Tag: Elon Musk

Biden Administration Appoints Tesla Critic Missy Cummings As NHTSA Safety Advisor

President Biden plans to fill two major roles at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with high-profile appointees. One, Missy Cummings is a well-regarded autonomy researcher who has been vocal in her criticisms of Tesla. Reuters reported Tuesday that NHTSA will get its first head in four years, with the appointment of Steven Cliff, […]

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Tesla To Begin Model Y Production At German Factory In November Or December

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has revealed that the automaker should start building the Model Y at its new Gigafactory in Berlin, Germany before the end of the year. While speaking during a special ‘Giga-Fest’ event hosted in a small town near the factory over the weekend, Musk said that production should commence in November […]

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Tesla Moving HQ To Texas, Cybertruck Still A Year Away, Says Musk

Tesla is moving its HQ to Austin, Texas, CEO Elon Musk has announced at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The EV-maker already has a factory under construction in Austin that will manufacture both the Model Y and the Cybertruck, and held the shareholder meeting there, rather than in Palo Alto. The news wasn’t totally unexpected. […]

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Tesla Breaks Ground At Battery-Manufacturing Plant In California

Tesla has broken ground on a new production facility in California that will focus on producing the company’s large Megapack battery system. The new factory is located in the Northern California city of Lathrop, not too far from Tesla’s existing factory in Fremont, California. Tesla also operates a 870,000-square-foot distribution center in Lathrop. Tesla’s Megapack […]

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