Judge … Read more

Tesla Claims It Will Launch A New Entry-Level Model In 2025

Image: Tesla Tesla boss Elon Musk has been promising an entry-level $25,000 electric vehicle for six years. He first mentioned the possibility of the car in 2018, saying it would happen within three years, then doubled down on the idea at Tesla’s Battery Day in late 2020. According to reports from Reuters, Tesla has inquired … Read more

Musk, Tesla, Twitter, And SpaceX Had A Hell Of A Year

Elon Musk will definitely always be considered one of history’s top weird little guys, and 2023 has only served to cement his image. He managed to poorly run all of his companies, running Twitter (I will not call it X) into the ground, causing Tesla to lose ground in the EV race, allowing The Boring … Read more

Tesla’s Cybertruck Is Hitting Unexpected Battery Production Delays

Tesla’s Cybertruck has introduced plenty of manufacturing challenges, from its massive panes of glass to its stainless steel body panels, but there’s another thing holding big-time production back: the “4680″ battery set to power the pickups, Reuters reports based on conversations with nine different Tesla workers. Tesla’s Cybertruck Has Finally Arrived For the 4680, Tesla … Read more

Tesla Gigafactory Hourly Workers Get Raises, Still Underpaid

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, December 19, 2023, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. The Hype Behind Tesla Stock Success In 2023 1st Gear: Nevada Tesla Factory Workers Get Pay Raise Tesla … Read more