Judge throws out TSLAQ lawsuit against Tesla, Elon Musk, and Model 3 owner

Federal Judge James Donato from California has formally dismissed a securities fraud and defamation lawsuit filed by a Tesla bear against CEO Elon Musk, Tesla, and a Model 3 owner. The order was filed on Thursday.  In the order, Judge Donato noted that the lawsuit filed by Tesla bear and TSLAQ member Aaron Greenspan had […]

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Elon Musk announces formation of Tesla’s “hardcore litigation department” to initiate and execute lawsuits

Elon Musk is out for blood. Amidst the emerging “Elongate” scandal, the CEO has announced the formation of a “hardcore litigation department” for Tesla that directly initiates and executes lawsuits. The team will be reporting directly to Musk.  Musk posted the following commitment to the upcoming litigation team: (1) We will never seek victory in […]

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Tesla driver involved in tragic California crash to stand trial

A Tesla Model S driver who was involved in a tragic crash in a Los Angeles suburb will be standing trial. The driver was believed to have been operating his Tesla with Autopilot when the crash occurred.  According to a Los Angeles County Judge, there is enough evidence to try 27-year-old Kevin George Aziz Riad […]

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Tesla China to stay in closed loop system until mid-June, Giga Shanghai workers to move into dorms

Tesla plans to stay in Shanghai’s closed loop system until mid-June. Giga Shanghai employees may move into a dormitory, keeping them within the closed loop system.  People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Tesla China plans to stay in the closed loop system until June 13. Giga Shanghai workers have been sleeping inside the factory […]

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Elongate scandal: Elon Musk dubs sexual harassment allegations “utterly untrue”

Back in March 2021, Elon Musk stated that if there was ever a scandal about him, people should call it “Elongate.”  Fate sure loves irony.  Amidst Musk’s recent rounds of polarizing political statements on Twitter, a report was published accusing the Tesla CEO of sexual misconduct. The complaint was lodged by a friend of the […]

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Environmental groups look to halt Tesla’s battery plant permits at Gigafactory Texas

Environmentalists and activist groups are setting their sights on Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas. In a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, the groups called on the city to withhold permits for the electric vehicle maker, including Giga Texas’ dedicated battery cathode facility. The groups include East Austin-based group PODER, the Texas Anti-Poverty Project, and the Hornsby Bend […]

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Environmental groups look to halt Tesla’s battery plant permits at Gigafactory Texas

Environmentalists and activist groups are setting their sights on Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas. In a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, the groups called on the city to withhold permits for the electric vehicle maker, including Giga Texas’ dedicated battery cathode facility. The groups include East Austin-based group PODER, the Texas Anti-Poverty Project, and the Hornsby Bend […]

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Tesla aims to build battery and EV plant in Indonesia

According to Indonesia’s Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia, Tesla agreed to build a battery and EV plan in Indonesia following Elon Musk’s meeting with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo last weekend.  “God willing, Tesla will enter Indonesia this year,” said Bahlil in Jakarta. But I can’t announce the month yet. Let’s wait because we haven’t signed an […]

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Volkswagen to electrify India, partners with Mahindra to supply MEB components

On May 18 in Chennai, Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) signed a Partnering Agreement to explore the use of electric components from VW’s Modular electric drive matrix (MEB) in the Indian automaker’s new “Born Electric Platform.”  Mahindra plans to equip its new electric platform with electric motors, battery system components and battery cells […]

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Elon Musk to discuss SpaceX Starlink service for the Amazon with Brazil’s President

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday, May 20.  According to Barron’s, Bolsonaro previously stated that he had planned a private meeting “with a very important person who is recognized throughout the world.” He did not name Elon Musk, but a government source has leaked that Bolsonaro will be meeting […]

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