Tesla CEO Elon Musk is not happy with Alameda County, California. The locals have refused the let the electric car maker reopen its Fremont factory. Musk has filed a lawsuit against and county and threatened to move Tesla’s HQ to Texas or Nevada.
Alameda County Refuses Musk From Reopening Fremont Factory
This decision does reveal the tension which is going on in many places as companies are figuring out ways to reopen. The Governor of California has said that businesses can reopen under strict operating guidelines. But counties can be more strict than that an Alameda county has said: “We’re not ready yet”.
Elon Musk is itching to get that factory up and running again. However, the county has told him no and did not tell him as to when he can reopen or what he has to do to reopen. These can be a couple of public health officials applying arbitrary decisions to one company. As per the current situation, a lot of companies are facing a similar situation.
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Elon Musk Files Lawsuit Against Alameda County
Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has threatened to move Tesla’s HQ to Texas or Nevada. AutoNation has confirmed that the earnings have taken a big hit but people are becoming more comfortable buying a car online. On Saturday (09/05/2020), Musk took to Twitter to say what was going on is outrageous with Alameda county not allowing Tesla to reopen its plant.
The company has gone to the federal court to file a lawsuit against the Alameda County Health Department. However, the health department has said it is working with Tesla to ensure the factory reopens as soon as possible. When you read Elon Musk’s tweet on Saturday, it is clear how upset and frustrated he is. This is what Elon Musk Tweeted:
“Frankly, this is the last straw. Tesla will now move its HQ and future programs to Texas/Nevada immediately. If we even retain Fremont’s manufacturing activity at all, it will be depending on how Tesla will be treated in the future. Tesla is the last carmaker left in California “
Tesla’s delivery models in China have been down by 64% in April. This is because the production has been stopped since March 26th due to the pandemic.
We will have more for you once we get to know the final verdict between Tesla’s court fight with Alameda County.