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Tesla’s German Gigafactory has a lizard problem

A German court on Friday ruled that Tesla would not be able to clear as much forest as it intended to in order to build its new Gigafactory outside Berlin. The court ruled the deforestation would endanger the local population of hibernating sand lizards. Tesla already tried to relocate all […]
Tesla’s German Gigafactory has a lizard problem
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A former Tesla employee who filed a whistleblower tip is paying the company $400,000 for divulging trade secrets, following a 2-year dispute with Elon Musk

A former Tesla employee will pay the electric-vehicle firm $US400,000 for sharing trade secrets with the press, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Martin Tripp, a former Tesla process technician, tipped Business Insider off about production delays and scrap-metal use at the company’s Nevada Gigafactory in 2018. Tesla denied the claims. Tesla fired […]
A former Tesla employee who filed a whistleblower tip is paying the company $400,000 for divulging trade secrets, following a 2-year dispute with Elon Musk
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Elon Musk said Tesla is ready for ‘in person’ engineer interviews at its German Gigafactory, despite the country’s COVID-19 lockdown

Elon Musk tweeted Thursday he is looking for “ace engineers” for Tesla’s Gigafactory in Germany on Friday. Musk said Tesla will interview candidates on Friday – “in person” at the site. Germany is currently in a COVID-19 lockdown, with unnecessary travel discouraged. The Gigafactory near Berlin, currently under construction, will […]
Elon Musk said Tesla is ready for ‘in person’ engineer interviews at its German Gigafactory, despite the country’s COVID-19 lockdown
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Tesla jumps 6% amid reports of Gigafactory progress in Texas and Germany

Tesla moved higher on Thursday amid reports of progress being made at its new gigafactory locations in Berlin, Germany and Austin, Texas. In a presentation to Travis County, Tesla said it expects the first “substantial completion” of the Austin Gigafactory on May 1, 2021. In Germany, WirtschaftsWoche reported that Tesla […]
Tesla jumps 6% amid reports of Gigafactory progress in Texas and Germany
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Why China Loves Tesla

Despite being a California-based company, it’s China where Tesla seems to have found its biggest fans. The company’s Chinese sales continue to skyrocket with its Shanghai factory now operational Between the money China stands to make off the new Gigafactory and the boost Tesla could give the country’s struggling car […]
Why China Loves Tesla
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Tesla erases all 2020 gains amid coronavirus market sell-off

Tesla opened more than 9% lower Wednesday at the start of trading in New York, erasing all gains it had made in 2020. The losses come amid a broader market sell-off induced by panic over the coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak forced Tesla to close its Shanghai Gigafactory for two weeks. […]
Tesla erases all 2020 gains amid coronavirus market sell-off